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Family Adventure Days at Fort Purbrook, Peter Ashley Activity Centres

Family Adventure Days at Peter Ashley Activity Centres, Portsmouth.


For kids aged 8-17 and big kids of all ages.

Family Adventure Days at the Peter Ashley Activity Centres are all about having fun, taking on new challenges, getting active and exploring the great outdoors, and doing it together. If your family enjoys experiencing new things and having a great time together, then you’ll love our adventure days. You’ll see your children’s confidence grow – and your own.

So what are you waiting for? Get together with your family and enjoy one of our Family Adventures days now!

Available all year round. Our day visits are great fun for families or families and friends and include: Four adventurous activities of your choosing. *see list of activities below.

With prices starting from just £100.00, not only will your children have the time of their lives, but so will the big kids too. Family Adventure Days are excellent value for money and totally stress-free for parents.

For more information about Family Adventure Days at the Peter Ashley Activity Centres call Fort Purbrook on 023 9232 1223 for details.

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Fort Purbrook
The Peter Ashley Activity Centres
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Looking for Group Activities for children and adults near Portsmouth?

The Peter Ashley Activity Centres are based on the south coast, just north of Portsmouth and is a registered charity providing and enabling a wide range of sports and activities for children and adults.

The centre is based on top of Portsdown Hill, in one of the Napoleonic forts that surrounds Portsmouth and is classed as a scheduled monument. Our purpose is to provide high quality outdoor experiences to make life better for everyone - and in particular for the young people of Portsmouth and the surrounding areas as Peter Ashley first envisioned. We are licensed to provide Adventure Activities by the British Activity Providers Association and have accreditation with the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge and Adventure Mark status.

Our dedicated team of professional staff specialises in providing training and development in a range of activities and courses including Climbing, Rifle Shooting, Mountain Biking, Team Activities and Archery, as well as many other challenging and imaginative outdoor and environmental activities. From basic taster sessions and beginner courses right up to instructor level, choose the package that is right for you.

Peter Ashley Activity Centres is able to provide tailored, short to long term educational and development programmes for young people in primary, secondary and further education, complementing their formal timetable. All our sessions and programmes have the ability to reinforce a positive and focused attitude towards key personal and social skills. Here at PAAC, we recognise the fundamental potential within every young person to enable them to achieve their full potential.

As well as our day visits, we have residential accommodation for groups of 10-100 people from schools, colleges, universities and clubs as well as a camping area on top of the Fort. The centre boast clubs such as Archery, Rifle shooting, Judo, Kata and Karate all of which cater for beginners through to high level and national competition.

We also have our purpose-built indoor climbing walls "The Cellars" ( which are open to the public outside of private group bookings. The Cellars are open to group bookings as well as public access, please call Fort Purbrook on 023 9232 1223 for more details and to check public availability or check the times on the Cellars Facebook page.

We also run Holiday Activity Programs for kids aged 8-13 every half term and summer holidays, along with Family Adventure packages and Kids Birthday Party packages plus much more outdoor fun for the whole family!

Visit our website so you can find a package that suits you, please feel free to phone us and tell us what you are looking for. We can always tailor a package to your needs.

Peter Ashley Activity Centres is fully accessible to clients who have physical disabilities, including those who use wheelchairs. Many of the sessions offered are suitable for people with disabilities and all our staff have experience of teaching students who have special needs. In order to ensure that we are able to provide a quality course for you, please phone the Centre to discuss your needs if you do have a physical disability.

We welcome enquiries from clubs, groups or businesses and we will be more than happy to discuss your specific needs or recreational requirements. Contact the Centre for an informal talk today.


£100.00  per day


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Last Updated: 22 January 2019

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