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Cracking time Chris!

My 2 sons aged 12 and 14 had a fantastic mornings climb at Windgather rocks on Good Friday.Many... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
helenary2018
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Amazing Underground Adventure - Epic

Great experience. Purchased this for my son's 10th birthday and my 43rd. Chris was a really good... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Steve b
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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Outdoor adventure activities for the whole family. Canoe River Trips and flat water canoe adventures. Underground caving adventure. 80ft abseiling. Please check out the website for more information.
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“millers dale” (3 reviews)
“abseiling” (9 reviews)
“canoeing” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3 Lime Grove, Matlock DE4 2GS, England
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

My 2 sons aged 12 and 14 had a fantastic mornings climb at Windgather rocks on Good Friday.Many thanks to Chris for his help,humour ,encouragement and patience.The boys had different levels of experience but Chris managed to get the best out of both of them.Would...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Great experience. Purchased this for my son's 10th birthday and my 43rd. Chris was a really good guide, very knowledgeable and gave us all the encouragement we needed. If you sign up for this expect to get wet.

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Chris A, Manager at Peaks and Paddles Outdoor Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Many thanks for your review It is appreciated. Cheers Chris

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Had an absolutely awesome time with my two boys, 10 and 12, in the Carlswalk Cave system. Chris was the ultimate professional right from the start. We met at 1.30 and he kitted us out with everything we needed for the adventure. He first took...More

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Chris A, Owner at Peaks and Paddles Outdoor Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Many thanks for your review it is appreciated. Really pleased you all enjoyed yourselves. Thanks Chris A

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Chris Adkin is a true professional. Caving was excited a little scary but such an absolutely brilliant experience a definate must! See you again soon Chris x

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Chris A, Owner at Peaks and Paddles Outdoor Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Many thanks for your review it is appreciated. Look forward to seeing you again. Cheers Chris

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Having used Chris previously for other activities, it was a no-brainer to return and use his outstanding knowledge and expertise for another day of action filled outdoor adventure. We started in the morning with Caving, using the Carlswark Caving System. His knowledge of the caves...More

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Chris A, Owner at Peaks and Paddles Outdoor Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Hi Chris, Many thanks for your glowing report on your trip with Peaks and Paddles - it is very much appreciated. Really pleased you both enjoyed yourselves. Great to hear your booking in again for some more action later in the year - canoeing and...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

An excellent morning abseiling with Chris. He is everything you need in an outdoor guide: safe and calm, with a great sense of humour. Highly recommended.

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Chris A, Owner at Peaks and Paddles Outdoor Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Many thanks for your review. Very pleased you have enjoyed your experience. Thanks Chris

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Chris ran an abseiling session for our group of friends. He did a great job, was flexible, friendly and professional. Really couldn't have asked for a better instructor - full marks.

Thank Bernie S
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Chris A, Owner at Peaks and Paddles Outdoor Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Many thanks for your review it is appreciated. Pleased you all enjoyed yourselves. Thanks

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

A very individual service with just me and my son and his friend. We went canoeing for half a day and abseiling for another half day whilst in the Peak district. Chris was excellent and we thought it was a great experience and good value....More

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Chris A, Owner at Peaks and Paddles Outdoor Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Many thanks for your review Ian. Please do come back for another adventure in the future. Cheers Chris

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Had a great afternoon canoeing with Chris... well organised and he made us feel very confident in our canoeing skills. Highly recommended!

Thank Ruth C
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Chris A, Owner at Peaks and Paddles Outdoor Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Many thanks for your review of Peaks and Paddles it is appreciated. Really pleased you enjoyed yourselves. Chris A

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

I'm so delighted that I found Peaks and paddles on the internet. The booking process was so simple and efficient. Chris was the perfect instructor for a slightly nervous first time abseiler like my son, Oliver. He gradually increased the complexities of the "drops" over...More

Thank Hannah M
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Chris A, Owner at Peaks and Paddles Outdoor Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Many thanks for your review, it is appreciated. Really pleased you all enjoyed yourselves. Kind Regards Chris A

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