Crowden Outdoor Education Centre in the Peak District is running a special offer for schools and youth groups who book a residential activity for Spring 2019.

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Why choose Crowden?

Experience memorable outdoor adventure activities. Climb new heights, explore underground or paddle in the water. Since 1979, we have developed a wealth of knowledge and expertise. Full activity programmes are tailored to your needs and combine learning with fun. We provide comfortable and modern accommodation, situated in an idyllic setting in the beautiful Peak District National Park, Derbyshire.

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Schools and youth groups

Crowden Outdoor Education Centre in the Peak District, Derbyshire provides a wide range of outdoor activities through educational development which helps young people to gain important life skills.


Adults, activities and training

We can create an activity programme for your group tailored to your needs and desired outcomes. This includes running Technical Skills Courses and National Governing body Training and Assessment Courses.



Crowden Outdoor Education Centre has comfortable and modern facilities in a safe environment. Situated in a stunning location within the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire.

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How to find Crowden

How to get here

Crowden Outdoor Education Centre is located in the beautiful Peak District National Park and has been delivering high quality outdoor education to schools and youth groups for over 35 years.

Easily accessible from the A628 Woodhead Pass. We are only 18 miles away from Manchester, 26 miles from Sheffield and 19 miles from Barnsley.

Crowden Outdoor Education Centre,
Crowden in Longendale, Derbyshire,
SK13 1HZ

Tel: 01457 852135

Please note: All bookings should be done using the online form or by telephoning 01709 822344

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