When we imagine a Yorkshire break, we often conjure up images of seaside strolls and scrumptious fish suppers. But what if you desire something a little more daring? Your next activity holiday in Yorkshire could be your most exciting yet. That’s why we’ve selected our best picks of adventure activities in Yorkshire to get your adrenaline going.
Zip wire experience in Yorkshire
Whether you’re flying through the air on a Tarzan Swing or navigating a dizzying rope bridge, a zip wire challenge is the ultimate thrill-seeking day out.
When you stay at Forest Holidays you’re never far from a Go Ape. Both our North Yorkshire locations are a short 30 minutes away from Dalby Forest, home to one of the most exciting Go Ape courses in the country.
Traverse the treetops and uncover the majesty of Dalby Forest from 35 metres in the air. Speed through the forest floor on a super-cool segway. Or amp things up with an after dark zip wire experience. However you choose to explore Go Ape don't forget to use your exclusive discount code when booking.
Escape rooms in Yorkshire
If your group getaway is in need of something exhilarating, a difficult escape room provides a fresh way to get everyone working together. Racing against time you’ll need to examine clues and solve tricky puzzles to beat the clock and escape a locked room. Fun for family days out or when the whole gang reunites.
If you’re on the hunt for a top escape room challenge you’ll find loads of Yorkshire escape rooms in the nearby cities of York, Hull, Durham and Leeds - all around an hour’s drive from our Yorkshire locations.
Quad Biking in Yorkshire
An adventure holiday in Yorkshire isn’t complete without a spin around a muddy track on a 250cc quad bike. Luckily you can test your skills on some seriously demanding terrain at the North of England Activity Centre - just over an hour away from our Yorkshire locations.
Each session starts with some tips and tricks from an expert instructor before you’re let loose on the best quad biking experience in Yorkshire. Weave around a mini-mountain range, splash through boggy fields or cruise through the course in the smoothest style. It’s an epic day out for adventure-seekers - whatever your quad biking ability.
Cycling in Yorkshire
A bike ride offers a rare chance for unconfined exploration and at our Yorkshire locations you’re surrounded by some of the best cycling routes in the country. Venture out into deepest forest on some of the country’s most loved trails or fuel those endorphins with a spot of high octane mountain biking. There truly are Yorkshire cycling routes for every speed.
Surfing in Yorkshire
Roaring waves and rugged coastline are the definition of adventure and at Scarborough Surfing School you can get up close and personal with what the ocean has to offer.
Got lots of different age groups with you? There’s something for everyone to get to grips with. Paddleboarding, surfing and on-trend coasteering are all on the menu with options to choose from lessons, workshops, parties and kids clubs. Handy.
Hiking in Yorkshire
Adventure holidays don’t always have to mean group activities and tour-guide heavy days out - they’re actually an opportunity for solitude and reflection. Hiking is a gentler way to kick start an adventure and all you need to get going is a sturdy pair of boots.
Boasting miles of breathtaking scenery Yorkshire is a natural hub for hiking enthusiasts across the world. And with so many awesome self-led walking routes at our locations you can enjoy an unstructured wander that adds a touch of unrivalled freedom to your Yorkshire activity holiday.
Survival experience in Yorkshire
Have you ever wondered if you’ve got what it takes to survive in the wilderness? With our trusty Forest Rangers on hand to guide you, the whole family can learn exactly what it takes to live among the elements.
Our bestselling Ultimate Forest Survival sessions are chock full of incredible insights designed to help you master the great outdoors. Learn the art of foraging, make your own shelter and brew your very own nettle tea in the heart of Yorkshire’s finest woodland. This is something you won’t find anywhere else.
Plan your next adventure - choose from our Keldy or Cropton location and discover an unbeatable base for your adventure holiday in Yorkshire.