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About WOLT

WOLT in a Nutshell

A dynamic Christian organisation delivering outdoor learning activities across the Wiltshire area. We have vast experience in working with a wide range of ages and abilities, from small children to corporate groups, and extensive experience in working with young people with challenging behaviour. We love to ‘Go wild!’ in Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset – offering truly original outdoor adventure activities that challenge, develop, are educational and fun!

What WOLT Does

We provide the widest range of outdoor adventurous / outward bounds / outdoor pursuits activities in the whole of Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset.

We are the biggest provider of outdoor adventurous and outdoor educational activities in Wiltshire. We are known for delivering exciting and educational programmes to a range of groups from pre-schools pupils to college graduates, companies, private groups, charities, youth organisations, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award groups, and holiday makers.

We are able to deliver bespoke programmes; delivering activities, events and qualifications to suit the needs of your organisation / students.

We have a wealth of experience in teaching and applying outdoor learning to a range of individuals of varying ages and abilities (including TCI / Team Teach trained staff working with challenging young people).

We hold 3 quality assurance badges / licences: AALS Licence (no L12128/R2248), the Learning Outside the Classroom ‘Quality Badge‘ and the AAIAC ‘Adventure Mark‘ assuring you that all our activities have met national benchmarks.


Darren Oram


The creator and director of the Wiltshire Outdoor Learning Team. Darren is passionate about using outdoor adventure activities to engage, enthuse and educate and ultimately see lives changed.

Matt Laird

Chief Instructor

Matt oversees our provision of activities for schools, the general public and holiday makers at the Brokerswood site. He loves building high ropes courses when he has time!

Nicky Jones

Admin Manager

Nicky is the Admin Manager and brings her years of experience in banking and Wiltshire Council to bring order to a team of Outdoor Activity workers who find it very hard to sit still!

Bill Harmsworth

Forest School Instructor

Bill is our bushcraft and forest school guru with passion and energy to see people fall in love with the outdoors.

Luke Newman

Forest School Instructor

A former professional fashion photographer, Luke now focuses on using his love of bushcraft to inspire, captivate and educate.

Rory Slater

Forest School Instructor

A former university lecturer and social researcher, Rory is passionate about using the outdoors to aid physical and emotional development.

Matthew Ash

Apprentice Instructor

Matthew is one of the nicest people you will ever meet, with a passion to learn as much as possible about using the Outdoors to engage, enthuse and educate