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IOL Wessex

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Outdoor Learning in Wessex

The Wessex region is full of character with landscape of open downland, plain and scarp, wooded plateaus, high chalk plains, vales, river valleys, and lowland mosaic and a Jurassic Coast world heritage site. The unique geography and geology of the region is home to a wide array of providers including, commercial residential centres, adventure challenge courses, educational establishments delivering bespoke outdoor courses, voluntary organisations, clubs and individual practitioners who deliver a diverse range of high quality outdoor learning opportunities.

The voluntary committee represents IOL in your region, get in touch with us. We wish to represent your views.

Wessex Regional Events

Wessex Regional News

Impact of Current Educational Visits Guidance - Survey Results

Impact of Current Educational Visits Guidance - Survey Results

The surveys covered over 200 organisations and 223 centres. Together they account for £320m of sector turnover, 10,000 jobs and 1.8m annual customers. They have provided a data set highly representative of the wider school travel sector’s current state.

Outdoor Sector News Updates - February 2021 *2

Outdoor Sector News Updates - February 2021 *2

- Management and Governance
- Member Organisations: Outdoor Council
- All nation working: ‘the outdoors knows no borders’
- School Travel Sector Stakeholder Group
- APPG for Outdoor Learning
- Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
- Climate Change
- Inspection and Accreditation
- Wider Collaboration


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Wessex Committee

Contact IOL Wessex


Go to the Wessex Facebook page for pictures, videos, reports and updates.


Warwick Mill Business Centre, Warwick Bridge, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4 8RR

+44 (0)1228 564580



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