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We have run open expeditions for over 1000 participants, experience where it matters!
"I enjoyed the expedition so much more than I anticipated - an overall memorable experience!"
2019 Open Gold walking expeditions:
These dates can be used for Training & Practice OR Qualifying
• Saturday 13th April – Thursday 18th April 2019 – Mid Wales
• Tuesday 28th May – Sunday 2nd June 2019 – Brecon Beacons
• Sunday 7th July – Friday 12th July 2019 – Mid Wales
• Sunday 21st July – Friday 26th July 2019 – Mid Wales
• Sunday 4th August – Friday 9th August 2019 – Mid Wales
• Sunday 18th August – Friday 23rd August 2019 – Mid Wales
• Tuesday 27th August – Sunday 1st Sept 2019 – Mid Wales
• Sunday 1st Sept – Friday 6th Sept 2019 – Mid Wales
• Sunday 20th October – Friday 25th October 2019 – Mid Wales
2019 price: £265.00 per person, per expedition.
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 2019 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 Brecon Beacons on 28 May - 2 June 2019.
Things that are NOT included:
Food,transport (other than train station collections for Mid Wales). personal equipment.
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