New Residential Packages for schools

Hill End has have been providing quality residential experiences for children of all ages for decades and we strongly believe in the positive outcomes for students – for their learning, confidence and life skills.

We also understand that it is often difficult for schools to find time to arrange these trips and all the activities that go with them. We are pleased to offer new tailor-made packages that take the stress out of planning a school residential.


The great outdoor escape @ Hill End

Is your school looking to celebrate the end of a term, an exam period, or just planning a getaway into the great outdoors? The great outdoor escape is an exciting new 1 night residential package to allow students to reconnect with nature in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside.


What will we do?

Perfect as a first sleepover experience, you will stay in an historic timber dormitory with BBQ and campfire facilities. Chose from a range of activities led by our tutors such as forest school den-building and woodland crafts, stargazing, sensory walks in the woods, or exploring our diverse wildlife as habitat explorers . Relax in the evening with hot chocolate and toasted marshmallows. This package is most suitable for students in KS1, KS2 and KS3.

The accommodation for this package is normally the High Dormitory which sleeps 46 (including 8 staff beds). View details on our facilities pages here.

Each booking will receive a tailor-made programme – to view the full menu of activities on offer download the flyer here.


£40 pp includes all meals (dinner, breakfast and lunch), drinks and tutor-led sessions in the evening and morning.

Self-led bookings are also available at £30 pp


This package is available in May-Sept, Mon-Thurs nights.

Book online today on our booking page.

Have any questions?

For more details about any of these packages please contact us.

Photo credits: Ian Wallman


Hill End Summer Camp 

Take the School to the country – the experience of staying together, engaging in an eclectic mix of activities with time to stand and stare…


Our canvas camp is delivered by experts with over 20 years experience, we can accommodate up to 200 pupils from one to three nights.

Typical activities include:

• Archery in the woods
• Wytham expedition & treasure hunt
• The soap box derby – build it and then race it
• Bushcraft and survival – fire lighting shelter building and cooking
• Team games watch out for the crocodile, then get the gold from treasure island
• Build & launch your own rocket and parachute down to earth
• Woodsman’s crafts
• And…… our unique production Camp’s Got Talent show!!

Fully catered, all food freshly prepared on site, dietary needs fully integrated, BBQ night is always a hit!
Accommodation – traditional canvas bell tents sleeping up to 8 persons

The real question is why not!

• All fully absorbed in the camp sensation
• New experiences
• New & developed friendship groups
• Self-reliance
• Staff & pupils in a different context
• Turnkey package delivered by people who are passionate about outdoor activity
• We do – tents for all, logistics, catering, activity planning and delivery

All-inclusive from £65.00 per person per night

We have very limited availability, so please enquire early

Download the flyer here and contact us for more information and bookings