Activity Breaks

Short activity weekends can be a fun way to beat the lethargy of monotonous day to day life and do something new and exciting. Not just that, short activity weekends can also be a great and enjoyable way to spend some time with your family and let your hair down. There are so many activities to choose from and things to do that you are definitely spoilt for a choice. Whether you are interested in mountain walking or paint balling, there is something for everyone.


The following are a few options to explore –

Go Karting

If you want to try something new and adventurous that’s also relatively family friendly, you can try indoor go karting. Many places have facilities for children’s go karting, packages for stag and hen parties, corporate entertainment, and more. Visit the websites of different providers for more information.


There is nothing like a good long session of paintball to experience a refreshing change. At many locations all over the UK, you can enjoy this activity at sites where they not just have paintball, but many other fun activities besides to make your activity weekend fun and entertaining. These may including mountain biking, off road buggy tracks and many more outdoor activities. The best way to enjoy this activity is to have a meet up with your old and new friends and celebrate by some paintball action.


Horse Riding

Do you like horses and have always wanted to ride them and train with them? This activity is perfect for horse lovers because they not only cater to individuals but also to families and bigger groups. The training could be held in lush activity centres in farms or equestrian schools for training but there are locations all over the UK for you to explore. If you are in Yorkshire, you can spend a good weekend with ‘Ride Yorkshire’ and they arrange your accommodation as well. You will be taken on short rides and you can even bring your own horse, or else, they will provide it.


The UK has a beautiful and unexplored countryside which should be utilised for have nice walking holidays. They are also perfect for hiking. Mountain walking could be another thing to explore. If you have had enough of your city, leave it for a weekend and visit Keswick where you can enjoy canoeing, mountain walking and a lot of other fun activities with ‘Mobile Adventure’. They will also arrange the accommodation for you. Your specific needs are taken care of in this place and whether you want an adrenaline rush from your activity weekend or a quiet time, you will get it here.


The weather in this country is unpredictable, to say the least. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy some sailing and let your hair down. Around the isles, you will find some great spots for sailing and other watersports to make your weekend perfect. The sea is gorgeous and the outdoor air will do you a world of good. You can plan a trip to Dorset and have a great time with ‘Harbour Challenge OEC’. They arrange for your accommodation and also provide activities like surfing, fishing, canoeing and other watersports.


If you haven’t tried Zorbing in your adventurous life, you are missing out on a lot. A massive inflatable ball is involved, to which you are harnessed and later, you tumble down the hill. For the best experience, plan your trip to Surrey and contact ‘Pod London Go Zorbing’. You can try out this fun activity alone or arrange for a group trip with your family and friends. They also have other options and day outs to make your weekend more fun.

Apart from these activities, there are always things that you enjoy. You can have a cycling trip to the mountains, take a golf weekend or even try a cookery break, if those things interest you.