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Zest for Adventure is an outdoor education company staffed by experienced and enthusiastic adventure education instructors. Our purpose is to offer high quality outdoor education programmes to our clients.
David Goss
David runs our office in Leighton Buzzard. He heads up the adventure activities side of the business. He has been working full-time in outdoor and adventure education since 1996 - both as an instructor and as a centre manager. During this time he has worked at residential centres throughout the British Isles and has led trips to many parts of Europe and the developing world. He is a qualified mountain leader and is also qualified to lead in rock climbing, caving, canoeing, kayaking and power boating.




All our instructors are suitably experienced and hold appropriate, current qualifications. Our minimum qualifications are as follows:


Mountain walking in summer conditions: MLTUK Summer Mountain Leader Award

Mountain walking in winter conditions: MLTUK Winter Mountain Leader Award

Rock climbing on single pitch crags: MLTUK Single Pitch Award

Caving without pitches: BCA Level 1 Cave Leader Award

Canoeing on flat water: BCU Level 2 Canoe Coach Award

Kayaking on flat water: BCU Level 2 Kayak Coach Award


For other activities, which may be offered from time to time, we ensure that our instructors hold appropriate qualifications. In addition, as a minimum, all our instructors hold a current 16-hour first aid qualification.




Zest for Adventure is a member of the Adventure Activity Instructor Liability Scheme, and holds £5,000,000 Public Liability Insurance for all the activities that we provide. The certificate wording can be viewed at Some of the activities we offer are not provided by ourselves, but by associate companies. In this case, we ensure that appropriate public liability insurance is held by these companies.