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Corporate Away Days

We have a range of facilities to meet your company needs. Our 19th century Fison Barn is a great location which can accommodate up to 100 seated guests and is fully equipped with IT/AV facilities. Alternatively, for smaller meetings, we have our office meeting room accommodating 25 people.

As well as hiring our facilities, we have a range of enjoyable activities your team can take part in as part of a company away day. Using our extensive nature reserve, including the Wittenham Clumps and Little Wittenham Wood, your team can enjoy being outdoors together shelter building, orienteering, bow and arrow making, cooking over open fires and much more. An unforgettable team building day!

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“Our team had a great day together in this unique and beautiful venue. I would highly recommend companies choose the Earth Trust for their conference or team building day.”

Craig Simmons, Chief Technical Advisor, Anthesis Group

Team building day activities

Every company has its own goals for a team building day and staff often want to spend time together as a team outside the activities provided (see activities menu below). We will include these meetings in your schedule and provide you with a meeting room.

 Bows and arrows
Bow & arrow making and target practice
Release the Robin Hood in you! Working with your colleagues in teams, create your bow and arrows then enjoy firing them into our hay bale targets. 
 Shelter building
Survival shelter building

Compete as teams to build your perfect survival shelter fit for Bear Grylls!

 Kelly kettle
Kelly kettle challenge

With kindling and sticks from our woodland, learn how to light your own fire to make yourself a welcome cuppa after returning from your first activity of the day.

 Campfire cooking
Ready, Steady, Cook campfire competition
In teams, prepare and cook a delicious lunch over a campfire, made with ingredients from our conservation farm.
Scarecrow making competition

Have fun building a scarecrow! Let your artistic side loose to produce a unique creation.

 Heritage crafts
Rural heritage craftwork and skills

There are various countryside crafts and heritage skills available for your team to try. They include pressing apples to produce refreshing juice, making felt from local wool or creating your own seasonal Christmas wreath.

 Nature reserve walk
Nature reserve walk

Spend time on a guided tour of our iconic and beautiful Little Wittenham Nature reserve. You can relax with your colleagues, and enjoy opportunities for discussion not normally available in your office environment.

 Conservation work
Conservation work

Most of the practical conservation work takes place between September and March outside of the bird breeding season. Activities include tree planting, coppicing, hedgelaying, willow sculpture pruning, wildflower meadow seeding and removal of invasive plants.