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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.

Experience & Expertise

Highly trained instructors with the experience and enthusiasm to deliver brilliant outdoor learning and supervision.

Safety and Fun

A leading DofE Approved Activity Provider (AAP) with a team of accrediated supervisors and assessors on hand to ensure that young people have a fun and safe experience.

Incredible Locations

Expeditions in locations ranging from the stunning North Wales countryside we call home to as far afield as Loch Ness.


Take the stress out of expedition planning with our range of support services tailored to your groups planning and preparation needs.

Duke of Edinburgh's Awards

Find the perfect package for young people ready to undertake the expedition section of their Duke of Edinburgh award at each level.


Bronze Award

For students looking to undertake their first adventurous walking expedition as part of the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh's Award. A brilliant way to learn new skills, make new friends and create memories that will last a lifetime.


Silver Award

The next step for young people ready to to push their practical skills further and challenge themselves, on foot or travelling by canoe in some of the most beautiful and remote locations and waterways in the United Kingdom.


Gold Award

An opportunity to build resilience, gain essential teamwork skills and create lasting memories. Expect quality training and support which will equip students with the skills to undertake their expeditions independently and with confidence.

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!

Contact Us

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.