National Trust Activity Days

National Trust Adventure Days

 

Fun, unique and challenging outdoor activities for young people aged 8 - 16 in the Peak District. 

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Working in partnership with the National Trust and meeting at their beautiful grounds in the Longshaw Estate, we have developed a fun and engaging series of adventurous activities for young people to inspire them in the outdoors. Join us for a half day, full day or a series of different activity programmes and get to know our instructors, the natural surroundings that the Peak District has to offer and just how engaging outdoor activities can be. See below for details of all 2018 and to book you place.

Reserve your space by calling Adventure Expeditions on 01433 651449.

For more information and to download a copy of the National Trust's 'Outdoor Adventure' leaflet featuring these outdoor activities and all events at the Longshaw Estate and Eastern Moors, please click here.

 

Key Points to Note...

  • Prices include all safety equipment, qualified and experienced instructors who know how to get the most out of young people and create a friendly, relaxed atmosphere;
  • Meeting and pick up point is the National Trust Longshaw Estate - full joining details will be sent upon receipt of your booking form;
  • Transport between the Peak District venue used and the Longshaw Estate for the programmed activities uses the National Trust minibus or parent/guardian drop off;
  • Advance booking for all programmes is required to ensure that a place is secured - please call 01433 651449.

 

1) Rock Climbing and Abseiling

From complete novices who have never put on a harness or moved on rock through to young people wishing to push themselves and tackle harder climbs, our rock climbing days are structured to provide maximum fun, challenge and enjoyment. Maybe try your hand at abseiling as well - with safety and support from your experienced instructor, learn how to control your own abseil descent and take in the views as you explore life in the vertical world! As with all of our activities, safety is paramount and our instructors are experienced Mountaineering Instructors who regularly rock climb to a high standard themselves - perfect for inspiring young people. We meet at the Longshaw Estate and take the minibus out to the crag offering the best location for the day, leaving enough flexibility to meet everyone's needs and out-fox the weather!abseiling-for-families-langdale

 

2) Multi-Activity Day: Climbing, Abseiling and a Tyrolean style Zip-Wire

Another action-packed adventure! Join us for a full day at a beautiful local site in the Peak District where you will have a chance to get harnessed up and rock climb, abseil and experience the thrill of a 'tyrolean traverse' - a horizontal zip wire to pull yourself across and get views of the Peak District from a totally different perspective. A day that is sure to inspire you for a long time afterwards.

 

3) Weaselling

Above ground caving! An exciting journey of scrambling over rocks, journeying through caves, climbing under boulders and discovering adventures that you never knew existed. All 'weasels' wear helmets and older clothing along with a pair of trainers are required. Weaselling can take place whatever the weather and is bound to gather smiles from people of all ages - parents included!

 

2018 Dates
Timings: AM: 0900 - 1300 and  PM: 1315 - 1645 sessions each day. - Click here to book now  

Wednesday 30th May 2018

  • AM: Level 1 Climbing Session for beginner/novice climbers £25.00  per person;
  • PM: Level 2 Climbing Session for novice climbers              £25.00  per person; 
            Climbers who have been before / have done the morning session and are looking to develop
            their skills and try some more challenging climbs.   

     
Friday 20th July 2018
  • AM: Climbing Session for beginner/novice climbers £25.00  per person;
  • PM: Abseiling and Weaseling                               £25.00  per person;  
     
Sunday 29th July 2018
  • AM: Level 1 Climbing Session for beginner/novice climbers £25.00  per person;
  • PM: Level 2 Climbing Session for novice climbers              £25.00  per person;  
            Climbers who have been before / have done the morning session and are looking to develop
            their skills and try some more challenging climbs.     

     
‚ÄčMonday 13th August 2018
  • AM: Climbing Session for beginner/novice climbers £25.00  per person;
  • PM: Climbing Session for beginner/novice climbers £25.00  per person;
     
Thursday 23rd August 2018
  • AM: Level 1 Climbing Session for beginner/novice climbers £25.00  per person;
  • PM: Level 2 Climbing Session for novice climbers              £25.00  per person; 
           Climbers who have been before / have done the morning session and are looking to develop
           their skills and try some more challenging climbs.     

     
Thursday 30th August 
  • AM: Zip-wire, Climbing and Abseiling £35.00  per person;
  • PM: Zip-wire, Climbing and Abseiling £35.00  per person;

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If you'd like any information about any of the activity programmes that we run with The National Trust or to book a place then please don't hesitate to give us a call on 01433 651449

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