Holiday activities for adventure lovers in the UK

If you’re looking for holiday activities, why travel thousands of miles to a foreign a country when there’s plenty of adventure right here in the UK, and let’s face it, some wonderful log cabin holiday activities to combine adventure with. The UK is full of adventure, from forests to coastlines, caves and rivers, there’s something for everyone across Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland, but where to start? Here are some of the top places you can stay in a cabin and seek out adventure in the UK.

The Brecon Beacons

brecon beacons

Wales’ Brecon Beacons has long been a destination for adventure lovers, and with its mountains and rivers it’s not surprising. Hiking is what the majority of visitors come here to do, but mountain biking, horse riding, rock climbing, caving, and canoeing are all popular adventure activities too.

There are several major towns where you can stay such as Merthyr Tydfil, Abergavenny, Brecon, and Llandeilo, but a cabin that’s more rural and remote puts you right in the heart of the action.

Cairngorms National Park

rafting in the cairngorns

For a holiday activities in the Cairngorms in Scotland is a wonderful adventure destination for all sorts of activities, but one thing Scotland is well known for is its rafting. Go white water rafting in the cairngorms National Park on the River Findhorn and River Tummel and enjoy some of the nation’s most spectacular scenery as you do. Not for the faint of heart these rivers offer a real adrenaline rush! Stay in cabins in beautiful towns like Aviemore, Pitlochry or Braemar.

Grizedale Forest, Cumbria

grizedale mountain biking

There are so many places you can go mountain biking in the UK, but one of the best is at Grizedale Forest in the Lake District. Its trails range from moderate to hard so it’s better for the more experienced riders, and the forest includes the ‘hard’ North Face trail which is renowned among British mountain bikers. Set in the heart of the Lake District there is an abundance of breathtaking scenery to enjoy, and plenty of places to stay in cabins in the areas surrounding Grizedale Forest including pretty towns like Coniston, Windermere, and Colton.

These are just three amazing places to visit in the UK for holiday activities and adventure. Combine them with a stay in a cabin and you’ve got yourself an adventure holiday!