The Mount Batten Centre

Telephone: 01752 404567

The Mount Batten Centre provides a range of water and land based adventurous activities. Programmes are specially designed to inspire young minds and we work with teachers ensuring objectives are met. Bespoke programmes of activities can be arranged, tailored towards Accredited qualifications and the National Curriculum. Residential accommodation is offered for longer trips.

Special Offer, Special Offer, Special Offer


Valid from now until Easter 2012, pay just £49.99 per student per day including day activities, evening entertainments and full-board accommodation. Included within every Outdoor Educational residential package is a free visit to the National Marine Aquarium.

Unsure about what we offer and how a residential at Mount Batten can benefit your students? Take advantage of our free teacher preview days on the following dates;

  • 10th & 11th Sept *                  • 17th & 18th Sept *                                • 1st & 2nd Oct


A teacher preview day enables you to make an informed decision on your residential trip to the Mount Batten Centre. The preview day includes a guided tour of the Mount Batten Centre, a chance to view our stunning activity areas by sail boat or RIB, a question and answer session with a member of our Senior staff, along with the chance to observe some of our activities taking place.

Asterixed teacher preview days are scheduled whilst the America's Cup Yacht race is taking place in Plymouth. The America's Cup is the most prestigious sailing competition in the world - elite sailors will be racing high-performance 45 foot catamaran yachts AC45s in the Plymouth Sound. As part of your teacher preview day we will ensure that you see this fast-paced action!

To book a free teacher preview day or to enquire about our residential school packages please email sam.waites@mount-batten-centre.comor call 01752 404567’ 


“A fantastic experience for all of our children – We will be back!” Teacher, Hooe Primary School

“Another very successful year made possible with empathetic centre staff. Thank you!” Tutor, Plymouth College


The Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre is located on the shores of the picturesque Plymouth Sound, a short distance from the A38 accessed from the M5. The centre is perfect for school trips being accredited by AALS and the Learning Outside the Classroom quality badge, and is also recognised as a learning destination for the Children’s University project. Our instructional team are qualified by the national governing bodies BCU, RYA and BMC and we pride ourselves on our exemplary health and safety record. All essential safety equipment and clothing is provided. Additionally the centre is fully accessible by wheelchair and we have specially modified Keelboats and Dinghies allowing access to the water for all.

The centre provides an ideal learning and development environment for all ages and abilities. Whether you’re looking for a Year 5 LoTC day to a Sixth Form visit, Mount Batten offers a unique environment with day and residential facilities. Our dedicated instructional staff have ongoing training to ensure focused, educational and of course, enjoyable learning is achieved. The centre supports teachers with the delivery of educational programmes including NVQs, BTECs and ASDAN programmes. We look forward to discussing and delivering on your learning objectives.


Activities and Facilities

  • Abseiling
  • Climbing
  • Caving
  • Coasteering
  • Beach Studies
  • Gorge walking
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Keelboating
  • Orienteering
  • Problem Solving
  • Accommodation for up to 54
  • Wet and Dry classrooms
  • Catering options

Accommodation consists of twin and bunk bedrooms. Full catering options are available. Conference facilities and team building days for teaching staff can be facilitated.

Key information

  • AALA License
  • Cater for Key Stages 1-4
  • CRB checked instructors
  • Bespoke activity programmes
  • NVQ, BTEC, ASDAN support programmes
  • Suitable for all ages and abilities
  •  Accommodation and catering options

Additional Information

Address: The Mount Batten Centre, 70 Lawrence Road, Plymouth, Devon PL9 9SJ
Telephone: 01752 404567
Listed in the following categories: * Adventure Activities
* Adventure Activities » Climbing
* STEM » Problem Solving
The area/s in which this provider is available are:South West, East, East Midlands, Greater London, Home Counties, Yorkshire, North of England, North West, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, West Midlands

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