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

Booked Quad Biking, 8 in the group, everyone had the best time, came back 100% satisfied and more, loved every moment!

Quad Trekking - Aug 17

We have just returned from a family activity day having had the best time! Oakerwood is set in beautiful woodland and the facilities are excellent. We were lucky enough to have Ben and Carrie as our hosts and they made the day such fun - we were laughing the whole day....great encouragement and enthusiasm. Thank you for a memorable day!...

Mel - Family Adventure Day - Aug 17

We choose to do the Clay pigeon shooting and Quad biking. Both events were professionally executed and great fun the instructors made it safe but great fun and with a bit of competition thrown in.

Kevin - June 17

Our students had the most amazing day and were still talking about the trip weeks later. Thank you so much to you guys at Oaker Wood for all your effort is making sure our day was just simply perfect for all

Kingstone High School - July 17

Staff greeted as upon arrival and were professional, funny, and accommodating from start to finish, nothing was too much trouble.

Kevin P - July 17

They are without doubt the most accommodating company I have ever worked with. They had no problems with us and were very adaptable and approachable making sure the students experiences always came first.

Kingstone High School - July 17

It was AWESOME!

Helen Creese - Junior Paintball - July 17

I just wanted to say a big thank you for last weekend and Trev's stag do. We had a brilliant time, in spite of the weather being difficult at times. We'll certainly recommend it to our friends and family and may be back ourselves again one day.

Neil Price - Stag Weekend - July 2017

Thank you so much for an amazing three days last week. All of us - children and staff had a wonderful time. You made us feel so welcome and every activity great fun. I was very impressed with all of your staff and the commitment they showed.

Sarah George - St. Francis Xavier School

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

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