Outdoor Activities

Award winning beaches, scenic coastal paths and unspoilt countryside across the whole of the UK, England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, there is no end to the outdoor activities you can enjoy, for an affordable day of fun and adventure with all the family.

Why Angus is a nature lover's paradise

When it comes to nature, Angus has a natural advantage - with unspoilt beaches and rolling hills and glens. In the latest in a new series of travel blogs, Visit Angus shares why, when it comes to the outdoors, this region can't be topped.

From birdwatching to bagging a Munro, working farms to a staggering range of camping and caravanning options, it's a nature lover's paradise, says the blog, published on the website.

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Have you got what it takes to face your worst nightmare?

A Staffordshire farm is calling on people to face their fears as it reveals its 13th new scare attraction which organisers say is made from the stuff of nightmares.

Screamfest, located at the National Forest Adventure Farm, near Burton upon Trent, will unveil a new nightmare themed scare attraction called Insomnia when it opens on Thursday 11th October.

Have you got what it takes to face your worst nightmare?

30 Days Wild to connect people with natural beauty                                                           

This June’s 30 Days Wild challenge from The Wildlife Trusts will encourage thousands of people across the UK to make their neighbourhoods wilder – to help wildlife and get communities sharing the joy of the wild. Academics at the University of Derby who have monitored the challenge since it began in 2015 have discovered that spending time in nature makes us feel good. 30 Days Wild encourages people to notice nature on their doorsteps every single day and gives them a multitude of exciting and fun ways of doing it.

Surf Snowdonia to host Help For Heroes Adaptive Surf Championship

FREE one-day event will take place on Saturday 23 September
 
Surf Snowdonia will host another world-first event later this month which will bring together some of the UK’s most impressive military surf athletes.
 
The Help for Heroes Adaptive Surf Championship, which is sponsored by Stance, will see adaptive surf athletes from the UK’s Army, Royal Navy and Air Force compete for top spot in a friendly one-day tournament. The emphasis of the day will be on inclusion and breaking down barriers, and it will be free for spectators to attend.

The Gruffalo Spotter!

Magic Light Pictures and Forestry Commission England bring The Gruffalo characters to life in the forest through a new augmented reality app.

The Gruffalo Spotter has been designed for exclusive use at twenty six forests across the country where visitors can join the adventure through the deep dark wood.

Afan Valley adventure resort: this summer’s most exhilarating investment

Just ten miles south of the Brecon Beacons, mid-way between Cardiff and Swansea, the outstanding natural beauty of Caerau Parc will be the location of the brand new Afan Valley Adventure Resort covering some 485 acres. From high octane flights down zip wires, to scaling challenging climbing towers and exploring treetop playgrounds, visitors will be offered an adventure experience like no other.