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Gorge Walking Wales

gorge walkingGorge walking also known as gorge scrambling in Wales can be a combined water/rock activity. Gorge walking in the UK can represent a spectrum of activities some of which are mostly rock activities and some of which are mostly water activities. Also referred to as ghyll scrambling in other parts of the UK this is can be done by both adults and children.

What does gorge scrambling entail?

gorge walkingThe best way of describing our activity is a river adventure . With our guides, you travel through a steep sided gorge following the course of the river by various ways and means. This can involve:-

  • sliding down rapids;
  • swimming down rapids;
  • floating down fast flowing chutes and waves;
  • climbing  waterfalls; and
  • jumping off those adrenalin pumping 20ft ledges into  pools of deep water.

Who can do gorge walking in Wales?

Gorge walking in Wales can be tried by all ages and abilities. The youngest we would recommend is 8 years old and the eldest depends on your physical ability. The day can be tailored to suit your needs. Our guides are certified experts offering you a safe, stress free and unforgettable experience

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Where can I do gorge walking?

gorge walking in walesCall of the Wild’s gorge walking sessions are based in Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons), Wales, UK – in the part of the famous Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park known as waterfall country. We use the rivers in the Ystradfellte region of the Park which provides us with a wonderful adventure playground. You can’t do gorge scrambling to this sort of level and in such stunning surroundings in many other parts of the UK.  It should definitely be on your bucket list. A wonderful opportunity for an unforgettable shared family experience..

Duration / Length of the gorge walking session?

gorge walking walesThis is variable depending on the size and nature of the group and the prevailing weather conditions on the day. As a guide, the session would normally last around 3 to 4 hours.

When can I do it?

We operate our gorge walking Wales sessions all year.

What is it going to cost me?

Phone for details or contact us. You can also get more details our packages, prices and sample itineraries by looking at out package page.

What will I have to wear for my gorge walking session?

For your gorge walking session we will provide you with a full kit list upon booking. For guidance, we will provide you with a wet suit, buoyancy aid and helmet.

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Good combinations of activities

Gorge Walking can be combined with any of the range of activities available whether it be caving, climbing, quad biking, paintball and clays.

Can I use a camera?

Yes you can but we would only recommend bringing a waterproof disposal camera if it is your intention to take it into the gorge. With any other camera we cannot guarantee it will make it out in one piece.

Take away a video or photos

We can arrange for a professional photographer to follow you gorge walking. The photos can be put onto disc for you to take away before the end of your stay. Please contact us for more details.

In certain circumstances we can arrange for your group to filmed but this is only by prior arrangement.

If any of the above interest you, contact us now!

It was excellent! We learnt loads from the guide about the environment down there, plants and mining etc . Really informative.
Just the right amount of adrenaline for my boys and me and lots of laughs along the way! I was nervous but needn’t have been. Would definitely recommend and would love to do it again. – L Kramer, 2023

We had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed it. The guides were good and looked after us, my son loved it and said he wants to do it again some time. Thanks again. – M Burton, 2023

It was better than our expectations, all three of us enjoyed. It was great having an instructor with so much knowledge of the area. Thanks again –  M Rowland, 2023