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Learning Adventure for schools in Minehead, Somerset

Butlin's may be best known for family fun, but as an accredited Learning outside the classroom (LOtC) provider, they are serious about offering schools a fantastic educational break

Holding the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge and Adventure Mark certification, the Butlin's Learning Adventure team has  considerable experience hosting school groups and providing fun and adventurous experiences to suit the learning objectives of your group. Their educational programmes are designed to improve communication, problem-solving and confidence while promoting teamwork and so they are a particularly popular choice for year 6 residentials.  

The Butlin's Learning Adventure team will deliver a tried and tested activity programme packed with a mix of outdoor and indoor activities, to bring out the best in your pupils and all tailored to suit your learning objectives. All activities and evening entertainment is delivered in a safe environment by experienced and qualified team of instructors so you can relax and join in the fun. 


The Butlin's Learning Adventure programme is suitable for school groups aged between 8 and 13 years old and the programme can be tailored to suit your group's age and interests.


See an example of a typical 3 day itinerary below or contact us to see the programme for yourself at a subsidised inspection visit to your chosen resort. 

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Travel from school to Butlin's. After a welcome from the activity team try your hand at Archery. Check into your rooms before your evening meal and catch a film in the Silent cinema.
2 After breakfast, test your head for heights on the high ropes and climbing wall, before taking a Drum workshop. An afternoon of fencing and Fairground fun follows lunch on the resort. Tonight we take in one of the fantastic evening shows hosted by the Butlin's entertainment team.
3 Start the morning with a Circus skills and field games to burn off your Butlin's breakfast followed by time in the swimming pool. Travel back to school.  

The fantastic Learning Adventure team at Butlin's will deliver a bespoke programme for your group including:

Archery, Circus Skills, Climbing wall, Dance Workshop, Disco, Drum workshop, Fairground fun, Fencing, Field Games, Fun Science, High Ropes course, Magic workshop, Rocket building, Silent Cinema, Sports Day, Splash Waterworld.

  • Each school based in their accommodation block with 24/7 security
  • Child-proofed modern and comfortable two/three-bedroom rooms with heating
  • Bed linen provided and all en-suite facilities
  • Teachers stay in single en-suite rooms
  • Free teacher place for every eight students

Book and travel in confidence - read about the extra measures Butlin's has put in place to keep you and your school group safe.


The resort is just a stone’s throw from a mile-long sandy beach and nestled at the foot of the Exmoor National Park’s Quantock Hills, there is plenty of scope for day trips if your group wants to explore the local area. The West Somerset Railway can be picked up in Minehead for a nostalgic Steam journey back through time. Minehead is also the perfect base to discover Dunster Castle or Lynton & Lynmouth.