Carroty Wood

Carroty Wood

Welcome to Rock UK Carroty Wood

Rock UK Carroty Wood Adventure Centre is very popular with schools, church youth groups, local authority groups and adult training organisations.

The centre is also perfect for outdoor education – offering instructed activities (AALA licensed) such as kayaking, climbing, archery and rafting.

Set in an idyllic rural location just outside Tonbridge in Kent it’s just 20 minutes from the M25 and under and hour from the south coast. With a host of great facilities (many of which carry little or no additional charge) and comfortable accommodation, with catering or self-catering options Carroty Wood is an ideal place to come and spend some time getting in tune with nature.

  • 58 Acres of beautiful, mature, enclosed woodland ideal for outdoor education
  • Accommodation for up to 190
  • Catering or Self-Catering as offered at all our residential centres
  • Optional Outdoor Activities
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • High Ropes Course
  • Floodlit all-weather sports pitch
  • Located in the heart of the Garden of England

Check out some views of Rock UK Carroty Wood here.

Rock UK Carroty Wood, Higham Lane, Tonbridge, Kent TN11 9QX

For bookings or further information please either visit
our Contact Page or call 01732 361361 or

Activities for the kids during Easter Holidays


Once again Carroty Wood are working in partnership with Tonbridge and Malling Council to bring you Activate 2014.

We are running a programme of activities during the Easter holidays so that your child can come along and try something new (or do something they already love). Below you’ll find more information on the prices and programme.

Call us on 01732 361 361 to find out more and to book.


  • £15 per 2 hour activity (morning or afternoon) – Lunchtime supervision can be provided for an additional charge of £2.50
  • £25 for a Bushcraft or Team Development Day

If a session is booked in the morning and afternoon, we can provide lunchtime supervision.

Activate Programme Timetable (2759Kb PDF)

Sessions are being snapped up so book now to avoid disappointment. Click the link to see what activities are still available.

Meeting your Learning Objectives

As part of our commitment to fulfilling group aims for Learning Outside the Classroom we work hard to ensure that we tailor our programmes to meet your needs.

Please click on the link below to access details of the learning outcomes we have identified for each of our activities. Of course, if you wish for us to tailor your activities to focus on additional objectives, please discuss this with us, we will be very happy to help.

SATS Week Offer for Year 4s

Bring your year 4 group to Carroty Wood during SATS week and take advantage of the special offer available to you.

Prices start from just £45 per person including accommodation and activities. This is a great opportunity for learning outside the classroom and for your year 4s to get a taste for adventure not far from home.

See the link below or call today on 01732 361 361 for more information.

SATS Week Offer (5016Kb PDF)




Malcolm has worked for Rock UK since 1999. He is married to Lucy and they have two young sons. He enjoys playing a variety of musical instruments and leading worship at his church. Malcolm is a Trustee for Ember Trust, a local youth work charity.


Carroty Wood awarded the LOtC Quality Badge