Join us on 25th - 28th August 2022

2022 Activities

2022 Activities

Listed activities are included in the general admission ticket price

Kayaking

Kayaking

Date: Various
Time: Various

Explore the lake of Powderham Castle by kayak. Time to grab a paddle, a buoyancy aid and get out there!

Gross Eat Station

Date: Various
Time: Various

Would you be able to palate some creepy crawlies Bear Grylls style? Dung beetles, mealworms and scorpions are on the menu.

SUP YOGA

Date: Various
Time: Various

The ultimate moving meditation, in a beautiful natural setting, you will experience the feeling of floating on water whilst finding your balance, and your Zen on the paddleboard.

NERF COMBAT

Date: Various
Time: Various

Dive for cover, aim your gun and fire off a round of foam bullets. Take on your friends in this family friendly shootout.

Science Workshops

Date: Various
Time: Various

One of our most popular events, fun for all the family, crazy scientist Dr Szydlo presents the history of chemistry with an explosive series of mad scientist experiments. Expect pops, whizzes, bangs and cheers!

Junior Jungle Family Rave

Date: Various
Time: Various

MC Rocky Patch and DJ Nick Terrific host the most uplifting rave on the planet. Spreading joy and laughter through banging tunes.

Silent Disco

Silent Disco – Family Party

Date: Various
Time: Various

Don’t miss our resident DJ slamming down the BIG tunes on our state-of-the-art silent disco kit.

Circus Shows

Circus Shows

Date: Various
Time: Various

See how it’s meant to be done with a display from our Big Top Mania Circus performers.

Circus Skills

Circus Skills

Date: Various
Time: Various

Learn to juggle, tightrope walk or hula-hoop. If you need to be able to juggle plates just ask your Mum!

Adventure Art

Date: Various
Time: Various

What’s your ultimate adventure?  Make it happen with your own adventure mood board with Adventurer Laura Try. Then design and screen print your very own bespoke adventure t-shirt!

Know your Knots

Date: Various
Time: Various

No more Grannie knots with this introduction to the most important knots that every survivalist needs to know.

Camouflage & Concealment

Date: Various
Time: Various

Blend into your environment to get closer to wildlife or use your skill to sneak up on Dad and make him jump!

Tree Climbing

Date: Various
Time: Various

Try our special tree climb, you will be kitted out with a harness and helmet, given instruction to make your way to the top where you will need to test your navigation skills and identify a given location.

Fire Lighting

Date: Various
Time: Various

Work with our instructors to find the best kindling and timber to build your own campfire, then learn how to light and maintain the fire. This is a key skill for surviving in the wilderness.

Yoga

Date: Various
Time: Various

Take a walk on the wild side working with the rhythms of nature, to find your unique expression.

Morning Runs

Date: Various
Time: Various

Join us every morning of the festival for a 5km or 10km run through the castle grounds. Take it easy and enjoy the scenery or try and beat your PB – the choice is yours, but it offers the perfect chance to sweat out the night before!

Obstacle Course

Adventure Obstacle Course

Date: Various
Time: Various

With a range of different sized obstacles, the course is suited for all abilities and ages. You can take on the challenge either as a group or as an individual either way you are in for a great (and possibly muddy) time. Our team will be on hand at the obstacles to assist with technique and encourage you along.

Outdoor Fitness

Date: Various
Time: Various

Energise yourself for an hour with our bespoke circuit training.  The sessions cater for all abilities, so whether you’re a fitness junkie or you just want to have a go, there will be something for everyone. Our qualified instructors will show you how to get the best out of equipment you will find in any gym such as weights, kettlebells and resistance bands as well as items you can find in the great outdoors like tractor tyres, logs and ropes.

Climbing

Date: Various
Time: Various

All abilities are welcome, so whether you have Everest experience, or you’ve never climbed, our expert instructors will give you guidance on our various walls. After a safety briefing and warm-up, you’ll be kitted out to tackle your first climb!

Axe Throwing

Knife & Axe Throwing

Date: Various
Time: Various

If you have always wanted to have a go at knife and axe throwing this is your chance! Get expert guidance from professional instructors on how to throw safely and rotate the axes and knives, then apply your new skills to hit the log targets and see what score you can build!

Skateboarding

Date: Various
Time: Various

Get some beginner tips and hints from our friendly experts if you’re hitting the ramp for the first time. Or, if you’re experienced, simply turn up, grab a board and show us what you can do!

Open Water Swimming

Date: Various
Time: Various

Join our sunrise and sunset group swim in the Exe estuary. Our safety experts will swim with the group to ensure support is always close at hand if needed. So, whatever your ability level, join the group for an unforgettable experience.

Raft Building

Date: Various
Time: Various

Group together (with friends booked together or other groups) and use the materials supplied to Build a raft to carry you over the Powderham Lake, Our experts will be on hand to help and guide, but it will be up to you to work as a team and succeed! (This can be done as a group of friends or we can pair you up with other individuals)

Paddle boarding

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Date: Various
Time: Various

Whether you’re a total beginner or you’ve tried it before, our instructors will teach you the fundamentals of Stand Up Paddleboarding on the beautiful Powderham Lake!

Shelter Building

Date: Various
Time: Various

Guidance from one of our handpicked survival experts and an opportunity to build your own emergency shelter using materials found in the wild. A great activity to complete with a friend, child or parent.