A school trip experience to last a lifetime

Over 95% of schools return
to Mill on The Brue year after year

Unforgettable school trips for all seasons

Mill on The Brue is an award-winning outdoor activity centre for children and young people.

Whether you want to support your pupils’ teambuilding, leadership or problem-solving skills, we have over 40 fun activities to enjoy – rain or shine.

‘A genuinely incomparable experience, I know of no other centre anywhere close to those high standards. Superb!!!’

Chafyn Grove School in Wiltshire

From climbing and canoeing to survival and sustainable living, our busy programme of outdoor and indoor activities is specifically designed to inspire children to learn and grow.

We’re an activity centre with a family feel – it’s been the same for over 40 years.

Our fully trained team of instructors will help every child gain new life skills and feel right at home in nature.

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Six great reasons to come

  • All activities take place on-site – no additional travel needed
  • Six exciting activities happening every day – there’s something for everyone
  • Exclusive accommodation and activities tailored for your school
  • Fresh food cooked every day from our own kitchen gardens
  • 25 acres of beautiful countryside to explore
  • The highest standards of health and safety
“Every child should experience Mill on the Brue – #bestcampever.” Head of School, Worle Village Primary School

The Options

We can help you plan a school trip your pupils will never forget.

Our prices include everything, no hidden extras. All prices below are per student.


2 Night Stay

4 Night Stay

Low Season

£188 £349

Mid Season

£221 £407

High Season

£283 £499

Tailor your school trip to meet your pupils’ needs and GET A QUOTE WITHIN 24 HOURS

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Testimonials from visiting schools

Expect fun, adventure, friendship, and much more...

You, as the school's Party Leader, can choose from over 40 outdoor pursuits, adventurous activities, tasks, games and projects.  We will work with you to create an individual programme to suit your group.

The majority of the activities are on site, making the most of the time and ensuring at least six activities per day.

If you wish, there can be an emphasis on teamwork and social skills and/ or the environment and conservation. Additionally the programme can be linked to the Geography or History National Curriculum with a town or river study. Whatever you choose it will be fun.

All our staff are trained, well qualified and experienced.

School Trip Details

Duration: 5 Days or 2 Days

Between: Monday to Friday morning, or late Friday to Sunday afternoon, for availability please click on this link.

Capacity: Accommodation for 124 (in four separate buildings) students and 11 staff - including the stand alone Rivermead House (on the edge of Mill on the Brue land) 34 students plus 4 staff

Info: MoB staff will meet you at the bottom of our drive and accompany everyone with their all bags up to the accommodation.

School Trip Discounts

For every 12 children there is one free staff place

Ideal Location

Mill On The Brue is located in Bruton, Somerset, near to the borders of Dorset and Wiltshire. It is an ideal school residential trip location being just one hour from Bath and Bristol and 2 hours from London.

First Class Outdoor Education Trips

Mill On The Brue specialises in offering first class outdoor education trips and outdoor adventure courses which create a fantastic atmosphere for skills development in many areas.

“A genuinely incomparable experience, I know of no other centre anywhere close to those high standards. Superb!!!” Chafyn Grove School, Salisbury

‘Celebrating our 30th year coming to Mill on the Brue, that should tell you how wonderful it is!!
Princes Mead School, Winchester

Sustainable Food in award winning surroundings

Carefully planned menus with locally sourced produce and our own organic vegetables are served in our environmentally built, award winning Longhouse dining room.

Bespoke activity programmes

We understand each group wants different outcomes from their visit and that is why we individually write your programme having asked you for your choice of activities.

To gain a better understanding of how the week can vary so much we’ve written three sample programmes for a typical group split into four groups (no more than 12 children in a group).

Team Building Emphasis (download)

Environmental education emphasis (download)

Fun and development emphasis (download)

Membership to governing bodies

The Activity Centres (Young Persons’ Safety) Act 1995 and the Adventure Activities Licensing Regulations 2004 make it a legal requirement for providers of certain adventure activities for young people to undergo an inspection of their safety management systems and hold a licence. BAPA – British Activity Providers Association sets the standard for Quality, Safety and Value for activity centres and residential and day camp providers.

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