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Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre

Torridge Road | Bideford, Appledore EX39 1NG, England
+44 1237 475992
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Mini and youth rugby tour

Our rugby club spent a day and night at Skern Lodge for our end of season tour, playing rugby at a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jonnie S
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Tarrant Monkton, United Kingdom
Great School Trip

Skern Lodge was a great place to go with our school. We did most of the activities and I loved... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
HiImBobImagoldfish
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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  • Average2%
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“rugby tour” (5 reviews)
“zip wire” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Torridge Road | Bideford, Appledore EX39 1NG, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our rugby club spent a day and night at Skern Lodge for our end of season tour, playing rugby at a nearby club on the way home. Right from the first contact the Skern staff were friendly and professional with our plans to tour in...More

Thank Jonnie S
SkernLodge, Office Administrator at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad the boys enjoyed the activities and the adults enjoyed the bar! Hope to see you all here again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Skern Lodge was a great place to go with our school. We did most of the activities and I loved every second. The food wasn't great but that didn't matter, the sea was cold and it was a long walk from the minibus due to...More

Thank HiImBobImagoldfish
SkernLodge, Office Admininistrator at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope you come and see again - maybe when the sea is a little warmer!

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We Spent 2 nights at Skern as part of our clubs junior rugby tour and were a group of 41 adults and teenagers. The facilities were first rate with clean and comfortable accommodation, good food, great activities and superb staff to look after us all....More

1  Thank Mark G
SkernLodge, Office admin at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Glad you had such a great time with us - we hope to see you all again.

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We took a group of 14 AS Geography students here. Good quality hostel-type accommodation with extensive facilities and knowledgable turors. Well organised and good food. Recommended

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Daughter was part of a school trip which stayed for 3 nights. Facilities were great and no complaints there. However, my daughter and several of her friends came back with bites. Hard to tell what this was from. Can't imagine midges etc in winter. Was...More

1  Thank foodiefanmom
SkernLodge, Owner at Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us know about this, and I'm pleased your daughter found the facilities great, and I hope she enjoyed her stay. I'm sorry to hear that your daughter and her friends sustained some bites whilst they were with us. We try to take...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

We are a junior youth club catering for 5 to 11year olds. We also have a couple of children with learning difficulties and social issues. The people at Skern were absolutely fantastic with our group. There were 24 children plus some volunteers and they gave...More

1  Thank Penny H
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We initially booked a half day surfing as a group of 5 with two pre-teens. had a great day in the sea with Jolyon. He was very good with the kids and gave a good balance of instructing and letting us just crack on with...More

1  Thank Phillip C
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to book the Big 6 & have an action packed family day out. I thought it was great value & from the call to book until we left everyone was very friendly & welcoming. Alex our instructor was great, he really looked after...More

1  Thank Lisa c
Reviewed 5 August 2016

On holiday in the area & visited twice Our party was a teen & an adult. We did rafting & all day surfing. The rafting was fun. The instructor adapted the trip to suit the mixed ages in our boat. interesting challenges like trying to...More

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Last week we took 7 8 year olds to Skern Lodge for an activity birthday party. It was awesome. The instructor Simon was great with the girls, very amusing and made it a great fun afternoon for all. Our daughter chose zip wire, assault course...More

Thank pipsqueak2016
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suzihs410k
If you go as a school,how many students share in 1 room
20 March 2017|
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Response from Gary W | Reviewed this property |
I think the rooms vary - singles, 4's or small dorms
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Hungry666
Hi, do you accept campers? I am looking for somewhere to pitch a trailer tent (2 adults +2 dogs) for 5 nights, arriving on Monday 8 August Regards Wendy
13 July 2016|
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