Simon Firth

Simon Firth

Bookings Coordinator

Organising the practical side of the business is bookings coordinator and experienced outdoor instructor Simon Firth. Simon has lived and breathed the great outdoors since his school days. Being a keen bodyboarder, snowboarder and climber, as well as a father to two adventurous boys, Simon definitely knows what it means to appreciate the outdoors as much as possible. His enthusiasm for the outdoors has taken him to countries such as Australia, the Maldives, South Africa, America and Italy.

 

Simon’s passion for adventure has seen him gain a whole host of qualifications and university degrees, including a BA Hons in Adventure Education and a BA Hons in Physical Education. Simon prides himself on helping customers fully understand any activity they may be interested in, reassuring them on every aspect along the way.

 

With over 20 years of industry experience, Simon is such a staple part of the Newquay Activity Centre crew. He has worked in many centres throughout his career including PGL Travel, EBO Adventure and Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre. Working in these centres as an instructor, Simon’s skills and experience saw him rise up into management roles, overseeing the safety and daily running of the centres.

 

Simons instructor qualifications include:

 

  • Single Pitch Award assessment in rock climbing
  • BCU Level 3 in kayaking
  • Archery GB Instructor Award