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Gold DofE Residential

Spend the week onsite at our multi-activity centre, right in the heart of the Mendip Hills.

We currently have the following Multi-Activity Residentials scheduled:

Monday 1st to Friday 5th April 2024 - Mendip Lodge

Monday 27th May to Friday 31st May 2024 - Mendip Basecamp

Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November 2024 - Mendip Lodge

Select the first date from the calendar to choose your week.

These activity weeks are for anyone looking to complete the Residential section of their Gold DofE. We meet all of the requirements laid out by the DofE.

Mendip Activity Centre, including our accommodation venues, is in the North Somerset village of Churchill. We are conveniently located between Bristol and Weston-super-Mare with quick access to train stations, local and national bus stops and Bristol International airport.

Try all of our most popular activities including: archery active, climbing, abseiling, kayaking, assault course, raft building, frisbee gold, axe throwing, air rifles, archery and bushcraft!
This package includes your accommodation, meals, drinks, instruction, equipment and transport to activities.


April and October Residentials will take place in Mendip Lodge. You will be staying in our onsite, recently refurbished residential lodge. All bedrooms are indoors, en-suite with charging facilities, WiFi and bunk beds. Gold DofE residential's will have exclusive use of the Lodge.

May - August Residentials take place at Mendip Basecamp, our onsite campsite. You will be staying in pre-erected, bunkhouse style tents with foam mattresses. You will have access to hot showers and flushing toilets and a dedicated, covered dining space.

Our catering team will supply breakfast buffets, packed lunches and home cooked, 2 course, evening meals. All dietary requirements will be catered for.

Indoor Accommodation (April/October): £385 per person.
Camping Accommodation (May): £359 per person

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