Things to do: Exmoor Adventures

Outdoor activities across Exmoor for holiday makers, locals, stags, hens and busy business people!

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Exmoor Adventures are based in Porlock, West Somerset, and have been operating since 2008, and are constantly expanding!

Founded by Dan French, his passion is to deliver a range of quality, enjoyable and unforgettable experiences to a wide range of participants.

When you contact Exmoor Adventures, it’s Dan that you’ll talk to, it’s Dan who will discuss your booking to make sure that you are getting what you want and it’s Dan who (95% of the time!) will deliver your activities along with his team of instructors.

With over 10 years experience in the Outdoor Industry, Dan has a range of National Governing Bodies as well as a Degree in ‘Outdoor Studies’.

Dan has worked in a number of Activity Centres in the UK ranging from Cornwall and the Lake District through to the western Isles of Scotland. The job has also taken Dan to the United Arab Emirates and Spain, where adventurous activities have been delivered to a wide range of clients.

There’s nothing better than guiding people along the Exmoor coastline, down a grade II river or mountain biking over the moorlands. It’s great to see the reaction of individuals, escpecially when they are made aware of what Exmoor offers in terms of stunning scenery, wildlife and adventure!”


We specialise in group activities for families, stag/hen, birthdays, military and other groups.

Activities start from as little as £25 pp for a half day (3 hour) and from £40 pp for a full day of activities. Activities can be ‘mixed and matched’ to suit your groups requirements.

Multi Activity Weekend Breaks

Whether a stag or hen party or a group of friends or family wanting an adventurous activity weekend, we can cater for all groups.

A multi activity weekend, including three activities can cost as little as £95 pp.

We can even help you with group accommodation on Exmoor, making the planning process as easy as possible.

 Personal Skills Coaching

Exmoor Adventures Instructors are qualified in a range of different activities from rock climbing and kayaking, through to navigation and mountain biking.

1:1 or small group coaching is available in all activities for those who want specific coaching on skills and techniques. 1:1 coaching starts from £80.

 Corporate Events

With a range of different activities on offer including specific team building and problem solving tasks, we can tailor make an activity day to suit your needs. From 4 to 100 participants, we can structure a day which could help benefit your company for years.



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Telephone:    01643 863536

Mobile:          07976 208279

Kayaking on Wimbleball Lake for beginners with Exmoor Adventures

Join Exmoor Adventures on 10 March from 9 am till 4 pm for a BCU Kayak 1* Course  – Cost £65.00.  A few spaces are still available, so better get in touch with Dan French as soon as possible!

You will be taught a range of skills and techniques to control a kayak as well as rescue techniques and safety considerations.This is a great 1 day course to introduce kayak skills on flat water.
An ideal candidate may be trying kayaking for the first time or have some previous experience.

  • lifting, carrying, launching, landing
  • forward paddling
  • reverse paddling
  • moving sideways
  • support strokes on both sides
  • capsize and rescue of craft

With a range of skills, activities and a journey on Wimbleball Lake to cap the day off, you are guaranteed to learn more about the sport and improve your kayaking skills.
Minimum age for this course is 14 (parental consent needed)

Course location: Wimbleball Lake, Exmoor.

Course cost: £65 per person
All equipment is provided: Kayaks, cags, wetsuits and bouyancy aids.
Please e-mail for more information or to book your place.

Location : Wimbleball Lake, Exmoor
Contact : Dan – 07976 208279
Kayaking on Wimbleball Lake