You don’t have to travel thousands of miles away to get a thrill! There are many exhilarating activities right on your doorstep here in the UK! We’ve come up with 9 exhilarating activities that you can do within the UK that we think is more exciting than travelling abroad! Read below to find out more..
Ride the perfect wave at Snowdonia’s inland surfing lake. Feel the rush of excitement of catching your first wave, and learn to surf in a place where big waves are guaranteed every time! Who needs the sea when you can surf in a Welch valley surrounded by scenic green hills and blossoming forests! The wave machine is designed to cater for complete beginners, intermediates and expert surfers meaning the whole family can get involved together. Because of the unknown conditions of surfing in the sea, progress at Surf Snowdonia can be a lot more rapid for beginners and intermediates, so what are you waiting for?!
Ever wondered what it feels like to fly? Well you can find out at Airkix in Milton Keynes! The fully qualified coaches will teach you all the techniques you need to make the most out of your flying session. Everyone aged from 4 and over can have a go so all the family can join in! Feel like your soaring through the air in the high powered wind tunnel where you’re guaranteed to have a good time!
Soar over the beach on Bournemouth’s Pier to shore zip wire! Climb to the top of the zip tower at the end of the pier and race friends and family along the dual zip line until you reach the sandy beach! Enjoy views of the beach and sea and take in the fresh sea air as you fly along the zip line. Try a beach day with a different twist!
Hover in the air and feel like Iron Man with the high powered jet pack that has you soaring above the water. Flyboarding is a unique and exhilarating experience that you won’t get from other water based activities. You’ll get to lookout at the scenery around you from 15 metres high and actually feel like you’re flying!
Whiz along the water on a pair of water ski’s or a wake-board! Enjoy the views of the Dorset coastline as you travel along the sea at rapid speed following the high powered boat. Fully qualified coaches will teach you how to stand up on the water and have you skiing like a pro in no time! Water skiing and wake-boarding are a fantastic activity to spice up your day at the beach and make it a day to remember!
This one is for those feeling extremely daring and willing to get stuck straight in! Gorge Walking can be done on the edge of Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales which is within easy access of the M4, and a 20 minute drive from Swansea and Cardiff. Gorge walking will have you exploring caves, scrambling and climbing over rocks and waterfalls, boulder hopping, jumping from waterfalls and swimming through powerful rapids! Gorge walking really is an exhilarating and unique activity and is suitable for any one aged 11 and over!
Quad biking is a fun and exciting activity that we think you would love to try! Race around the challenging off-road courses and see what bumps, twists and turns the road brings you! With extreme quad biking and quad biking for juniors, everyone can join in the fun! If your kids would like a go then they will be fully guided by trained coaches throughout, meaning you can relax knowing they are in safe hands.
Who needs to go abroad to go ice climbing when you can do it right here in the UK?! Ice climbing involves climbing up a vertical wall of ice using ice axes and special equipment to reach the top! Ice climbing adds a new element to normal rock climbing which makes it even more exhilarating and unique! There is ice climbing walls in both London and Manchester as well as in Scotland.
Enjoy breathtaking views of the Chilterns from the top of the treetops at Go Ape in Wendover Woods Buckinghamshire. Climb through the forest across rocky bridges and dangling ropes, clamber through tunnels and fly down the zip wires to face your next challenge! All the family can join in the fun with Tree Top Juniors for the little ones, and I’m sure it will be a day they remember for a very long time!