Educational activity trip options

Hilltop Outdoor Centre was founded by Martin & Sue Read over 27 years ago and from humble beginnings now provides superior residential visits for 100’s of school visitors each year. 

Located in a beautiful spot of 26 Acres of picturesque woodlands along the North Norfolk Coast Hilltop is a high quality, Family run and independent Outdoor Education Centre. 

Striving to offer a unique & high quality experience for each visitor, Hilltop has attained the Learning Outside of the Classroom badge and provides an exciting array of Outdoor Adventure and Team Building Activities along with Discovery Field Study Sessions. 

There are two themed centres at Hilltop Outdoor Centre, the rustic Woodland Lodge and the coastal style Seaview House. 


Hilltop offers an exciting array of outdoor adventure activities such as the High Ropes Course, A 15m Climbing Wall, The Super Swing, Archery, Mountain Biking, The Big Zipper and The Amazing Air Jump, 1st activity of its kind in England! Hilltop also offers many Field Study discovery sessions such as Bushcraft & Survival skills, Rocky Sea Shore & Coastal Erosion.

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Relax and take in the beautiful setting of Hilltop, set in 26 Acres of picturesque woodlands Hilltop offers a superior outdoor development experience for visiting Schools with modern and comfortable accommodation and facilities. There are two themed centres at Hilltop, the rustic Woodland Lodge and the coastal style Seaview House.

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Information for groups leaders including Risk Assessments, Medical forms, Paperwork and Activity Forms.

This page is for use once a booking has been made with Hilltop (password and username supplied with the booking pack).

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Risks by Janet Rand

To laugh is to risk appearing the fool
To weep is to risk being called sentimental
To reach out to another is to risk involvement
To expose feelings is to risk showing your true self
To place your ideas and your dreams before the crowd
Is to risk being called naive
To love is to risk not being loved in return
To live is to risk dying
To hope is to risk despair
To try is to risk failure

But risks must be taken, because the
greatest risk in life is to risk nothing
The person who risks nothing, does nothing
Has nothing, is nothing and becomes nothing
He may avoid suffering and sorrow
but he simply cannot
Learn, feel, change, grow or love
Chained by his certitude, he is a slave
He has forfeited his freedom

Only the person who truly risks, is truly free.

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