East Neuk Outdoors Activity Base For Sale

Fri 8 Apr 16

East Neuk Outdoors is a small family-run business which was set up by the owner in 1985. The business has a reputation for its friendliness, providing a range of outdoor activities for all the family. The activity base has been placed on the market due to the retiral of the owner. Our website is www.eastneukoutdoors.co.uk

At present, East Neuk Outdoors trades seasonally, from April to September, and has built up a loyal base of regular clientele. With the growth of interest in active recreation, there is an opportunity to increase turnover by extending opening hours both in the shoulder season and summer evenings.

Location of East Neuk Outdoors

The business is located in Cellardyke, Anstruther, in the East Neuk of Fife. This popular holiday area enjoys a dry and sunny climate ideal for outdoor activities. There is a wide range of accommodation available locally, including self-catering, caravan sites and a newly opened hostel, as well as B & B and hotels.

The Outdoor Activity Base

The outdoor activity base is located on the seaside, adjacent to the former tidal swimming pool, which acts as an ideal learning place for canoeing and kayaking. The ground on which the activities are based is the original putting and trampolines playground which is leased from Fife Council.

The facilities consist of:

  • Reception Hut and group assembly area
  • Archery Range & Store
  • Bouldering Wall & Store
  • Boatshed
  • Bike Store/ Changing Rooms
  • Canoe/ Kayak Equipment Store
  • 18 Hole Putting Course
  • Ground Maintenance Hut
  • Outdoor Activity Equipment
  • The base is equipped for the following activities:
  • Archery, Biking, Bouldering, Canoeing & Kayaking, Sea Kayaking, Coastal Scrambling & Putting.

A full inventory of equipment included in the sale can be had on request.

The Business

The business is open daily from April to September, 10am to 5pm. Activities have been provided for individuals, families and small groups with ages ranging from 6 to adult. For younger children, there is a bouncy castle. There is also a public plaground adjacent.
Over the past 30 years we have provided activities for school and youth groups, college groups, birthday parties, hen and stag parties – in fact, anyone who wants to try out one of our activities in safety and have fun.

Tenure

The ground is leased from Fife Council on a 25 year lease with 8 years left to run. We are advised the Council would be willing to grant a longer term lease to a new tenant.

Adventure Activities Licensing Service

The business conforms to all AALS regulations and has been inspected and held a licence from 1996 (when licensing started) to 2015.

Trading Figures

Accounts are available on request after a formal viewing has taken place.
Summary

The sale of East Neuk Outdoors offers a unique opportunity to purchase an excellent outdoor activity base in an area of outstanding beauty with potential for expansion of the business. It benefits from its excellent location.

Price

Offers over £14,995 are sought for the leasehold, activity facilities, stores, equipment and goodwill.

Viewing

Strictly by appointment with the owner, Crispin Heath.

Offers

All offers should be made in writing to the owner, Crispin Heath.

Further Information

Should you require further information please do not hesitate to contact Crispin Heath on 01333 311929 or e-mail him at [email protected]

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