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Anderton Centre Open Day

Anderton Centre Open Day

Date: Saturday 4th May 2024

We are thrilled to announce we have once again thrown open our gates for a few hours, for you to join us in what has become The Anderton Centres bi-annual Open day. It is an opportunity for you to experience some of the exciting land and water outdoor activities that we regularly host here at The Anderton Centre.

The 2.5hr sessions of adventure and laughter with family, friends and colleagues is just £10 per person with all proceeds going towards our charity the Lancashire Outdoor Activity Initiative.

All you have to do pre-book your chosen activity slot and bring with you proof of purchase.

Some of the activities are really popular, so please be patient as you may have to queue for a short while for your chosen activities.

Each pre-booked session will be limited to 150 activity places.

Morning Session (09:30 AM - 12:00 PM)

Afternoon Session (1:30 PM - 16:00 PM)

Evening Session (5:30 PM - 20:00 PM) 

(Please arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before your pre-booked allotted session)

If this is your first time with us, what can you expect?

Land taster activities facilitated by our experienced Instructors will include:

Archery & Angle Axe Throwing

Crate Stack

High All Aboard

Leap of Faith

Adventure Climb

Climbing Tower

Forest Craft

Self-Led Orienteering

On-Water taster activities supported by our experienced Instructors will include:

Laser Stratos

Laser Funboats*


Hansa sail boats / Wheelyboat on request (Accessibility option)

Stand Up Paddleboarding (Single)*

Single Sit-on Kayaks*

Double sit-on kayaks

Rafted open canoes

XL Stand up paddleboarding

Our Location:

Anderton Centre, New Road, Anderton, Chorley, PR6 9HG

Anderton Centre Open Day - Terms and Conditions:

N.B All participants going on-water will be issued with a Buoyancy Aid/Life Jacket which must be worn at all times whilst taking part in water activities. You may be offered the use of a helmet (compulsory for those under the age of 16) and covered shoes must be worn on all water activities.

We strongly recommend sturdy footwear and dress appropriately for the prevailing weather conditions, as changing facilities are limited.

  • Catering

Throughout your visit, our amazing catering team will be on hand with opportunities to purchase hot food, snacks, and refreshments.

  • Transport

We have limited free car parking spaces and as such we request that you car share as much as possible.

All vehicles will have to be removed from site within 15 minutes after the end of your pre-booked session.

Disabled parking very limited available by request only

  • Minimum Age Requirement

All participants engaging in water-based and land-based activities must be at least 6 years old. (Proof age maybe required)Minimum age 6, children under 12 must be accompanied on the water/activity by a parent / guardian

  • Activity Availability

All activities are subject to availability. If a participant is unable to partake in a particular activity due to availability constraints, no refunds will be issued.

  • Site Regulations

The Anderton Centre is a non-smoking site, and the consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited. Smoking & Vaping restricted to designated areas.

The Anderton Centre will only issue a refund if we are responsible for the cancellation.

  • Pet Policy

Well-behaved dogs, accompanied by respectful owners and kept on leads, are permitted on the premises. However, access may be restricted to certain designated areas.

  • Right to Refuse Participation

The Anderton Centre reserves the right to refuse participation in any activity, at any time, and for any reason. This may include concerns related to safety, participant behaviour, or the suitability of personal protective equipment.

  • Acknowledgment of Risks

Participants must acknowledge that outdoor adventurous activities inherently involve risks, including but not limited to the risk of death and disablement. While the Anderton Centre endeavours to manage these risks effectively, participants must understand that the possibility of accidents, such as falling into cold water or exposure to heights, and other hazards associated with the activities, cannot be eliminated.By attending the Anderton Centre Open Day, participants affirm that they are aware of the inherent risks associated with outdoor activities and voluntarily choose to participate. Participants also confirm that they are participating of their own free will.Photographs and videos may be taken by Anderton Staff during your activity for marketing purposes. A selection of these will be uploaded to our social media sites for you to review and may be used for other marketing purposes and publications. It is our policy to retain the anonymity of our clients, we therefore never identify any group or person by their name or location.

By attending the Anderton Centre Open Day, participants agree to adhere to these terms and conditions. Failure to comply with these terms may result in refusal of entry or participation without a refund. The Anderton Centre reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.

  • With only 150 places per session, secure your place now! Don't miss out on this exclusive Spring experience.