Do you operate in Mid Wales?

Wales Adventure Tourism Organisation (WATO) is looking to facilitate the development of an additional ‘outdoor provider group’ to cover mid-Wales, being the area between those currently covered by SWOAPG, Pembrokeshire Outdoor Charter Group and Snowdonia-Active (i.e. mainly Ceredigion and areas of Powys north of the Brecon Beacons National Park, including the Cambrian Mountains, as shown … Read more

Government update on English Schools Visits

The UK Government’s Educational Visits guidance in England has been updated by today, as summarised below: “In line with current coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, we continue to advise against undertaking all educational visits. DfE recognises the significant benefits of educational visits for children’s educational development as well as their mental health and wellbeing and is taking … Read more

“Let’s Shape the Future: working in partnership to reconstruct a resilient future for the visitor economy in Wales”

From Welsh Government: “A new recovery plan for the tourism, hospitality and events sector has now been published. Developed in consultation with the Tourism Taskforce and informed by wide-ranging conversation with other important groups, stakeholders and businesses across the sector, the plan includes a shared partnership framework of essential themes around which interventions will be … Read more

Covid recovery Guidance for Tourism and Hospitality Businesses

A reminder from Welsh Government: “As we look towards a phased re-opening, you need to be aware of the guidance for Tourism and Hospitality businesses.  “To help you decide which actions to take, Coronavirus Regulations require you to carry out a specific COVID-19 risk assessment, just as you would for other health and safety-related hazards. This risk … Read more

Report on Outdoor Learning within Education

From the IOL: “The latest outdoor learning sector impact report has just been published today. It was designed to provide insight into the breadth of outdoor learning activity being used by schools and colleges during periods of Covid related constraints in the past year. “The data is presented for the UK as a whole with … Read more