Adventure Activity Weekends for Adults in the UK

Are you ready to fully immerse yourself into an energetic, exciting and fun adventure activity weekend? We’ve found some of the best adventure activity weekends for adults in the UK that we would love to try!

Do you love spending time outdoors or just want to challenge yourself? These adventure activity weekends for adults will have you paddling, jumping, surfing and reconnecting with nature. You’ll end the day gathering around a bonfire under the stars with new friends or curling up in front of a flickering wood-burner. Adventure activity weekends for adults are a fantastic way to make memories that will last a lifetime.

Preseli Venture Gallery

Preseliventure – Adult Adventure Weekend in Wales

  • Duration: 2 to 3 days
  • Price: from £189 pp
  • Age: 17 and up

Give this adventure weekend on the spectacular north Pembrokeshire coast of Wales a go. Paddle, jump, surf and traverse an incredible landscape, taking precious time to explore, discover and reconnect. Fresh Atlantic air and aqua-marine waters are the backdrop to your adventures.

From secret smugglers coves to mystical sea caves, amongst playfully inquisitive grey seals and diving peregrines, the Pembrokeshire Coast makes memories that last. Adventurers return to their beautiful marshmallow pink eco-lodge, a welcoming sanctuary tucked into the folds of the Abermawr Valley, where a well-stocked bar and freshly home-cooked meals await.

Gather around a bonfire under the stars with a local brew or curl up in front of the flickering wood-burner; you’ll have lots of memories to share about your day of fresh air freedom with Preseli Venture.

Preseli Venture Gallery

What happens on an Adrenaline Cocktail Weekend?

From the moment you arrive on Friday evening, you’ll be in the safe hands of their dedicated and friendly hospitality and adventure team who have lovingly curated every element of your adventure weekend so that you can relax and immerse yourself in your surroundings.

You can choose a 2-day or 3-day adventure itinerary, both arriving on Friday evening, in time for a delicious home-cooked meal and departing either after lunch on Sunday or after breakfast on Monday, feeling energised by your weekend in the Welsh wilderness.

Over the weekend, expect to find yourself amidst breath-taking scenery of the world-renowned Pembrokeshire Coast path on a gently meandering clifftop hike, the perfect trail to uncover the rich and diverse wildlife of the Celtic Coast. Sea kayaking under awe-inspiring sea cliffs, through rock gardens, sea stacks, arches and majestic caves. Scrambling, traversing and ledge-leaping into crystal clear plunge pools as you explore the coast by coasteering and surfing clean, green peeling waves on blue-flag sandy beaches. With sustainability and respect for the ocean always in mind, our engaging guides are thrilled to pass on their local knowledge of flora, fauna and geology along the way.

Download their brochure and find out all the information you need to know and how to book here.

Adventure Britain – Adventure Activity Weekend Bunkhouse Style

Call of the Wild Activities

  • Duration: 2 nights
  • Price: from £185 pp

If you want to explore, get your blood pumping or simply bond with your friends like never before then you’re in the right place. Adventure Britain has a wide range of outdoor pursuits to choose from, perfect for everything from activity weekends down to corporate events and team building. Their activities take place in the natural playground of the Brecon Beacons and the Gower Coast, giving you a truly Welsh experience that takes in all the rugged beauty of this pristine area. Now’s the best time to visit the Brecon Beacons for an exhilarating adventure activity weekend you will never get over the excitement of walking under a waterfall!

The Bunkhouse Style weekend is their most popular weekend. You get 2 nights accommodation at their own Merlins, you are met and greeted by friendly staff. Saturday you are treated to breakfast, Supplied with a kit for canyoning then enjoy the thrilling canyoning experience. Then return back for a delicious 2-course meal. On Sunday it’s time for quad biking!


You can change these activities if they don’t suit your requirements. For instance, you can substitute quad biking with climbing, caving, paintballing or clay pigeon shooting to name but a few. Please note if you decide to change the choice of activities it may impact price and transport options.

Find more information and book here.

Lost Earth Adventures – Yorkshire Dales Active Weekend Away

Lost Earth Adventures - Yorkshire Dales Active Weekend Away

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Price: from £249 pp

Leave the toils of the urban grind behind and discover Yorkshire’s wonderland. Over 3 action-packed days you will venture uphill, down dale, underground and over the Pennines, exploring the many facets of this stunning national park.

The Yorkshire Dales has been carved out over millennia, beginning as a glacial expanse and today is known for its marriage between a rich natural and industrial history. The landscape is impressed with the finest examples of limestone escarpments; green rolling moorland, high summits, dry stonewalls snaking their way across the hillside and the quaint villages that line its valleys. Underneath are vast cave systems, a labyrinth of winding passageways, stalactites and stalagmites and a world few others get to experience.

Lost Earth Adventures - Yorkshire Dales Active Weekends For Adults

Hike, bike, cave and climb your way across the Pennines and Yorkshire Dales National Park. They couldn’t make this weekend more fun, exciting and full of adventure if they tried!

All activities on this tour require no previous experience and although included, are optional. Lost Earth Adventures provides all instruction, equipment and plenty of staff.

This adventure weekend can be tailored to suit your party if you have a group of 4 or more. You could make this a 2-day activity break with a combination of the activities listed in the 3-day adventure. Please contact them here for more details and prices.

Adventure Breaks – Survive the Wild Weekend

Adventure Breaks - Survive the Wild Weekend Adventure Weekend For Adults

If you fancy ​​learning some bushcraft skills to help you survive in the wild. This one is for you, you’ll learn to build a shelter out of natural resources and create fire with your own hands. Spend a night in the shelters you build so you’ll get to spend the evening around a fire, stargazing and sharing this incredible experience with newly-made friends.

No prior experience or specialist equipment is needed but you’ll need some warm clothes, waterproofs, and ideally a pair of walking boots. Join the adventure for £295 per person. Find more information and book here.

A longer break that looks incredible!

Adventure Breaks – Canoe Scotland Staycation

Adventure Breaks For Adults - Canoe Scotland Staycation

Discover Scotland’s breathtaking scenery on this awesome canoe trip across Scotland, including the famous Loch Ness. You don’t need any canoe experience, just a moderate level of fitness, and together you will explore the majestic 60 miles long Caledonian Canal.

Over the course of 5 days paddle through the spectacular Great Glen, surrounded by nature and taking in beautiful canals and lochs. You will set up camp by the waterside along the way, with access to toilets, washing facilities and warm showers each night. The trip is capped off with a huge sense of achievement; knowing you travelled right across a country in a canoe.

Adventure breaks can provide camping equipment (hire or buy) and have an event to help your confidence if you’re nervous about or new to camping.

​What’s included?

  • Adventure Breaks host and guide.
  • All canoeing equipment (canoe, paddles, buoyancy aid, canoe trolley).
  • A waterproof barrel each to keep personal gear dry.
  • Camping and canal facility fees (includes access to toilets and showers).
  • Transportation from Inverness (end) to Fort William (start).
  • Adventure Breaks’ pre-event information pack for the event.
  • New friends; skills, experiences and a sense of achievement!

Adventure Breaks For Adults - Canoe Scotland Staycation Evening

Tickets are available here for £695 per person. Or to set up a monthly payment plan, click fund your adventure.​

So are you up for the challenge? Will you be booking an adult adventure activity holiday? We certainly will! Let us know if you’ve ever completed one in the comments below.

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