A fun and challenging activity in a safe outdoor environment...teacher participation encouraged but not essential!

At Skyline at Markeaton we believe outdoor activities offer children the opportunity to test and extend themselves in fun and memorable ways. The physical and mental challenges and rewards can be tremendous, with pupils engaging in teamwork, conquering fears and learning new skills. Skyline at Markeaton provides the perfect opportunity for young people to push the boundaries with the added advantage of the very latest in high ropes course safety.

Skyline at Markeaton is run by Derbyshire County Council’s Outdoor Education Service. The Service is a long established high quality outdoor activity provider and is licensed by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) as well as holding the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOTC) Quality Badge. Our high ropes course instructors offer a complete educational and adventure activity programme in Derby for young people creating opportunities and experiences that aids personal development, teaches key life-skills and helps build confidence and self-belief.

Our highly qualified instructors can work with you to go beyond classroom teaching and textbook theory. Accelerated learning by using experiential learning through the ultimate adventure activity experience; a chance to enhance education, put theory into practice and encourage independence, self-awareness and teamwork whilst keeping it all fun and enjoyable to maximise learning with a smile.

All the programmes at Skyline at Markeaton can be tailored to help you meet your objectives with  guidance provided every step of the way as well as all instructor supervision and specialist equipment. We provide that perfect blend of excitement, creative learning and adventure to meet your needs and requirements from a high ropes course adventure for schools.

We’ve priced our ropes course activity sessions to be great value for schools and academies and they start from just £8 per pupil. If you feel you want to give your pupils an amazing learning experience through a high ropes adventure session then please contact us for more information. We look forward to welcoming you to a day out in Derby away from the classroom!

Making a booking:

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Use the group booking form to make a booking.

We’ve put a ‘Plan your visit’ page together which you can view here and find answers to frequently asked questions about Skyline at Markeaton here.

Find us near Mundy Play Centre within Markeaton Park, Derby. Full details can be found here.

If you have any queries, please call our booking office at Lea Green Centre on 01629 534561 or email