Secure your School Residential on the Jurassic Coast

Planning a School Residential trip this year?

How about an adventure filled residential experience for your school on the stunning Jurassic coast in Dorset?

Residential programme itineraries are tailored around each specific school and youth group and can include bushcraft, coasteering, waterpark, kayaking, mackerel fishing, crabbing, mountain biking, high ropes course, rock-climbing and abseiling!

Tented Village

  • Secluded, exclusive residential camp in the heart of stunning woodland backing onto Poole Harbour, the second largest natural harbour in the world. 24/7 hour on-site pastoral care means you can sit back and relax knowing the students are being kept busy.
  • Traditional tipis fitted with smoke alarms plus large communal tipis with fire pits to bring everyone together in the evening for marshmallows and hot chocolate, reviewing adventure and camp stories!
  • Activities led by experienced, friendly instructors incorporating our Challenge by Choice ethos, so you’ll only ever attempt something you are totally comfortable with.

Residential Centre

  • If you would prefer the comfort of dormitory accommodation then our residential centre may be the perfect option for your school or youth group.
  • Set in 6 acres of private grounds there is plenty of space for outdoor activities and team building games.
  • Classroom facilities are available on site should you wish to add educational elements to your stay
  • Bespoke itineraries are tailored to the needs of your group and can include outdoor adventure activities and local excursions
  • Can sleep up to 130 students plus teachers

Hurry – we have limited availability for our Cumulus Coast 3, 4 or 5 day residential programmes


Today more than ever, schools strive to encourage children to become independent and creative, aiming for standards of excellence in all that they do. Self-esteem and confidence are inextricably linked with academic progress and they aim to teach children resilience in a fast-changing world.

Cumulus Outdoors has the perfect school residential trips for your school group. We’ll create a programme that matches your requirement and budget, providing all the necessary equipment and the very best staff to deliver your programme, with the highest staffing ratios for the adventure activities.


What Teachers Say About Us:

The programme was very well planned and expertly delivered. The students really benefited from the knowledge and expertise of the staff and instructors which ensured they achieved the very best they could while thoroughly enjoying an exceptional experience”

Excellent group leader; very professional, helpful and brilliant with the students. The variety of activities during the week was great and really enjoyed by everyone”

Who knew how good fresh mackerel cooked over the fire could be or that we were camped so close to our supply of groceries tasty enough to supply Waitrose!”


Want to Learn More About the Jurassic Coast?

As a Business Partner of the Jurassic Coast Trust we are also able to offer bespoke educational sessions if required to incorporate added depth to your programme. Find out more about these add-ons.