5 incredible days of adventure

Includes Real Qualifications

Gold DofE Residentials in Dorset

The Best Gold Duke of Edinburgh Residential

What is it?

We offer the only Gold DofE Residential in the UK that includes both a water safety AND first aid qualification. 

The brilliant 5 day trip includes our best activities, based from our idyllic, private campsite overlooking Corfe Castle. Sleep under canvas in our spacious bell tents with brilliant facilities onsite and hearty home-cooked meals.

What do I need to bring?

We supply most things needed for the week. You'll carry your own bags to the tents - pack efficiently! 

When can I do it?

28 Oct - 01 Nov 2019 (Half Term - Indoor. Under 18's only for this week)
06 - 10 April 2020 (Easter - Indoor. Under 18's only for this week)
25 - 29 May 2020 (May Half term - Camping)
13 - 17 July 2020 (Camping)
20 - 24 July 2020 (Camping)
27 - 31 July 2020 (Camping)
03 - 07 Aug 2020 (Camping)
10 - 14 Aug 2020 (Camping)
26 - 30 Oct 2020 (Half Term - Indoor. Under 18's only for this week)

Financial Security

We operate in accordance with the Package Travel Regulations. Your payment is guarded by Protected Trust Services - membership number 5445.



  • £354pp
  • Free transfers available 
  • No hidden costs
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FAA First Aid 

On completion of this 1-day course, you will receive a FAA Emergency First Aid at Work qualification, which is valid for 3 years. This qualification is great for the CV and makes you a very useful human to have around.
More info HERE

National Water Safety Management

A Royal Life Saving Society qualification handy to have on your CV and really useful when working with groups of young people near water. More info HERE

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  • £10 million public liability insurance
  • Accredited by AALA & LOTC
  • Experienced, friendly instructors
  • Your payment is guarded Protected Trust Services 
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5 Days / 4 Nights

This is a sample itinerary and the order is subject to change

We've prepared an epic residential itinerary for you. You'll spend 2 days completing the Water Safety & First Aid Qualifications and the rest on amazing adventure activities

Adventure activities could include - Coasteering, Paddle Boarding, Bushcraft, Team Building, Kayaking, Raft Building and more...

How to find us

April & October - Indoor Accommodation, The Swanage Centre 

May & Summer - Camping, Purbeck Valley Farm

Travel & Parking

A member of the Land & Wave team will guide you in to the designated parking area. The nearest train station is Wareham - free transfers available (please state this at point of booking).

The Swanage Centre

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