“ I have never before, in my long and eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse on Dartmoor.” Steven Spielberg.

Aquila Outdoor Adventures



At Aquila Outdoor Adventures, we are passionate about outdoor exploration and adventure. With over 20 years of experience, our professional Adventure Guides are dedicated to providing unforgettable Dartmoor experiences. From outdoor climbing and abseiling to team building and survival skills, we offer a wide range of activities for all levels of adventurers on Dartmoor.

Our experienced guides are here to introduce you to the sights, sounds, and incredible experiences that await you. Whether you’re into hiking, climbing, or exploring the wilderness, we have the perfect tour packages for you. As a family-run business established in 2001, we are dedicated to providing unforgettable adventures for all.

Activities include:

  • Orienteering, Map reading & Navigation, National Navigation Awards and Mountain Training Hill Skills Awards.
  • Indoor & outdoor climbing & abseiling, Weaseling.
  • Bushcraft & Survival skills, Team building challenges.  
  • Outdoor Discovery Awards (Navigation for younger members)

Get in touch with us today to start your next thrilling journey.

Opening times



Key Facilities

Additional Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Indoor meeting room
  • Kitchen
  • Bunkhouse/camping (on request)
  • Outdoor space
  • parking
  • The moors

Our Awards

Special Offers

Group Discounts

All are courses, activities and experiences  have group discounts available, ie,if you are booking 2 or more people onto a session.

Visit  www.aquilaoa.co.uk  for more info about our experiences, and courses. With dates and venue information for all National Navigation Award schemes (NNAS ) and Mountain Training Hill skills Courses.

Plus lots of other useful information.


New for this year: SURVIVAL SKILLS/BUSHCRAT PARTIES, Available with the kind support/venue use of Dartmoor Activity Centre & Sidmouth scout Group. Or we can come to you, If we come to your venue for a group booking then there will be a discount on the usual price

The perfect idea for those that want something different. Come to one of our venue on Dartmoor or Sidmouth. Or we can come to you if you have  a large garden/field or wood. What we offer: Fire lighting, knife skills/whittling, shelter building, open fire cooking, marshmallows. Team games. (discounts available if we come to you)

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The prefect gift for those the love the outdoors, but you have no idea what to buy them

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The prefect gift for those the love the outdoors, but you have no idea what to buy them

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