The Discovery and Adventure Centre at Glen Dye

Come and explore a range of exciting courses for our residential guests and short taster sessions for all ages!

Twice a week we run a range of life-affirming activities and workshops in a truly remarkable location. All hosted by our resident expert, Stu Wright. These sessions can be booked in advance to secure your spot, or on the day.

But the Centre is also open seven days a week for drop-ins and offers endless unsupervised activities, too.

Take a look at our calendar to see what’s on during your stay, or drop-in anytime.

The Location

The Discovery and Adventure Centre at Glen Dye is located at the heart of Glen Dye where the iconic Sawmill is.

The Sawmill was once functioning and powered entirely by water. This year it has been re-established into a brand new Discovery and Adventure Centre, trail and occasional restaurant for our residential guests’ exclusive use. Here you can find a sauna, bright orange cold water tanks, a kitchen area, changing rooms and lots more.

In Summer 2024 we will also be opening an Explorer Trail that will occupy all ages and abilities with challenging, interesting and surprising activities.

The Instructor

Our workshops are led by our resident outdoor expert Stu Wright.

Stu grew up outdoors, building dens, climbing trees and making weapons. He served in the Army for twelve years, where he became an instructor with a wide skill base.

Group and Corporate Bookings

We host the very best corporate events at Glen Dye, from half days out of the office to entire weeks away from HQ. If you’re interested in bringing your team here we can tailor a session at the Discovery and Adventure Centre to you. We can create experiences to suit teams of between 2 and 40 people.


Featured in the National Geographic

A nature retreat for the modern age

Glen Dye is the perfect setting for a holistic wilderness venture. With 15,000 acres of woodland, hill, moor and river, there’s forest bathing, tree-hugging, hiking and cold water therapy, aka wild swimming, on the doorstep. – Lucy Gillmore for National Geographic

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