About

Exmoor Adventures is based in Porlock, West Somerset, and have been operating since 2009, and are constantly expanding!

We were thrilled to celebrate our 10 year anniversary in 2019, and would like to thank all our customers over the past decade, as well as other outdoor companies that have worked with us over this time. 

Over the past couple of years we have become an Exmoor National Park partner, gained a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor (5/5), as well as winning a ‘Highly Commended’ at the South West Tourism Awards!

We’re looking forward to an exciting and busy 2020, with plans for new activities and events. 

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 18 years of 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.

 

What’s new for 2020? Come and see for yourselves 🙂 

Meet the team!

Mountain Biking on Exmoor

Dan - Director

Mountain Biking is definitely Dan's main passion, though he will be found delivering all the activities on offer. As much as Dan would like to be out delivering activities, he has to spend more and more time on administrative duties!

Ben - Chief Instructor

Ben is a super keen Surfer and paddleboarder, having paddled around Menorca last year! You're likely to meet Ben, as he heads up most of our activity days and events.

Joe - Instructor

Joe is an avid Mountain Biker and keen White Water Kayaker. Originally from Exmoor, Joe is currently based in the Lake District where he is studying for an Outdoor Degree!

Our Reviews

  •   Kathy and i went out sea kayaking with Ben.He was friendly,helpful and a pleasure to be out with.We felt confident that he was looking after us and we were not over extended,we would recommend this company to everyone

    Michael H
    9/11/2019

      The e mountain bikes are amazing fun and extremely easy to use . Dan is very helpful and very knowledgeable. Excellent days bike riding for a very reasonable price .

    Reevesm78
    7/12/2019

      Attended a mountain bike ride leadership course. Dan was great, really well informed and made the two day course really good fun.

    Chris N
    7/24/2019
  •   Had so much fun kayaking and mountain biking on the bank holiday weekend! Ben is a very experienced kayak instructor. 👍😎

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    5/10/2019

      We had a fabulous time kayaking along the coast from Porlock Weir. We were all beginners. Dan was a great and calm instructor. Very patient with our old mum who was amusingly useless and had to be towed along 🙂 We would definitely recommend and we want to do it again.

    Emma H
    7/18/2019

      Four of us went kayaking in a beautiful morning session starting at porlock weir, then into porlock bay, into the lagoon through the sunken forest, up some rivers and back out down the rapids with only one capsize!! It was amazing perfect weather Ben was...More

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    4/21/2019

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