Outer Active

Adventure within a few hours of your door.

Outdoor Activities,
Development Training,
Leadership and Team Training,
Outdoor Education, Bushcraft & Canoe Journeys, Gorgewalking and Canyoning, in Wales and beyond...

Welcome to Outer Active. We are a team of dedicated outdoor activity professionals with many years of experience in adventure, activity and development training. Outer Active offers a fresh and professional approach to activities, expeditions and outdoor development training.

Activity locations across the UK

We're closer than you think! Years of national experience have allowed us to select the very best outdoor locations for the activity you choose. From gorge walking in South Wales to scrambling in the Lake District, an Outer Active adventure and development training is within a few hours of your front door.

You choose the location!

Just imagine...

  • A Canoe adventure weekend on the Wye, the Thames or other classic rivers
  • Learning bushcraft and bivouacking on the river bank
  • White Water Kayaking on the Dee and other rivers
  • Gorge walking in South Wales or North Wales
  • Canyoning or Scrambling in North Wales
  • D of E expedition training or assessment in the Lake District, Brecon Beacons and other classic areas
  • Bagging Munroes in Scotland
  • The very best stag or hen party - amazing value for money, and a lifetime memory
  • Our outdoor education programmes offer a journey of self discovery, provide challenges and develop a range of skills

We offer...

Adventure days. Canoeing, climbing, kayaking, rock climbing and extreme canyoning and gorge walking.

Adventure weekends. Combining two of the adventure days to make a great weekend of adventures.

Improver weekends. Focusing on a single activities. White water kayaking courses and rock climbing courses, mountain navigation courses, all to improve skills and confidence working with the very best instructors with loads of experience and enthusiasm.

Camping Expeditions by Canoe. Classic river trips down the Wye, Thames or Severn, or Sea canoeing from classic beach locations, from 2 days to 5 days.

Bushcraft and survival skills. Led by ex-millitary bushcraft specialist, or an expedition expert, with skills developed through work in remote areas.

Outdoor education for schools. Tailored to comply with the findings of the latest DfES Ofsted report.

Development Training. Structured to meet client's specific requirements.

Experienced, enthusiastic and qualified

We have been running UK adventure and activity holidays and development courses for over 40 years, with full insurance and accredited by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA) amongst other accreditations. Customers include individuals, families, groups, companies and local authorities, who come on adventure days, adventure holidays, team-building events, and skills training courses.

Duke of Edinburgh's Award

We are an Approved Activity Provider (AAP) for the DofE. We run training and qualifying expeditions across the UK, Europe and overseas for Bronze, Silver and Gold. Participants can choose to do their expedition section of the Award on Canoe, Mountain Bike, Horseback or on Foot. We also run a number of open courses in both practice and qualifying for the Gold Award.

The personal touch

We're here to help! We provide a personal service and are always on hand with help and advice in preparing for your experience.

Book today!

To reserve your place, outeractive@hotmail.com or call to check availability and date(s), we will hold the booking for 7 days. To confirm the booking we require a £25 deposit per person and a completed booking form per person. On receipt of the booking form and deposit we will email you course details. Final payment must be made one month before your course dates.

Call Clive on 01497 831176 or 07809 020 327

Email: outeractive@hotmail.com