Summary of camp activities

During our coastal challenge, IGO will organise a wide range of activities. You’ll get a chance to enjoy breathtaking views of the Devon coast and the remote landscapes of Exmoor. Regardless of whether you’re a seasoned professional adventurer or novice, there will be something for you to enjoy. IGO wants to put your mind and…

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What do I expect from the national park?

Exmoor National Park has some of the finest coastal landscapes the UK’s got to offer. It’s a unique, tranquil paradise in this part of southern Britain, having been shaped by nature and people for thousands of years. Aside from a stunning coastline, the park boasts open moorlands, deep wooded valleys and high sea cliffs, It’s…

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How do I get to the Coastal Challenge?

Recommended train station: Barnstaple (transfers provided) Transfer leaves station on Friday 19 July 12:45pm Transfer returns to station on Sunday 21 July 12:45pm Making your own way? The meeting point for the event start is St. Martin’s Church, Martinhoe. NB: We encourage you to be as environmentally friendly as possible with your choice of travel.…

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What will the food be like?

The food is delicious and is made in partnership with Basic Kitchen. All of our food is sourced locally, always fresh and always delicious. Read more here

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What does camp look like?

The tents are comfortable bell tents and each one comfortably fits 4 people. Unless you come as a group of 4 and take over one tent, individuals will be split up into single-sex tents at random. Each tent is equipped with a mattress, rug and storm lanterns. The camp communal areas consist of 2 larger…

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What are the showers and loos like?

There are portable toilets a short walk from the main camp area. We position the location of camp to be as wild as possible which makes it difficult to bring showers into camp but we are always near natural washing facilities, such as a burn, a loch, a lake, a river.

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Do I need to bring my own equipment?

No, we will provide you with all the equipment that you will need for the challenge. You can, of course, bring your own wetsuit if you would prefer if you plan to swim during the challenge.

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How do I get there?

There is a variety of ways to reach this challenge. If you are travelling by train, we recommend taking the train to Exeter St. David’s train station. From there you can ride a charming local line to Barnstaple train station. Where we will be providing transfers to the IGO camp. Similarly, if you are planning…

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Are there bathrooms in camp?

There are no showers in our camps, however all camps are situated by lakes or rivers for a cleansing dip if required! There are chemical toilets at each camp.

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