Somerset Adventures brings you the very best of outdoor activities in the Southwest. Whether you are looking for individual tuition, a group activity session, a multi-activity day, a hen or stag party, a course or qualification, or just a good family day out we have the activities to suit you. Contact us to find out more.

From the wide open spaces of Dartmoor and Exmoor, to the glorious southwest coastline, to the wonderful caves of the Mendips, with all the rivers of the West Country in between we can find a venue and an activity to suit you with our fully qualified and insured instructors. We have plenty of favourite venues specially chosen to give you the best experience, or we can bring the session to you at any other location you wish to use in the southwest.

Group bookings of any age are welcomed, and you can choose multiple activities if you wish to create your perfect day of safe fun, thrills and excitement.

We also run a wide range of First Aid courses, including HSE First Aid at Work courses. With years of experience in medical and first aid fields and expert engaging instruction these courses are suitable for everyone.


Meet your instructors

Robin Harris

About 5

Robin is a former GP who left medical work in 2012 to set up Somerset Adventures to share a passion for adventurous outdoor activities. In his spare time Robin is often to be found kayaking the rivers and seas of the southwest, or caving on the Mendips. With a wide range of outdoor interests and qualifications, and an infectious enthusiasm, Robin is experienced at safely offering challenge and adventure whilst helping people of all levels to develop their skills.

Robin’s outdoor qualifications include: Mountain Leader, Single Pitch Award, L2 Cave Leader, British Canoeing L2 coach + MWE, 4* in whitewater kayak, sea kayak and canoe, Archery Leader, L2 Mountain Bike Instructor, First aid trainerĀ 

Ben Shattock

About 6Ben has been kayaking from an early age achieving highly in national slalom competitions. With a love of all things outdoor Ben is equally at home up a mountain, on a white water river or down a cave, and with a list of qualifications to match. Ben is passionate about introducing people to these adventurous activities and helping them to develop their skills whilst having lots of fun!

Ben’s outdoor qualifications include: Mountain Leader, Rock Climbing Instructor, L1 Cave Leader, British Canoeing L2 coach, Advanced White Water Safety & Rescue, White Water Leader, Beach lifeguard, Archery Leader



approved-activity-providerSomerset Adventures Ltd is registered with the Adventurous Activities Licensing Service as licensed to provide specified activities under the following headings: Kayaking, Open Canoeing, Paddleboarding, Improvised Rafting, Hill Walking & Mountaineering, Caving, Climbing & Abseiling.
Licence details can be confirmed by calling The Licensing Service Tel 02920 755715


Somerset Adventures Ltd is a registered company number 12423034. Registered address: 5 Galmington Road, Taunton TA1 5NH

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