After nearly 30 years of adventuring, we are proud of our excellent safety record
Safe adventures, great kit at Preseli Venture
We’ve been taking people adventuring on the Pembrokeshire coast for nearly 30 years, and your safety is always our top priority.
An important part of our safety management is being part of and accredited by UK recognised bodies who issue guidelines, inspect and certify activity providers as providing safe adventures in the outdoors. We are proud to be accredited by these organisations:
Adventure Activities Licensing Service (AALS), Learning Outside the Classroom (LotC), British Canoeing, and Adventure Mark.
In addition to the above we also have Public Service Vehicle (PSV) qualified minibus drivers who safely drive the short distance from the eco lodge centre to the activity venues nearby on the coast.
Preseli Venture hold full public liability insurance of £10 million and just ask if you require a copy of this certificate.
The Preseli Venture safety statement
So safety is our first priority, followed by care for the natural environment and oodles of fun for you, that’s what we are all about.
High energy natural environments such as the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park are constantly changing; wind, rain, surf, ocean swells, gravity, wildlife and multi-tactile surfaces combine to produce an environment from which risk can never be totally eliminated. We at Preseli Venture assume that our clients understand that there is always some risk involved in the activities that we provide.
The exhilaration of exploring such environments is what Preseli Venture is all about. We seek to minimise and manage these risks by providing relevant equipment and experienced, qualified guides who are supplied with up to the minute weather forecasts, trained in risk assessments and operate according to governing body best practise for each adventure and our in house procedures. It is up to you to listen carefully to what they say, and to act upon their instructions.
We believe that adventure, in all its diverse forms, is an essential component of many people’s lives. Listen, stay safe and have a fantastic experience.
What do our accreditations actually mean?
Preseli Venture are inspected by the Adventure Activities Licensing Service every two years in regard to the activities of sea kayaking, coasteering and surfing. Particular attention is on our safety management systems with young people, and we have been able to demonstrate compliance with nationally accepted standards of good practice in the delivery of adventure activities with due regard to the benefits and risks of the activities. AALS is run by the Health and Safety Executive in Wales.
British Canoeing inspect us every two years with close scrutiny of all our sea kayaking operations. Preseli Venture are an Approved Provider and are licensed to deliver British Canoeing star awards, from personal ability 1-3 star awards, up to the 4 star leadership award training and assessment courses.
Adventuremark is a safety scheme run by the Adventure Activity Industry Advisory Committee (AAIAC) for providers of adventurous activities. Adventuremark allows providers to demonstrate that their arrangements for managing the potential risks of adventure activities have been inspected and found to meet the necessary standards of good practice in the adventure activity industry.
Learning Outside the Classroom is the nationally recognised indicator of good quality educational provision The LOtC Quality Badge provides a national award combining the essential elements of provision – learning and safety – into ONE easily recognisable and trusted accreditation scheme for ALL types of learning outside the classroom provider throughout the UK.
Preseli was amazing!
Reviewed 3 October 2016 ★★★★★
My friends and I spent the weekend at the Preseli Venture Eco Lodge and participated in three of their activities and it was super awesome! It was an unforgettable weekend, the vegan conscious employees were superb. I’d recommend this place 100%.
B M / Glasgow, United Kingdom
Preseli Venture, Parcynole Fach, Mathry, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA62 5HN, WALES, UK +44 (0)1348 837709 Office opening hours: Monday to Sunday 9am to 5pm
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