DofE Expeditions

Training from £25, Expeditions from £50

At River and Ridge we are experienced in delivering high quality expeditions, we are an approved activity provider (AAP) for the Duke of Edinburgh Award and are licenced for all our activities through the adventure activities licencing service. We  provide training assessments and consultation services for all levels of the Award, Bronze Silver and Gold.

We pride ourselves on delivering a full suite of expedition services and will work closely with your organisation to ensure the best results for you and your students. We can offer as much or as little support as you need to make the whole expedition process easy and trouble free.

All our staff are highly experienced and selected specifically for both their knowledge and ability to pass on that knowledge in a fun and engaging manner, all staff are enhanced DBS checked and hold full first aid qualifications, all staff have a passion for working with young people and will work tirelessly to ensure that all participants are thoughrally trained and ready to take on the challenge of any expedition, whilst on expedition students will have access to a supervisor who is constantly on call to offer any advice or sort out any issues before they become problems.

River and Ridge believe that the Duke of Edinburgh Award should be available to all, and we have tried to keep our costs as low as possible to encourage as many young people as possible to have access to high quality instruction and training.

We can provide expeditions anywhere in the uk, and supply tents maps compasses stoves pots and pans. All our routes are risk assessed and groups will be given full support and supervision throughout the training and assessment phases.

River And Ridge

River And Ridge

What We Do...

  • Full expedition service from training route planning to fully assessed expeditions we offer exceptional customer service and will always go that extra mile to make things easy for you.
  • Advice and support to all young people
  • Fully risk assessed routes and all safety equipment
  • Support and advice to group leaders and teachers
  • Visits to your school for information lectures and parents evenings
  • All expedition admin including checking routes and registering the expedition through to necessary panel
  • Full de brief post expedition and all reports.
  • Tents maps compasses cooking equipment and gas
  • Kit lists and menu planners

Prices start from £50 for a bronze expedition and £25 per day for training days.

River And Ridge

River And Ridge

What Our Customers Said...

  • Taking time out from the office environment for training is always a hard decision when that time is often billable to clients. The short programme delivered by River & Ridge will provide benefits to
    Andrew George, Marketing Manager, ESI International Ltd
  • Our aims and objectives were 100% met.  Seeing the team’s profiles explains problems and feeds solutions.  Very enjoyable too – thank you!
    Wyn Giffiths, Director, Pinnacle Group
  • "Coasteering was so much fun especially the caves and the jumps, I was scared at first but I ended up doing the big jump 4 times. Wanted to beat mummy!"
    Mae, South Wales