Activities

Abseiling

Enjoy abseiling from our natural sandstone crag. A man-made belay platform ensures the easiest start to the descent. Our instructors are trained and assessed to SPA, but if you would like to bring your own instructor, please ensure they bring their certificates with them.

Age – 8+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment: Abseiling

Air Rifle Shooting

Air rifle shooting takes place in our purpose-built range and is a very popular activity – especially in winter as the range is indoors and well heated!
Our instructors are trained and assessed to NSRA Youth Proficiency Scheme Tutor’s Diploma, but if you would like to bring your own instructor, please ensure they bring their certificates with them.

Age – 8+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment: Air Rifles

Archery

Our archery range is under cover so it is suitable for damp or sunny conditions alike.
Our instructors are trained and assessed to Archery GB Instructor Award or equivalent, but if you would like to bring your own instructor, please ensure bring their certificates with them.

Age – 6+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment: Archery

Axe Throwing

Axe throwing is surprisingly easy to pick up, with most people able to get the axe into a target within their first five to ten throws. We have different weights of axes to suit the participant.

Age – 8+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment: Axe Throwing

Beaver Challenge Course

The Beaver Challenge Course is an assault course especially for the younger members. .

Age – 6+

Max. group size – 14

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment: Beaver Assault Course

Beaver Trail

The Beaver Trail is a course for young members to enjoy. It consists of a walk through the fabulous Kibblestone estate, collecting words as you go. All of the features form part of the Outdoor Challenge Award making it possible to earn the award after one visit to Kibblestone.

Age – 6+

Max. group size – teams of 6

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment:

Climbing

Our climbing takes place on artificial holds on our natural sandstone crag to give a more authentic feel. Our instructors are trained and assessed to SPA, if you would like to bring your own instructor, please ensure they bring their certificates with them.

Age – 8+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment:

Cows Tails

High up in the trees is our aerial assault course! Clip yourself into a high wire adventure and navigate the challenging course. This is an instructor-led activity.

Participants per hour – 12

Age – 10+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment:

Crate Stacking

Crate stacking is one of the most popular activities at Kibblestone. The object of the activity is to build the towers of milk crates as high as you can get before they topple over and you and your team are left suspended in mid-air. Our qualified instructors can be hired to belay your group to the lofty heights. Can you beat our record of 23 crates?

Age – 8+

Max group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment: Crate climbing

Eliminator

An out-of-the-ordinary obstacle course, this one is vertical, and a great take on climbing for those who may have done the normal sort before – or even those who haven’t.

Our instructors are trained and assessed to Kibblestone-specific High Rope training standards, but if you would like to bring your own instructor, please ensure they bring their certificates with them.

Age – 8+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment: Eliminator

Gladiator Duel

Inflatable fun! Face your opponent from your podium and try to dislodge them from theirs. This is an instructor led activity.

Age – 8+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment: Play Inflatables

Hamster Run

Our newest activity – a man-made caving activity in a bus! Suitable for Beavers and Rainbows too. This is an instructor led activity.

Age – 6+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment:

Hawk Walk

A fascinating peek into the life and habits of birds of prey indigenous to the UK. Handling of some of the birds will be possible for some of the participants.

Age – all ages

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment:

High All Aboard

High All Aboard is a great example of using high rope elements to develop team working, communication, trust and have a fab time doing it. The activity can accommodate up to four people climbing at a time.
Our instructors are trained and assessed to Kibblestone specific High Rope training standards.

Age – 8+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment: High All Aboard

Jacob's Ladder

The Jacob’s Ladder is one of the high rope elements available at Kibblestone. It provides a great opportunity to climb with a different slant on things. The ladder rungs get further from your reach with every climb, adding to the challenge.
This is a self-led activity and there are no prescribed qualifications. Due to the different uses of the area, groups must provide their own risk assessment.

Age – 10+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment: Jacobs Ladder

Low Ropes

The Low Ropes course is a series of nine elements – all approximately 12 inches off the ground. The elements are all used by groups in pairs. The participants have a great time traversing each element, working as part of a team, balancing and figuring out how to get across the challenges. This is an instructor-led activity.

Age – 8+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment: Low ropes

Orienteering

On-site orienteering maps can be purchased from reception and used at your leisure. Our orienteering posts look exactly as pictured. Kibblestone has two onsite orienteering courses, the camping side of the road is the easier course, as most posts are located just off paths and roadways. This is a self-led activity and there are no prescribed qualifications

Age – 6+

Risk Assessment:

Pond Dipping

One of our newest activities in the former swimming pool. We have created a lovely pond environment where you can seek out and learn about the various creatures living in the pond. This is a self-led activity.

Age – 6+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment: Pond Dipping

Rafting/Coracle Building

Construct a raft and paddle it on Bert’s Pool. Ropes, poles, 250-litre barrels and hi-buoyancy aids are supplied. Make sure you bring a complete change of clothing, including shoes!
This is a self-led activity and you must supply your own risk-assessment for a Grade C water activity.

Age – 10+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment:

Tree Climbing

Our instructors are trained and assessed to Kibblestone specific High Rope training standard. Other ERCA recognised qualifications will be accepted, if you would like to bring your own instructor, please ensure they have their qualifications to hand.

Age – 6+

Max. group size – 12

Min. session length – 1 hour

Risk Assessment: Tree climbing