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The best outdoor activities in the UK

Get outside & have some fun!

As lockdown starts to ease, we thought we would take you for a little tour around our beautiful country and show you the best outdoor activities in the UK. Remember to start by supporting your local community!

1. Punting on the River Cam

 In Cambridge, Punting is the Number 1 tourist activity and sits at the top the list when asking: ‘What to do on your day out in town?’. In addition, punting is a more relaxed and serene activity than the other activities listed in this blog… Our chauffeured punting tours last for 45-50 minutes along the college backs and include famous sights such as; The Bridge of Sighs, Kings College Chapel and New Court St Johns.

2.  Dartmoor

If you decide to visit Dartmoor,  you will find a place where you can truly escape in order to find peace, quiet and extreme beauty. In other words, you will discover magical, ancient landscapes, awe-inspiring granite tors, deep wooded valleys with fast flowing rivers, and rugged, wide-open spaces.

3. Kite-buggying, East Sussex

Kite Buggying is not only the perfect sport for all (with a suggested age of 8+), but is also great for those wanting to try out kite sports without heading into the water. Kite buggying is available in various locations throughout the UK including East Sussex.

4. Learn navigation, Peak District

Learn the skills to walk & navigate confidently in the hills in Peak District! This special place offers a range of 1 and 2-day courses, with a flexible and individual approach designed for both novice and more experienced walkers.

5. Coasteering in Pembrokeshire

If you are after an adrenaline-filled adventure, join Celtic Quest Coasteering, who will tailor the activity to suit your needs and abilities.

6. Lake District

Did you know that the Lake District is the home of England’s Biggest National Park, which is now a World Heritage Site?

7. The Broads

Discover dramatic landscapes, raw natural beauty and a rare quality of light at the Boards. This is definitely the place where big, bright skies meet endless horizons and dreamlike landscapes.

8. Wild swimming in Nanjizal Bay, Cornwall

Along Devon and Cornwall’s dramatic coastline, there are plenty of secret places in case you want to escape the crowds and switch off your mind in the cold water while swimming.

9. The world’s fastest zip line, Wales

Zip World is offering riders the closest experience a human being can get to skydiving without actually leaping out of a plane.

10.  River swimming, Oxfordshire

Wild swimming in a river is definitely a different, unique and safe experience. According to the Guardian, The Thames, outside of the towns it passes through, is like a swimming superhighway: deep, green and enormously wide.

 

We hope we gave you some great recommendations & that you will visit some of these beautiful places in 2020!

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