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Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Loughborough Road | Loughborough Road, Leicester LE4 5PN, England
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Team player or not???

We had a fantastic time here. Bargain with team building and confidence activities. The two members... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
honestjohn418
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
2-Star Canoe and Kayak course

Just completed a two day paddlesport 2-star course at LOPC. The course was very informative... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
TW0_ADULTS-TW0_KIDS
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Providing adventurous outdoor activity experiences designed to stimulate, educate and motivate young people and others at affordable prices in a challenging and safe environment. We are open evenings and weekends all year round!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Loughborough Road | Loughborough Road, Leicester LE4 5PN, England
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"high ropes"
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"different activities"
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"team building"
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"aerial trekking"
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"zip wire"
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"birthday party"
in 4 reviews
"great fun"
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"few hours"
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"kayaking"
in 7 reviews
"archery"
in 19 reviews
"instructor"
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"safety"
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"climbing"
in 9 reviews
"activity"
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"adventure"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a fantastic time here. Bargain with team building and confidence activities. The two members of staff certainly enjoyed our interaction. Then on to the archery and finished with rifle shooting. Never tried b4 but definitely in for more of this!!! I never thought...More

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David R, Manager at Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks John. Good to hear you had a good time. I'll certainly pass your comments on to the staff.

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Just completed a two day paddlesport 2-star course at LOPC. The course was very informative, well run and I learnt a lot from it. The course was also very enjoyable and despite sticking to the aims of the course was run with an informal and...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

The staff were great at educating the teenagers. The centre has great facilities and excellent opportunities.

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

Imogen wanted to have a go at climbing,i hadnt done any for 25yrs and neither had my son, Steve was the instructor knowledgable ,and clearly had a passion for climbing.Great briefing ,with safety being paramount. First up Imogen aged 5 topped out on her first...More

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David R, Manager at Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Glad you all had a good time. We'll certainly pass your comments on to Steve. If you're looking to take it up as a hobby feel free to check out our Climbing Club, which meet on Tuesday nights.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

First time I’ve ever left a review on a site but was so impressed with the staff today that I wanted to feedback and help promote the centre. Brilliant tuition from a skilled and friendly group leader, a warm welcome from reception staff and a...More

Thank Sally V
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Paul T, Public Relations Manager at Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thank you Sally

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

We brought a group of 19 15 and 16 year old lads to LOPC for the morning for the aerial trekking, powerfan and ziplining. The booking was simple and well managed, especially considering all my questions about what would suit our boys best in February,...More

Thank Jean M
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

My Son and I are very often down on a Saturday morning (The Adventure Club) enjoying a paddle. We started coming as my Son was doing his Silver D of E and the Kayaking / Canoeing was for his Physical section. Initially we started in...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Staff, equipment and venue is great. Prices beat anywhere else. A hidden gem! The kids were taught so much, experienced so much. We're thinking of booking some kayaking this summer for 2 families. That's 12 a head. Cheaper than the lux cinema and such a...More

Thank Tim D
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

My daughter has been going to LOPC for years 5 now and still gets excited about activities. The staff are very helpful, friendly and experienced. The indoor and outdoor facilities are fantastic - having 25 acres along the river is great for anything water related....More

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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Social Responsibility & Ecology. Having previously used the great equipment with my family, I had the opportunity to spend a few hours in a canoe helping clear the river of rubbish which had accumulated over a period of time. It was a good afternoon, a...More

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James W
7 April 2018|
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Response from gb281 | Reviewed this property |
Approx £10 per activity
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James W
5 April 2018|
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Response from gb281 | Reviewed this property |
Yes 10 places are available per session , you book your places on line.we were lucky on the day only 3 of us were booked in..I do not know about the other courses although my son did say he also thought the canoeing session... More
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