Craikhope Outdoor Centre is now open for bookings, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to make a booking.
Prices are as follows:
The centre has two dormitories, each sleeping 16 people and one leader’s room which sleeps 4 people. The total centre capacity is 36 people.
Week day rates (Monday night to Thursday night):
- £10 per person per night (subject to a minimum charge of £180.00 per night)
Weekend rates (Friday night to Sunday night):
- £12 per person per night (subject to a minimum charge of £216.00 per night)
The centre benefits from 3.5 hectares of land with the property, some of which is ideal for camping. Please note that campers should be self-sufficient for toilet and shower requirements unless booking the centre for this purpose:
Week day rates (Monday night to Thursday night)
Weekend rates (Friday night to Sunday night):
Centre access to Lounge/Dining, Kitchen and Toilets only with camping only bookings:
- Week day rates (Monday night to Thursday night): £75 per night
- Weekend rates (Friday night to Sunday night): £100 per night
All Prices include VAT
In2venture has a new outdoor centre!!
Having signed a 20 year lease for Craikhope Outdoor Centre, Craik Forest, Hawick, we are currently renovating the centre before the planned opening in March 2018.
Please follow https://www.facebook.com/craikhope/ to see our progress in this new existing venture!
Yesterday was one of those classic days out that will be remembered for a long time: the occasion; the venue; the challenges; the company. A day underground with a group of folk who all knew somebody else in the group but had never met collectively before had been planned for several weeks, the first event of a new initiative for In2venture.
The weather men changed their minds at the last minute, after promising that Saturday would be see a continuation of several days of dry weather the forecast changed with less than 24 hours to go and heavy overnight rainfall was to produce slightly more lively underground conditions than first anticipated. We met at Inglesport with skies already clearing and after assorted refreshment made our way up to Alum Pot Lane – five guys who had all caved before but never done all of the planned trip, plus Alan, Kevin, Clare & myself.
We entered Upper Long Churn via Dr Bannisters with enough water to make it interesting for folk & headed on completing the classic trip down to Dolly Tubs pitch.
It’s been a great couple of weeks working with the Brampton Youth Project on their holiday activity program. Here is a taster of what we got up to.
For more pics head to the ‘photos’ page
The Active Project was out and about today, Gorge Walking in Newlands Valley. Head to the photos page to see more from the day.
Friday evening saw the first (hopefully of many) mini canoe expedition for the Active Project. A wild camp with tarp shelters and a good fire, made for an all round great experience – sharing good fellowship and a bit of time away from the everyday world to think over the more important things in life and faith.
For all the pictures from the event – head over to the photos page.
Over the bank holiday weekend I had the privilege of providing our first birthday party of the year. What better way to celebrate your 5th birthday than a day in the woods?
Head over to the photos page for more shots of the day.
Another great day with the Active Project – a smaller turn out to brave a cold day up at Head End quarry, but a good day for those who came along.
A few taster photos from the day – head to the photos page for more.
The In2venture Active Project was out and about again today with a family bushcraft walk in the Scottish Borders.
Blessed with a great turnout and fantastic weather, it was a good day all round.
Here are a few taster photos from the day, to see more head to the ‘Photos’ page.
Bit of a different one for tip of the week this time.
As I am taking a bit of a holiday there will be no tip or thought for the week next week, therefore I thought I would leave you with a bit of a competition.
A roll of duct tape is a staple in the world of outdoor sports and can be used to (attempt) fix virtually anything – I have used it for everything from temporary patches on jackets, kayaks and many other things all the way through to taping the bottom of my caving suit to my wellies in a futile attempt to keep my feet dry.
As the old saying goes – if you can’t fix it with duct tape, you haven’t used enough.
Your competition for the week is to email me (email@example.com) or tweet me (@in2venture) your most genius outdoor uses of duct tape.
There will be a no expense spared (or should that be no expense spent?) prize – so get emailing and tweeting.