Top Travel Adventures In The UK

View of Snowdon Summit

Some people feel they have not had a holiday unless they visit another country. However, there are so many things to do in the UK, and many of these adventure breaks are not dependent on good weather.  You can take part in a lot of them all year round, and if you are a newbie there are qualified instructors to assist you. Have a change from the beaches and candy floss, go on an adventure holiday instead; you may be surprised to find how close some of them are to where you live.


Scuba Diving In Scotland

Often described as one of the best dive sites in the world, just off the Orkney Islands in Scotland you can dive to seven World War One warships that were part of the German High Seas Fleet. This is just one of the underwater attractions in Scotland, there is plenty more to see and do without you having to travel very far at all. It’s also no problem if you have never done scuba diving before, as courses are available at very reasonable prices.

Adventures In Wales

If you want to try white water rafting or stand up paddle boarding head for Cardiff International White Water in Wales. You can also take part in canoeing, kayaking, gorge walking, river boarding and many other activities. With things to do available from the age of 6 upwards, you are bound to find the adventure suitable for you.

In Wales, you will also find Europe’s longest zip wire and underground trampolines. There are also plenty of mountain bike trails, something Wales is very well known for.

Get Away From It All In The Peak District

Go caving in the Peak District and no one will be able to get hold of you. Leave all your stresses behind and navigate through underground tunnels that were cut by ancient waterways, see amazing crystal formations and many other sights you will not see outside.

A two days beginner’s course in caving is a great way to start, and you do get to go back to your hotel overnight if you must use your smartphone.

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Off Roading in Cheshire

Master all terrains on a Motor Safari weekend break in Cheshire. You will drive through water, go on roads you would never normally use and finally stop at some accommodation of your choice. This go-anywhere weekend in a 4 x 4 is a brilliant way to try some of the things you have seen on programs such as Top Gear.


Learn To Live In The Wild In Cumbria

Would you know how to survive if you had to live in the forests or hills for a while? Learn how on the courses in the Lake District of Cumbria. Courses start from 2 days to a week, depending on how much you want to learn, and if you want to put your new skills into practice. Included in the lessons are how to make a bow and how to forage for food.

The adventurous life is the best kind of life, so dive in and start enjoying more of what this truly amazing country has to offer, at least once in a while.


Marcus, 30, Manchester, UK. Things I love: Family, Friends, My Dog Harry, Sport, Travel, Chocolate, Technology, The Outdoors, Music, Films and More Chocolate. Thanks for stopping by.
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