Reviews & Comments of Customers

These are just a sample of the kind of comments our customers regularly make about their Adventure Britain experience. There are additional comments on each of the main web pages.

Reviews 2024

We had a fantastic weekend. The accommodation was ideal, in a great location, great breakfast too. The activities were really fun! The staff were really nice, helpful and supportive, they really made us feel comfortable and very welcoming and organised. Thank you all so much. P. Kenny

The Gorge walking was fantastic and the two guys running the session were excellent and very engaging. The transport driver was also very helpful and accommodating. The staff at the B&B were amazing and did a great job looking after us and making it a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The breakfast was also very good. C. Stillwell

A fab weekend and great feedback from the group, ultimately the stag so a big thumbs up. The canyoning was better than expected, weather played its part also. Matthew and Frank were great guys. 10/10 on this on all fronts. Pick ups and drivers were spot on also. Hotel was great, went above and beyond to allow us to check in slightly early and get into the spa. Breakfast great and we had fun with the staff. 10/10 and would stay there again no problem. All in all a fab weekend had by all. Hope this helps with you moving forward and thanks for everything. Just the best man speech now and my job is done. R. Taylor

I just want to say thank you to the guys for such an amazing experience, it was great fun and I know that the group had a blast. Nothing like jumping into that cold water to clear the hangover away! Jacob, Jason and Mollie were a right laugh and made the experience really enjoyable. It was honestly the highlight of the weekend for the group, and we would definitely do it again. Thanks for a great experience. B. Starczewski

We had a blast. The instructors Matt and Molly were warm and welcoming. Giving clear and appropriate instructions for the age of our children. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and we all came away wanting more!!! S. Leyland

Absolutely fantastic! Activities 5* Ease of booking 5* Value for money 5* – I will be recommending highly thank you so much. A. Peacock

We all had a great time, the activities were good fun and the whole weekend ran seamlessly. Everyone we met on the activities were fantastic and we had a great laugh. I must say, the lady serving behind the bar at Merlins all weekend was very hospitable and everyone said how helpful she was so please do pass on our thanks again to her. M. Rushent

A fantastic experience which we all really enjoyed. Staff were professional and clearly briefed us all at each stage. Would definitely look to rebook in the future. I. O’Brien

We all had a brilliant time! We loved Jason who took us canyoning, he was absolutely brilliant! Merlin accommodation was great and we had a perfect weekend. Thank you for all yours and your team’s help! D. Chadburn

I think I can say on behalf of the group, we had an incredible weekend! The activities all exceeded our expectations, really focused on adventure and not just another cookie cutter organised tourist trip, so very grateful for the experience and the memories! J. Druce

Just a quick message to say we had a fantastic time caving on Friday. Both Matthew and Graham were superb. D. Cox

Please pass on our huge thanks to Scott and Jay for the brilliant gorge walking experience on Saturday. We had such a lot of fun! They were both brilliant – full of humour and expertise. We all had such a great time. A. Toms

We had an amazing time canyoning; Sam and Matt were awesome guides and very friendly – gave us an amazing experience would definitely do it again. N. Cox

We had a brilliant time – everything ran really smoothly and the everyone really enjoyed all the activities. Ben/Jacob were fantastic guides for the canyoning and all the family at the farm where we did the quad biking and archery were really friendly. Thanks for making it all happen – really pleased with the service and my brother had an amazing time! J. Rushby

Everyone said it was great stag weekend. Thoroughly enjoyed the activities, especially the canyoning. Thank you for organising for us. Much appreciated! W. Jarvis

We had a great time Gorge walking, Graham and Jack were wonderful, professional and good fun. We absolutely loved it. When we rebook in the future we would love to have those instructors again. A. Robinson

It was really good fun. Everyone enjoyed themselves everyone we met was very helpful and friendly. We all had a good laugh, thanks for organising it. A. Willetts

Just want to say thank you very much, the boys had a fabulous time Quad biking. They said it was a wonderful experience and will definitely be doing it again. R. Harris

Reviews 2023

Both the canyoning and quads/archery exceeded our expectations! Absolutely fantastic from both teams. Nice people, good equipment, loads of fun had by my whole party. I honestly can’t say enough about how good they both were, I would recommend Call of the Wild to anyone wanting to have some outdoor adventurous fun. T. Rankin

We had an amazing time this weekend! The people, location and activities surpassed our expectations! Everyone we met was so friendly and welcoming. During the activities, if any member of the group was feeling nervous, they were so supportive and encouraging! We all pushed ourselves out of our comfort zones and enjoyed doing so. A. Taylor

Myself, husband and son are so impressed from start to finish; you and your team have been so professional. Communication throughout was first class. The day itself was brilliantly organised and fun. Honestly we couldn’t have asked for more. We will definitely use you in the future. S. Dunn

We had a fantastic time. The team and the organisation was on point. The activity itself was fun, took place in a wonderful setting and certainly got the blood pumping. If we ever come to that part of the country again for activities we will work with your company. J. Day

We all had a fantastic weekend, absolutely loved the activities and very pleased with how everything worked out. L. Smith

We had a great time, the group leaders were fantastic, very friendly welcoming and helpful. The whole day was great fun and definitely something we’d do again in the future, hopefully bring a few friends along! All round great experience! M. Dowden

We had such an amazing weekend. The B&B was beautiful and we were very well looked after. The quads were brilliant fun with excellent views. The gorge walk was equally fantastic fun, scary, and tough all at the same time, the guides were patient and funny. Thank you so much. We will certainly be back for more. N. Evans

We had a great time, both activities were brilliant and the accommodation was clean and comfortable. J. Ray

It was a complete blast. The team were amazing and made the whole thing run so smoothly. I’ve been before, as had one of the girls, but I’m confident others will come back. Thank you so much, and to your team. S Marriott

We had an amazing time it was perfect and so funny. It was so well organised. We are thinking of doing something with kids in August all of us. H Deering

Everything was better than expected all the instructors for both events were really good fun and very professional and the whole group had a very good time. J Lee

We had a great time, made some amazing memories, canyoning and the quad bikes made it even better. N Chamberlain

We both absolutely loved the gorge walking! The two instructors were great, wish I could do it every morning as it would certainly wake me up. Thank you for the experience!! N Reynolds

The guys that held the caving session were excellent and the challenges were fun – ideal as a beginner/introductory session. The final walk up the flowing river were resounding favourites amongst our group, as was the chance to sit peacefully in the total darkness listening to the water flow. Thumbs up from us. J Townsend

Everyone had a fantastic time. Richard was superb and our guests had a very memorable day. R Bowen

I wanted to pop an email across to say thank you, my partner and I had such a brilliant weekend and loved both activities. I can safely say my partner 100% wants to do caving again and it’s likely we’ll be in contact in the future. Thank you again. G Cunningham

Reviews 2022

We had a cracking weekend. Activities were great fun and the room was clean. All staff at the activities were spot on. M Buxton

It was the best stag doo I’ve been on, I might be a little biased as it was mine and I choose to do this but from start to finish, it was epic! D Vayle

Honestly, I couldn’t fault it.  The team at the B&B were amazing!! Every single person there was so friendly. The events were fantastic, and the driver for the transfers was really good.  Overall, a really enjoyable weekend and the rest of the guys have all said the same too. R Lear

Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the weekend and I think we were all very pleased with the hotel and activities arranged for us. Overall a very pleasing experience, thank you to you and your team. D Skinner

Absolutely brilliant. Hotel was perfect, great location and activities were spot on. Some of us have done similar things before but this was by far the best for organisation and support. K Faiers

Words cannot express how pleased I am with our weekend! From the communication with Kathryn to all the people who looked after us, everyone has been friendly, helpful and professional with an interest in us having the best time. We got home after the weekend having had an exceptional time with lasting memories! J Down

We had a fantastic time. The group were full of complements about both of the activities and the accommodation and organisation.  I can’t think of anything that could have been better to be honest! G Davison

We had an amazing time. All the staff at Merlins were great and so helpful they really looked after us. The instructors for gorge walking and the quad biking were exactly the same and they even put up with us asking for thousands of photos!!! It was a weekend to remember for our bride to be. I would definitely recommend to everyone and we are already wanting to plan to come back again. L Herrick

Everyone we met that was involved was fantastic and extremely welcoming. The activities were great fun and the guides made everyone feel comfortable and enthusiastic. Everyone from the group that went said it was one of the best weekends they have had for a long time. L Higley

We had a great weekend. Everything went better than expected, all the staff were great and it all ran really smoothly. Really easy to organise and would recommend your services to anyone. W Chappell

We had an amazing weekend. All thoroughly enjoyed it, service was great and all being organised for us made it very easy and a good fun weekend. Thank you very much. S Underwood

The weekend was brilliant. The canyoning and clays were great and both teams running the events were amazing. I’d 100% recommend the events to anyone! S Wheeler

Thanks to you we all had a brilliant weekend and everyone enjoyed themselves. Times were smooth, accommodation was clean and all the staff were very nice. Canyoning was probably one of the best activities I have ever done. Plenty of wicked memories for one of the best stag weekends ever! Cheers. S Webb

We all enjoyed it so much!!  The activities were well run and felt safe throughout whilst being able to have the most fun! T Bayliss

We loved the canyoning, it was exactly what my sister wanted which was great. Both Phil and Josh were lovely enthusiastic hosts. H Wright

We had a lovely time. Accommodation was great and they looked after us well, good food, great packed lunch and the room was really good, nice big shower!  Dave and Stef were really good for our first activity day, really nice guys, very knowledgeable and we had a really good laugh and a lovely time, totally exhausted afterwards, couldn’t have been better. All in all a great weekend, we all enjoyed it immensely and took us out of our comfort zones which we wanted. It was challenging for us but not too challenging, so thank you for a great weekend and please pass on our thanks to our hosts and our guides. I Walker

Reviews 2021

”The instructors were all very good, very professional, very patient and friendly, and were also very conscious of making sure we were safe and comfortable during the sessions. Please convey my thanks to them”.  H Ching

Quad Biking in wales

”We had a great time. The accommodation was clean and comfortable, so you can’t ask for much more. The staff were helpful and friendly at Merlins too. The lads and I are already planning another similar trip for next year, so it’s certainly wet the appetite”. J Radley

”The whole weekend could not have gone better. Activities, transport and accommodation all spot on”. C Smith

”We had an amazing time, probably one of the best holidays we have had. All the staff were so helpful and friendly and made the activities so much fun, we cannot fault anything really. Just would like to say a big thank you for being so attentive and helpful and we are already thinking about going back next year to do it all again so you will probably hear from us very soon”. C. Southwell

”We had the most brilliant time. The staff were great fun, full of fun & not too bogged down in making health & safety a major factor & boring! Its was incredible scenery, slick arrangements & an experience that will stay with us forever. Thank you all for making it so great”. A Cashmore

Family Adventure Week kayaking

”It was a fantastic afternoon and the team who ran the walk were great. Kit was good, the route was interesting and pitched at all levels yet manageable even for the slightly unfit like me!” N. Torkington

”We decided to use ‘Call of the Wild’ after my husband went to his friends stag do back in 2005 and he remembered having such a great time gorgeous walking. Although returning with a family this time was clearly very different, we looked forward to a unique adventure. Well we were not disappointed, our family had an absolutely incredible time. The accommodation was basic but clean and comfy and had all we needed. The welcome from the lady at Merlins was very warm and we were offered a cup of tea on arrival, a lovely touch. The breakfasts and dinner at Merlins were very tasty, freshly cooked and enjoyed by us all. The packed lunches were yummy too. The activities were incredible. Dave, Bex and Phil, and their team of supporters were professional, made you feel very safe and made it so much fun!! I did things I never thought I would ever do, my kids and husband had a blast enjoying it all. Please pass on a massive thank you to all your staff who made our holiday a memorable experience. They are a credit to the company. Thank you again”. J Wardell

”All the explorers said they had a fantastic time and really enjoyed themselves. Staff were fantastic with our group. Looking forward to the next time”. J Hancox (Loddon District Explorers)

”We loved the caving trip and thought Phil (and Josh) did a great job, they are a credit to you. My son (13) had the best time and enjoyed hearing all the information on the history and geology of the caves. I would recommend Call of the Wild to anyone wanting a caving experience and look forward to doing more of your adventures in the future”. R Fountain

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”We had a great weekend and were very happy with the setup. The firepit and the views across the valley in particular made both our evenings very memorable. You guys were very helpful over the phone in the build up, and your friendly onsite staff taking the burden of feeding/transporting the boys away from us made a big difference. The activities went down really well, and the instructors were knowledgeable – it was all good value. All in all our expectations were met and largely exceeded, and I’d certainly recommend Call Of The Wild for events like this. Thanks again”. J Simkins

”We absolutely LOVED our weekend away and we want to come back with our kids!! The pub was lovely with great, helpful staff. The guys running the activities were really nice. We only have great things to say and we’ve already recommended you to friend. Definitely will be back as soon as we can!”. H Hope

We both had an amazing time thank you and can’t wait to do it again. Both ED and James were brilliant instructors which made the day even better. I have emailed James as we saw the Facebook advert with regards to assistant instructors, and after chatting to Ed and James we were both wondering if there was anything we could do to help during the summer holidays”. C. Trentham

First Group Back Since Lockdown 3! – April 2021

”We had a great time once again. What was a nice touch is having James for a second time 😊. The girls were loving the activity. They have no fear!! Myself and Iestyn also enjoyed. I was actually better than I thought I would be at climbing. Both James and Cynan were great, very professional and amenable. Thanks once again. James recommended canyoning next, so that’s on our list”. R. Davies

Reviews 2020

First Group Back Since Lockdown 1! – July 2020

gorge walking

“..We all absolutely loved it , I was smiling constantly such a fantastic activity, the wetsuit fitted grate as well and was good quality. The lads who guided us were great We had a laugh with them they where fun and easy to get along with and nobody was made to feel pressured into doing anything .. the only bad part about it was that it had to end n we had to come back home,but there will be another time ! Keep up the good work guys.” S. Motley

And Many More… (2020)

”I’m really impressed with call of the wild. Your service has been great and the instructors were really friendly and knowledgeable. The waterfalls were breathtaking and I’ve already recommended you to many friends and family and l’ll certainly be looking to rebook in the future.” D. Hill

”We both had a great day out, everything was good and we felt safe at all times”. J. Ely

”Loved it!!! Only good things to say, both leaders were amazing during the trip and very hot on H&S which is always good when jumping off waterfalls! Both had a great day and helped that the couple doing it with us were really nice too! Definitely the best way to see the waterfalls and would recommend to friends!” M. Tregedeon

”Everything was fantastic. The guides were excellent, very enthusiastic and knowledgeable and the challenges great fun. Thanks for your help in organising. Would definitely recommend to others.” S. Frederick

”The day reached our expectations and more. The lads were great, very aware of peoples strengths and weakness, cannot fault them. Great little morning. Maybe we will be back for some more activities. If we do, we know who to call.” D. Woodham

”We would like to say a HUGE thank you for arranging our canyoning experience. James and Cynan were fantastic instructors! They made us feel very welcome and safe. Their instructions were clear and they were very professional in their approach. They were generally just really lovely and it was an amazing experience! We can’t thank you enough. 5/5 Stars :)” G. Palermo

”We have had the best day! Felt safe at all times and so please to see distancing was encouraged! Our little boy really enjoyed himself! We will be back and will definitely recommending to our friends.” C. Willmott

”Everything went well especially considering the circumstances. The hotel were really accommodating and the instructors at both activities were great. Everyone seemed to enjoy it!” S. Corrigan

”We had such an amazing time! I text James and said a massive thank you! All the team are fantastic and work so hard. We were all fed and watered by the lovely ladies running the kitchen and canning wait to boom it up again! All of the kids did amazing and thoroughly enjoyed themselves. We made some amazing memories together and will talk about them all the way up to our next trip!” J. Hughes

”Tyler and I both really enjoyed it! I thought it was very well organised in what was very challenging circumstances for you (COVID and torrential rain!) The gorge walking was our favourite activity and we will be looking to do this more regularly. Depending on the dates next summer, we are hoping to return, and I have recommended this activity to every father I know.” I. Sutton

”We had an absolutely fantastic time, the kids and I loved it equally.  I think we’ll be back for more adventures!” S. Roden

”It was fantastic! Loved it! Overcame some fears and Phil and Frankie were amazing. They were brilliant with my kids, especially when my youngest got really scared, but with their help, he managed to jump! Brilliant. Thank you very much.” L. Hameed

”I just wanted to say a massive thank you to you for sorting it and to the lovely instructors. The boys all had a fab time and Luke has decided he has found his dream job!!!! Adam also wants to return with some friends as a birthday treat !!! However Novemeber may not be so appealing !!!” C. Hunsperger


‘’Everyone absolutely loved it. Great weekend had by all mate!!! would def come again’’ B. Felstead

‘’The activity was great and went well. Everyone enjoyed it and had an especially good time when we played some games at the end. We were very pleased to be able to do something given the incredibly short notice.  Thank you’’ A. Badcock 

‘’Hi Tudor, Thanks for your email- we had a great time and are hoping to come back again next year!’’ E. Oprea

“I just wanted to say thank you for the superb canyoning session you provided us this weekend. We thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience and are really excited to come back to South Wales in the near future. The two guys who looked after us were really nice and really looked after us the whole time.” N. Cording

Reviews 2019

”We had an absolutely amazing time. Everything worked out perfectly. The canyoning was incredible. Thank you so much for your help organising it all”. M. Clapham

”I just want to say a massive thank you for sorting everything out for our weekend. It was unbelievable and was much better than we all expected. Everything was extremely well organised with no hassle at all. Thank you very much and I believe we will be in touch again just to take our partners so they can enjoy it as much as we did. Honestly it was incredible so thank you very much. Lots of amazing memories”. P.Power

”I’d like to thank you and the rest of the team for helping to give me and my friends a very memorable weekend. The Canyoning is simply amazing and provides a group of already adventurous people a unique experience and thrill. I have now done two stag dos with you and would be happy to come again”.  A.Skilton

”We all had a great time, thanks. Everyone we met were great and the accommodation was better than we expected. The lads who took us canyoning were brilliant!” J.Brewerton

”Can I just say thank you from us all, we had one quality weekend from start to finish. From enquiring initially, to paying deposits and you sending over the confirmation and details, everyone has been so helpful and friendly”. I.Anderson

”We all had a great weekend thank you. Everything went smoothly, and TBH we didn’t have any issues. The Canyoning was an excellent and challenging activity, and the instructors were also knowledgeable and pleasant, great sunny weather made the day better. The Quad Biking was also excellent. No complaints with the Hotel choice, good rooms, good location and also had a decent bar and food. I felt the price was fair and good value for all. I would definitely use Adventure Britain again should I come to Wales for some outdoor activities”. R. Simpson

”We all thoroughly enjoyed it, all of the guys took part of every activity and everyone told me how much of a brilliant weekend. We all thought the canyoning was absolutely fantastic and even the quad biking and archery. Hotel was good and so was the food. Honestly it was 100% better than I could have imagined. Thank you for your help making it such a good weekend, and we all said we want to do it again in the future”. T. Bowers

”We had a spectacular time thank you. It was better than expected. We would definitely come back”. A. Bilgi

”Honestly absolutely amazing. How you managed to keep the cost so low with so many moving parts to the weekend, from the activity’s, accommodation, food and all the transportation it was all seamless! We will be back! Highlight of the weekend is the older chap who runs the archery… what a hero!” L. Rudge

”The canyoning was absolutely brilliant! The guides were brilliant and added to the experience. The driver Dai was brilliant and couldn’t help us enough! The staff there were great and the older man who took the archery was great fun”. C.Goodman

Reviews 2018

“Canyoning is one of the best value activities I have done.” N.Bridger

“Canyoning was far better than expected, beautiful scenery and fun activity more adrenaline that I was expecting. Whole heartedly recommend this company and activities. Great location, superb staff and great accommodation. Great fun had by all.” D.Spooner

“Thank you to the whole team who supported us from the booking to completion, a stag do i will never forget.” S.Crewsdon

“Canyoning and caving were amazing.” T.Morris

“Staff were excellent, friendly, genuine and professional.” A.Dalton

“Great hen weekend for my best friend, would highly recommend.” J.Aulds

“A great activity weekend that was enjoyed from beginning to end.” A.Thompson

“What was our overall impression of the weekend – Loved it!” B.Thompson

“Would recommend this to any group considering this type of weekend.” S.Knight

“Overall we were super happy, to the extent we will probably try and do this with you every year. Value for money was exceptional as were the staff.” D.Hurst

“Everyone in the group loved it. Great weekend.” K.Tsue

“The whole experience was fantastic, highly recommend.” S.Alford

“The instructors were superb. I have a fear of heights and they managed to coax me into jumping off a waterfall.” R.Clint

“The canyoning lads were absolutely spot on. They recognised we were there for fun and definitely got in the mood. their dedication and safety was always paramount when we needed it. 5 stars. ” R.Chitty

“All instructors we had were well trained and informative. having the same instructor for multiple events was also good. Mike our driver was extremely helpful and chatty.” G.Hurst

” …thank you for the stag weekend, a great time was had by everyone, the staff at both the quads and clays were a great laugh and added to the good atmosphere, the accommodation was just right and the staff very helpful. recording the rugby game was a nice touch too. Thanks again.” A.Barrett

“Just like to say I had a great weekend with my two sons down in wales. We went quad biking and canyoning and had a brilliant time. I have to say i was very impressed with the guides and the safety considerations were clearly explained and gave us confidence that we were in good hands. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend your company to others.” A.Peacock

Reviews 2017

“We came down for a stag do last weekend and had an excellent time thanks. the staff in the accommodation were fantastic and the activities were great, we were very well looked after. thanks again.” Tim Hawley

“I wanted to write and thank you and your team for the professional, friendly and flexible way in which you handled our weekend. We all had a really great time and everyone in the group agreed it was a memorable experience.” Glen Williams

“I just wanted to write to say thank-you for providing us with such a great weekend that exceeded all our expectations. Could you especially pass on our thanks to James and Jess. they both added an extra dimension to the canyoning trip, making it a lot of fun which means we are still talking about it now. They were great with the adventurous types as well as the more nervous members and really did make everybody feel included in the group. The guys at the clay pigeon shooting were also great, not only in making the competition element fun but also making us feel we were learning/improving as we went along. So thank you again for organising it all for us, I have been recommending you guys to anybody who has asked how it went.” Matthew Lees

“I had the pleasure of coming along on my son’s stag weekend last weekend. It started with a bang and continued to be great fun. I wanted to record my thanks to “Bully” who ensured we enjoyed the canyoning in safety. I’ve acquired the tag “legend” from the the younger members of the group. I sincerely wish you every success and would have no hesitation in recommending this pursuit and your company.” Stephen Spencer

” Just wanted to let you know we had the most fantastic time. The weather was kind and all 19 of us threw ourselves into all the activities and challenges with great gusto. The catering was well done and a relief not to have to make meals for 19 people 3 times a day!. Jess and James organised us all very well and the team games were a challenge. Thank you all from a very happy customer.” Meg Paige

“Just wanted to say we all had a great weekend at Merlins/Swansea/Canyoning/4×4/Clays. All the guys loved it and we are thinking of doing the same again next year. Many thanks to the all the staff at Merlins who looked after us so well. Also thanks to the guys during the canyoning everybody thoroughly enjoyed the day. A great weekend.” Glenn Cooke

“We very much enjoyed the activities and I nearly overcame my fear of dark spaces with the caving. Dave was an amazing guide as was James and knowing Dave is an ex-marine gave an added sense of safety. We had a great time and have certainly recommended to friends and colleagues.” Pamela Nolan

“I just wanted to say a huge thank you for a brilliant weekend. Everything about it was perfect, the hotel and the activities. We will definitely be back! Thank you to everyone who helped make it a great weekend.” G.Bastian

“Me and Bel had the most fantastic time. Thank you so much for arranging it. The river was a hair raising sight after all the rain but the guys guided us brilliantly. We can’t wait to come back.” Bec Powis

“The instructors were excellent. Phil and Laura were brilliant hosts. Very welcoming and accommodating.” Chris Cough

“It was excellent to try canyoning. It really is the ultimate hangover cure. Would definitely look forward to doing something like this again. Made a real difference from the usual stag ritual of drinking all day! G.Bowills

” A really run outfit with brilliant guides, in a stunning location. I loved it and am recommending to everyone.”

“Your accommodation was a great place, well run, comfortable, welcoming and friendly. Food was good too! The quad biking and archery were brilliant!” Rob Bignell

“Highly recommend the canyoning!” Steve Oke

“Our thanks to the instructor, who was really good. Not only did he competently guide us around the cave, but he was incredibly knowledgeable and interesting, and pitched the whole session perfectly, a real credit to your company.” Tim Daniel

Reviews 2016

“I wanted to write a message to thank you for a fantastic weekend. As best man I arranged a stag weekend for 17 people, including a stay at Merlins, quad biking and canyoning. The service from start to finish was excellent, showing me flexibility when needed. Tudor and Joyce at the booking office were efficient and helpful. Ger was very welcoming and made us feel ready for the weekend straight away. The location in Ystradgynlais was perfect, and we enjoyed our night there as much as we enjoyed Swansea. Our particular highlight was the Canyoning which was a real rush! The staff made it funny, thrilling and safe. They took great care of us. I couldn’t recommend this weekend anymore to anyone, and will be letting my friends know.” Mr.Richard Rastall

“6 of us have just returned from a weekend of canyoning and clay pigeon shooting organised by Call of the Wild and we can’t wait to go again. All of the instructors were excellent and made sure we got the most out of our time with them. It was great that they all clearly cared for the environment we were in and were more than happy to share their knowledge with us – this helped to make the activities even more entertaining. I wouldn’t hesitate to book with this company again.” Derek, Aylesbury

“The quality / friendliness of your instructors when you actually meet them is also a great advertisement for your business.” Martin Finch

“Fantastic – Mike looked after us at all times. The lads who took us canyoning (sorry I’ve forgotten their names) were excellent – really good health and safety awareness and very friendly. The owners of the farm where we rode the quad bikes were also brilliant, very friendly and professional. We loved every minute of the weekend.”

“The canyoning and clay pigeon instructors were all excellent” David Elliott

“Instructors were excellent” James Pentelow

“The front of house staff were fantastic.” Rob

“Canyoning – Fantastic activity, great instructors, stunning scenery, everyone relaxed and great day! Clay Pigeon Shooting – really nice guy, made to feel at ease, can’t beat banter!!” Mr.Shell

“The canyoning was a brilliant trip.” Mr.Gardner

“Coasteering – Excellent”

“Everyone in our group had a fantastic weekend – thank you very much!”

“Everyone involved made the weekend brilliant and very memorable, I will be recommending Call of the Wild’s Adventure Britain in future”

Reviews 2015

” Weekend was brilliant from start to finish. It is definitely something I would recommend and shall be recommending.” Mr. B. Leach, Brentwood

“All staff went above and beyond what was expected.” Mr.R.Davies

“Would be hard to improve on anything. The event was run to a military precision and have already recommended to everyone I’ve spoken to.” Mr.N.Fearn

“Staff at the quad biking venue were excellent. Very friendly, welcoming and entertaining.” Ms.B.Evans

“Staff fantastic.” Mr.D.Banks

“Fantastic ! Will do it again.” Mr.J.Neal

“Canyoning excellent activity.” Mr.M.Wilson

“All instructors excellent.Would recommend to anyone else. Thanks for a great weekend.” Mr.I.Metters

“Quality of staff was exceptional and their good humour and efforts helped make the weekend fantastically memorable. Overall brilliant weekend with great activities and exceptional staff.” Mr.M.Richardson

“Everyone was was excellent. Canyoning is one of the best activities we’ve tried. I’d do it again and again.” Ms.S.Giles

“Fantastic would recommend. Can’t fault a thing.” Mr.G.Ball

“Instructors were fantastic, reassuring and enthusiastic. All was good including the weather. Will definitely look to use you again.” Mr.P.Cooper

“Excellent and friendly staff. Did the Company proud.” Mr. S.Buchan

“No need to improve just keep up the good work.” Mr.N.Thatcher

“Everything went well and the venue was perfect.” Mrs.R.Church

“Service was fantastic, all staff were brilliant.” Mr.R Bevan

“I’ve had the best time I’ve had in ages. Thank you.” Ms.S.Boothman

“The instructors dealt with my cowardice very sensitively.” Mr.C.Beck

“We had a fantastic weekend and all concerned were very friendly and polite. Many thanks.” Mr.S Rock

“Had an excellent weekend for a reasonable price. Would do it all again!” Mr.C.Bowley

“To be honest the weekend was absolutely superb and not sure how it could have been better.” Mr.S.Fibby

“It was all fantastic and everybody had an enjoyable time, were well fed, slept well and all for a great price.” Mr.S.Robson

“Really enjoyed the weekend. Set up was excellent and all we had to worry about was waking up.” Mr.N.Kent

“All had a great time, loved the canyoning, many commented on how much better than similar things they had done.” Mr.A.Jervis

Reviews 2014

“Thank you very very much for the weekend! All the guys including myself really enjoyed it. The whole weekend was awesome and I would like to say a big thank you to all the guys and girls at Call of the Wild, Merlins, the instructors at canyoning andthe quad bike and archery instructors. Everyone said it was the bestweekend they had EVER been on maybe see you in the future as I will be passing on the info to everyone.” Wayne Beverly , 4th October 2010

“My group of 7 have just come back from a canyoning/caving activity weekend and I thought that you’d appreciate some feedback.

The whole weekend was superbly organized and very slick. Pick ups were bang on time and drivers helpful and friendly (even when we changed the pre-arranged pick up time from Swansea). On Sunday we were due to do Porth-y-Ogof but because of heavy rain it was necessary to go to another cave. Our driver was redirected en-route and linked up with the instructor without faff or delay, very impressive. Even booking has been straightforward and clear.

Every single one of the instructors was well equipped, professional and extremely safety conscious but always had in mind that we were they to have fun. The corporate look (Call of the Wild fleeces, sign written minibuses etc) and decent quality kit added to the feeling of being well looked after.

I can’t speak highly enough of the staff. They were friendly, accommodating and attentive. The food was just what a group of guys need – filling, unfussy, great quality and plenty of it. In short the service was consistently excellent.

The most impressive thing about the weekend was the value for money. £185 for an unforgettable experience in fantastic surroundings can’t be beaten. My guys particularly commented on the lack of ‘hidden extras’.This, as well as the above points, all helped create the feel of genuinely being valued as customers. I think this is the reason you have built up a fair bit of ‘brand loyalty’ from the other groups we talked to on the activities.

Thanks again for a great weekend – we’ll be back.” Ade Butteriss, 4th October 2010

“Great value. You simply can’t improve on it and I can’t wait to come back.” Mr. Jason Taylor, London

“The instructors were great at their jobs and fantastic people!” Ms. S. Hislam, Southampton

“Just wanted to pass on the entire groups thanks for an absolutely brilliant weekend. Call of the Wild were brilliant in looking after us and the trip exceeded everyones expectations. Thank you all so much. We will be back!” Geoff Catling, Birmingham

Reviews 2013

“Had a fantastic weekend and don’t think anything could be improved. We will most certainly be coming back.” Ms. L. Ellams, Newcastle-under-Lyme

“For £126 this was excellent value!” Simon Brent, London

“Just to say I had a fantastic weekend! Can’t wait to come back. Top effort.” Simon Gay, Portsmouth

“A fantastic weekend enjoyed by all” Ms. L.Dykes, Staffs

“We had a fabulous weekend, thank you very much. Everything went like clockwork and, as Best Man, I couldn’t have wished for a better result. I must say that you and Call of the Wild in general have been absolutely fantastic and I can’t praise your service highly enough. The hotel was perfect, the caving activity was brilliant and Swansea was a first-class location for stag parties.

Please pass on our thanks to Mike, James, Lee for the way they conducted the caving. They were extremely professional and we all felt very safe under their watch. We were all hugely impressed by the caves and throroughlly enjoyed the caving experience. The Swansea night-life was very good, too. We had a superb meal in La Parilla on Saturday night and we found it very easy getting from the hotel to the various bars in and around Wind Street. And as we are all used to paying vastly inflated prices for drinks, it was a welcome change to order a round of 16 drinks in Oceana night club and still get change from a £20 note!!

“I would recommend your company to anyone and hope to try more of your activities in the future.” Edward Oldrey, London

“A massive thanks for all your efforts in helping me organise the weekend. I know we all had an awesome time. The activities were fantastic.” Simon Adams, Oxford

Reviews 2012

“I recently returned from an adventure holiday in New Zealand where I went canyoning and caving and the guides over there asked me why I had come to New Zealand to try canyoing when Call of the Wild in Wales do canyoning in the Brecon Beacons. When back I booked a day canyoning with Call of the Wild as a joint birthday present for my father and brother. The scenery was every bit as good and the activity just as exciting (and wet!). In future I’ll contact Call of the Wild before choosing to fly to the other side of the world!” David Manley, London

“Canyoning brilliant” Ms. C. Carter, Wilts

“The weekend was excellent and I would recommend to others” Mr. S. Kew, Solihull

“Can’t fault the staff, the place or the activites” Mr. T. Redfern, Buxton

“All staff encountered were brilliant” Mr. M. Wargent, Essex

“Fantastic weekend, excellent value for money, very memorable, thanks” Mr. D. Colquhoun, Amersham

“Great guys and would definitely come back” Mr. B. Mills, Bristol

“It was brilliant! Had an awesome weekend. Everyone was really friendly and made us feel very welcome. thank you” Ms. A. Lyle, Weymouth

“One of the best weekends I have ever had” Mr. E. Arran, Theale

“It was a fantastic weekend weekend that was excellent value and well planned” Mr. M. Richards, London

“A superb all in one package that made for a fantastic weekend” Mr. N. Allen, Shoreham

“I’ve been assessing tourism business’ on quality as part of my job for years and call of the Wild are the best I’ve come across. Your customer care is outstanding” Mr. A. Hughes, Swansea

Reviews 2011

“Fantastic; will recommend to many people!” Mr G Foden, Chichester

“The whole package was very well thought out with the only money needed for beer. Definitely want to come back, soon!” Mr S Robinson

“Thoroughly enjoyable weekend. Amazed myself by jumping off 3 waterfalls! Quad biking was cool and would definitely do it again. Well done guys.” Mr T Bell, Hampshire

“Awesome weekend.” Mr T Woodley, Uxbridge

“Staff, brilliant coaching and really friendly.” Mr T Poole, Kent

“I had a fantastic weekend. Scenery is beautiful and everyone who was involved in organising our activities and instructing us were great fun and friendly. I would love to come back again.” Ms J Ray, Guernsey

“Altogether a fantastic days activity, thoroughly enjoyed by all (Canyoning).” Mt T Ferens, Bucks

“Canyoning, absolutely fantastic.” Mr P Turner, Tumbridge Wells

“I had a thoroughly enjoyable experience, thank you. We are thinking of another reason to holiday with you!” Mr J GaddDorset

“Staff were great, relaxed and fun.” Mr C Leven, London

“Really good fun, much better than other hen dos we’ve been on with similar activities. Everything exceeded expectations, thank you.” Ms S Waldron, London

“Staff friendly, reassuring and very helpful.” Mr A Grady, Wareham

“I Had a great time, very impressed with everything. Best hen party I have been on.” Ms A Powell, Gloucs

“Great weekend, very happy with service, well done. Will recommend to friends.” Mr N Halstead, London

“Quad bike instructors very friendly and entertaining, making for a memorable day.” Mr S Barrett, Bristol

“Thanks very much for making our weekend go as smoothly as possible. All members of staff at Merlins and the activities made us feel very welcome and made the whole stay an extremely enjoyable one. Thanks again.” Mr D Whittaker, Cumbria

“Just keep doing what you do, it ain’t broke so don’t mend it.” Mr A Dungate, Suffolk

“Had a fab day canyoning.” Ms S Law, St Albans

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We also receive thank you letters from past customers. Here are some of the things they have written.

“I just wanted to write and thank you all for an excellent weekend which the kids loved even though some of them wouldn’t admit it! We’ve all been doing a lot of work about our time in Wales. The work is brilliant and full of positive experiences and enthusiasm, so I know they had a blast. As did Wales gave us loads of positive stuff to work with.
Well thanks again for a great weekend and I’m sure I’ll be seeing you all again.” Vanessa Watson, Youth Worker with Momo Project, South Wimbledon

“Weekend was excellent. Thanks to everybody at Call of the Wild for their efforts. You’ve got a brilliant team there, well done.” Carlton Moore

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all on behalf of the Griffiths stag party members. The weekend was run to a very high standard but at the same time a casual approach was given. This made us all feel very welcome and allowed us to thoroughly enjoy our activities. Most of us had never taken part in these activities before and all of us will definitely be taking part in them again. Would you please also pass on our thanks to those who looked after us at Merlins. Barry and the catering staff including the waitresses, without them this weekend would not have been a STAG weekend. Barry was a star he looked after us for both nights, by keeping the bar open until the early hours. Once again thanks from all of us, you will be on the top of our list for the next weekend of this nature, that we consider taking part in.” M Griffiths – Berkshire

“Just a note to say a huge thank you to yourself and the Call of the Wild team for a fantastic weekend. I cannot begin to tell you what an amazing time we had. We all wanted to come away feeling challenged, shattered and on a high and that certainly happened! although speaking for myself here in saying that I did things that I never thought I would ever have the courage to do, I think the others would agree to that to. A huge thanks to you for doing a brilliant job of organising us all..But the main thing was we did everything that was set for us and we are still on a high from it all. Well, we are already planning when we can all get together in the Spring to do it all again, and remembering it all again while I’m sitting at my desk not wanting to be here!” Ms T Askew – Kent

“Just a brief note to say we had a most excellent weekend last weekend. Everyone really enjoyed it and we were all impressed by how you managed to be laid back and friendly and get usto the right place at the right time in such an efficient manner.” Mr N Davis – Cardiff

“A big thanks from all the boys who attended at the weekend. Everybody, without exception had a great time. I would like you to pass on our thanks to all the staff who provided us with a great welcome and excellent tuition. Finally, Ystradgynlais is a lovely place, all the locals we met made us very welcome.” Mr P Clements

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These testimonials are from a range of clients who have sampled all our services including stag parties, stag weekends, hen parties, team building, corporate events, school residentials, family activities, activity weekends, friends trips and more.