Welcome to Essential Adventure in Devon. We are an outdoor activity centre operating throughout Devon and the South West.
You can enjoy the following adventure activities:
We cater for residential and non-residential visitors and provide adventure courses for schools, colleges, universities, youth organisations, corporate events, hen & stag parties as well as families and friends.
We aim to design an activity package that suits you, bearing in mind your age and ability. Our professional instructors are adept at teaching people of all fitness levels and will tailor your activity accordingly.
We have become one of the most successful outdoor adventure activity centres in Devon due to our commitment and passion for the activities that we provide.
Visit Essential Adventure for the highest level of instruction and the best equipment available. We look forward to welcoming you at our centre soon.
Welcome to Essential Adventure Canoeing in Devon.
Canoeing is one of the best ways to see some of the most remote and inaccessible areas of the Devonshire countryside. We invite you to join us on one of our public courses for large groups or you are welcome to book your own instructor and fleet of canoes for the day.
River Dart Canoeing & Camping:
Our most popular course. It consists of canoeing instruction whilst paddling down the River Dart, we will then set-up camp and spend an evening cooking over an open fire. It is ideal for small and large groups as well as youth organisations.
Exeter Canal Canoeing Day:
Paddle gently along the famous Exeter canal with our Canadian canoes. We will travel into the heart of the city in order to stop for lunch on the quay. There are 2 routes back; the leisurely route via the Double Locks or, for the more adventurous, challenge yourself to the weirs descents!
River Wye Mini Canoeing Expedition:
Learn how to canoe on the beautiful River Wye in South Wales. Combine nature spotting with canoeing; it is the perfect combination and you will leave refreshed.
Contact Essential Adventure Canoeing to find out more. We look forward to hearing from you soon.
Enjoy kayaking on the beautiful Rivers and Canals of Devon with Essential Adventure Kayaking.
There is something for everyone from running white water rapids to leisurely river touring. We cater for all ages and abilities and can organise kayaking trips for:
Whatever the occasion, we can help you make it special.
Paddling is a fantastic watersport and there are numerous skills to master from steering to rolling. Our professional instructors will share their expertise and motivate you to succeed.
Contact Essential Adventure Kayaking to find out more. We look forward to hearing from you soon.
Welcome to Essential Adventure Canyoning. We will get you wetsuit zipped, buoyancy aid tightened and place your helmet securely before the adventure begins…
Devon has some of the finest white water creeks and rivers in the UK and we enjoy climbing our way upstream against the natural flow of water. Experience the thrill of gorge walking with us!
You can expect to scramble upstream, squeeze through tight spots, abseil down waterfalls and leap into plunge pools. The challenges are endless.
Our experienced guides will lead you all the way and ensure that you enjoy every moment of this adrenalin fuelled white water experience.
Contact Essential Adventure Canyoning to find out more. We will be happy to help with your enquiries and look forward to welcoming you soon.
Are you looking for a climbing adventure in Devon? Whether you are a beginner or looking to challenge your basic skills, Essential Adventure Climbing can help.
We will provide you with a high adrenaline day of adventure on the rock no matter what. Our professional instructors are experts in rock climbing and rope work. What´s more, they want to share their expertise with you and encourage your success!
There are many climbs available throughout the area, which offer completely different styles and require different levels of ability enabling us to cater for everyone. By the end of the day you will be familiar with:
We provide all the necessary equipment so what are you waiting for? Visit Essential Adventure Climbing for a great value day out with plenty of great climbs situated all over Dartmoor and Devon.
Welcome to Essential Adventure Caving in Devon. There are many superb caving systems to explore in Devon that were formed many millions of years ago!
We go caving at Pridhamsleigh Cavern that is easily accessible as there is no complicated entry. It offers fantastic muddy fun for everyone!
You will be guided by a professional caving instructor and we will kit you out in waterproof overalls complete with wellies and a safety helmet with an LED head lamp before heading into the cave.
You will tour the larger passages and chambers of the cave and we will inform you about its history and characteristics. You will finish at the lowest point of the cave at the lake, which explains the water filled passages that you will encounter along the way.
There are tricky climbs and plenty of tight squeezes too! Challenge yourself with Essential Adventure Caving and address your fears!
We look forward to welcoming you at our activity centre soon.
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Are you looking for an abseiling adventure in Devon? Whether you are a beginner or looking to challenge your basic skills, Essential Adventure Abseiling can help.
We will provide you with a high adrenaline day of adventure on the rock no matter what. Our professional instructors are experts in abseiling and rope work. What´s more, they want to share their expertise with you and encourage your success!
There are many abseils available throughout the area, which offer completely different styles and require different levels of ability enabling us to cater for everyone. By the end of the day you will be familiar with:
We provide all the necessary equipment so what are you waiting for? Visit Essential Adventure Abseiling for a great value day out with plenty of great abseils situated all over Dartmoor and Devon.