We are an Outdoor Education Centre and Community Hub, set in the quiet village of Austerfield, home to pilgrim father William Bradford. Situated seven miles south of Doncaster, we are adjacent to a 100 acre nature reserve which provides the perfect setting for outdoor based activities.
We have Covid-secure certification and an enhanced cleaning regime. Please see our kaddi Covid-19 Secure certificate
We supply detailed risk assessments for your visits, and encourage pre-visits for those wishing to complete their own for overnight stays.
Our programmes link to the national curriculum & include a range of fun activities to promote well-being, team building and problem-solving skills.
All activities are led by our enthusiastic and knowledgeable instructors.
For more information regarding the centre and the facilities we have to offer please click below.
Our diary is open for September onwards - please call us to discuss bookings.
Thank you for your ongoing support and hope to see you back very soon.
Our aim is to give your children a ‘hands-on minds-on' learning experience to enrich both their academic and social development.
We also offer residential visits so that the children can spend time enjoying outdoor activities and benefit from the adventure of being with their friends away from home.
Our polices, procedures and facilities are all inspected bi-annually by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom, through whom we have been accredited since 2016.
Fund Raising News
Due to Covid-19 we lost all of our main school bookings in 2020 – 90% of our annual income! We were not eligible for funding and so far it appears this year may be the same.
We are diversifying the business by running groups which comply with the latest guidelines, but it is hard when these keep changing!
With the ongoing uncertainty and further restrictions, we stand to lose a lot more income in 2021.
To help us through this very difficult period, we are aiming to raise £10,000 through donations on Just Giving – please click on the link below to find out more!A huge thanks to those of you who have kindly donated already!
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Armthorpe Southfield Primary 2F enjoyed a brilliant day at Austerfield Study Centre today. It was wonderful to be learning outdoors and the weather was kind to us We were the first school visitors to Austerfield in over a year!