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

Lara Hedges

Senior Instructor

All our instructors  hold a minimum of the following

Full inhouse staff induction

Full First aid Certificate

MLTE Hill and Moorland Leader Award Trainig

RLSS NWSMP Life saving

Level 2 Bushcraft

BCU UKCC Level 1 Paddlesports Award

Power Boat Level 2

Archery GB Basic Instructor

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)

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