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Ackers Adventure

The Ackers Base Camp Golden Hillock Road | Sparkbrook, Birmingham B11 2PY, England
+44 121 772 5111
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great fun for my 4 and 8 year old

I bought the Groupon ticket for tobogganing for my two sons aged 8 and 4, they enjoyed it so much... read more

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LeylaTT
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Solihull, United Kingdom
Archery

Last week I used my Groupon voucher to book an archery session for my boys. It was a quick process... read more

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Dips1970
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Rustington, United Kingdom
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Ackers Adventure is an outdoor activity centre located in Birmingham! All of the activities take part in over 75 acres of diverse landscape. The centre is located just 2 miles from the city centre and is easily accessible by car and public transport! Entry into the site is free but pre-booking with payment in full is essential for activities. Activities include: • a 100 metre long ski slope, with nursery slopes and a 25 metre toboggan slope • 3 climbing walls including a 20 metre high tower which also homes our zip wire and fan descender • a fully equipped, self-catering residential centre • a canal basin perfect for canoeing, kayaking and bellboating • also 2 archery ranges, team building field, bushcraft survival zone, jungle challenge obstacle course, adventure trek and much more!
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  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“ski lessons” (5 reviews)
“dry ski slope” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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The Ackers Base Camp Golden Hillock Road | Sparkbrook, Birmingham B11 2PY, England
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+44 121 772 5111
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"lots of fun"
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"staff were really friendly"
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"hot drinks"
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"great for kids"
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"birmingham city centre"
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Reviewed today

I bought the Groupon ticket for tobogganing for my two sons aged 8 and 4, they enjoyed it so much that we went back a few weeks later. Pack a picnic, sit at the benches in the shade while they're tiring themselves out, then take...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Last week I used my Groupon voucher to book an archery session for my boys. It was a quick process to book, all staff were very friendly with questions that I had and the instructor they had was great! My children had a great time,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought from Groupon so is always worth a check. However very good price. Great place, friendly staff. They do sucj a wide range of activities there for all age ranges. No hidden charges. Highly recommend.More

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Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear clairehalfie, Thank you for taking the time to share your tobogganing experience at Ackers Adventure! It's a great value for money activity all year round (especially on wet days when the sleds run faster!) We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Laura...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my 5 and 9yr old. They had lots of fun. Children 3 and over can do it. Need to wear long trousers and long sleeved tops with gloves, as its outdoor on a dry ski slope. We didn't need to book, and the...More

Thank Katie W
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Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Katie W, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of tobogganing at Ackers Adventure! We are glad to hear your children had lots of fun! Booking isn't essential but we advise calling so we can advise customers towards our predicted quieter...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ackers is an excellent place for an adventure! My son and I recently had ski lessons and thoroughly enjoyed them, even the falling over... A while before our recent visit my son had a part there, they used the assault course and the party room...More

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Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Mummy79_10, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of ski lessons and the jungle challenge at Ackers Adventure! We're glad to hear that you'd recommend us for a fun day out! We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Laura...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

I booked a thrill seekers day for my son who is 8. I had not ideas what to expect but thought lets give it a go......wow wow wow what a day, we had so much fun and we didn't take part but still felt like...More

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Laura M, Public Relations Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Dear 886reception, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure on our June 2018 Thrillseeker Day! We're happy to hear your son had a fantastic time and thank you for your feedback on our instructors! Our next Thrillseeker day is...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Varied activities to try out throughput the Day. The Zip wires were popular and fun. The parking was organised. The different activities were well staffed and gave a good insight to each activity. Kayaking was also a very popular session and a good introduction to...More

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Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Dear camillamillie, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure on one of our Thrillseeker Days! We're glad you found this taster day to be organised and had a good sample of each activity. We have a couple more dates...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

A hidden gem in the city! A must visit for those with active or adventurous children or like minded adults. Great facilities and really helpful and friendly staff. Would highly recommend 👍More

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Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Dear ronsX7195JK, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure! With such a wide range of outdoor activities there is something for everyone and we're happy to hear you feel our team are helpful and friendly! We hope to see...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Ackers is a great local facility for families. I have been going there for years and my daughter attends summer school there too and is crazy about it. Highly recommend it ❤️More

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Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Dear ayesham368, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure! We are glad to hear that your daughter loves our Everyday Adventures holiday scheme and that you'd recommend us. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Laura Ackers...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Great place to visit with a variety of activities to choose from, with professional and friendly instructors to ensure you get the most out of your day. We were really pleased with the support Ackers gave to us when preparing and planning our visit, they...More

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Thank L8739FBsarah
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Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Dear L8739FBsarah, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure! We are happy to hear that you find out team friendly and helpful. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Laura Ackers Adventure

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Emma A
12 May 2018|
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Response from Laura M | Property representative |
They advise taking your own but there are woollen gloves available to hire for 50p per pair.
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iramhassan786
18 March 2018|
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Response from Tracey G | Reviewed this property |
Look on the website or buy a Groupon voucher
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