About Our Customers

We have a wide variety of customers at Outdoor Alternative, with many and varied interests. This page features profiles of some of those customers, written by them, describing their visit. We hope you enjoy reading about what other people get up to when they come here, and that it inspires you to visit us yourself!

We are currently featuring Chester Nexus Social/Walking Group and Appalachian State University. To read about other customers please select one from the dropdown menu below. If you have visited us recently and would like your own group to feature, please contact us - we particularly like to use photos taken by groups while they were with us.

Chester Nexus Social/Walking Group

Headland near Outdoor Alternative

Our first weekend at the Outdoor Alternative centre was a huge success. For the past 8 years I have organised weekends away for our social/walking group based in Chester. As we are keen ramblers, we usually choose to stay in bunk barns or hostels by mountains in Cumbria...

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Appalachian State University

A job well done!

When we first met the folks who founded Outdoor Alternative in 2003, we were the third and fourth Americans to visit this lovely place in a relatively unknown corner of Wales. From the beginning, we were overwhelmed by their generosity and willingness to help two strangers from across the pond. For the past six years, we’ve been bringing groups of college students from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina to kayak and do volunteer work...

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