There are several organisations and businesses in the North Pennines which provide quality outdoor education.
There are numerous forest school providers and outdoor centres which offer educational courses in the North Pennines. These courses are compatible with the national curriculum and allow children to have fun while they are learning in a safe environment. For example, Harehope Quarry near Frosterley is a venue for forest schools and offers its own courses on flora and fauna, geology and sustainable living. The providers listed which offer activities such as caving, climbing, trekking and watersports have been inspected and licensed by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority.