Pembrokeshire Outdoor Charter Group Meeting 17.03.21


Wales Adventure Tourism Organisation (WATO) and its core members (Pembrokeshire Outdoor Charter Group [POCG], Snowdonia-Active [S-A] & South Wales Outdoor Activity Provider Group [SWOAPG]) hosted a virtual meeting on Tuesday 12th January 2021.

The meeting aimed to provide an update on outdoor sector accreditation – current and future.


  • Tim Morton – Head of Service for Adventure RMS, appointed by the HSE as the AALA Inspectorate.
  • Frances Kelly – Health & Safety Executive.
  • Mike Rosser – Chair of Option 3 Working Group.


  • Confirm the changes in licensing arrangements from April 2021.
  • Explain the new AALA application review process.
  • Update on how Adventure RMS are proceeding during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Provide an update from the HSE.
  • Update on the work being carried out by Adventure UK and particularly the work by the Option 3 Working Group who are responsible for developing a possible replacement for AALA licensing.

Air B and B Experiences Workshop Video

Through their ‘Curious Cymru’ project, Snowdonia-Active are working with individuals and businesses to develop unique new tourism products which showcase the wonderful landscape, people and heritage of North Wales and to launch them on the Airbnb Experiences platform.
This video is a recording of a workshop, originally hosted by Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum on Thursday 7th January 2021, which gave Snowdonia-Active the opportunity to share their learning and experience.