AHOEC Centre
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Wales South

Hilston Park OEC

Address
Hilston Park, Newcastle, Monmouth, NP25 5NY
Location
Wales South
Category
AHOEC Centre
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Gwent Outdoor Education Service is a partnership of 4 local authorities providing high quality outdoor education in south eastWales.

Hilston park is a grade 2 listed mansion house. Dormitory accommodation in large rooms of between 2 and 8 beds. Separate staff accommodation. Capacity up to 45. Fire detection system renewed 2008 to L1 standard. Emergency lighting renewed 2008.
Centrally heated.
Large dedicated drying room.
Intruder detection on

all external doors.
AALS licenced for caving, climbing, canoeing, kayaking, raft building, mountain walking, trekking.

On-site high ropes courses including zip wire above lake, climbing wall plus eight other climbing challenges.

Also on site: lake, camping area

with access to toilets and running water, orienteering courses, over

20 problem solving tasks, wildlife meadow, woodland and orchard.
Large bank of specialist equipment including waterproofs, boots, wellingtons, rucksacks. Climbing, caving, canoeing, camping equipment. Mountain bike fleet

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Abseiling
Camping
Canoeing
Climbing
Environmental
High Ropes
Kayaking
Orienteering
Walks
Watersports
Zip Wire