Outdoors in the City is a unique facility offering the thrills, challenges and excitement of the great outdoors in inner city Newham.

Situated just a stone’s throw from Canary Wharf and a short journey from central London, we offer a huge range of outdoor activities: everything from abseiling to zip wires, via archery, bush craft, high ropes, orienteering, POWERFAN, climbing wall, and more. Our team of qualified instructors caters for every kind of group and individual to deliver a unique experience that is both fun and empowering.

Next open day

Get into the spirit of spooky season at our half-term activity day on Tuesday 25th October. Drop in between 11am and 4pm for high ropes adventure, Halloween crafts and pumpkin carving. Halloween fancy dress is actively encouraged! Admission fee £1 per person. Tokens will be available to buy on the door for £1 each. Buy 10 tokens […]

girl in halloween fancy dress on zipwireGet into the spirit of spooky season at our half-term activity day on Tuesday 25th October. Drop in between 11am and 4pm for high ropes adventure, Halloween crafts and pumpkin carving.

Halloween fancy dress is actively encouraged!

Admission fee £1 per person.

Tokens will be available to buy on the door for £1 each. Buy 10 tokens and get 1 free!

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Inspiration for your outdoor education programme

a group of children crate stackingWe’ve created a brand new brochure for schools and education providers. Download it now and get some inspiration for the next school year. The brochure shows just some of the ways we can work with you to meet your group’s learning objectives but the opportunities don’t end there. The best way to start planning is to contact us and arrange a call with our team who can talk you through your options.

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New activities at Outdoors in the City!

Two men up a rope ladderWe’ve been hard at work over the winter, revamping our centre to offer additional new features which focus on the educational aspects of outdoor learning.

We believe in the benefit of outdoor learning at a young age and have introduced new activities that can be enjoyed by children of all ages. New activities that are certain to appeal to the little ones include our Pebble Pals Trail – a nature themed treasure trail and our Littl’uns Area which includes an outdoor banquet table, kiddie height flower bed, outdoor messy play and creative arts space.

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Our experience breathed new life into our team and created a buzz in our department which lasted far beyond the day!