About

Thurston Outdoor Education Centre

Owned and operated by South Tyneside Council, Thurston Outdoor Education Centre offers fully catered residential activity courses and self catering accommodation in the stunning setting of the English Lake District. We are situated on the shores of Coniston Water with the majestic “Old Man” as a backdrop and Grizedale Forest close by.

We offer a wide range of activities:

Canoeing, Kayaking  and Sailing
Mountain Walking and Ghyll Scrambling
Climbing and Abseiling
Mountain Biking  and Orienteering

For a wide range of groups such as: Schools, Community, Youth, DofE, Family.

Our centre is staffed by a professional, experienced and dedicated team who will ensure your stay with us is a fun, safe and rewarding experience.