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Multi-Activity Gold DofE Residential – Mendip Activity Centre, North Somerset

Split your experience across two action packed weekends!
Spend the first weekend in our refurbished, residential lodge and the second in our rural, woodland campsite. Both venues overlook our snowsport and outdoor activity centre, right in the heart of the Mendip Hills.


These activity weekends are for anyone looking to complete the Residential section of their Gold DofE. We meet all of the requirements laid out by the DofE on this checklist.


Mendip Lodge and Mendip Basecamp are both located at Mendip Activity Centre in the Somerset village of Churchill. We are conveniently located between Bristol and Weston-super-Mare with quick access to train stations, local and national bus stops and Bristol International Airport.


Try all of our most popular activities including, archery active, climbing, abseiling, kayaking, assault course, raft building, frisbee golf, axe throwing, air rifles, archery and bushcraft!

This package includes your accommodation, meals, drinks, instruction, equipment and transport to activities.


Part 1: 21st – 23rd May 2021 – Staying in Mendip Lodge

Part 2: 4th – 6th June 2021 – Camping at Mendip Basecamp


On the first weekend, you will be staying in our onsite, recently refurbished residential lodge. All bedrooms are indoors, en-suite with charging facilities, WiFi and bunk beds. Gold DofE residential’s will have exclusive use of the Lodge.

The second weekend takes place in our rural, woodland campsite, Mendip Basecamp. You will have an exclusive area of our site and your tents would be pre-setup around a central campfire area. Catering will be undercover and our campsite has hot shower and flushing toilets so, although rural and rustic, still has these essential luxuries!


Our catering team will supply breakfast buffets, packed lunches and home cooked, 2 course, evening meals. All dietary requirements will be catered for.


All food, drinks and activities are included. We will provide all specialist equipment and transport between activity sites when required.


£299 per person

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Mendip Activity Centre
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