Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Lulworth Castle As the Perfect Outdoor Teambuilding Location

Lulworth Castle was built in the 17th Century originally as a hunting lodge but is now the centre of a large and beautiful estate in Dorset. The estate is responsible for the upkeep of an area of around 20 square miles making the local surroundings as stunning as the estate itself.

The Castle was destroyed by a fire in 1929 but the exterior has now been meticulous restored to its original beauty. There are also displays inside which depict the colourful history of the estate.

The Castle has various spectacular rooms suitable for hire for everything from small meetings to gala dinners and wedding receptions. This, combined with great catering and a spectacular park, the venue is ideal for all kinds of outdoor teambuilding programs and outdoor training events using a variety of experiential learning techniques.

The Castle grounds offers enormous areas for treasure trails, orienteering and Geo Caching. There are also woodlands, mature trees, open grasslands and groomed gardens that provide the perfect location for any kind of team problem solving challenge. The Castle is also suitable for setting up abseils from its walls and other adventure challenges around the park.

If you are considering holding a teambuilding event, it is important to determine which facilities you may need and how well suited an area is for the activities you have chosen. At Lulworth Castle and Estate, there are such a huge variety of different terrains available, it could be considered suitable for all events.

In addition to running outdoor teambuilding activities at the Castle, the local area provides spectacular stretches of coastline with easy access to the Lulworth Cove. This would also be ideal for any kind of power boating and coasteering as well as having the Jurassic coastline for climbing and abseiling teambuilding activities.

Within 10 minutes drive of the Castle, there is access to one of the largest high ropes courses in the UK which would suit any business looking for a corporate teambuilding adventure. Teams can participate in a huge range of activities as well as participating in archery, bushcraft and clay target shooting on site at the Castle.

Lulworth has such an assortment of different environments and terrains that it offers one of the best locations in England to carry out a multitude of teambuilding activities. When organising such activity events, it is important you understand the necessary dangers in the area and how nature may affect the outcome of the event.

If you are stringent it your safety tests then this could turn into one of the best teambuilding events you have ever attended. It would be advised to get into contact with a professional teambuilding organisation that will be able to plan and implement your chosen activity in a safe and enjoyable manner.

By : Mischa_Weston-Green

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