Call of the Wild have introduced a handful of new activities for 2023, which range from single day experiences to longer stays between 3 to 5 days for business delegates. Accommodation can be arranged from a night under the stars as part of a wild camping outdoor experience with campfire and BBQ, to a four-star luxury stay at The Vale Resort and can be combined for longer stays.
The list below are examples of the type of events Call of the Wild can arrange for clients.
Wellness Business Retreat
Following the covid pandemic many companies are looking for ways to look after the health and wellbeing of their staff. Call of the Wild have developed a wellbeing business retreat utilising the power of the outdoors in the stunning Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park.
With different packages available the retreat can include:-
- Wellness and waterfalls walk
- Wild swim
- Yoga on the mountain
- Sessions on the power of sleep
- Session on raising awareness of stress and anxiety
Other adventure activities can also be included such as stand up paddleboarding, canyoning and more.
How do you like the sound of eating underground in a large cave with a thundering waterfall as a backdrop?
Call of the Wild have a underground overground experience. Firstly, clients go on a short walk to explore the stunning landscape of Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park, at the end of the walk is one of the biggest cave complexes in Wales - the majestic cathedral cave with its thunderous waterfall and offers a once in a lifetime seated dining experience.
Sunset on the Highest Mountain in Southern Britain – Pen y Fan
Described by some as a must do Wales experience – walk to the top of South Wales’ highest peak, Pen Y Fan. Experience the thrill of walking 886m up Pen Y Fan to reach the summit as the sun sets over the breathtaking peaks of Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park. An exhilarating walk to reach the summit with a small toast of celebration with sparkling wine as the sun dips below the horizon to end another day.
The walk takes approximately 3 hours to 4 hours depending on the group size and how long delegates wish to stay at the summit to explore and sample the unique atmosphere. The walk to the top is along a well defined footpath, albeit steep in places. A reasonable degree of fitness is required as it can take approximately 1 hour to reach the summit. However this is achievable for most people if they just take it slowly - the effort is well worth it.
Meetings and Mountains
Walking meetings are the art of conducting business meetings on the move and in an inspiring outdoor environment. Walk-the-talks have become increasingly popular in Silicon Valley as companies focus more on incorporating employee wellbeing into hectic schedules particularly after the Covid pandemic. As we work, we sit more than we do anything else. We’re averaging 9.3 hours a day, compared to 7.7 hours of sleeping.
With inspirational landscapes for groups to have meetings whilst walking, recent research finds that the act of walking leads to increases in creative thinking. Anecdotal evidence also suggests that walking meetings lead to more honest exchanges and are more productive than traditional sit-down meetings.
Call of the Wild is home to the stunning landscape of Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park, the nearest wilderness National Park to London. The Park has spectacular mountains and rivers valleys with few people, an excellent place for a meeting and mountains experience.
Call of the Wild's canyoning activity is up there as one of the best wet and wild experiences int the world says Rough Guides.
David Manley, The Rough Guides
I recently returned from New Zealand where I went canyoning and the guides asked me why I had come to try canyoning when he could have done it with Call of the Wild. When back I booked a day canyoning with Call of the Wild. The scenery was every bit as good and the activity just as exciting (and wet!).”