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Avon Ri Adventure Centre

Blessington, Co. Wicklow

Avon Ri, Lakeshore Resort and Adventure Centre is situated overlooking the breath-taking views of Blessington Lake and Wicklow Countryside.

With 39 luxurious self-catering houses, il Lago restaurant and library bar, leisure centre and an exciting program of activities, it is an ideal destination for a family holiday.

School Tours & Youth Groups

We have a wide range of activities available for school tours day trips, with up to 5-6 activities in a full day package. We will keep your school occupied and full of exciting activities such as Kayaking, Bog Walk Archery, Zipline, Orienteering, Climbing Wall. We offer full and half day packages for schools from €27.00 per child for a half day and €35 for a full day.

We also cater for Secondary Schools, weather it is a new 1st year, transition year or just a day out in any year. We are delighted to be able to offer overnight camping with activities this year. This is a great way of getting the children to get to know each other, work on their communication skills and improve on their team spirit. Please contact us for more information and we can design a program that suits your groups needs.

An Gaisce: The Presidents Award

The following information is based on The Bronze Award. For more information on the Silver and Gold contact Avon Ri Advenutre Centre. The Adventurous Activity section of the Bronze award is divided into 3 options from which you choose one:

- Walking approx. 15 miles
- Cycling approx. 70 miles
- Kayaking approx. 25 miles ( students must have Level 2 Kayaking Award in order to do the Kayaking element)

We can arrange to bring your group on any of the elements required for the Gaisce Award, please contact us for rates and more information.

Courses & Evening Sessions 

Evening and Weekend Courses are available in Kayaking, Sailing & Windsurfing Whether you are a beginner, improver, in training or just want to try something new, we have classes and courses to suit all. Join us on an evening paddle, sail, or windsurf in the beautiful surrounds of Blessington Lake in a safe and controlled environment. We also have Kayak evenings for all adventure race enthusiasts.

Children can participate in activities from 8 years of age. We can cater for younger children in certain activities.


We run Easter Camps, Halloween Camps and Summer camps. Check our website (link below) for futher details.


Get qualified in Kayaking, windsurfing, powerboat, and sailing. Call us for dates and costs.

Opening times

Please contact us for Winter Times.

Prices vary on activities.

Contact Avon Ri Adventure Centre

Telephone:(045) 900670   Please mention

International:    +353 45 900670



Location Map:    Get directions to Avon Ri Adventure Centre

County:   Wicklow

Address:   Blessington, Co. Wicklow

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