Having a hobby can be extremely beneficial for your recovery.

Greater fitness can be developed through active hobbies which foster an increased sense of purpose and enjoyment, personal wellbeing and confidence. Our range of hobbies can inspire you to learn new skills, engage in recovery activities with like-minded individuals to give a sense of camaraderie and live a more fulfilled life.

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A week to learn and develop skills to produce a short stop-frame animation film (think Wallace and Gromit!)


Develop your skills with our Archery Taster sessions.

Archery Instructor Level 1 Course

Get your Level 1 Archery Instructor qualification with this course at Tedworth House.


Create something beautiful with the help of our artistic volunteers!

Arts & Crafts

A week of different arts and crafts sessions based in both the classroom and in a nature setting.


Improve your beekeeping skills with this half-day course.

Bird Ringing

Learn the skills behind capturing and recording information on different bird species


Learn the art of bookbinding as part of this relaxing therapy course.

Canal Heritage Heroes

A work placement opportunity working on the restoration of the country’s canals.


Climbing sessions are run on climbing walls.

Coarse/Game/Sea Fishing

Fly fishing and coarse fishing with clubs in the local area.


Develop your cooking skills to help you live an independent life outside of the military.

Gardening & Horticulture

Get down and dirty with some green-fingered gardening know-how, perfect for lovers of the outdoors.

Green Woodworking

Turn your hand to the art of woodworking under the specialist supervision of our guest tutors.

Horse Riding

Saddle up for a horse riding lesson under supervision of qualified instructors.

Moth Trapping

Safely capture wild moths to investigate them closely at your leisure.

Multi Activity Days

Take part in a range of activities at two of our Recovery Centres; Colchester and Plymouth.

Music Week

Hone your guitar skills or vocal prowess at one of our music week workshops at Tedworth House.

Music Workshops

Get some valuable personal tuition under supervision of a local musician.

Nordic Walking

Put a spring in your step with our Nordic Walking sessions.


Everything you need to know about photography including how to best use a camera and edit photographs.

Rifle Club

Lock 'n' load down at the range and fire at static targets with primary and secondary firearms.

Rock Climbing

Reach the highest heights with our rock climbing courses.

Shooting for Heroes

A progressive game shooting course.


Weekends of singing to be recruited into the Invictus Games Choir

Stone Carving/Sculpture

Embark on a 3 day journey into the world of stone carving from the proper technique to three-dimensional carving.


Turn your hand to our woodturning sessions


Led by guest tutors, our core woodworking classes allow real hands-on experience at the woodworking craft.