Grangewaters outdoor education centre

2020 at Grangewaters

Achieve your fitness and well-being goals this year in the exhilarating Thurrock countryside.

February

Activity Description
Grangewaters Adventurers Children aged from 8 to 12 years-old can enjoy short activities with a theme of 'The Tower'. February sessions are:
  • Monday 24 February – Climbing

The session runs from 4pm to 5pm and costs just £6 per child. Adults must stay on site. Tea, coffee or squash is provided.

March

Activity Description
Grangewaters Adventurers Children aged from 8 to 12 years-old can enjoy short activities with a theme of 'The Tower'. March sessions are:
  • Monday 2 March – Bouldering
  • Monday 9 March – Leap of faith
  • Monday 16 March – Postman's walk
  • Monday 23 March – Peg climb
  • Monday 30 March – Abseiling

The sessions run from 4pm to 5pm and costs just £6 per child. Adults must stay on site. Tea, coffee or squash is provided.

April

Activity Description
Teachers' Day Teachers' Day is Friday 3 April, from 3pm to 7pm, when we're offering a special opportunity for teachers to visit our site, try out some of the activities and gather information. Up to 2 teachers can visit for free per school.
Easter Family Activities Spend weekday mornings trying out new activities and enjoying some old favourites. Sessions will run from 1:30pm to 3pm, and from 3:15pm to 4:45pm on:
  • Monday 6 April
  • Tuesday 7 April
  • Wednesday 8 April
  • Thursday 9 April
  • Tuesday 14 April
  • Wednesday 15 April
  • Thursday 16 April
  • Friday 17 April

Each session is £10 per person.

Sail programme for young people The RYA – Royal Yachting Association – is offering young people a chance to try sailing at Grangewaters. Experience the relaxation and excitement of being on water while solving problems and learning life skills like leadership and teamwork. Sessions cost just £5 and run from 11:15am to 12:45pm on:
  • Tuesday 14 April
  • Wednesday 15 April
  • Thursday 16 April
  • Friday 17 April

May

Activity Description
Half-term Family Activities Spend weekday mornings trying out new activities and enjoying some old favourites. Sessions will run from 9:30am to 11am, and from 11:15am to 12:45pm on:
  • Tuesday 26 May
  • Wednesday 27 May
  • Thursday 28 May

Each session is £10 per person.

Saturday Family Activities Come over for a bit of fun on land or the water. Sessions run every Saturday from 10am to 11:30am and cost £10 per person.

June

Activity Description
Saturday Family Activities Come over for a bit of fun on land or the water. Sessions run every Saturday from 10am to 11:30am and cost £10 per person.

July

Activity Description
Saturday Family Activities Come over for a bit of fun on land or the water. Sessions run every Saturday from 10am to 11:30am and cost £10 per person.
Summer Family Activities Spend weekday mornings trying out new activities and enjoying some old favourites. Sessions will run from 9:30am to 11am, and from 11:15am to 12:45pm on:
  • Monday 27 July
  • Tuesday 28 July
  • Thursday 30 July
  • Friday 31 July

Each session is £10 per person.

School's Out Fun Day Don't miss out! Join the crowd on Saturday 25 July to enjoy our range of popular activities. It's a great way to start the summer holidays. Details will be published here when confirmed.

August

Activity Description
Saturday Family Activities Come over for a bit of fun on land or the water. Sessions run every Saturday from 10am to 11:30am and cost £10 per person.
Summer Family Activities Spend weekday mornings trying out new activities and enjoying some old favourites. Sessions will run on every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday throughout August, from 9:30am to 11am, and from 11:15am to 12:45pm. Each session is £10 per person.
Grangewaters Adventurers Children aged from 8 to 11 years-old can enjoy activity sessions with a theme of 'Water'. Dates and details will be published when confirmed.

September

Activity Description
Saturday Family Activities Come over for a bit of fun on land or the water. Sessions run every Saturday from 10am to 11:30am and cost £10 per person.
Autumn Colours Enjoy a weekly guided walk around our lake, with refreshments. Walks are every Wednesday from 9 September from 10am to 11am, and cost just £2 per person.
Grangewaters Adventurers Children aged from 8 to 12 years-old can enjoy shorter activities with a theme of 'Land'. September sessions are:
  • Monday 14 September
  • Monday 21 September
  • Monday 28 September

The sessions run from 4pm to 5pm and costs just £6 per child. Adults must stay on site. Tea, coffee or squash is provided.

October

Activity Description
Saturday Family Activities Come over for a bit of fun on land or the water. Sessions run every Saturday from 10am to 11:30am and cost £10 per person.
Grangewaters Adventurers Children aged from 8 to 12 years-old can enjoy shorter activities with a theme of 'Land'. September sessions are:
  • Monday 5 October
  • Monday 12 October
  • Monday 19 October

The sessions run from 4pm to 5pm and costs just £6 per child. Adults must stay on site. Tea, coffee or squash is provided.

Autumn Colours Enjoy a weekly guided walk around our lake, with refreshments. Walks are every Wednesday except 28 October from 10am to 11am, and cost just £2 per person.
Halloween Family Activities Spend weekday mornings trying out new activities and enjoying some old favourites. Sessions will run from 9:30am to 11am, and from 11:15am to 12:45pm on:
  • Monday 26 October
  • Tuesday 27 October
  • Wednesday 28 October
  • Thursday 29 October
  • Friday 30 October

Each session is £9 per person.

November

Activity Description
Autumn Colours Enjoy a weekly guided walk around our lake, with refreshments. Walks are every Wednesday from 10am to 11am, and cost just £2 per person.

December

Activity Description
Festive Fun Day Come to Grangewaters on Saturday 12 December to join in with some fantastic festive activities and crafts.

Book your place

Contact us for more details and to book your place.

Grangewaters Outdoor Education Centre
Buckles Lane, South Ockendon, RM15 6RS

: 01708 855 228

: grangewaters@thurrock.gov.uk

The centre is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, and for pre-booked activities at weekends.

Our office is open from 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday, for bookings and enquiries.