Not For Profit, Voluntary Organisations & Overseas Visitors

To speak to our Schools & Youth Club specialist, please contact us

Youth Groups

A focal point of our charity’s mission is to support Youth Groups, Sports Teams and Scouts/Guides. Enabling young people to engage in, enjoy and appreciate the benefits of the great outdoors.

Exclusive offers for Youth Groups on weekends and school holidays are regularly available.

To hear about them first, keep your eye on our Bulletin Board, follow us on our Social Media Platforms.

Residential Trips

We offer fully catered residential group offers, combining our land and water activities with lovely home-cooked food.

If you prefer to include life-skills and cooking as part of the experience, our self-catering Rivington Block is ideal for a group of up to 18, with fully fitted kitchen and lounge.

Contact us for availability and a quotation, and be sure to watch the fabulous Water Day video for inspiration, produced by West Lancs Scouts.

Residential Accommodation For Overseas Visitors

We accommodate School Exchange Visits, work-experience with English Language practice and Youth Football / Rugby Club Residential Trips.   Long-term stay enquiries are welcomed.

Paderborn High School (NW Germany) have stayed at the Anderton Centre every March since 2005.  20-30 Sixth Form students visit the UK for work-experience, and we look forward to welcoming a Paderborn work experience student to the Centre every year.

“Every year I bring a group of Sixth Form students to Bolton to take part in work experience. Since 2005 we have stayed at the Anderton Centre on a self-catering basis and we found the staff extremely approachable and helpful. The accommodation was clean and comfortable. I would recommend the Anderton Centre to any other group.”
Elke Neumann – Sixth Form Teacher, Gesamtschule Paderborn-Elsen School (Paderborn, Germany)

Bedrooms

We have 20 en-suite bedrooms under a single roof that sleep a maximum of 70, across three accommodation areas. We pride ourselves on our balanced and nutritious home-cooked food provided in our dining room.

Rivington View

A self contained, ground floor block with a fully equipped kitchen/dining area and separate lounge with a maximum occupancy of 18 people. This is ideal for smaller groups who wish to self cater.

Pike View & Woodland View

Located on the first floor of the Centre, these blocks have 14 en-suite bedrooms sleeping up to 52 people plus a group lounge and kitchenette. The first floor blocks are more suited to larger groups when choosing the catered option.

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