Welcome to the Tom Roberts Adventure Centre

We offer camping and indoor accommodation for groups on a 22 acre site with a good standard of accommodation, ample parking for all your needs and attractive rates for group bookings, amid beautiful surroundings in the Gloucestershire countryside, close to the old market town of Newent.

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August 2018 - Tom Roberts Adventure Centre is pleased to have recently been
'Approved by Girl Guiding Group Gloucestershire'

WOW!!! What a fantastic day we had at TRAC yesterday, both staff and students loved it. Students have commented on how much they loved the variety of activities, with each student having different activities as their favourite. Students have said that if the same trip runs again next year they will definitely be coming! Staff commented on what a fantastic learning environment for students and schools and how they could learn in a fun, relaxed way; Also we would like to thank you for the warm, friendly and professional help provided by yourself and the team. We left with a highly positive view of TRAC.
Gloucester Academy (Teacher).
We loved the weekend it was perfect for what we needed, so thank you very much. We will definitely be booking again
One Church Gloucester
Seeing as we had such a fantastic time with you in May of this year, we were hoping to book again for a weekend in June 2019.
Marnie, District Leader, Beaver Scout Cubs, Forest of Dean.
We really enjoyed our time at TRAC and the site works perfectly for us. Thank you for hosting us so well, we will be looking forward to our next visit.
City Church Gloucester. July 2018
We really enjoyed our stay at TRAC! The venue was just what we needed for our group. Thank you to all the team, we’ll be booking again next year!
Dan Jolliffe, Creative Media and Production Team Leader


“It was the best trip ever and thank you for teaching us new things”

“Archery was amazing! I hit the target 3 times”

“I loved all the activities we did, it was the best trip ever”

“My favourite part was the Go Karts because I love driving”

“My favourite was Forest School”

“I loved the Zip Wire it was really fun, it kept blowing my hair in my face”

“I made good friends…”

“The orienteering was fun because we got to use stamps, paper and find clues”

“I loved the pedal boating it was great”

“My favourite thing was the archery. The reason why I enjoyed it is because I thought I couldn’t do it but I did”

“I loved the Chill Out Zone because of the air hockey”

“I played Pool and I won my game”

“Me and my friends made a really good den it had a fire place and a living room and a bedroom”

Quotes from some of the children, Highnam C of E Primary Academy.
Dear John, We and our students have had a great time at TRAC. They prefered it even above staying in the Queen's hotel London. They especially liked the cosy atmosphere at TRAC and the opportunities to have activities together. The campfire was also highly appreciated. Last but not least, the provision of food was also lovely and abundant. Hope to come back in future.
Theo Mulder, Jacobus Fruytier Comprehensive School, Uddel, Netherlands
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Mission Statement

Mission Statement

To provide facilities within a Christian environment which enables families, young people and children to participate in and experience recreational, sporting, outdoor and leisure activities with the aim of developing the mental, moral, spiritual and physical well-being of the individual and enhance their maturity and life experience. To maximise their ability to be fully mature members of society regardless of financial, social, home and physical circumstances or disability.

Access Statement

Access Statement

The Tom Roberts Adventure Centre was established in memory of the previous owner of the site who generously gave the 22 acre site to establish the Centre. It is predominately (but not exclusively) for young people from various backgrounds who would benefit from experiencing time camping and undertaking activities, vastly different from those of their day to day lives.

In addition to this, the trustees have decided to widen the scope of the site and to open up the Centre for all members of the general public to book the site. However once booked by a group or individual then it is exclusively theirs for the duration of the booking in order to safeguard the wellbeing of any young people onsite. As a result of this it is necessary to operate a minimum booking fee at certain busy times of the year. To this end all members of TRAC staff have enhanced vetting under the appropriate DBS checks.

The site is open for bookings 365 days a year and it is currently expected that a minimum of 150 days per year will be available for use by the general public between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (or later by arrangement) i.e. when the site has not been pre booked by organised groups. Activities which require supervision must be pre booked and paid for to ensure that suitably qualified staff are available to oversee the safety of those using of the equipment. The costs and terms of booking the various elements of the site are available upon request.

Bookings are made on a first come first served basis.

We are registered with The Charity Commission as a Charity: Number 1096583