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About Elemental UK

Company background and ethos

Dany Duncan set up ElementalUK in 2006 to enable people to get closer to the elements – whether by immersing themselves in the thrills and spills of the Cornish coast or hitting natural highs in the mountains of France. 

He called it ElementalUK because, having spent more than 25 years teaching in the great outdoors at home and abroad, he knows that huge rewards come your way when you immerse yourself in the elements. The benefits are huge: your confidence increases, your understanding grows, you have fun, you become healthier, you learn new skills and you generally feel at one with the world. What’s not to like? 


ElementalUK’s two adventure centres in Cornwall, plus their residential bases in France, allow many thousands of clients each year to explore some of the most beautiful and exiting terrain there is. Whether they are coasteering along the rugged cliffs of south Cornwall, surfing the waves of the county’s north coast, skiing down a black run in France, or hiking through the Alps, learning always goes hand in hand with safety and fun.

So why not give it a try? We look forward to welcoming you to ElementalUK.