Challenging Disability Through Outdoor Adventure



Group Themed Breaks

Available all year round

All of our themed breaks below are open to everyone; individuals, families, groups and schools. If you are bringing a group of 10 or more people we also offer the option of adding a 'theme' to your break at any time of year, from fishing, art, or photography to pirates and history, or any other theme you can think of! 

 

Please contact our reservations team to discuss your requirements further; ring 01598 763221 or email exmoor@calvert-trust.org.uk.  

  

Horse Experience Weekends

Our Horse Experience Weekends have proved to be extremely popular, so much so that we have increased the range and now offer one Horse Experience Weekend a month. All of our Horse Experience breaks are a maximum of 8 riders per group. Why not download the example programme and 2018 dates for more information. 

 

2018 Horse Weekends: 

Friday 16th - Monday 19th February 2018

Friday 16th - Monday 19th March 2018

Friday 13th - Monday 16th April 2018

Friday 11th - Monday 14th May 2018

Friday 8th - Monday 11th June 2018

Friday 6th - Monday 9th July 2018

Friday 3rd - Monday 6th August 2018

Friday 31st Aug - Monday 3rd September 2018

Friday 28th Sept. - Monday 1st October 2018

Friday 26th - Monday 29th October 2018

Friday 23rd - Monday 26th November 2018

 

Following guidance from multiple equine experts, we have reviewed the maximum weight limits for guests doing horse riding and carriage driving.

This means that you may no longer be able to take part in these activities, even if you have previously undertaken them here with us. We are really sorry if we can no longer offer you this experience with our horses, however we hope you will understand that we want to look after the welfare of our horses, as well as providing the best possible experience for our guests.

If this affects you and you would like to discuss it further please call us on 01598 763221.

 

Please note the following conditions apply to our Horse Experience Weekends: 

- We can accommodate up to a maximum of 4 wheelchair users who cannot transfer out of their chairs per course. Chair users who cannot transfer will not be able to ride horses, but will be able to ride in our accessible carriages.

- Powered and non-standard wheelchairs may not fit in our carriages; if you are unable to transfer to a standard manual chair you may not be able to participate.

- For horse riding, if you are unable to mount using a method we consider to be safe, we can assist with a hoist mount system instead. 

-  Some medical conditions may mean a guest is unable to ride a horse; in these circumstances carriage driving may be offered as an alternative option.

 

 

Spooky Mid-Week Break

Mon. 30th October - Fri. 4th November 2017

A fantastic special themed Spooky Break at Calvert Trust Exmoor!

As well as 3 days of adventurous activities and 4 nights fully catered in our accessible accommodation, this break also includes;

A Spooky Fancy Dress Disco (bring your own fancy dress!) and A Creepy Quiz.

All for only £369 per person!

 

Special Christmas Weekends

Friday 1st - Monday 6th December 2017 &

Friday 8th - Monday 11th December 2017

Why not come and join us for on of our special Christmas celebrations here at Calvert Trust Exmoor.

 

These special weekends include mulled wine and mince pies on arrival, a Christmas disco, traditional Christmas dinner, a visit from Father Christmas with a gift, and a Christmas Quiz.

 

The break also includes 3 nights fully catered, in our accessible accommodation, and 2 full days of activities, only £210 per person.

 

 

Making Music Workshop

Monday 22nd - Friday 26th January 2018

Our first themed break of 2017, the making music workshop, run in conjunction with Share Music, (http://www.sharemusicsouthwest.org)  is a fantastic opportunity to participate in making music with a wide variety of instruments, culminating in a performance on the final day (at which family and friends are welcome to attend). The workshop finishes at 4:30pm on Thursday 28th January.

 

Here is a short video of one of an original piece of music, composed and performed by guests on a previous Making Music Workshop:

 

This exciting break mixes at least two adventurous activities with music workshop sessions, and includes 3 nights accessible accommodation, and all meals, for just £250 per person - over 18s only. Activity sessions on this break are optional; you are welcome to take part in just the music sessions. (Unfortunately no discount is available for opting out of activity sessions). 

Download the 2018 Making Music Flyer 

 

Carers Breaks

At Calvert Trust Exmoor we recognise the amazing work that many Carers do, and we realise that from time to time we all need a break, to relax, recharge, and come back raring to go!

 

With that in mind, throughout the year we organise a number of carers breaks, where carers can take a break from their day to day responsibilities, and enjoy themselves, in a supportive environment in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

 

You can find more information about our carers breaks on the carers breaks page.

  

Call us on 01598 763221 or email exmoor@calvert-trust.org.uk to book any of our themed breaks.

 

 

disabled holiday riding experience

 

"Thank you to all the Calvert Staff for a wonderful week. The food and accommodation were amazing. All the instructors did a brilliant job - you were wonderful with our students and took time to get to know them and tailor their experiences appropriately - they have all got so much out of it and can't wait to come again next year.."

Ellen Tinkham School, Exeter

 

 

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