There’s a really good article about us in The Mud Life magazine.
Thanks to Matthew for this great video of the Yorkshire Moors & Dales tour of the 7th & 8th of December 2019. The views coming down to the reservoir are excellent, never get tired of seeing this view. It was a wet day but that sometimes makes it more interesting, and there was a lot of water in the Yorkshire Dales due to all the rainfall of recent days.
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Until the 31st December 2019, you can save up to £500 on our 2020 overland tours. You can also pay a 20% deposit and the balance at a later date.
- Morocco (Camping) Atlas Mountains and Sahara 16th Oct to 1st November 2020 use code: 45bh2tdu to save £100
- Alps & Valloire (Camping) 20th to 30th August 2020 use code: q9sexzw8 to save £100
- Balkans (Hotels) 11th to 24th July 2020 use code: vwyfa4ew to save £250
- Pyrenees (Hotels) Navarre & Aragon plus Les to Andorra 6th to 21st June 2020 use code: zcrqkr2m to save £500
- Pyrenees (Hotels) Les to Andorra 13th to 21st June 2020 use code: xqfc454p to save £250
- Pyrenees (Hotels) Navarre & Aragon 6th to 14th June 2020 use code: ckfmag7m to save £250
- Morocco (Hotels, Riads, Auberges/Bedoiun Tent) 3rd to 19th April 2020 use code: gj4vgxcd to save £500
- Galicia in Winter (Hotels) 15th to 22nd February 2020 use code: ukhx47k2 to save £250
Very limited places available, so don’t delay. First come first served. Offer available until the 31st December 2019 or until tours are full, whichever comes first. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and only 1 discount per customer.
Only 4 months ago Russell Dykes founded Ardventures and he is already making the leading 4×4 magazines with his new 4×4 adventure and training business. Russ certainly doesn’t hang around when it comes to all things 4×4. You can download The Landy for free and buy a copy of the Landrover Owner International magazine via the links below.
A few photographs from this weekends tour of the Yorkshire Moors and Dales. The group consisted of the Ardventures Jeep Wrangler JKU followed by a Jeep Renegade, Grand Cherokee, a Land Rover D2 and 110. Everyone did a great job all weekend, and the tour was completed without incident under the guidance and instruction of Russell Dykes. If you enjoyed the tour as much as we did, please leave a review: https://g.page/Ardventures-4×4/review.
This morning we have launched our sister website, https://ardtrainingandevents.co.uk. ARD Training and Events offers professional training to businesses and organisations where certification is mandatory and informal training to individuals who want to improve their off-road driving knowledge and skills. We are an approved training provider to Mountain Rescue England and Wales (MREW). We also plan and manage product launches for industry-leading 4×4 manufacturers and have worked with Nissan UK and Jeep UK, most recently on the launch of the Jeep Wrangler JL.
As some of you already know, Russ founded Yorkshire 4×4 Treks in 2011 which later became Ardent Off Road. In August 2019, Russ made the difficult decision to leave the company he founded to establish a new business, Ardventures. The full story, written by Mike Trott, can be found in the October edition of 4×4 Magazine (www.4x4i.com). The magazine does require a subscription or over the shelf purchase but it contains some interesting facts about Russell Dykes, in particular, his career in the motor trade as a Landrover Dealer Principal and later as an independent workshop owner, leading on to Yorkshire 4×4 Treks and Ardent Off Road. It also explains the relevance of “ARD” in the name of the businesses Russ has founded and owned and his plans for Ardventures. It makes interesting reading and explains something about one of the best known and respected names in overseas 4×4 expeditions and green-laning in the United Kingdom.
We’ve just had a great trip travelling coast to coast, East to West, despite the rain, which made some of the river crossings interesting. Thanks to everyone for the great feedback; we’re incredibly pleased that everyone enjoyed the tour and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Did you know that you can leave a review on Google at https://g.page/Ardventures-4×4/review.