Our site and facilities

Outdoor space

You will have access to

  • private woodland
  • a large open field - ideal for playing sports and group games
  • picnic benches
  • sheltered areas scattered around the site
  • campfire with seating
  • a sheltered traversing wall


We have 1 classroom which can be used for teaching or training. It can also be used for other activities in poor weather conditions.

This includes:

  • white boards
  • projectors
  • wi-fi

The classroom can fit around 30 people.

Bringing your own equipment

We have plenty of space to store your equipment.

This could include:

  • bikes
  • kayaks
  • paddle boards
  • equipment for hiking

We also have a hose if you wish to wash down any equipment and plenty of space to hang up clothes or equipment to dry.

Washroom facilities

The centre has:

  • a shower and toilet block for students
  • 2 showers and 2 toilets for adults/teachers and anyone who hires our camping pods
  • a disabled toilet and shower


We have a sheltered eating area for use by schools, group or individuals. There are also picnic benches around the site.

You can use our self-catering cabin if you hire our camping pods or bunk houses. This includes:

  • gas oven
  • fridge/freezer
  • dishwasher
  • toaster, kettle and microwave
  • table and chairs

Contact the centre

Email - careyoec@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Call - 01929 552265

Find the centre

Carey Outdoor Education Centre
Carey Road
BH20 7PB

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