What We Offer
At Safe and Sound Outdoors we have 20 years experience as one of North Wales' leading providers of Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions.
We understand the importance of providing students with valuable and meaningful experiences whilst supporting their personal and educational development. That's why we are excited to offer groups a variety of locations and modes of travel for their expeditions, as well as tailored levels of support.
Support can range from solely supervision and assessment, right up to a full programme of planning, training and delivery of a Practice and Qualifying Expedition. At Gold level students can to choose to undertake the ultimate Gold DofE expedition, travelling by canoe on diverse, exciting and challenging waterways.
Duke Of Edinburgh's Awards
We are proud to be a leading provider of Duke of Edinburgh expeditions in the UK. We are dedicated to helping young people achieve their full potential through the life-changing experience of the Duke of Edinburgh Award program.
A globally recognised program, "DofE" challenges young people to push their boundaries, develop new skills and serve their communities. At Safe and Sound, we offer expedition services for all levels of the award: Bronze, Silver and Gold.
Safety is our top priority ( it's in the name!). Our instructors are fully trained in risk management and emergency procedures and we ensure that all of our equipment is regularly serviced and maintained to the highest standards. As well as ensuring our team have the experience and enthusiasm to deliver brilliant outdoor learning and supervision, our whole team is DBS checked.
Programmes range from 4 day walking expeditions offering a day of intensive training and the opportunity to undertake a practice expedition, to 10 day 'back to back' Practice and Qualifying expeditions providing the ultimate challenge and unique experience for students travelling by canoe.
If you're interested in taking part in one of our Duke of Edinburgh's Award expeditions, please don't hesitate to contact us. Let us know how we can help you or your students in the contact form below, or give us a call on 01978860763. Our dedicated DofE Coordinator will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
We look forward to helping your group achieve their Duke of Edinburgh Award and embark on the adventure of a lifetime!
If you'd like us to contact you with more information about any of our activities or to help you plan an adventurous outing for your school just fill out the form and we'll get back to you.
Chris Sayell, Portsmouth Grammar School
Safe And Sound Outdoors are a well organised outdoor activity centre with friendly and professional instructor of the highest standard that care for their customers, with attention to detail and enthusiasm to encourage all participants to achieve with the activity provided.
As AAP for DofE SAS provide support for all organisation for staff and young achievers in all three awards and promote life skill within the expedition section.
Rune Webb, Cavalry Primary School
With any service, the Gold Standard for me is: "Would you reccomend them?' The answer: 'Absolutely'. We've been using Safe and Sound Outdoors for 15 years and I wouldn't hesitate to encourage others to do so.