Bawdsey Manor
Suffolk

for secondary schools

New for 2018!

About Bawdsey Manor

Our stunning new centre  is located on the Deben Estuary and has panoramic views across the Suffolk Heritage Coast.The centre has over 140 acres of beautiful grounds, packed with a huge range of adventure activities to inspire and motivate your students.

Comfortable accommodation is provided for students and teachers and there is plenty of classroom space available for study sessions. Students enjoy a range of on-site facilities including an indoor sports hall/gym, games room and the amazing beach and coastline.

See Bawdsey Manor from the air in this recent video here

Accommodation

Purpose-built Accommodation Blocks

  • Students - En suite rooms with bunk beds sleep 4-8
  • Teachers - En suite twin & single rooms

Manor House

  • Students - Rooms with bunk beds sleep 4-10
    (showers and toilets located close by)
  • Teachers - En suite twin & single rooms

Tents

Chalet-style tents with solid bases and frame beds

  • Students - 4-5 per tent
  • Teachers - 1 or 2 per tent

Showers and toilets are located close by with separate facilities for teachers

Facilities

  • Playing fields
  • Meeting rooms / classrooms
  • Sports hall
  • Shop
  • Teachers’ lounges
  • Beaches

Activities available

All activity sessions are led by our well trained, enthusiastic instructors who know exactly how to make the most of the challenges and opportunities each activity presents.

Every evening there's a lively entertainment programme to enjoy, so everyone is kept busy right up until bedtime!

See the evening entertainment available at Bawdsey Manor.

Select an activity for a full description

Food

Enjoyable mealtimes with nutritious and tasty food
Our meals are freshly cooked, balanced and will give your pupils plenty of energy to keep them going throughout the day. 

  • Hot and cold meals with vegetarian options
  • Homemade soup every day
  • Self-service salad bar
  • Fresh fruit with every meal
  • Allergies, intolerances and special diets catered for - see our Teacher Guide
  • Support for fussy eaters - see our Parent Guide

Sample Day

Sample day for Secondary Schools at Bawdsey Manor
Schedule Activities
07.00 - 09.00 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead
09.15 - 12.30 Morning activities - usually 2 sessions with a 15 minute break in-between

12.30 - 14.00 Dry off & clean up. Time for a fresh & tasty two-course hot lunch
14.15 - 17.30 Afternoon activities - 2 exciting sessions with a 15 minute break in-between

18.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different menu each day
19.00 - 21.00 Talent shows, campfires, quizzes and more. The evening entertainment programme keeps you laughing until bedtime.
21.00 / 21.30 Bedtime. Catch up on some zzz's and prepare to do it all over again tomorrow!