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All the latest news and information from Anderton Centre.

School trips

New partnership to keep costs down for school trips

We’re already preparing for school trips for the start of the new term and are looking forward to welcoming children to our centre for the day starting in September. There will be an array of indoor and outdoor activities for the children to participate in and we’ll be able to organise the day to take […]

Posted on 28th July 2020

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Stand up Paddle board

Sunrise SUP – Early morning Pay & Play sessions!

Can you think of anything more appealing than starting your day with an hour’s Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) on the beautiful tranquil surroundings of Lower Rivington Reservoir? Well you can now! We are extending our popular Pay & Play provision to include early morning sessions. These sessions are suitable for experienced paddlers only and […]

Posted on 13th July 2020

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Childrens summer holiday club

Our summer holiday club for children is back!

Our summer holiday club for children is back – we call it our Adventure Club! Why don’t you join in and come and have some fun over the summer holidays? It may run a little differently to normal so we can ensure we comply with government guidelines, but there are still lots of fantastic activities […]

Posted on 3rd July 2020

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The Anderton Centre welcomes back children for safe and exciting outdoor activities as lockdown eases

The Anderton Centre, North West Outdoor Education Centre Charity has reopened its doors to offer exciting activities for young people who have faced restrictions during the Covid-19 lockdown.   The Anderton Centre, based at Lower Rivington Reservoir, Anderton, Chorley, has introduced stringent safety measures to make the site Covid-secure.   The Centre, which is part […]

Posted on 29th June 2020

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Residential holiday activities

Rebuild Relationships With Your Work Colleagues

Many people are feeling disconnected from their work colleagues and we believe we can help rebuild these relationships, enabling people to reconnect, share best practice and discuss how to rebuild their workforce. We’re very keen to support those who are returning to work after the lockdown as well as those who continue to be furloughed. […]

Posted on 18th June 2020

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Paddle board lessons

Anderton Centre Paddle Board and Kayak pay and play

Our first Pay and Play events featuring paddle board and kayak sessions since the lockdown was eased took place last weekend and proved a tremendous success. Everyone who attended the sessions thoroughly enjoyed the activities they undertook and equally enjoyed the beauty and freedom of our site. You can see a short video taken at […]

Posted on 12th June 2020

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Stand up Paddle board

Pay & Play at the Anderton Centre

As lockdown eases, why not come and have some fun and get outdoors at the Anderton Centre. From the 6th June, we will be offering 1-1 activity lessons plus families or small group sessions of up 6. Our pay and play boat hire sessions will be available every day throughout June and are fantastic value […]

Posted on 29th May 2020

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children's water and land based activities

Revitalise your children with our children’s water and land based activities

As schools start to slowly ease out of lockdown, consideration should be made to their physical health and wellbeing in addition to their formal education. Our facilities are ideal to help children burn off their energy whilst having fun in a safe setting before returning to a classroom environment. A wide range of water and […]

Posted on 18th May 2020

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DofE expeditions

DofE expeditions at The Anderton Centre

The Anderton Centre is an Approved Activity Provider (AAP) for DofE expeditions offering Bronze, Silver and Gold expeditions in the West Pennine Moors, the Lake District and the Yorkshire DalesOperating from the West Pennine Moors, we ensure your DofE runs smoothly and safely, whilst upskilling your teaching and learning team with mentoring and guidance from […]

Posted on 12th May 2020

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