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Perfect Family Team Building Activity!

This is the second time we have used "Life Changing Activities" and I must say, Michael is a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Seoman32
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Bristol, United Kingdom
30th Birthday

We took my sister for her 30th Birthday present- it was a great morning out. The correspondence... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Katy B
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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We live in and for the outdoors. If you want to spend some time surrounded by beautiful scenery, doing something really exciting the we are the place to be. We take management groups, companies, stag parties, families or just groups of friends.
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Ross-on-Wye HR9 5ST, England
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"gorge walking"
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"great fun"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the second time we have used "Life Changing Activities" and I must say, Michael is a fantastic guide, his adventures are perfect for families to connect and team build with each other. My wife's 40th birthday weekend with our teenage kids was another...More

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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Life Changing Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Sean for a wonderful review, but it was your family that deserves the praise as you were the perfect group, attentive, courageous and always looking after each other. It was a pleasure to take you all out again. Hope to work with you...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took my sister for her 30th Birthday present- it was a great morning out. The correspondence with the company was very easy and they were quick to respond and they agreed to do the activity an hour earlier than usual for us. It only...More

Thank Katy B
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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Life Changing Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Katy, thanks for the wonderful review. I will pass it on to Clare and Brian and if you ever want to do a different gorge in the future (there are 3 more to choose from) then do get in touch.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found Life Changing Activities after a quick search on Google. Michael replied to my email within the hour and efficiently explained the options available. We booked only a few days before our trip and Michael ensured our needs were met. A full kit list...More

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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Life Changing Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi James, and thank you for a really great comprehensive review. It was a pleasure to take you and your family abseiling and gorge walking and my highlight was encouraging Gail to overcome her fear of heights and do a 50' abseil off the viaduct....More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Had a really great time on 27 October climbing the rocks at Symond's Yat with Michael from Life Changing Activities. Michael was great, very calm, professional and helpful right through from the initial inquiry and booking, through to the end of the days climbing. He...More

Thank Simon B
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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Life Changing Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Simon, a belated thanks for this great review. I hope that your daughters are climbing even harder stuff now. M

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Had a great morning with 2 other families getting very wet in a number of waterfalls. Michael, Tom and Aidan were a very professional team with the enthusiasm to get us all pushing the boundaries of what we thought we were capable of. (Even if...More

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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Life Changing Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hi Nic, thank you so much for your great review. It was a pleasure to take you and your family on one of our mixed group gorge walks and I am sure that if there is a next time, you will take the plunge. I...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

OMG what a fantastic experience Gorge Walking in Wales was with Michael. What a great guy he is, professional, fun, knowledgeable, enthusiastic ,reassuring and very very encouraging, especially for 2 (a little over 21) women who this was very much outside our comfort zones. Can't...More

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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Life Changing Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Hi wobblylegs2013, I will have to guess which one you are. Thanks for the great review, it was a pleasure to take you on the gorge walk and the weather couldn't have been better. Glad you liked the photos as well. Hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had a fantastic day with Michael! He provided clear instructions, reassurance when some people were a little scared and had a very good rapport with the group. The location was beautiful, the equipment of good quality and the activities were great fun and challenging!...More

Thank Sarah T
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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Life Changing Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sarah T, thanks so much for this gorge walking review, sorry I was so late in responding but I hope to take you all out for another adventure in the future. M

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Michael is an absolutely excellent guy. He provided us a superb weekend, bending over backwards to make our day work for us. We abseiled, gorge walked and canoed all in one day. We had 4 children between 10 and 12 years old and he was...More

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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Life Changing Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am so glad that you all enjoyed the session as it was a full day. The children deserve the credit as they worked tirelessly throughout the sessions. M

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had a fantastic time doing something way outside my normal day. Georgina and I have nothing but praise for the guys and the location. Something everyone should have a go at!

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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Life Changing Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am so glad that you all enjoyed the gorge walk, do please call if you want to do a different one next time. M

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

We had an awesome day with Michael, first abseiling then gorge-walking. Michael really knows his stuff and struck the perfect balance of giving coaching where required but also letting us do our own thing as appropriate. Several of our group were inexperienced in this sort...More

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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Life Changing Activities, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review but you guys deserve the praise for going out of your comfort zones and really going for it throughout the day. M

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