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

Junior quad biking party for 11 year olds - What a fabulous time had by all the kids and parents! Best party I have ever given my boy over the years by far! Highly recommended

Nikki Ayres - March 19

Once again, a huge Thank-You to you and your team for a brilliant couple of days in the woods. The activities were just right for the boys, and the feedback we got was overwhelmingly positive. So… We’d like to get booked in for next year please!

James Soper - Warwick School - Oct 18

Thank you for a brilliant day yesterday the boys loved it. The two guys organizing it were great. Will be back very soon.

Vicky Jolly - 9th Birthday - Paintball

What a fabulous time we had at Oaker Wood as part of 50th birthday celebrations. 23 of us split between the quad bikes, high ropes and clay shooting and each group thought they had the best experience.....quite an achievement. The staff were friendly, professional and supportive while the activities were exciting and fun, all set in a glorious location.

Sally Ledger - Jan 19

The instructors were fantastic with the boys, giving clear instructions of what was expected from them and rules of safety around the guns. Overall, Oaker Wood is just the place for 10 energetic boys to have a morning outdoors and I now have a very happy birthday boy with memories of a wonderful party!!!!!!

Jacqui Goodman - Paintball Party - Jan 2018

Absolutely fabulous party brilliantly organised, staff were superb, worth every penny! All the boys loved it! Would definitely recommend !

Tracey Lowe - Paintball Party - Jan 18

Just to say thank you for today, it was brilliant, the kids all had a great time and Chris and Neil were wonderful.

Rachel Todd - Junior Paintball Party - Jan 19

Dave and Mark made a fantastic morning for us. We were all hitting clays by the end of the morning. Fun safe hugely satisfying.

Nick -Clay Pigeon Shooting - Dec 18

This place is a fantastic venue for all ages, well laid out and the games are many and varied, so much to do and in a beautiful part of the country. We have been several times for the paintballing and have always had a great time! Already planning our next visits!

Kevin - Family Paintball - Dec 18

On behalf of myself and all the staff here I would like to send our sincere appreciation for your efforts this week in giving us and the students a wonderful time considering the weather. We all thoroughly enjoyed it.

Mark Gamble -Saints Foundation Education Manager -Nov 18

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