“What did you do at the weekend?” Do you hate that question? If the truth is something like: got up late, re-organised sock drawer, wandered aimlessly down town, watched The X Factor, opened a (second?) bottle of beer/wine and passed out on the sofa – then maybe you need to get out more and live a little closer to the edge.
There’s a whole new world of adventures on your doorstep, from paragliding to field archery, bouldering to mountain biking. Tomorrow you could be snorkeling, foraging, wild camping or riding a horse along a sandy beach. We’ve rounded up 100 plus activities to suit every fitness level, budget and age, encompassing every corner of Britain. Not just for weekends, these activities will help ou fill any gap in your schedule, from an afternoon to the rest of your life.
Many won’t cost much, if anything, to try, and most have the option of equipment hire and gentle instruction (if necessary). We’ve listed a few specific locations so that you can easily find the closest to you, and added an ‘Accessibility Index’ that grades each activity on how easy it is to arrange. There are easier options for most of them, so you can start gently – maybe even take the kids – and work your way up to weekend marathons and death-defying feats.
There’s really no excuse for being bored these days. The UK Adventure Sports Handbook provides you with the inspiration for countless unique experiences, a sack full of dirty clothing on Monday morning and an exciting tale to tell the folks at work. “What did you do at the weekend? Well I was sailing at 3,000ft over this mountain…”
Download the PDF Sample now FREE of charge (including the Table of Contents) and see for yourself the wealth of information this book contains.
|1st Jul 2011
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|155mm W x 230mm H