We offer a number of options for groups and whether it's  team bonding,   building or pure fun,  the suggestions below are  offered to start the conversation.   For bespoke itineraries, please  contact us.



While we are a 'hire only' operator at all our sites, for groups with statutory 'duty of care' obligations   we can  introduce   freelance   guides and   instructors  to take leadership responsibility,  if requested,  at cost.


To  book please email reservations@outdoorhirecentre.co.uk















Paddling our  comfy stable canoes and tandem kayaks  requires  teamwork, effective co-ordination  and  communication.   This simple and fun afternoon on the river  takes  participants  along the meandering 


Group Sizes:     20   -  70    participants

Location:                  Stour Boat Hire (Sudbury)

Duration :               2-3hrs scheduled activity times (10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm)

Cost:                                 £17.50pp  (+ F&B payable locally)  for  bookings Mon - Weds

                                                      £19.50pp  (+ F&B payable locally)  for bookings Thurs  - Fri

Catering:               The Boathouse (Sudbury) or The Henny Swan  (Henny)





For Groups and Organisations seeking a delivered option, all our kit can be  loaded and moved to the venue of your choice.  


From small family occasions to  private corporate events, sporting  and festivals, we've moved everything from a trailer to four arctic loads.  


Wherever you are planning your event, give us a call and we'll  make our part happen.


Tel 01206 700 707 or email reservations@outdoorhirecentre.co.uk



Milsoms, Dedham
Layer Marney
Le Talbooth
Hintlesham Hall
Crown Plaza, Five Lakes
The Mill Hotel Sudbury



Stour Valley Scavenger  Hunt:    


Mixed ability teams of six  - nine  participants   must  work together  to scour the Stour Valley on foot, by canoe and by tandem bicycle to complete tasks, find  treasures and compete in challenge activities to win points kudos and prizes!  This package culminates in a  fabulous  prize-giving dinner at The Boathouse.


 Groups Sizes:     24-78

Location:                      Stour Boat Hire (Sudbury)

Duration:                     Full Afternoon Activity 3-4 hours  +  meal time

Cost:                                      Company*:  £65pp incl

                                                          Private:         £55pp incl 

Catering:                       Included


Pedal Kart Grand Prix:


Suitable for all ages and group profiles from  8 years and  upward.   Operated for teams and individual participants   and any mix.  Qualifying heats followed by   Grand Final.


Group Sizes:     24     - 96    participants

Location:                  Waldegraves (Mersea Island), Dedham Vineyard  or  Wivenhoe House Hotel.

Duration :               2-6 hours depending on number of participants and format.

Cost:                                 Bespoke

Catering:                 Available onsite at each location..



Stour Valley Explorer Breaks:    


Fantastic  for groups of friend and families.  Hosted on one of partner farms,  with exclusive use, we'll set up a private camp incl  mess tent and  equip the site with everything you need for a fun filled weekend:  canoes / kayaks / paddle boards, tandem bikes, giant garden games, explorer walking routes and more.   Add optional workshops including Circus Skills, Bushcraft and Foraging or Wilderness Crafts.  Choose to self cater or  order farm reared meats.


 Groups Sizes:     24 -  120

Location:                      Stour Boat Hire (Sudbury)

Duration:                     2 day / 1 night and 3 day / 2 night options

Cost:                                      From   £55pp 

Catering:                       optional


01206 700 707 


 CALL US: 01206 700 707 
 EMAIL: reservations@outdoorhirecentre.co.uk