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Where Adventure Starts…

Backwater Adventures are an established provider of Outdoor Education and Adventurous Activities, based on the edge of Dartmoor near to Bovey Tracey.

All of our instructors are highly experienced and qualified individuals, maintaining the highest levels of safety. They will bring out the best in everyone, whilst providing a challenging and fun experience. Our staff are also experienced in all areas of group management, first aid and rescue in all environments.

Qualifications are gained from the leading body in each of the main outdoor pursuits organisations and national governing bodies in the UK and all staff have passed a CRB check. Main award bodies are BCU, MLT and MIAS.

Backwater Adventure ArcheryWe offer:

  • Residential Activity Breaks for schools, colleges and corporate groups
  • Bushcraft and survival camps
  • Canoe day trips and expeditions
  • Day activities

Event Service, a range of exciting activities that can be brought to your venue to enhance Corporate Events, Fairs, Weddings etc.


  • Air Rifle Shooting
  • Pistol Shooting
  • Archery, Crossbow
  • Shooting
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting
  • Canadian Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Caving
  • Climbing & Abseiling
  • Gorge Scrambling
  • Orienteering
  • Team Challenge
  • High Ropes