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photo  Geography students field trip to the source of the O'brookEducation Service Guide Hire

The purpose of this service is to assist youth and school groups and their leaders to gain the most benefit out of their visit to Dartmoor. The guides have a wide knowledge and experience of the area and can interpret both the natural and the human features of the landscape to the group. The guides will undertake to navigate the group (at an appropriate pace) across the moor.

Dartmoor National Park Authority is registered with The Adventure Activities Licensing Service as licensed to provide specified activities under the following heading Trekking

Licence details can be confirmed by calling The Licensing Service. Tel: 029 2075 5715, or by checking the website: link, opens new window) The licence number is L9333/R0965.

All the guides are qualified to the minimum level; summer Moorland Leader Award of the South West Mountain and Moorland leadership Training Scheme. Many of our guides are additionally qualified to lead moorland walking in winter conditions and some are qualified to lead walks in a high mountainous environment. All our guides and education staff have been through the enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) process and hold valid outdoor First Aid certificates.

Guides need to reserve the right to alter, adapt, shorten or cancel the pre-arranged walk as they think fit. This may be due to weather conditions, the group’s standard of clothing or footwear, fitness or behaviour, or the late arrival of the group.

Page last updated: 22 Oct 2015
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