5 incredible days of adventure

Includes Real Qualifications

Gold DofE Residentials in Dorset

The Best Gold Duke of Edinburgh Residential

Gold DofE Residential

What is it?

We offer the only Gold DofE Residential that includes a water safety and a first aid qualification. The brilliant 5 day trip includes our best activities, beautifully combined with our idyllic, private campsite overlooking Corfe Castle. Sleep under canvas in our spacious bell tents with brilliant facilities onsite. 

What do I need to bring?

We supply all the 'big' things needed for the week - tent, wetsuit, buoyancy aids and outdoor kit. You'll carry your own bags to the tents - pack lightly but efficiently! We’ll send you a complete kit list when you book. Don't forget to pack a camera; the locations and sunsets are beaut.


  • £345pp
  • Free transfers available 
  • No hidden costs
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Nuco First Aid 

On completion of this 1-day course, you will receive a Nuco 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 Programme - Level 1

This course is accredited by the Royal Life Saving Society and is another handy qualification to have on your CV. The National Water Management Safety Programme Level 1 is useful when working with groups near water environments. You'll learn to identify risk, effectively control and how to apply rescue strategies. More info HERE


  • £10 million public liability insurance
  • Accredited by AALA & LOTC
  • Experienced, friendly instructors
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How to find us

Purbeck Valley Farm

Valley Road

Corfe Castle


BH20 5HU

From Wareham, drive through the village of Corfe Castle. The campsite is 5 minutes up the road on the left opposite Woodyhyde Campsite as you drive towards Swanage.

Travel & Parking

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

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