Map & Compass Foundation Skills

March 26, 2019
April 23, 2019
May 23, 2019

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.

Level 1 Rock Climbing Skills Course

April 18, 2019
May 12, 2019

Level 1 Climbing Skills

Our level 1 Climbing course is a fun day, designed to introduce participants to outdoor climbing, bouldering and abseiling.

We provide all the necessary equipment and expertise to ensure you have a safe and fun experience.

What’s covered during the course?

  • Equipment; correct fitting of harness and helmet
  • Warm up & Bouldering techniques
  • Knots & rope work
  • Belaying techniques
  • Basic climbing techniques
  • Experience a range of climbs
  • Tackle an abseil off of ‘Castle Rock’
  • Where to climb next!

Course cost – £65 pp

Ratio – 1:6

Rock Climbing on Exmoor

Rock Climbing on Exmoor

Bike & Climb Adventure Day

April 21, 2019

Exmoor Adventures are hosting a Spring Activity Adventure Day.

This activity day will include the following activities which are suitable for active individuals, couples or groups who want to have a action-packed outdoor experience on Exmoor.
All the equipment is provided, so all that you need is the desire and enthusiasm to try something adventurous.

 Rock Climbing and Mountain Biking – Exmoor

09:30 – 12:00

Rock Climbing & Abseiling at Valley of Rocks, Lynton.
This really is a stunning location with great coastal views of the highest cliffs in England.
The rock climbing is suitable for beginners and more advanced climbers with a range of easy climbs, through to harder climbs with overhangs to tackle. After a few climbs, we will abseil from the top of the rocks, enjoying the exposure of the location.
We provide all the equipment including harnesses and helmets.

Guided Mountain Bike ride – Doone Valley and moorland area.
This is a very scenic mountain bike route which takes in the spectacular moorland scenery of Exmoor. You will have the chance to see Exmoor Ponies and Red Deer as well as other birds and wildlife.
A good level of fitness is required as I grade this as an intermediate route with a couple of steep climbs and technical sections.
Mountain bikes with front suspension and hydraulic disk brakes are provided as well as helmet and gloves.
A fully qualified Mountain Bike Leader will guide you on this route, so all you need to do is enjoy the views and the fantastic Exmoor Bridleways.13:00 – 15:30

After all the activity, you’ll have the chance to enjoy a well deserved cream tea in Malmesmead.

Locations – Doone Valley and Valley of Rocks, Lynton, North Devon.
Suitable B&B or camping location – Doone Valley, Lynton or Lynmouth.
Ages – 18 or older
Suitable for – Individuals, couples or small groups of friends
This is a great chance to meet new people and enjoy the adventurous activities that Exmoor offers.

Rock Climbing on Exmoor

Rock Climbing on Exmoor

Cost- only £65 per person.

Location : North Devon. Lynton area.
Contact :

Mountain Biking on the Quantock Hills

Mountain Biking