Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre

Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre, the South West’s premiere Outdoor Education & Training facility.

Based in the heart of Exeter on Exeter’s historic canal & quayside, the Centre offers an unrivalled purpose built outdoor activity and training centre in one of the most picturesque areas Devon’s County City.

The Centre & staff have an unswerving commitment to ensure all aspects of your visit meet the highest standards of safety and enjoyment, in turn, providing the very best possible learning experience.                                                                                                                                    


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Latest News

Christmas Holidays.

The Centre will be closed from the 18th December until the 5th January 2015. Online Bookings remain open for those looking to book a course with us in 2015. Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.

Instructor Training Apprenticeships
Now Recruiting for February 2015 Start.
Looking for a career in the Outdoors?

Want to earn while you learn?

A 12 month training programme leading to NGB Qualifications.

Adult Courses & Qualifications
2015 Course Dates Released. - A full range of courses and activity sessions available for adults throughout the year.
Vacancy - Programme Leader in Outdoor Adventurous Activities

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated programme leader to manage and deliver courses at various levels in Outdoor Adventurous Activities

RYA Shore-Based Courses
NEW! RYA Yacht Master, Day Skipper & Essential Navigation Courses.

Essential sea safety & navigation for all boat owners.

Spend your winter wisely and book a course.