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Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre

Open Now: 8:45 AM - 5:15 PM
Open today: 8:45 AM - 5:15 PM
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Skern lodge is amazing center and amazing staff and amazing manger team as well . I was made... read more

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CHARLOTTE A
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Amazing

My husband wrote a review but I felt so strongly about how brilliant our day was I wanted to write... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Samantha V
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Get wet - climb high - stay low, whatever you want, you can do it! Devon's top Active and Sporting Experience - Voted by Visit Devon. Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre on the North Devon coast will give you a day or stay to remember, where adults...more
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Torridge Road | Bideford, Appledore EX39 1NG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Skern lodge is amazing center and amazing staff and amazing manger team as well . I was made welcome at the center.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CHARLOTTE A
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My husband wrote a review but I felt so strongly about how brilliant our day was I wanted to write a review too. I’m not a fan of heights and I’m not the fittest of people but I know my children love this kind of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Samantha V
SkernLodge, Reception/Admin at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you Samantha. We really appreciate both you and your husbands reviews. It's nice to hear that parents enjoy the activities as much as their children. I have passed both of your messages on to Andy. He'll be pleased to hear the children want to...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We were camping in Croyde bay and it wouldn’t stop raining, so the beach was a no go. We decided to call Skern Lodge and try some activities. From the friendly and helpful booking in right through to the warm shower at the end we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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SkernLodge, Reception/Admin at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Rain in Devon?? Surely not! We're pleased you had such an enjoyable time with us and I have let Andy know this. Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review - we really appreciate it. We love hearing from our day...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Skern Lodge on Saturday with 11 others for a Hen do. Matthew our instructor was brilliant and guided us through archery, the high ropes and the assault course. Would definitely recommend and can't wait to come back. I have never laughed soo much in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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SkernLodge, Reception/Admin at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi Rachael Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review - we do appreciate hearing everyone's comments. I have passed on your message to Matthew and told him you will be coming back. We are so pleased you had an enjoyable...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018

Took the Big six this week. Weather not great but it didn't matter. Quite gentle for all ages and fabulous in my opinion for those under 18 years. Covered activities included. High Wires, Zip wire and climbing wall. Assault course, pool kayak and archery. Excellent...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jane P
SkernLodge, Reception/Admin at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi Jane Thank you so much for the review - we're glad you all had a good time with us. It's always great to hear from our day visitors as well as our residential visitors. Sorry about the weather - we will book sunshine for...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant afternoon ... made to feel really welcome and looked after by folks who clearly have passion for what they are doing. From the initial booking to the handing back the wetsuits everything was well organised , friendly and professional . Looking forward...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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SkernLodge, Receptionist at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thanks so much for the review. By the time you see this you will have experienced the RIB & Donut - hope that was as enjoyable as the kayaking. We would love to see you all again when you are next in Devon - maybe...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is a superb facility. Staff are really great and knowledgeable of their subject and take pride in what they do. Brilliant educational facility for children and adults alike.

Date of experience: May 2018
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SkernLodge, Administrator/Receptionist at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We love our Centre but we're always pleased to hear our visitors love it too! Hopefully we will see you hear again in the not too distant future. Best wishes Flavia

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

My 8 year old had a great day tackling the Big Six during half term. When asked what his best bit was he answered 'everything'. Was nice to find a holiday club that wasn't simply childcare. Very professional instructir who soon out kids at ease...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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SkernLodge, Administrator at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi Tracey Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review. We certainly enjoyed having James at the Centre on Thursday. We've got a 6 week programme planned for the summer holiday if you're interested..... We will make sure that Aaron the instructor...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018

I was very apprehensive of the unknown and what to expect. with my own limitations. Very pleasantly surprised. Enjoyed the experience. Richard our instructor was excellent and understanding.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Janet H
SkernLodge, Front office at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Thank you for the review. Glad you had a good time with us and it added value to your day. We look forward to working with organisation again in the future.

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

My daughter came two years ago with a friend for a week and loved it so this year she returned, now just 13, with the same friend for a week. Superb value for money and enabled me to work knowing they were happy doing 17...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Rosie B
SkernLodge, Manager at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you Rosie B for your wonderful review. We are really pleased that your daughter, son and friends had a great time with us over the summer break. I hope we see them again in the future. The Skern Team

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onearchiegemmell
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Response from Greer H | Reviewed this property |
No, you have to take your own towels but all of the bed linen is provided!
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I think the rooms vary - singles, 4's or small dorms
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