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Bioasis Venue Hire

Are you looking to run an event, course, residential programme or perhaps arrange a group weekend away? Are you fed up of the same old, uninspiring venues?


If the answer’s yes, then we should talk!


With two off-grid basecamps, set in wildflower meadows next to ancient woodland and close to a river estuary rich in wildlife our unique set up might be just what you’re looking for. Set on a private estate in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and with exclusive use of 1200 acres of saltmarshes, estuary, and SSSI woodland, The Bioasis is a very special place to host your event or course.


Our Bioasis basecamp hire options are fully flexible and appeal to a wide variety of groups and individuals, from freelancers looking to run their own bushcraft or nature reconnection programmes, to private groups wanting a unique escape for the weekend. The location and set up is also perfect for course facilitators in need of a nature rich environment in which to run professional qualification courses such as bushcraft, bat surveying or specialist ecology programmes. Scout groups, corporate team building, church groups and such like all work very well too, and we can provide a range of options from the basic package through to fully catered with activities and support staff.

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The Bioasis 5 - 5 Day Classic Adventure Mission - Exeter, UK

HIRE PACKAGES: WHAT IS INCLUDED

•    Use of a Bioasis basecamp(s), including:

      -    fully equipped field kitchen
      -    dining / meeting tent with seating up to 45-50
      -    accommodation (multi-occupancy tents with camp beds, own sleeping kit required)
      -    firepit and wood
      -    composting toilets
      -    outdoor shower units
      -    mains water
      -    solar electric supply & phone charging
•    Access to 1200 acres of private woodland and wildflower meadows 
•    Access to tidal river estuary for canoe / SUP launch
•    Comprehensive evacuation information, emergency contacts, maps, walking routes and risk assessment information. 
•    Parking. Please note there is no parking at the basecamp(s) themselves. Access to each basecamp is on foot or by 4x4 only. Parking is located approximately 30 minutes to 1 hours walk away, depending on which basecamp is used. We provide 4x4 support on our Silver and Gold packages. 

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AVAILABLE PACKAGES

Group size

20 - 29

1st Night

Additional Nights

30+

1st Night

Additional Nights

Bronze

  • Self-catering

  • 24/7 phone support

  • Emergency 4x4 and logistics support

Price per person

£42.50

£35

£35

£28

silver

  • Supported Catering (see below)

  • 24/7 phone support

  • Start/End 4x4 vehicle support. Includes baggage and daily food delivery to basecamp.

  • Use of biodiversity monitoring equipment

Price per person

£62.50

£47.50

£52

£42

gold

  • Fully Catered (see below)

  • 24/7 phone support

  • 4x4 vehicle support throughout.

  • Use of biodiversity monitoring equipment

Price per person

£87.50

£70

£80

£63.50

Notes:

•    All rates include VAT at 20%. 
•    All catering delivered by The Bioasis staff is sourced as locally as possible. We have a 5* food hygiene rating. 
•    Multi-night packages available. 
•    Contact us for details. 

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The Bioasis | Outdoor Adventure UK School Trips | Exeter, UK
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UK Geography Adventure School Trips | Bioasis Field Trips | Exeter, UK

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Supported catering

We arrange the purchase, storage and delivery of food to the site from one of our set menus, but leave you to do the actual cooking, washing up and cleaning. Please note you are responsible for the management of allergies and dietary requirements when cooking, but we can provide menus to suit all requirements.

 

Fully catered

Kick back and leave it to us! We’ll arrange the whole menu, including catering to any allergies and dietary requirements of your group. One of our experienced field cooks will prepare your meals from fresh local produce. Contact us to discuss menu options.

 

Biodiversity Monitoring equipment

We have a range of bat detectors, small mammal traps, wildlife cameras, reptile mats and species ID guides. Use of these is included in our Silver and Gold Packages. 

 

Optional bolt on activities (at extra cost):

We have an experienced and qualified team ready to provide a range of exciting activities and outings for your group if you require. Choose from estuary canoe journeys, field archery, bushcraft and fire-making workshops, axe throwing, animal tracking and species ID sessions, conservation volunteering (e.g. removal of invasive species, plastic clean up), team building games, orienteering challenges and more. Please contact us to discuss your requirements and we can put together a bespoke package.  

 

Your responsibilities

All individuals or organisations hiring our venue must have:

  • Appropriate outdoor first aid provision

  • Public liability insurance

  • All appropriate licences or NGB qualifications required for the delivery of your planned programme

  • Signed our venue hire agreement

 

Contact us for more information. We are able to deliver fully staffed, comprehensive packages if you do not have the expertise in-house.

 

Contact Us

For more information, to discuss dates or ask about a bespoke programme, please contact us on missioncontrol@thebioasis.com or phone 01392 790012.

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