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About  Us

A brief history of everything FAB!

Long story short

 FAB Adventures was founded by Jen Isherwood way back when. “Become Advanced at the basics and feel empowered to create your own adventure!” has  always been our vision and we have courses which will help you shape your own future and take on adventures that are memorable and help you feel connected. 

Become the architect of your own adventures with the FAB training model – from First Aid and navigation to Resilience and thriving we have our own unique model to help keep things simple and authentic.

Our team are all active in the outdoors and definately have an adventure mindset, sharing enthusiasm, skills and a belief that the outdoors is for EVERYONE.

Now delivering her own brand of clear, clutter free training courses born out of real life experiences gained from over a decade of being in mountain rescue and a lifetime of working in Adventure Education.  Whether it is navigation, leadership, journey skills,  mindsets or first aid we are passionate about delivering training that provides you with an adventure toolkit!

We have all the right skills, let us Help You

Our Team

Meet the people who make FAB tick.

Iain Laing

Finance and Business Director

Best described as one of the original Tweed Valley mountain bike crew Iain not only brings his enthusiasm for the outdoors to the team but is a logistics whizz. When not working for FAB Iain advises a range of organisations on managing projects, achieving outcomes and being super efficient.  Iain manages the FAB finance dept, logistics and advises us on business management and improvements

Jen Isherwood

Jen Isherwood

Director and Head of training

“Adventure is for all, training should be easy to access, fun and relevant with a trainer who is authentic and competent! FAB is about being Advanced at the basics, living the life you imagined with you as the architect to your own adventure – we just hold your hand for a wee while until you are ready!” Jen has been in the adventure and outdoor sector for a long time and combines her role at FAB with being Head of Adventure Learning at The Edinburgh Academy and a member of Tweed Valley MRT.

Christine Fox


Enthusiastic about everything outdoors, especially biking and climbing, Christine is the real deal. Combining here vast experience in Mountain rescue with a sound background in education Christine’s style of teaching not only enthuses her candidates but gives them confidence that she not only talks the talk but walks the walk. When not working for FAB Christine is the Scottish Cycling Mountain Bike Leadership development officer.

Craig "Smithy" Smith

A new addition to the FAB team Craig has years of experience in adventure as well as a long career in the Scottish Fire and Rescue service.  A natural trainer, combining his experience  and skill with a solid knowledge base, keeping learning fun and always encouraging learners to be the best they can be.  Juggling his passion for mountain biking and shed building we are delighted to welcome Craig to the team!!

Greygables, Springwood Rd

Peebles, EH45 9HB, UK
07894 442814