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Family Outdoor Adventure Holidays

What better way to learn a new outdoor sport than on an outdoor adventure holiday with your family?
We've put together a list of outdoor activity courses designed for the adventurous family to enjoy together. If your kids are eight years old or over you can bring them along and take to the mountains, lakes and rivers of snowdonia with them. Always under the watchful eye of our expert instructors you'll develop your outdoor adventure activity skills together, alongside other families, having a great time and making new friends as you enjoy the thrills and spills of real outdoor adventure.
Our unrivalled experience of adventurous activity and our distinctive philosophy means that you'll leave ready to go out and enjoy your chosen sport under your own steam too. But most of all - you'll be able to enjoy outdoor activities together.

BMC Ready to Rock for Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesDesigned specifically for families (children aged 14 and upwards) who climb regularly on an indoor wall and are not sure how to develop their skills to help them climb confidently outside at the crag............

Experience Required: some indoor climbing

Cost: No dates scheduled

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Introduction to Kayaking for Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesA five day course which will give you a thorough grounding in kayaking. You will be introduced to all the equipment and basic skills on local rivers, lakes and sea. On this course there is ample oppo...........

Experience Required: none.

Cost: £535 (5 Days)

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White Water Sea & Surf For Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesYou've decided you like kayaking. Now it's time to experience racing down the face of a surf wave, bouncing down a rapid and running a tide race. These five days of white water fun will give you an in...........

Experience Required: Confident flat water paddler with the ability to manoeuvre your craft with ease

Cost: £535 (5 Days)

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Discover Kayaking for Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesA weekend designed to give you an enjoyable introduction to kayaking. You'll cover everything from what clothing and equipment to choose right up to basic rescue skills, not to mention plenty of pad...........

Experience Required: none.

Cost: £230 (2 Days)

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Discover Adventure Sports for Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesIf you've never tried any of the increasingly popular 'adventure sports' this is a perfect way to have a go. A fast moving weekend takes you on a whirlwind tour of canoeing, climbing/abseiling and ori...........

Experience Required: none required

Cost: £205 (2 Days)

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Introduction to Adventure Sports for Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesYou'll need some energy to keep up with the pace on this week designed specifically for families with children over 8 yrs.
During the week you will have a go at a range of "adventure sports" - can...........

Experience Required: none required

Cost: £435 (5 Days)

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Introduction to Rock Climbing for Families - 5 days

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesDesigned to specifically meet the needs of the family, In five days we will help you progress from never having climbed before to the possibility of leading your own climbs in a controlled and confide...........

Experience Required: none required

Cost: £610 (5 Days)

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Discover Rock Climbing for Families

having fun on a family outdoor adventure holiday in North WalesBecome a rock climber! This introductory course gives you the best foundation in the skills you need to become a safe rock climber. During the weekend you'll do lots of climbing outside, discover fund...........

Experience Required: none.

Cost: £220 (2 Days)

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Can't find what you are looking for?

You can hire one of our coaches instructors or guides from only £250 per day. They'll tailor the day to suit your aims and aspirations perfectly.
You can enjoy one to one coaching for that cost or if you get together as a group, depending on the activity, you can split that cost between up to 6 of you. If you are a group we can run one of the courses listed above on a date that suits you and your friends or you could just write your own agenda for a week or weekend and we'll price it up for you - with or without accommodation. What's more, just like out normal course fees, our private instructor hire charge covers all your equipment too.
Click on the link below to fill in a request form and one of our coaches will call you back (or e-mail if you'd prefer) to discuss things in detail with you.

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