Den Building Adventures

Join the tribe for daring daily adventures exploring some of the wildest and remote corners of the Almond Valley site during the summer holidays!

Den Building Adventures

About Den Building Adventures

Den Building Adventures Summer Holidays Saturday 29th June – Tuesday 20th August

Join the tribe for daring daily adventures exploring some of the wildest and most remote corners of the Almond Valley site. Build your shelter, set up camp and keep a look out for wild animals, and learn how to survive in the wild for at least half an hour.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Den Building Adventures are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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