Amazing residentials experiences for Schools and Youth groups.


Reach Outdoors offer amazing school residential experiences in South Devon for groups throughout the year. 

We are in the amazing English Riviera, with easy access to the sea, beautiful countryside and Dartmoor, providing opportunities for a range of adventurous activities and outdoor environments to enrich the education experience of your students.  

With accommodation options of camping in our bell tent village or staying in a cosy bunkhouse, we’re confident that after your first visit, you’ll join other schools opting to make the Reach Outdoors Residential an enduring staple of your students’ education experience.

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Accommodation Options


By far the most popular choice, our camping residentials operate between May half term and October half term each year.

Staying in our comfortable Bell Tent Village, students will have that camping experience but stay warm and dry. Coupled with our huge range of adventurous activities and our competitive rates, this really is a unique package. 

We use several camp locations around Torbay, each with the same standard of facilities. On site showers, changing rooms and toilets, under cover or indoor dining area, large open spaces for evening activities and games and all are sole occupancy sites in great, rural locations. 

Minimum group size: 30 

Maximum group size: 60 + supporting staff 

Our bell tents are great for a group camping experience!


Available all-year round, our bunkhouse residential provides the opportunity for students to stay away from home in a cosy bunkhouse with dormitories and onsite facilities.

Catering is provided onsite by our professional caterer and you'll have access to the same amazing outdoor adventures as with the camping residential. 

The bunkhouse is a great option for groups coming outside of the May-October time, or if your group aren't wanting a camping experience. Bunkhouse residentials typically do not take place in June and July due to camping residentials taking place.

Minimum group size: 20 

Maximum group size: 30 - 32 + supporting staff 

A local bunkhouse provides a fab option all-year round!


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What the Teachers say...


“Excellent staff and facilities for our visit. The second time we have visited Reach Outdoors and can't recommend them highly enough. Really super staff who motivated and encouraged all of the students and school staff. Organisation of activities, equipment and facilities were first class!” James G, Bitteswell St Mary's Primary School, Leicestershire


“Together with some 50 students, we went on a school residential for a week. We had an excellent time doing many activities including walks, weaseling and water sports. Everything was perfectly arranged and accompanied by the wonderful instructors of Reach Outdoors. Thanks to the team, we had a trip to remember always. A truly enriching experience for our students. We would definitely recommend it for all schools looking for an adventurous week!” Syd Riko, Teylingen College, The Hague, Netherlands

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