Marle Hall OEC, established in 1971 by Warwickshire County Council, provides high quality residential outdoor education courses to all age groups, using the North Wales coast and the Snowdonia National Park.
Outdoor and adventurous activity programmes
Environmental studies/fieldwork (KS2 to A2)
Primary and Secondary schools
Further and Higher Education
Youth and adult groups
Personal and social development
Social weekends and family breaks
NGBs and staff training
Our mission……. To inspire, learn and achieve in the outdoors
Our ethos………. Teamwork; Challenge; Responsibility; Respect
Our staff………..We employ experienced, highly qualified instructional staff, selected for their caring and supportive approach, who can deliver a range of high quality, adventurous learning opportunities. The whole staff team are very friendly and welcoming, giving Marle Hall a real family atmosphere.
The activities……..We have an AALA licence and an excellent safety record. We operate in
wonderful and inspiring coastal and mountain settings, providing ‘real’ adventures in the ‘real’ outdoors. Activities include: rock climbing; abseiling; canoeing; kayaking; gorge scrambling; mountain walking and expeditions; sea level traversing/coasteering; mine exploration; mountain biking; high and low ropes courses; orienteering; bushcraft; John Muir Award courses.
The accommodation…….A large 17th Century country house, set in 35 acres of beautiful mixed woodland offering panoramic views over the Conwy Estuary to Snowdonia and Anglesey. We provide residential accommodation for 70+ young people plus accompanying staff, including common room and various teaching rooms. Dining is in a relaxed family setting with plenty of home-cooked food. We are open all year round, and are happy to accept groups from anywhere in the UK.
Your experience………..All our courses are tailor made to suit your needs and abilities, and to meet your specific aims and learning outcomes. With 40 years experience in developing and delivering safe and successful outdoor programmes, we are confident your Marle Hall experience will be one to remember.
At Marle Hall, every child matters, including the grown up ones!
We give you all the greatest opportunity to be the best you can be.