Family Adventures Peak District

Family Adventures Peak District

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amily Adventures Peak District: Gritstone Adventure Activities is not just for adults who seek adventures or training, we are also able to deliver top class Family Adventures. Gritstone founder Al Cash is a family man with 2 small children and tests all of the Family Adventure activities out on his own 2 boys! Al is a former secondary school teacher and believes that the highest form of education is outdoor education. Family adventures are a great way to do something different with your holiday here in the Peak District, at the same time challenging your little ones with mini (and sometimes not so mini) adventures. Our Family Adventures all take place in the beautiful and dramatic Peak District National Park while never being too far away from civilisation and great places to stay. Any activity you choose for your family will be tailored to your needs, children’s ages and abilities. We Hold an AALA license, this is the HSE Licence to take under 18s on adventurous activities. Our instructors have all worked extensively with children and are the best in the business. Our instructors are not only chosen for their vast experience but for their approachable and fun manner and ability to get on well with people. We have it all here in the Peaks; views, climbing, walking, caving, splashing around in water, pretty stone villages and acres of campsite. Take a look at our activities below. We Recommend two activities in a day.

Family Adventures Peak District
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Family Bridge Abseiling

Bridge Abseiling Take on this unique experience with your children. This adventure involves abseiling from a 100ft disused and safety checked rail bridge. There are part of the bridge where the drop is smaller for more timid participants – a brilliant challenge that will grow your child’s confidence.

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Family Climbing

Rock climbing here in the Peak holds endless opportunities for adventures for all abilities from children to novice parents and all the way up to world class level climbers. Rock Climbing is a fantastic physical and mental challenge for you and your children. Difficulty on the day will be tailored to your family’s needs.

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Family Gorge Scrambling

Walk, scramble, climb up a waterfall; you will never have done anything like this before. Give you family a unique experience that they won’t forget in this natural water park, take on wet climbs, plunge pools and obstacles under expert supervision. Wetsuits included to keep you all warm.

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Family Caving

Take an underground adventure with your family. Here you will discover the secret world beneath the Peak District. Led by expert guides, you will be taken on an extraordinary adventure that will be as educational as it will be fun. The difficulty level will be tailored to suit your needs. This is an unforgattable exerince that is never too hard – unless you’d like it to be.

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Family Trekking

Experience the beauty of the Peak District as you walk through her valleys and over her hills. Be guided by a local expert who can inform you on the local history, geology and culture of the area. Walks can be combined with a challenge element such a small scrambles or visits to little known features. All Trekking is tailored to a length and difficulty that suits you and your little ones.

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Family Weaseling

Weaseling is unique to the Peak Dstrict due to the way local rocks have formed millions of years ago and then become piled on one another. The gaps and mini caves that these formations leave are a great place for adventures. Think of it as caving but not underground. This activity is loads of fun and can be anjoyed by all ages and abiltities.

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Family Adventures Peak District