The centre has seen a huge transformation. But in-between the finishing touches the staff have been getting a chance to play on some of the activities before we open and they have been having a great time. The Giant Swing has seen its first...

It’s been really sunny here over the last few days, I managed to find some time to sunbathe over at the new lake we’ve made. Its purpose built so that Canoeing and Raft Building sessions can run at the same time. It’s just deep enough...

The lake has been filling up to accommodate our canoeing and raft building areas. It has been designed in a way to make it easier to stop canoes drifting over towards any carefully balanced rafts. There is plenty of space...

The amount of work that has been achieved at Cross Lanes over the last few months has been incredible and the transformation is still taking place. Beds frames are racing up in the bedrooms which are all en suite...

“I've taken a break from all those clues to help finish off this activity ready for the first schools at Cross Lanes. It's nearly ready and looking great, but can you guess what it is? Maybe this riddle might help. It has a mouth...

“These parts of the cave look so real! It will certainly make it more exciting for children who want to explore – and it’s good to know it’s all inside and dry. I don’t want to get my feathers wet!” “Now the high ropes have...

"Looks like I’ve found Cross Lanes’ deputy manager Kris as he plans out the final challenge for our Knight’s Quest activity! I wonder what he has in store for children who can show the qualities of a Robinwood Knight? I’ll have to come back when...

“Hello there! Let me introduce myself; I am Adventure Robin. I really hope you’d like to join me in my adventures in Alston and Todmorden too. I’ll be letting you know what I get up to and about all of the awesome experiences I have...

From the moment children step off the bus Robinwood staff are there to take care of them. The Group Leaders will look after them whilst on activities, but we also have staff that look after the children during meal times, bed times, through the night...

We attach six of these qualities to each activity. We thought long and hard about which qualities belong to each session, looking in detail at what kind of development each activity focuses on. ...