Outdoor recreation- Doing an activity in the natural environment e.g. woods, mountains and sea

Outdoor education- School work, lessons or curriculum activity that takes place in the natural environment

Adventure activity- A form of outdoor recreation that involves a degree of challenge or risk

Urban adventure- Adventure activities in cities e.g. indoor rock climbing

Percieved risk- Subjective  

  • The participant themselves believes that there is an element of danger/ risk
  • Safety is dependent upon their skills and experience

Actual risk- Objective   

  • The situation carries a real risk/ danger, which isn't eliminated by experience or skill
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