Hillcrest
Herefordshire

for primary schools

  • Primary School Trip to Hillcrest

About Hillcrest

A friendly welcome awaits your primary school group at Hillcrest adventure centre. It’s the perfect place to bring younger children. Thanks to the homely atmosphere and relatively small size, it’s a great introduction to the outdoors – especially if it’s their first trip away with school.

Don't let its size deceive though; Hillcrest has all the exciting adventure activities your pupils will love. Our friendly, encouraging instructors will help them grow in confidence as they enjoy learning new skills and building stronger relationships with each other. 

Accommodation

Dormitories

  • Pupils - Rooms with bunk beds sleep 6-16 (Showers and toilets located close by)
  • Teachers - Single or twin rooms, en suite or with private facilities nearby

Facilities

  • Basketball court
  • Floodlit playing field
  • Indoor space
  • Group common room
  • Teachers’ lounge
  • Shop

Activities available

All activity sessions are led by our well trained, enthusiastic instructors and are specially designed to motivate, build confidence and encourage development in pupils.

The full list of activities available at Hillcrest is featured below. Each evening there'll be a lively entertainment programme to enjoy too. 

See the evening entertainment available at Hillcrest.

Select an activity for a full description

Food

Enjoyable mealtimes with nutritious and tasty food
Our meals are freshly cooked, balanced and will give your pupils plenty of energy to keep them going throughout the day. 

  • Hot and cold meals with vegetarian options
  • Homemade soup every day
  • Self-service salad bar
  • Fresh fruit with every meal
  • Allergies, intolerances and special diets catered for - see our Teacher Guide
  • Support for fussy eaters - see our Parent Guide

Sample Day

Sample day for Primary Schools at Hillcrest
Schedule Activities
07.00 - 09.00 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead
09.15 - 12.30 Morning activities - usually 2 sessions with a 15 minute break in-between
12.30 - 14.00 Dry off & clean up. Time for a fresh & tasty two-course hot lunch
14.15 - 17.30 Afternoon activities - 2 exciting sessions with a 15 minute break in-between
18.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different menu each day
19.00 - 21.00 Talent shows, campfires, quizzes and more. The evening entertainment programme keeps you laughing until bedtime.
21.00 / 21.30 Bedtime. Catch up on some zzz's and prepare to do it all over again tomorrow!