The thoughts and feelings of some of our visitors after staying with us. Comments from Head Teachers, Party Leaders, Teachers, Pupils and parents.

Richard Bateman, Little Eaton Primary School: "Time after time we have had exhilarating, extraordinary weeks in Bude, giving children experiences which they treasure long after so many other things are forgotten."

Christine Dormand, Clyst Vale Community College: "The 'Bude Experience' is an invaluable part of part of our Year 12 induction programme, helping to build new relationships and promote year team bonding. The course improves students' self-awareness, confidence, group work and leadership potential. The centre's tutors are amazing and the students love it so much that we have to provide tissues for the journey home!"

Matt Cole, Woolsery Primary School: "Our week at Adventure International each year is crucial to the development of our children's independence and the staff at the centre manage this exceptionally well, on every level."

Angela Forbes-Jones, St Anthony's Catholic Primary School: "Our school have been visiting the centre for over 25 years. The location of Adventure International is spectacular, whilst the choice of activities available is amazing. The instructors are incredibly patient, caring and encouraging. Adapting their approach to meet the needs of each individual, they put the children at ease, allowing them to conquer their fears and have the time of their lives. Every year the children do not want to come home! I cannot imagine why anyone would ever go anywhere else."

Fiona Shore, Watford Girls Grammer School: "When our students leave school at 18, they never fail to mention their year 7 trip to Bude as a highlight of their time at WGGS - that speaks volumes!"

Fiona Shore, Watford Girls Grammer School: "Your centre is amazing you enable students to achieve wonderful things; they astonish themselves."

Helen Oliver, Parent Queen Elizabeth Grammer School: ""Please accept a HUGE thank-you from my Husband and I for giving Sam a week that he will always remember and that we can honestly see, has already helped him grow and develop.""

R Culley, Erith Party Leader: "This centre is Outstanding!"

L Oakes, Redhill: "The whole staff setup is the best of any centre I have ever taken pupils to anywhere in the world for skiing or Adventure. THANK YOU."

James Tancock, Clyst Vale 6th Form Student: "

I thought it was appropriate to send this as this was the best week of my life. The team at Adventure International are some of the nicest and most down to earth people I've ever come across. I think the way each employee has certain strengths makes the team awesome! This is just a huge thank you for putting on a great residential trip for a group of students who expected big things, and you all delivered well past those expectations! Not one student didn't enjoy it.

This week has developed so many people, in so many different ways. We all agreed that the work the team does is fantastic, the level of enthusiasm is unbelievable, at so many points in the week it was cold, wet and windy but that didn't seem to phase the instructors, they simply carried on with their jobs and encouraged the students to do so aswell. I just thought it was appropriate to give a huge thanks to all the instructors

Thank you from all the students at Clyst Vale for delivering a week to remember, one that will be thought of for many years to come, we look forward to returning in the future.


Dave Cook, Former Erith Party Leader: "Thank you so much for another fantastic week. For those of you who have never been, you won’t find better! The Centre itself, the day to day organisation and above all the staff, are all of the highest quality. A week at Adventure International will be a memory that you will cherish forever. Thank you for 28 years of fantastic memories and for giving so many of our pupils an experience of a lifetime. All the best. Dave Cook"

Mark Blannin, Park School Party Leader: "Another great week in which your staff make a real impact upon the pupils lives in a very short space of time"

Family Holiday, August Weeks: "All staff that we have encountered, have all had the perfect mix of professionalism, fun and approachability. Thanks to all staff for making this another fab visit to Adventure International."

Carly Patejdl, St Johns Primary School Apr 2012: "Both students and teachers had an outstanding week. They will remember these experiences for a very long time."

Jackie Stevens, Ashly School: "All of the activities challenged and stretched the children and were superbly organized. One to one support was excellent."

Richard Forbes, Clyst Vale: "I must say a big thanks and congratulations. Having been coming to Bude for over 20 years, I can say that I have the utmost respect and liking for your outstanding provision. It provides such a valuable experience, due to a combination of factors, the location, the facility, but more importantly the people. Your management and staff are a real credit."

"Another great week in which your staff make a real impact upon the pupils lives in a very short space of time"
Mark Blannin, Park School Party Leader