About Adventure1

So Why Adventure1?

Credibility, professionalism, excitement, fun and safety!  Whether joining for personal skill, development or to pursue an instructional career, Adventure1 instructors will employ up to date methods of teaching in order that clients assimilate easily from the outset.

 

Adventure1 is run by ex Special Air Service soldier Jerry Dolan, his team consists of ex Army Physical Training Corps and Royal Signals officers, who have lead many expeditions, have a wide range of National qualifications and have commanded the Ministry of Defence leading outdoor centres. Our guides and instructors are very experienced and most have been tried and tested through the Ministry of Defence to high standards of coaching and teaching, so most of our courses result in the award of national governing body qualifications; some, internationally recognised.

 

DUKE OF EDINBURGH AWARDS

 

All but the multi activity expeditions are suitable for D of E candidates. Although we do not show our AAP status, we will be registered once more this year as an AAP up to Gold Award including Residential and Expedition, providing assessors and supervisors fully qualified and BS 8848 compliant.

 

OTHER VENUES

 

This summer we will be extending our trips to Iceland and Spain so please do get in touch for more information. 
 

Where We Go

If you are looking for a personal or family holiday, a qualification for your future job, to hang out with new friends or just to try out a new experience, we'll be able to accommodate you here at Adventure1, if you want something bespoke, just let us know. This is all made possible because of our adaptability, flexibility, knowledge and experience.  Currently we go to and have personal teaching and tour experience in:

 

 

Who Can Go...

 

  • Family groups:

 

As family members ourselves, we take care in choosing the right venues and activity levels to suit your requirements and we will advise where appropriate on your chosen itinerary if it is too easy or too difficult depending on weather conditions, ground situation or your particular stage in skill. So if you want to build a tailor made package, changing the plan day by day, no problem, we will talk things through with you at your leisure so that you get the best out of your family time together. Contact us and we will call you back at your chosen time.

 

  • Adult Individuals and groups:

 

Our extensive knowledge of teaching and training adults is second to none. We have both life long teachers and trainers from both civilian and military backgrounds all of whom have occupied key positions in management and training capacities. This ensures an air of flexibility in teaching styles and management of personalities that ensures maximum benefit for everyone, be they novice or experienced, those aspiring to be instructors or leaders, or just to get out there and maximize on the opportunity of a lifetime to experience different activities, mild or extreme; your choice really! So if you want to build a tailor made package, changing the plan day by day, no problem, we will talk things through with you at your leisure so that you get the best out of your family time together. Contact us and we will call you back at your chosen time.

 

  • Youth groups including Cadets and Youth Clubs:

 

Adventure1 is soon to be a Duke of Edinburgh Approved Activity Provider, so if you're in a school or youth group, you will experience true team cohesion, synergy, and leadership training but with excitement, fun and safety that is assured.  With over 30 years of conducting activities for youths, we have just the right approach to training and you’ll get the most out of our programmes. There is a strict monitoring and mentoring process in place, which is run in tandem with group and school leaders, ensuring a positive outcome whether it be in a training or pastoral capacity. Should you wish to see our policies on child and care of vulnerable people, please contact us and we will be happy to send you a copy. 

How We Run Our Courses

All of our courses are conducted with fun, quality assurance safety. We are interested in keeping loved ones informed of the well being and progress of those close to them, therefore we are always at hand. There is a strict monitoring and mentoring process in place and friendly direction is always given in areas of uncertainty, whether it be in a training or pastoral capacity.

 

All of our courses are conducted with fun, quality assurance and safety. Due to our adaptive learning and teaching approach to adventure activities, all types of client will be catered for, including those with impaired ability, novices or seasoned adventurers alike.

 

Should you wish to see our policies, please contact us and we will be happy to send you a copy.