News

Posted on 4th March 2021
What does the road map mean for Anderton ??
Following the prime ministers announcement on Monday the 22nd of February we are pleased that we can finally begin plans for a full re-opening.   We shall obviously follow any updated national guidance but from the 8th March we will be offering our Outreach Service into schools including our mobile climbing wall. We shall continue to offer activities for Special Education Needs, Venerable Young People and disability sport. ...
Posted on 18th February 2021
We are recruiting a Outdoor Activity Instructor Apprentice
Situation Vacant: Level 3 Outdoor Activity Instructor Apprenticeship   We are currently looking to recruit a passionate and professional dynamic individual to join the team here at the Anderton Centre. An outdoor apprentices at the Anderton Centre will give you experience in a variety of activities and technical skills. You can choose which route you want to go down depending...
Posted on 18th February 2021
We Need Your Help
The Wheelyboat Trust and Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative have joined forces to raise funds and help the Anderton Centre acquire a fully accessible Coulam Wheelyboat V17 powerboat. The V17 will make a significant difference to our ability to facilitate fully inclusive activities at the Anderton Centre. The Wheelyboat Trust (www.wheelyboats.org) A registered charity (No. 292216) dedicated to providing mobility, learning...
Posted on 27th November 2020
Mobile Climbing Wall For The North West Of England
Our new mobile climbing wall is now available throughout the north west of England Climbing utilises the mind and the body to achieve success and provides a full body workout helping achieve fitness goals, helping strengthen core muscles, test stamina as well as balance and endurance.  Also, climbing as a team promotes communication, focus, determination and perseverance in addition to...
Posted on 9th November 2020
Anderton Centre wins Top Regional Enterprise Award
We are delighted to announce that the Anderton Centre – Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative has been awarded ‘Best Outdoor Learning & Activities Facility – North West’ at the SME News 2020 Northern Enterprise Awards. SME News is a quarterly digital publication aimed at those who run or help to run small and medium-sized businesses in the UK. Their annual awards...
Posted on 29th October 2020
Updated Pay and Play Sessions from November
As winter starts to draw in bringing an inevitable change of weather, we are adjusting our Pay & Play sessions from 7th November to land based activities only which will be held on Saturdays. Each two-hour session will include one hour of Archery followed by one hour of Bush Craft Skills, ideal for individuals or family bubbles of up to...
Posted on 15th October 2020
Bushcraft Outdoor Birthday Parties At The Anderton Centre
Why not book an outdoor birthday party and learn some bushcraft at The Anderton Centre? Celebrate in style with this exciting activity during the Autumn and Winter seasons. The Anderton Centre provides a safe setting for budding survivalists and bushcraft enthusiasts, retaining a remote outdoor setting, whilst only a few feet away from the centre. Our skilled and qualified instructors will...
Posted on 14th October 2020
Lift Us Up, Sponsor a Crate!
Lancashire Outdoor Activities Initiative has been drastically affected by the COVID 19 pandemic losing its main source of charitable income. We are therefore offering businesses, schools, supporters and members of the public the opportunity to become part of the Anderton Centre by sponsoring a crate in our very popular Crate Stack Activity. The aim of the Crate Stack is to...
Posted on 30th September 2020
We’re Open As Normal
For just a few hours why not switch off from the strains of lockdown and have fun and improve your health and wellbeing at the Anderton Centre. During October our sessions will be even safer with some small alterations. Each session will now run for 2 hours and for water-based activities, wetsuits and changing facilities will be available. These will...