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YHA UK Holmbury St Mary, Surrey

With over 80 years experience of welcoming groups, the rural holmbury st mary is the perfect place to plan your school active trip with fun, outdoor learning experiences.

Situated in the heart of Surrey’s countryside, Holmbury St Mary is the perfect base for an active school trip packed with outdoor learning opportunities. Enjoy endless activities such as team challenges, orienteering all bringing learning to life in the Area of Natural Outstanding Beauty right on the doorstep.

Our trips are tailored to meet your desired learning outcomes and are hand crafted by our friendly team. For those wanting to help develop communication and team cooperation, then utilise the team challenges such as shelter building. Alternatively, if you want to improve self-confidence among students, try activities such as archery, guided walks and fire lighting. Whatever activities you decide on contact our friendly team who can help you tailor your school active trip.

Activities available:
Guided walking, archery lessons, fire lighting, orienteering, shelter building, team challenges, archaeological dig, river dipping, open cooking.


Day Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Depart for Holmbury St Mary Arrive at YHA Holmbury St Mary for full orientation followed by team challenges. Check into bedrooms, dinner followed by free time.
2 Breakfast at YHA accommodation followed by orienteering and group activity. Lunch at YHA with afternoon of activities including bug hunts, pond dipping and free time. Evening of fire lighting and open fire cooking.
3 Breakfast at YHA, followed by archery. Check out of accommodation. Depart for home