High Ropes & Climbing Helpful Hints

Below is a list of helpful hints intended to make your experience with us as enjoyable as possible. Please ensure that all of your group are aware of these hints, as inappropriate clothing can ruin the session.

We recommend you plan to arrive about 15 minutes prior to your booking time. If you arrive late, your session will not be extended to accommodate your lateness. 

• Make sure you wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict your movements.

• We do not recommend wearing denim jeans – if they get wet they become heavy and have little to no insulation properties.

• Footwear should be comfortable and supportive. Trainers and walking boots are good,  NO flip-flops, crocs or sandals.

• On cold days we would recommend gloves and hats. These do not want to be too bulky as the hat will need to go on under the helmet and the gloves do not want to restrict the use of your fingers.

• On wet weather days waterproofs are advisable as is spare footwear to travel home in.

• If you would like to bring your own harness or helmet to use on our site you may do so but only after they have been assessed as safe by an Oaker Wood instructor.

• There are mosquitoes on site during the summer so insect repellent is advised if you are prone to being bitten.

• We can provide tea, coffee and squash free of charge. There is no shop on site so if you require anything else you will need to bring it with you.

For general Helpful Hints on all our activities- Helpful Hints.

What our customers say

Stayed for my hen do this weekend in one of the glamping villages. We went paint balling and quad biking and had the bbq hut too!! What an amazing place, all the staff were exceptional and the facilities were perfect!

Steph's Hen Party - June 17

I will never forget the fun we had quad biking and paint balling. None of us had done either of these activities, we are all addicted well done Oaker Wood wonderful memories -thank you!

Pamela - Hen Party - June 17

Absolutely amazing weekend at Oaker Wood, we made memories that will last forever! Staff were fantastic, can't thank them enough. Would highly recommend for anyone looking for an adventure with friends or family!

Hannah - Hen Party - June 17

Highly recommended to any school thinking of taking some students for an action packed fun day out. The activities themselves were really well organised, with health and safety as a priority.

School Activity Day - June 17

We booked Junior Paintball for our son's birthday. Everyone had a brilliant time including the adults! The staff were friendly and helpful. We would definitely recommend.

Sarah Chilman - Paintball Party - July 17

Activities were great - children had to be really cooperative to make the most of them and the Oaker Wood staff were excellent at encouraging this and dealing with behavioral issues.

Y Pant School- Y7 Team Building Day - July 17

The staff were great allowing for those that had more Quad Bike experience to have just as much fun as beginners like me that drove like Miss Daisy, thus everyone was happy.

Amanda Rowlands - Family Quadding - June 17

I was there on a stag do, there were 14 of us. We ordered the bbq pack for Friday night and when it turned up we were all blown away, quality of the meat was amazing and there was loads of salad to go with.

Mark Fuller - Stag Weekend - July 17

Highly recommended to any school thinking of taking some students for an action packed fun day out. The activities themselves were really well organised, with health and safety as a priority. The staff were friendly, involved and made the day run seamlessly. The numerous facilities are located in a picturesque setting - Just wished we had booked to stay over!

School Day Trip - July 17

We had a great time. Thanks to all of you for being so accommodating and generally just fantastic hosts. We will be back again for sure!

Ritchie Wellman - Stag Weekend - July 17

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