32 Adventures In The UK

August 28, 2012

Sometimes I feel like Alice in Wonderland,
for I am in constant wonder
at how much there is to do in this small country


Here’s a list I’m chipping away at,
knowing I won’t ever do it all…


32 Adventures In The UK

1. Learn to surf at the Extreme Academy, Watergate Bay, Cornwall

2. Try sandboarding in north Devon

3. Explore coast, cliffs and caves while swimming (aka coasteering)

on the vehicle-free island of Sark

4. Go gorge scrambling + river tubing in Wales

5. Try caving/spelunking in northern England

6. Soar above the Peak District in a paramotor

7. Fly over Cornwall’s botanical Eden Project on England’s longest zipline


Eden Project


8. Swim to France via the English Channel

9. Snorkel with sharks in Scotland

10. Scuba dive in the HMS Scylla Wreck in Devon

11. Try New Zealand’s river bugging in Scotland

12. Rent a narrowboat to explore the canals on your own



13. Go fly fishing in one of Great Britain’s scenic rivers or lakes

14. Be a zookeeper for the day at Howletts Animal Park in Kent

15. Llama trek through the Surrey Hills



16. Be a passenger during a stunt airplane flight

17. Test your limits in a stunt car driving school

18. Churn your stomach at the UK’s largest zorbing park



19. Camp out on a working farm at Feather Down Farms

20. Spend a few days at Center Parcs, packed with activities for all ages

21. 22. 23. 24. Sleep in a windmillcastlegypsy caravan, or vintage camper




25. View the inside of Big Ben (open to UK residents only)

26. Witness the nightly lock up of the Tower of London in the Ceremony Of The Keys (free)

27. Enjoy wine tasting in your private London Eye capsule

28. Walk on top of one of London’s landmarks, The O2 Arena

29. Cycle through London on a classic British bicycle tour



30. Try ice climbing in the heart of London

31. Get wet while rafting the rapids at the Olympic Lee Valley White Water Center

32. Tour the River Thames in riveting James Bond style


Where to start first?
Have you tried any of these?

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