Meet the staff

All our staff are carefully selected  Initial training involves CRB checks , centre procedures, coupled with activity specific training including first aid, life saving, emergency procedures and activity specific training.


Simon Read
Centre Director


Michael Read
Centre Director

David Read

Senior Instructor


All our instructors complete a minimum of the following training

Enhanced DBS check

Full inhouse staff induction

First aid trained


In addition Specialist Staff hold the following qualifications

MLTE Mountain Leader Summer

RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor (coastal)

BCU UKSS Level 2 Paddlesports Coach

BCU Level 3 Coach (Sea)

British Canoeing Foundation Safety and Recue Training

RYA Intermediate Power Boat Instructor

Coasteering Training in Line with current

National Coasteering Charter Guidelines

Coasteering Lifesaving

MLTE Single Pitch Award

MLTE Climbing Wall Award

Archery GB Basic Instructor award

GNAS archery leader award

NSRA Air rifle shooting tutors diploma

NSRA Target Crossbow tutors diploma

MLTE Hill and moorland leader training

RLSS NWSMP Life saving 1,2,3

Level 2 Bushcraft

BCU UKCC Level 1 Paddlesports Award

Power Boat Level 2

Archery Basic Instructor