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Cumulus Outdoors Triumphs at The Dorset Tourism Awards 2019


Cumulus Outdoors received the Dorset Tourism Active and Sporting Experience’ Gold Award at the presentation evening held at the Bovington Tank Museum on 17th October , the award Recognises providers of truly memorable and immersive active and sporting activities for visitors to participate in.’ The judges were made up from a panel of past award winners, media representatives, independent experts and several others with relevant expertise, digital scoring across Web and Social media was also included as part of the judging process. 

As well as looking for an ‘immersive and interactive experience’, the award also recognised the contribution to the visitor economy with a significant proportion of business generated by people visiting from outside the local area. The judging panel commented A great team and excellent instructors in a superb location.’ 

Cumulus Outdoors run exciting and fun filled residential adventure trips on the Jurassic Coast for schools and youth groups in either a Tented Village with 24/7 pastoral care or Residential Centre option. A supporting programme of outdoor adventure activities can include coasteering, kayaking, mackerel fishing, climbing & abseiling and raft racing. These activities are designed to improve self-esteem, confidence and support learning outside the classroom. The Cumulus team of experienced and highly qualified staff also run Duke of Edinburgh Gold Residential programmes and River and Walking Expeditions plus adventure experiences for private groups. The ‘Challenge by Choice’ ethos means that participants only ever attempt something they are comfortable with.

Director Steve Thompson was delighted to accept the award. “This award is not about the company, it’s about the professional, hard-working and passionate team we have working within it and I’m delighted Dorset Tourism have recognised this through the presentation of this award” he said, “we feel very fortunate and privileged to live and work in the fabulous Isle of Purbeck within the stunning county of Dorset and we feel equally privileged to be able to help people, both the young and not so young, to engage with it and enjoy it as much as we do”.

Over 260 people attended the event with 77 finalists across a range of award categories.

Pic caption:

Steve Thompson and Jackie Lane receiving the award from Dr Simon Cripps, Chief Executive Dorset Wildlife Trust


Website Address: https://www.cumulusoutdoors.com

Email Address: info@cumulusoutdoors.com

Telephone Number: 01929 555111

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