The magnificent outdoors of England is yours to embrace. There are hundreds of outdoor activities to choose from, ranging from coastal treks to family-friendly play places and zoos. If you have tried everything and are hoping for something different, there are plenty of family activity holidays and unique outdoor activities in the UK that challenge minds and bodies, from llama trekking to learning to surf.
- Exploring A Forest With Family At The Norfolk Broads
The BeWILDerwood adventure park, which is based on a series of stories by local children’s author Tom Blofeld, can be enjoyed by the whole family, regardless of age. Treehouses, storytelling sessions, boat rides, and the new Towering Treetop Tangles, with nets to clamber across, high walkways, and climbing walls, are all available.
- Climbing Trees In The Isle Of Wight
A two-hour event in Ryde, Isle of Wight, teaches children aged eight and above and their parents how to climb a 70-foot (21-metre) oak tree. Once you climb as high as you feel comfortable, there are also high-up hammocks to lounge on if you and your kids are feeling relaxed. The site also provides family woods activities, including learning how to build a shelter and making fires using natural materials.
- Alpaca Teck On The Scottish Borders
Meet the alpacas at Bierhope Farm in the Scottish Borders’ Cheviot Hills. From “meet-a-paca” petting sessions and “pet-a-paca picnics” to alpaca strolls and hikes, there are plenty of opportunities to get to know the furry group. Over the summer, there will be several alpaca fleece wet felting classes where individuals may make pictures out of alpaca fleece for crafty family members.
- Space-Themed Maze In Staffordshire
The National Forest Adventure Farm in Staffordshire opened a 10-acre moon-landing-themed maize maze to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. The farm will host a number of other space-themed events, as well as opportunities to feed its animals, ride a tractor, and burn off some steam at its other outdoor activities, such as a small endurance challenge and farmyard golf.
- Walking In The Footsteps Of The Giants In Nothern Ireland
A family day adventure to the famous Giant’s Causeway, just over an hour’s drive from Belfast, is a must-do on any vacation to Northern Ireland. As a family, marvel at the surreal scenery of basalt columns and discuss their origins. Then organize a family hike to soak in the stunning scenery surrounded by the Atlantic.
- Flying Down The Fastest Zip Line In Wales
Velocity 2, the world’s fastest zip line and Europe’s longest, is now housed in this disused slate quarry near Snowdon in North Wales. Velocity 2 is a ride that takes you over Penrhyn Quarry at speeds of over 100 mph and is suitable for youngsters aged 10 and up.
Young thrill-seekers can tackle the Big Red mobile zip wire or take a quarry tour in one of Zip World’s trucks to take in the scenery with a more tranquil side order of tea and cake.
Be it rock climbing, kayaking, paddle boarding Outdoor activities in the UK are a must – it relaxes and calms your mind while providing you and your family a chance to soak in the country’s beauty. If you have yet to find the right adventure package, contact Beyonk and we will help you with identifying the right experience for you and your family to enjoy.