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10 great UK activity days

Maybe you’re short on time, looking to learn something new or wanting to make the most of your next UK holiday, whatever the reason, it’s time to make your days more active! Here are 10 of our favourite UK courses and trips that you can do in a day.


Navigation course – bespoke full-day

You'll learn vital navigational skills during a full day of walking in the beautiful Dartmoor National Park. Learn how to relocate when lost, how best to use your map and compass to plot a route, navigating in poor visibility and improving instinct when reading the landscape.

Enjoy a full-day navigation course in Dartmoor National Park
Sun setting over Dartmoor National Park

Summit Helvellyn from Striding Edge

One of the most spectacular mountaineering routes in England, the Striding Edge ridge is rightly extremely popular and famous. In all but the best weather conditions, the ridge can be daunting to the inexperienced and should not be underestimated! With its high levels of exposure, this exciting trip is bound to get your adrenaline pumping.

Summit Helvellyn via Striding Edge
Misty view from Striding Edge


Saturday Surrey rides

Join us on Saturdays for fully guided and supported rides in Surrey and neighbouring counties. We can provide 1 to 1 rides, near traffic-less routes, quiet and tranquil lanes, work commuter routes and excellent new coffee stops.

Join like-minded cyclist for a Saturday Surrey ride
Countryside views are worth the climbs

Team/corporate cycling days

A unique cycling experience which can be fully tailored to suit your requirements regarding length, difficulty and group size. On offer are half or full-day cycling options in the Yorkshire Dales for your business or organisation.

Get your team together for a cycling session in the Yorkshire Dales
Team build with your colleagues in the Yorkshire Dales


One-day surf course - Snowdonia

Learn to find your feet, hone your skills or take on the most powerful waves we’ve got! You’ll be riding the waves at world’s first inland surf lagoon, right in the heart of Snowdonia National Park. Choose from beginner, intermediate or advanced sessions or make a stay of it at the Surf Pod accommodation!

Enjoy a surf lesson in the heart of Snowdonia
Ride waves in the heart of Snowdonia

Kayak the Peak Forest Canal

Paddle your way along a scenic journey through rolling hills on the edge of the Peak District. You’ll be provided with all the technical equipment that you need and a full safety briefing, as your instructor accompanies you on your trip offering coaching and guidance along the way.

Paddle your way along the scenic Peak Forest Canal
Paddle your way through beautiful scenery


Trail running navigation course

A fantastic 1-day adventure racing navigation course in the beautiful Surrey Hills. Facilitated by experienced Adventure Racing staff this course looks at the skills you can apply to navigate yourselves while racing.

Learn to navigate as you race through the Surrey Hills
Learn to navigate as you race through the Surrey Hills


Rock climbing and abseiling sessions

Enjoy either a half or full day rock climbing and abseiling sessions at one of two wonderful locations; Windgather rocks and Cadshaw Castle. You’ll begin the day with rock climbing before finishing with a thrilling abseil.

Head to the Peak District to take on a climb and abseil session
A demanding climb and a thrilling descent

Ghyll scrambling in the Lake District

Enjoy a fun and exhilarating activity for the whole family, with exciting challenges along the way from climbing a waterfall to jumping in the plunge pools. The perfect rainy day activity!

Enjoy a day scrambling in the Lake District
Climbing, sliding and jumping fun in The Lakes

Abseil The ArcelorMittal Orbit

Tackle the UK’s highest free-fall abseil from a dedicated abseil platform 80 metres high on the stunning ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture. Experience incredible views of London’s skyline including iconic buildings such as St Paul's Cathedral, Big Ben, The Gherkin, The Shard, Canary Wharf and Wembley Stadium.

Take on the UK's highest free-fall abseil
Capital views from the UK's tallest sculpture


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