Air Rifle and Pistol Club at Peter Ashley Activity Centres Portsmouth
Initiative Tests at Fort Purbrook involves participants working their way around purpose-built activities set in the depths of the Fort, which incorporate a range of scenarios and puzzles. This activity targets teamwork, leadership and communication skills.

There is often more than one way to succeed, so teams need to use their initiative and smarts to complete the challenges. Cooperation is the key to success. A big part of outdoor learning is the ability to think outside the box to complete a goal.

The Initiative Tests at Fort Purbrook are fully accessible and suitable for participants with a range of disabilities. This is the perfect activity for parties, school groups, work groups and more. If you are a school looking for a different way of bringing your subject alive, we can tailor the sessions to meet your lesson and curriculum objectives. Our sessions allow for cross curricular opportunities linking with Maths, PE, English and History!

For more information about the Initiative Tests at the Peter Ashley Activity Centres call Fort Purbrook on 023 9232 1223 for details.

Our Initiative Tests at Fort Purbrook:
  • Develops teamwork, leadership and communication skills
  • Ideal for juniors and adults, encouraging team building
  • Fully accessible, even for those with a range of disabilities
Subject Relevance
  • English
  • Physical Education (PE)
  • Physical, Social and Health Education (PSHE)
  • Maths
Suitable For
  • Primary Schools
  • Secondary Schools
  • Youth Groups
  • Sports Groups
  • Everyone

Supervised Group Bookings
(per hour, per group – maximum 10 per group):
Adults: £45.00  |  Under 16s: £35.00

Minimum age for this activity session is 8 years of age.

Self-Supervised sessions available – Please speak to a member of the bookings team on 023 9232 1223 for details.

To book your group session of Initiative Tests at Fort Purbrook, please call 023 9232 1223.

Initiative Tests at Peter Ashley Activity Centres, Portsmouth

Fun & Bun

The best way to enjoy our activities is with a barbecue banquet to enjoy afterwards. The perfect summer package for you and friends. Enjoy fun and activities followed by a delicious barbecue. Take time to enjoy a relaxing evening with delicious food in great surroundings with your friends.

You’ll enjoy a choice of BBQ Meats to include Chicken, Premium Beef Burgers, Sausage and Pulled Pork there will also be a vegetarian BBQ options.
Rice, Pasta or Potato accompaniment
Selection of Compound Salads such as Coleslaw, Beetroot & Seafood
Served with Fresh Garden Salads & Selection of Breads
We cater for vegetarians or dietary requirements, but please let us know so we can prepare an appropriate menu.

Choose a group of 12 or more friends. Choose which activities you wish to do. Speak to us, and we’ll organise everything for you

To make a booking, and for more information, call us on 02392321223 – or email


minimum fee applies plus activity fees
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Orienteering at Fort Purbrook


Develop your map reading skills and navigate your way around the centre to find various markers.


Laser Tag at Fort Purbrook

Laser Tag

Laser Tag takes place in our purpose built woodland Laser arena for this high tech, high-action activity.


Mountain Biking at Fort Purbrook

Mountain Biking

Offering off-site routes or onsite skills sessions, learning basic skills before setting off on harder terrain.


Karate at Fort Purbrook


The Fort Purbrook Karate Club offers you the chance to learn Karate with a highly experienced coach.