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Ackers Adventure

The Ackers Base Camp Golden Hillock Road | Sparkbrook, Birmingham B11 2PY, England
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Varied activities to try out throughput the Day. The Zip wires were popular and fun. The parking... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
camillamillie
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Excellent venue

A hidden gem in the city! A must visit for those with active or adventurous children or like minded... read more

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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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“birthday party” (10 reviews)
“ski lessons” (5 reviews)
“dry slope” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 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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"birthday party"
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"ski lessons"
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"dry slope"
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"party room"
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"staff were really friendly"
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"lots of fun"
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"great for kids"
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"birmingham city centre"
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"on arrival"
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"instructor"
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"canoeing"
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"skiing"
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"tobogganing"
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"activity"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good value for money. Kids loved it. My nephew 3 and niece is 9 and they played together lovely. I'd say it's better in the winter as arms must be covered and gloves must be worn. We have been a few times and always...More

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Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Leannellis13, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure! Tobogganing is a non-instructed activity and safety is paramount to us. We do ask all parents/guardians/leaders to read through the tobogganing guidelines and sign in to say they agree to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 2 boys aged 11 and 12 went in the school summer holidays attending a whole week and did additional dry skiing there in another 1/2 term holiday period before a school skiing trip and rated it as fab!! Would have given the full 5...More

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Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ursulalives, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure! We are glad to hear that your sons think we are fab and have tried out a number of our activity days! The canal water is maintained by the Canal...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large group of old friends took our families to Ackers adventure in March. We found the property to be well organised, clean, plenty of space, hot showers and nicely situated. We particularly liked the bain Marie in the kitchen which meant we could cater...More

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Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sara C, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure in our residential centre! We will take your feedback onboard and look into a more comfy seating area in the future. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a mellow ski session here. Very helpful and friendly staff. Slope is long enough to improve technique by practicing drills.

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Laura M, Front Office Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear mpatr3, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure! We are happy to hear that enjoyed your ski lesson and found our team friendly and helpful! We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Laura Ackers Adventure

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked Jungle Challenge for my daughter's 10th birthday party after we looked at the facilities and met a friendly manager who assured us that safety was paramount and the instructor would ensure a fun and inclusive team activity,tailored to the age and capabilities of the...More

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Laura M, Public Relations Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, we are sorry to hear of your experience at Ackers Adventure. Customer satisfaction is very important to us and we pride ourselves in giving our guests the best time. Our management team are currently investigating this further and will be in touch with yourself...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Booked a bellboating party for my daughter's birthday. She has a few friends who have various disabilities. When I made the booking, the lady was wonderful and suggested a few activities. We went for bellboating in the end. The staff was great with the kids...More

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Laura M, Public Relations Manager at Ackers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Hoi Fei K, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Ackers Adventure! We are glad to hear that everyone had a fantastic time. We can adapt our activities to cater for most disabilities, including wheelchair users. We hope to see...More

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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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Amy B
10 July 2017|
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Response from Laura M | Property representative |
Jungle Challenge is a series of man-made obstacles designed to test your sense of balance, mental and physical strength, initiative, and team building skills. The full course is a challenging and exciting journey through the... More
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