Mountain Biking

May 20, 2017
May 27, 2017
May 28, 2017
May 29, 2017
May 31, 2017
June 11, 2017

Enjoy the fantastic mountain biking that Exmoor has to offer!

We’ll take you on one of our classic Exmoor routes, which takes you through ancient wooded valleys, along beautiful rivers, over open moorland and down fun, fast single track.

A good level of fitness is required for this activity.

We provide: Quality mountain bikes, helmets and gloves.

You need: Active clothing, trainers and a back pack for water and snacks.

Only £40pp adults, £30 children.

Morning and afternoon sessions available.

Please e-mail us to book your place!

Mountain Bike activities on Exmoor

Mountain Bike activities on Exmoor

 

Mountain Biking on Exmoor

Mountain Biking on Exmoor

Advanced booking is recommended but not always necessary. Please contact the office for details of how to book!

Sea Kayaking Activity

May 20, 2017
May 21, 2017
May 27, 2017
4:00 pmto7:00 pm
May 30, 2017
9:00 amto12:00 pm
June 2, 2017

Explore the beautiful Exmoor coastline by Fatyak Kayak!

 

Activity: Sit-on-top Kayaking

We provide: Wetsuits, buoyancy aids, helmets, kayaks.

Ratio: 1:8 maximum

Location: Porlock Weir

AM & PM sessions (depending on tides): £35pp, adults, £25 children (10+)

We’ll teach you the basic skills to get you paddling in a straight line. With a range of skills, games and a journey, you’ll be guaranteed a fun time on the water.

We provide all the equipment, including locally made Fatyak kayaks!

Please get in touch to book your place.

e: info@exmooradventures.co.uk

t: 07976 208279

Kayaking along the Exmoor Coast

Kayaking along the Exmoor Coast

Stand-up Paddle Boarding Activity

June 18, 2017
9:30 amto12:00 pm

Come and try the fun and relaxing activity of Stand-Up Paddleboarding.

 

Activity: Stand-up Paddle boarding (SUP)

We provide: Wetsuits, buoyancy aids, helmets, SUPs

Ratio: 1:8 maximum

Location:  Porlock Weir

3 hour activity – £35pp, £25 children 10+

We’ll teach you the basic skills to get you paddling, whether kneeling or standing up! With a range of skills, games and a journey, you’ll be guaranteed a fun time on the water.

 

Please get in touch to book your place.

e: info@exmooradventures.co.uk

t: 07976 208279

If the advertised dates don’t suit, please get in touch to organise a date to suit you!

SUP West Somerset!

SUP West Somerset!

 

SUP Exmoor!

SUP Exmoor!

Mountain Biking Activity – Quantocks

June 25, 2017
August 20, 2017

Join us for a guided mountain bike ride on the Quantock Hills!

 

Activity: Mountain Biking

We provide: Bikes, helmets, gloves and a qualified guide.

Ratio: 1:8 maximum

Location: Crowcombe Park Gate, The Quantock Hills

AM session: Ages 10 – 16 – £25pp

PM Session: Adults and teenagers. – £35pp

We’ll teach you the basic skills required for off-road cycling, whilst guiding you on a fun and scenic 10-15 km route. A good level of fitness is required, with some previous cycling experience.

Please get in touch to book your place.

e: info@exmooradventures.co.uk

t: 07976 208279

Mountain Biking on The Quantock Hills

Mountain Biking on The Quantock Hills

Introduction to Cycle Maintenance

June 28, 2017

Join us on this 1 day course to learn the basics of cycle maintenance.

Learn how to identify problems, maintain your bike, and save yourself money, by doing things yourself!

The course will be based at an indoor venue in Porlock, West Somerset.

We’ll provide tea and coffee, a warm learning environment, bike stands, and fantastic tutoring from our Cytech & Park Tool qualified cycle mechanic.

Course content: 

  • Bicycle set up – Handlebar positioning, seat height and position, brake lever positioning etc
  • Tools – The uses of.
  • Identifying faults – M check
  • Tyres –   Choice, removal and fitting, puncture repairs and tyre pressures.
  • Headsets – Adjustment and caring for.
  • Gears – Replacing cables and gear adjustment.
  • Chains – Caring for, replacement, splitting a chain.
  • Brakes – A discussion about the types of brakes, and what to look out for when replacing brake pads/blocks.
  • Bicycle care – Cleaning and lubrication.
  • Q & A session.

Candidates can, for an additional fee and if a suitable standard has been reached, obtain a MIAS Level 2 Cycle Maintenance Award. Please contact for details.

Cost: £70pp

Maximum ratio: 1:6

Bike Maintenance Course - Exmoor

Bike Maintenance Course – Exmoor

For more details, or to book your place, please contact us:

e: info@exmooradventures.co.uk

t: 07976 208279

Kayak Safety & Skills Course

June 30, 2017

 

Do you want to learn how to paddle your kayak efficiently, know what to wear and carry, know how to perform rescues, and tow another craft?

This is the course for you!

This course is aimed at beginner and intermediate recreational kayakers, wanting to know the basics, before heading out on the water.

 

Course content:

- Different kayak designs (sit-on-top v’s closed cockpit)

- Clothing & PPE (personal protective equipment)

- What to carry

- Fundamental skills (forward, reverse, stopping, turning, moving the boat sideways)

- Journeying on flat water

- Towing systems & strategies

- Self and peer rescue in deep water

- Weather

- Planning a trip

 

10% of all course bookings will be donated to the Minehead RNLI.

For more information about safety when kayaking, please visit the Fatyak website – www.fatyak-kayaks.co.uk

 

Course location: Porlock Weir, Exmoor

Course cost: £60pp

Course timings: 10am – 4pm

All equipment provided!

Kayaking along the Exmoor Coast

Kayaking along the Exmoor Coast

British Cycling Level 2 Mountain Bike Leadership Assessment

May 22, 2017
June 23, 2017
August 20, 2017
September 22, 2017
October 22, 2017
November 12, 2017

 

Complete your British Cycling Level 2 Mountain Bike Leader Award with MTB Leadership, a new sister company of Exmoor Adventures!

These courses are still delivered by Dan French, in exactly the same way, just a new website to focus on the delivery of this award.

MTB Leadership

MTB Leadership

 

Please click on the logo to be taken to our new MTB Leadership website!

British Cycling Level 2 Mountain Bike Leadership Award – 2 Day Training

May 20, 2017toMay 21, 2017
June 24, 2017toJune 25, 2017
August 19, 2017toAugust 20, 2017
September 16, 2017toSeptember 17, 2017
October 21, 2017toOctober 22, 2017
November 25, 2017toNovember 26, 2017
December 16, 2017toDecember 17, 2017

Exmoor Adventures are proud to be delivering the new British Cycling Level 2 MTB Leadership Training Course under our new sister company ‘MTB Leadership’

 These courses are still delivered by Dan French, in exactly the same way, just a new website to focus on the delivery of this award.

MTB Leadership

MTB Leadership

Please click on the MTB Logo to take you through to our new website, with details of all our training and assessment courses.

 

Map & Compass Foundation Skills

June 8, 2017
July 21, 2017
August 23, 2017

This 1 day course is perfect for those with limited map and compass skills, wanting to gain the fundamental skills and techniques to give more confidence on the hills, using map and compass.

During the day, the following skills will be covered:

  • Identifying & interpreting map features (scales, signs and symbols)
  • Use a range of maps (1:25,000 & 1:50,000 OS)
  • Setting the map using a compass & land features
  • Use of the grid system, and grid references
  • Planning a route
  • Undertaking a planned route (roughly 10 km)
  • Use of pacing, handrails and timing
  • Introduction and use of taking a bearing on your compass

We provide maps and compasses.

Course location: Porlock, West Somerset

Cost: £50pp

Navigation Courses on Exmoor

Navigation Courses on Exmoor

We can offer this as a bespoke course for individuals, couples or groups. Please get in touch for more information.

Multiple booking discounts available.