About Ardclinis

We have been around a long time and where first established in 1990.We are the first privately owned outdoor provider in Northern Ireland and proud of it.
Founders Anne and Dave Bowen pioneered the idea in the beautiful village of Cushendall drawing on their many years of experience gained in the Lake District, Europe and the Himalayas.

Anne Bowen MBE Director
Co-founder and director of Ardclinis Outdoor Adventure. Trained as a PE teacher specialising in Outdoor Education in the early seventies, she has spent considerable (more than 30) years in the outdoor education field and the private sector. Anne has gained many awards for her business over the years and was delighted to receive and MBE in 2011 for her contribution to the Tourist Industry

Damian Martin Manager
Facilitating outdoor activities since 1992 Damian trained in Fermanagh while working with Extern. He has worked throughout Ireland with many outdoor companies and is passionate about people having positive experiences during their visits.

A well rounded outdoors man, with instructor qualifications in Kayaking, Canoeing, Rock climbing and Power Boating he still finds time indulge in his hobbies of minimalist wild camping and adventuring.

Damian leads a small professional team delivering team building programmes, multi activity breaks and skill based courses. His attention to detail is paramount and his involvement and qualifications in all the outdoor disciplines, along with his persuasive communication skills and charisma, enables all clients and staff to enjoy their time with us.