Blackwell Adventure is a unique fully equipped outdoor activity centre. With 50 acres of beautiful parkland and just five minutes from the M5 and M42. We cater for a wide range of customers including schools, colleges, scouts, team building and if you want a birthday party with a difference our 2 hours of exciting activities including climbing, abseiling, grass sledging, high ropes, and much much more!will be a birthday to remember! we also have room hire for your party. Climbing (Indoor & outdoor) Abseiling High Adventure Course 200m Zip Wire - THE LONGEST IN THE MIDLANDS!! Heated Swimming Pool Grass Sledging Archery Team Building Low Ropes Multi Activity Sports Hall Safe, challenging and fun adventure activities. Our instructor team ensures learning is fun, achievement levels are high and the experience is always memorable.
In the late 1960's Birmingham County Scouts decided it was time to find a new Campsite.
Yorks Wood had provided a fantastic site for many years but as the City of Birmingham grew, the country retreat that was Yorks Wood had found itself encompassed with houses. Working parties were set up with volunteers searching all around the Birmingham area to find a new campsite. During these searches two gentlemen made their way up a long drive to discover the Jewel that is Blackwell Court.
With tight finances the Birmingham Scouts found financial support from a local benevolent millionaire, Douglas Turner. His help allowed Blackwell Court to be purchased and the long job of turning a country house estate in to a campsite and activity centre began.
Within the Manor House laid many unseen treasures. Many of the rooms still contain their original fireplaces with some fine examples located on the ground floor.
The well equipped kitchen still retains many of its original features. The cupboards in the "washing up room" have beautifully crafted glass fronted tall sliding cupboards and we are lucky to still have both of the tiled cold rooms, one of which retains its slate shelves. The crowning glory of the kitchens has to be our 1891 Eagle Range made on Broad Street in Birmingham.
Over the years the developments outside of the house have continued with a range of new adventurous activities for all to enjoy.
From M5 Junction 4 follow A38 to Bromsgrove until you reach M42 roundabout. At roundabout take 3rd exit B4096 to Burcot. At Burcot mini roundabout turn left up Green Hill "Blackwell Golf Club". Blackwell crossroad turn right into Station Road. Camp site entrance on right, 100m after railway bridge. For Manor House, Stable Block & Group Room continur for 500m then turn right. From M42, leave at junction 1 (westbound only) turn right B4096 to Burcot and follow instruction above.
If you are looking for ideas to keep the children busy throughout the Christmas holidays, or the kids want some ideas and inspiration for cards and gifts them take a look at our Winter KidsZone. Jam packed full of fun ideas that everyone can get involved in! Activities for indoors and out - some are messy, some are not! What are you waiting for?!?!
We all know that the festive period is a time for giving, spending time as a family and for over indulging, and we are here to help! Our Christmas recipe section has lots of tasty treats to satisfy the sweet and savoury cravings of the whole family. Get busy in the kitchen with the kids and enjoy some delicious food together this Christmas.