If you are bored of the typical lounging around on a beach, summer holiday, then read on for our list of the ultimate adventure and sporting challenge summer getaways, perfect for those of you looking for something a little bit more exciting than the norm.
Learn to Kitesurf
For those of you looking for an adrenaline hit, kitesurfing could be just the ticket. Organizing to spend a few days, or even a week, out on the open waves, learning to kitesurf could be one of the most exciting challenges you have ever set yourself. You can learn to use wind power anywhere in the world, so you can choose to use your own coastline to master this skill, or you can travel somewhere a bit warmer and more exotic.
Coast to Coast Cycling Challenge
Taking on a coast to coast cycling challenge is a fantastic fitness getaway to take on with a group of pals. Traveling the breadth of Britain by bike is one of the most popular cycling challenges for anyone wanting to take in the beautiful sights of the British countryside. Another great aspect of this cycle is that you can create your own route and can spread it out over as many days as you like. It is pretty easy to organize and there are also many companies that will be able to help you to organize everything from transporting luggage to helping you to organize refreshment stops and accommodation.
White Water Rafting
You don’t have to travel too far afield to experience the excitement and adrenaline of white water rafting. Putting in a little research into the best places to go white water rafting could have you, and your friends, off for a day of laughs, thrills and an adrenaline fuelled afternoon. Whether you have tried it before or whether this is your first time, most organizations will be able to start you off on the steadier courses and then build you up to the crazier courses as your experience and confidence grows.
There are many places speckled around the country that create two to three days of action packed, adrenaline fueled fitness and endurance adventure challenges. Adventure racing includes a huge range of fitness activities from, kayaking, fell running, triathlon training, orienteering, rock climbing, potholing, and a wide range of obstacle courses. So for anyone looking for a non-stop weekend and a few days of unadulterated fun, fitness and adventure challenges, this could be just what you are looking for.
What better way is there to relax, unwind and keep ourselves fit than by getting ourselves out into the fresh, open air and going trekking in the gorgeous, revigorating countryside. Again, whether you decide to stay around your local area and enjoy the best of your local countryside or whether you decide to travel to somewhere a little further afield to see what else is out there, a week of rambling and trekking is one of the best ways that we can both recharge our batteries and keep fit at the same time.
So if you are looking for a relaxing and invigorating way to spend a few free days of your summer holiday, then this is certainly one of the best ways that you can wind down and do something really healthy and enjoyable for yourself.