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Gold DofE Residential


5 Days

Qualifications + Adventure


  • Unique Gold DofE experience
  • 5 days camping residential
  •  (Indoors April & Oct)
  • 5 adventure activities
  • NUCO First Aid Qualification
  • British Canoeing Paddle Safer Qualification
  • 22 - 26 July
  • 29 July - 02 August
  • 05 - 09 August
  • 12 - 16 August
  • 19 - 23 August
  • 26 - 20 August
  • 28 - 01 November
Scenic Campsite

Our stunning private campsite has incredible views of Corfe Castle

Fully Catered

We provide nutritious & delicious food, with all dietary requirements catered for

Free transfers

We offer free transfers to Wareham train station on arrival & departure

Amazing Instructors

All of our instructors are highly qualified, very friendly & fully DBS checked


Camping in bell tents with hot showers (Indoor accommodation is available in Apr & Oct only)

Approved Activity Provider

We are a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Approved Activity Provider

More Info

All Duke of Edinburgh Gold Residentials run Mon-Fri.

Start: Monday lunchtime (12.30pm)

Free transfer from Wareham Train Station / Drive yourself / Get dropped off

Full itinerary of adventure activities morning, afternoon & evening

Fully catered accommodation

Finish: Friday (3pm)

Itinerary (subject to weather)
Day 1: Team Building
Day 2: First Aid Training
Day 3: British Canoeing Training 
Day 4: Coasteering & Hike
Day 5: Paddle Boarding / Jumbo Paddle Boarding

Evening activities include: Sports, Camp Fires, Group Games

Outdoor Accommodation (May to August) - Purbeck Valley Farm
Private campsite | View of Corfe Castle, campfires & sunsets Pre-pitched bell tents | Bring your own sleeping bag

Indoor Accommodation (April & October Dates - Sandyholme)
Walking distance to beach
Comfy rooms | Bedding provided

Under DofE guidelines we are allowed to accept two students onto each package, per school  per week.

We are a fully accredited DofE activity provider (AAP).

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Gold 5-Days
Available Spaces: 50
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Land & Wave Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award Residentials include a range of outdoor activities which are physically & mentally demanding. 


Our activities include but are not limited to;


Bushcraft - This can involve lighting fires, using sharp tools, preparing food and other associated woodland crafts


Climbing -  Involves moving over rock, ascending cliff faces and using specialist equipment such as harnesses and belay devices


Coasteering -  Involves exploring a rocky coastline, swimming in moving water, climbing, jumping from height and entering caves


Paddlesports - May involve paddling Kayaks, Stand Up Paddleboards, Jumbo Paddle Boards, Canoes or Rafts. You will be playing games and going for a paddle journey. Sessions are likely to result in participants falling or jumping into the water.


When Coasteering, participants will be required to swim and move around in breaking waves and water with currents. It is important that you are a confident swimmer.


To participate in Paddlesports you will be required to move around in deep water while wearing a buoyancy aid. It is important that you are confident in the water.


All of these activities are physically demanding and accidental injury or illness is possible.


All activities are run in a dynamic environment and conditions can change. 


Land & Wave instructors continually monitor swell, tides and weather before and during each day. The activities will be planned based on environmental conditions each day.


Accidents can happen; Land & Wave does not accept any responsibility for personal injury unless we have been negligent. Please follow instructions at all times.


Land & Wave instructors will be acting in Loco Parentis (Under 18’s Only). Instructors will provide suitable supervision throughout the trip.


You must inform us about any health issues which may impact participation such as;


  • Asthma
  • Heart or respiratory issues
  • Mental health concerns
  • Previous medical issues we should be aware of  (Surgeries) 
  • Or anything else that will impact the activity described above


Inhalers, epipens or any required medication must be brought to the residential

We ask that all participants respect our rules throughout the trip including:


Alcohol consumption is prohibited for all participants regardless of age

Smoking / Vape use is restricted to certain areas and only for those over 18


If you are found to break these rules you may be asked to leave the Residential early and no refund will be made.

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