Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre, Exeter

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Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre is a renowned non-residential outdoor adventure and education centre based on Exeter's historic Shipping Canal and River Exe. Utilising the natural surroundings of the centre for outdoor adventure and related education activities.

The Centre has one of its sailing, windsurfing and power-boat venues based at Starcross Yacht Club on the Exe Estuary. Being an area of outstanding natural beauty, the estuary is famous for its Special Protection and SSSI status. The Exe Estuary is also a site of international importance for wading birds, wildfowl and other wildlife.

Dartmoor, just a 30 minute drive away provides the ideal arena for land and water-based activities. Rock-climbing, caving and white-water kayaking and canoeing are just a few activities the centre offers within the National Park.

The South Devon Coastline provides fantastic rock-climbing, abseiling, sea kayaking & coasteering opportunities and don't forget the South West Coast Path!

It's about location, location, location, and this along with such a respected outdoor centre delivering such a professional service, why look elsewhere!
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  • Absolutely great place to visit. Very lovely people, could not do enough for you. Did a paddle board trip and jumped off the high tower that they have, great fun. we are back there soon for another go...  more »
  • Ben was superb with our daughter who was nervous about caving. He was patient, fun and professional. Our daughter came away very happy after initially being apprehensive.  more »
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  • Great place to work and great to be able support all ages and abilities in enjoying the outdoors and the adventure opportunities we provide. Our Mission -“To inspire, challenge and develop current and future generations of our local and wider community, by creating and nurturing a genuine passion for physical activity in the outdoor environment.” Hope to see you soon.
  • Have been to the Haven Banks outdoor education centre multiple times with my job. It's brilliant, the staff are helpful and very friendly and the experience is always good fun.
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