Liddington
Wiltshire

for secondary schools

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About Liddington

Just minutes from the M4 near Swindon, Liddington is one of our most popular activity centres. It's a hive of activity all year round and offers an exciting range of motivational adventure activities, plus great facilities. There’s comfortable en-suite accommodation, spacious indoor areas to relax in and classrooms for you and your group to use.

Outside, we have several lakes for  watersports, as well as netball courts and sports pitches which can be used between activity sessions. As one of our largest centres, a stay at Liddington is also a great opportunity for your students to meet groups from other schools, improving their social awareness.

Accommodation

Main Building

Purpose-built accommodation blocks around two outdoor courtyards.

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 3-6
  • Teachers - Single or twin en suite rooms

King Edward's House

Converted country house within the grounds, can be sole occupancy subject to group size and availability.

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 2-6
  • Teachers - Single or twin en suite rooms

The Ridgeway

Finished to a very high standard, the new accommodation block was completed in 2014 giving the centre additional capacity.

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 4-6
  • Teachers - Twin en suite rooms

The Stables

A stone's throw away from the main building, this converted stable block includes an enclosed outside area for your group.

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 4-6
  • Teachers - Single or twin en suite rooms

Facilities

  • Activity Barn (completed in 2014)
  • Netball courts
  • Floodlit sports pitch
  • Football pitches
  • Classrooms / meeting rooms
  • Gym
  • Lecture theatres
  • Bar
  • Shop
  • Teachers' lounges
  • Three lakes

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Activities available

All activity sessions are led by our well trained, enthusiastic instructors who know exactly how to make the most of the challenges and opportunities each activity presents.

The full list of activities available at Liddington is featured below.  Each evening there is a lively entertainment programme to enjoy, so everyone is kept busy right up until bedtime.

See the evening entertainment available at Liddington

Select an activity for a full description

Food

Enjoyable mealtimes with nutritious and tasty food
Our meals are freshly cooked, balanced and will give your pupils plenty of energy to keep them going throughout the day. 

  • Hot and cold meals with vegetarian options
  • Homemade soup every day
  • Self-service salad bar
  • Fresh fruit with every meal
  • Allergies, intolerances and special diets catered for - see our Teacher Guide
  • Support for fussy eaters - see our Parent Guide

Sample Day

Sample day for Secondary Schools at Liddington
Schedule Activities
07.00 - 09.00 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead
09.15 - 12.30 Morning activities - usually 2 sessions with a 15 minute break in-between

12.30 - 14.00 Dry off & clean up. Time for a fresh & tasty two-course hot lunch
14.15 - 17.30 Afternoon activities - 2 exciting sessions with a 15 minute break in-between

18.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different menu each day
19.00 - 21.00 Talent shows, campfires, quizzes and more. The evening entertainment programme keeps you laughing until bedtime.
21.00 / 21.30 Bedtime. Catch up on some zzz's and prepare to do it all over again tomorrow!