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We have run open expeditions for over 1000 participants, experience where it matters!
"I just wanted to drop you a note to say thanks to all of your team for the efforts you all put in, I think it was great that they were all thrown into a group of new friends and all got on so well. She particularly appreciated the background info the instructors gave with the good ‘tips’ on how to get the most out of the whole trip. They definitely got more out of the expedition as a whole by coming to you guys."
2020 price: £265.00 per person, per expedition.
These dates can be used for Training & Practice OR Qualifying (assessed)
• Monday 13th April – Saturday 18th April 2020 - Mid Wales
• Tuesday 26th May – Sunday 31st May 2020 - Western Brecon Beacons
• Sunday 5th July – Friday 10th July 2020 - Mid Wales
• Sunday 19th July – Friday 24th July 2020 - Mid Wales
• Sunday 23rd August – Friday 28th August 2020 - Mid Wales
• Tuesday 1st Sept - Sunday 6th Sept 2020 - Mid Wales
• Sunday 25th October – Friday 30th October 2020 - Mid Wales
We have a simple and quick online booking system.
"Both on the practice and the assessed expeditions, I enjoyed the freedom you gave us to roam around beautiful parts of Wales at our own pace while always knowing you had our backs if there was a problem."
We run our popular Open Gold Expeditions for individuals and small groups in the Brecon Beacons and Mid Wales, offering convenient access to public transport.
To support you through your DofE Gold expedition, we provide full expedition training, concise pre-expedition information as well as free use of group equipment including high-quality tents, stoves, group shelters & maps.
Please Note: We do not support 'back to back' expeditions, if you wish to book a practice and a qualifying expedition in 2020 please leave a gap of 2-3 weeks or more between the expeditions.
Supervision, training, assessment, group kit (tents & stoves), campsite fees, insurance, support with paperwork/route planning, maps, transport from CAERSWS train station for MID WALES EXPEDITIONS ONLY. We do not offer a shuttle service for the Open Gold Expedition in the Brecon Beacons on 26 - 31 May 2020.
Things that are NOT included:
Food, transport (other than train station collections for Mid Wales). personal equipment.
Please note there is no train station collection/drop off for the 26 - 31 May 2020 expedition in the Brecon Beacons.
I completed my Gold D of E expedition with Expeditions Wales and had a fantastic time! I had a great leader and learnt so many new skills. I enjoyed my practice expedition with Expeditions Wales so much that I went back for my assessment. I would recommend Expeditions Wales to anyone.
, 24 Nov 2017
Thank you for making my expeditions so much fun! I would recommend Expedition Wales to anyone, and if you have people uncertain about doing an open expedition on their own, please tell them they DEFINITELY should. I've had a brilliant time this summer, taking away some wonderful memories and making some great friends.
, 24 Nov 2017
Aled, Alix and colleagues,
I just wanted to say thank you for running such a great expedition. Robyn returned home having really enjoyed her time in Wales and I think that was mainly due to the attitude and commitment of the leaders. She not only feels the expected sense of achievement but also a genuine desire to continue with outdoor pursuits in the future. Amazing!
I am so glad that the girls decided to undertake the expedition independently with you.
J.MacDonald, 16 Aug 2014