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Butlin’s Residentials

Butlin's has been delighting families since 1936 and can now do the same for school groups. At butlin's they can offer an exciting mix of curriculum based activities with modern en-suite accommodation for a 3 or 5 day residential trip.

From sunrise to sunset children will enjoy a fun packed programme that includes a wide range of indoor and outdoor modules to bring out the best in your pupils and all tailored to suit your learning objectives. All activities are delivered in a safe environment and led by an experienced and qualified team of instructors.

Butlin's Minehead
The resort is just a stone’s throw from a mile-long sandy beach and nestled at the foot of the Exmoor National Park’s Quantock Hills. It’s the perfect base to discover one of the country’s top outdoor destinations. This great location combined with quality accommodation, buffet-style restaurant and boundless activities such as a high ropes course, Archery and a traditional fairground all make for the perfect school residential. 

Butlin's Skegness
The first-ever Butlin’s resort opened at Skegness, but a lot has changed since then!  Right next to a Blue flag beach with miles of glorious sand, the original resort has all the sparkle you’d expect from one of Britain’s best-loved family attractions including a new Splash Waterworld.  Your pupils will stay in modern accommodation, enjoy a 3-course buffet-style meal and after a busy day of activities they’ll have access to all the facilities including cinema nights, ten-pin bowling and fairground. 

Activities include
Day time: Abseiling, Archery, Body Zorbing, Buggy Builder, Climbing, Orienteering, Team Challenge, Rocket Launch, Sensory Trail, Swimming, Sports bag of fun, Survival skills. Evening: All Stars, Cinema, Disco, Entertainment Shows, Giant Cluedo, Karaoke, Run Ragged Challenge.

To help you picture your school trips at Butlin's, we've put together an example of a typical 3 day itinerary. Our modules can be tailored to suit your needs and are accessible for all abilities and requirements.

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Travel from school to Butlin's. After a welcome from the activity team try your hand at orienteering. Check into your rooms before your evening meal and catch a film in the cinema.
2 After breakfast, test your head for heights on the high ropes, followed by fun activities on the beach. An afternoon of fencing and archery follows lunch on the resort. Tonight we take in one of the fantastic evening shows hosted by the Butlin's entertainment team.
3 Start the morning with a zorbing session to burn off your Butlin's breakfast followed by time in the swimming pool. Travel back to school.