Outdoor and Social, is an outdoor learning event for the outdoor trade, held at Newfold Farm, Edale, in the Peak District providing workshops and practical sessions designed to increase knowledge and confidence in outdoor products and skills through experience.

Delivered under the guidance of brands, experts and professionals it is free of charge to all retail staff and aimed to help retailers and their staff deliver better information to the consumer.

Retail staff have the opportunity to camp out at the site, in tents kindly provided by attending brands, and experience nights under canvas.  During the day brands explain how their equipment works and the best way to use them, while retail staff then have the opportunity to use them on guided hikes.

and Social and the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) have joined together to implement the first certification scheme for outdoor retail staff in the UK.

AdventureSmart UK Partners

Outdoor and Social

Outdoor and Social

Outdoor Nation

Outdoor Nation

Cumbrian Cottage Holidays

Cumbrian Cottage Holidays

Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team

Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team

Derby Mountain Rescue Team

Derby Mountain Rescue Team

University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

The Ramblers

The Ramblers

The Mountain Training Association

The Mountain Training Association

Parkdean Resorts

Parkdean Resorts

Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland

Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland

Swim Ulster

Swim Ulster

Canal and River Trust in Wales

Canal and River Trust in Wales

The National Navigation Award Scheme

The National Navigation Award Scheme

British Activity Providers Association

British Activity Providers Association

Inspire2Adventure

Inspire2Adventure

Mosaic Outdoors

Mosaic Outdoors

Remote First Aid

Remote First Aid

HF Holidays

HF Holidays

British Horse Society

British Horse Society

North West Police Underwater Search & Marine Unit

North West Police Underwater Search & Marine Unit

Wild Trails Wales

Wild Trails Wales

Atlantic Crest

Atlantic Crest

South and Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team

South and Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team

Atlantic Experience

Atlantic Experience

Pembrokeshire Outdoor Charter Group

Pembrokeshire Outdoor Charter Group

Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum

Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum

Swim Wales

Swim Wales

Mountain Rescue Ireland

Mountain Rescue Ireland

Mountain and River Activities Ltd

Mountain and River Activities Ltd

Outdoor Education Adviser’s Panel cy

Outdoor Education Adviser’s Panel cy

Mountain Training cy

Mountain Training cy

Welsh Government

Welsh Government

Mountain Training Board Ireland

Mountain Training Board Ireland

Mountaineering Ireland

Mountaineering Ireland

Storey Arms Outdoor Education Centre

Storey Arms Outdoor Education Centre

Bolton School

Bolton School

Patterdale Hall

Patterdale Hall

Keep Wales Tidy

Keep Wales Tidy

St. John Cymru Wales

St. John Cymru Wales

The Association of Mountaineering Instructors

The Association of Mountaineering Instructors

Walk the Wales Coast Path

Walk the Wales Coast Path

Walk up Scafell Pike

Walk up Scafell Pike

Walk up Snowdon

Walk up Snowdon

Mud and Routes

Mud and Routes

National Trust Wales

National Trust Wales

Severn Area Rescue Association

Severn Area Rescue Association

Outdoor Education Adviser’s Panel

Outdoor Education Adviser’s Panel

Outdoor Council

Outdoor Council

Mountain Training England

Mountain Training England

Clwydian Range and Dee Valley AONB

Clwydian Range and Dee Valley AONB

Mountain Training Cymru

Mountain Training Cymru

Mountain Rescue England & Wales

Mountain Rescue England & Wales

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

British Canoeing

British Canoeing

Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Lake District National Park Authority

Lake District National Park Authority

Lake District Search & Mountain Rescue Association

Lake District Search & Mountain Rescue Association

Cumbria Tourism

Cumbria Tourism

Sport and Recreation Alliance

Sport and Recreation Alliance

AHOEC (Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres)

AHOEC (Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres)

Welsh Sports Association

Welsh Sports Association

Welsh Cycling

Welsh Cycling

Adventure Activities Industry Advisory Committee

Adventure Activities Industry Advisory Committee

Natural Resources Wales

Natural Resources Wales

Ramblers Cymru

Ramblers Cymru

Plas Menai En

Plas Menai En

Outdoor Partnership cy

Outdoor Partnership cy

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

RYA

RYA

Institute for Outdoor Learning

Institute for Outdoor Learning

Snowdonia National Park

Snowdonia National Park

Pembrokeshire Outdoor Charter Group

Pembrokeshire Outdoor Charter Group

SWOAPG

SWOAPG

North Wales Police

North Wales Police

Brecon Beacons National Park

Brecon Beacons National Park

Outdoor Partnership

Outdoor Partnership

RYA Cymru Wales

RYA Cymru Wales

WATO

WATO

RNLI

RNLI

Cadwyn Clwyd

Cadwyn Clwyd

Snowdonia-Active

Snowdonia-Active

Canoe Wales

Canoe Wales

BMC

BMC