Activity and Adventure

in Bedale in Skipton in York

Sometimes there’s not enough excitement in your life. Well now this page has come along with a list of places that guarantee adrenallin fulled fun – whether that’s wild 4×4 experiences, the UK’s number 1 tree top adventure or even skydiving.

You’ll find something that’ll get your engine going here – but before diving in, remember, you can always find events in Yorkshire which may include activities.

Another World Adventure Centre provides activity and adventure in the West Yorkshire area. Activities include, mountain boarding, skiing and snowboarding in the winter months (weather permitting), archery and crossbows, rifle and pistol shooting, target slingshot and slingshot paintball, zorbing, bumper balls, survival and bushcraft courses, den building and bushcraft for the younger ones, go-kart building / racing and team building activities.

Yorkshire Dales Guides provides adventure activities for most ages and abilities from introductory to more advanced sessions. Caving, Climbing and Abseiling, Guided walks including the Three Peaks Challenge, and also Navigation Skills from basic map & compass, GPS to National Navigation Award Scheme Gold Award accredited courses.

The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate offer a wide range of activities on site – get your blood pumping with their CPSA Premier Status Shooting Ground or The Coniston 4×4 off-road experience, and wind down with some slightly more relaxing activities such as the Falconry Experience,  Archery, Target Golf on the driving Range or Fishing

Aerial Extreme, Bedale, North Yorkshire – Climb into the forest canopy and experience over 25 exciting tree top elements at Aerial Extreme near Bedale. Can you complete the challenge of navigating your way around this awesome adventure rope course?

Carlton Lodge Outdoor Centre, Thirsk, North Yorkshire – Set in 12 acres of beautiful grounds, a unique blend of parkland, woods and lakes, and open to visits from anyone, no matter what your age or ability. Activities on offer include high ropes course, zip wire and gorge walking.

ukLANDROVERevents @ North Yorkshire Off Road Centre, Robin Hood’s Bay – Land Rover 4×4 Driving Experiences at one of the toughest off road test tracks in the country, perched high on the cliff tops with coastal views of Robin Hood’s Bay and Ravenscar.  Both novice and experienced off road drivers will enjoy a challenge here, and even junior drivers aged 10+ can join the fun, with a fully qualified and experienced instructor alongside you at all times.  There’s also the opportunity for a full day tour of North Yorkshire both on and off road in our Land Rover, with a lunchtime stop at a remote moorland inn.

Figures on a Landscape run one day, weekend and extended outdoor courses, events and holidays throughout the National Parks of Yorkshire. For excitement, fun and educational experiences in the great outdoors, let their professional team guide you through some of the most magical and unique places that our landscape has to offer.

Alfresco Adventures, Reeth – Getting out of the ‘Rat Race’ is crucial, at least once in a while. At Alfresco Adventures we offer a wide range of fun, safe and memorable outdoor adventure experiences, suitable for all ages and abilities. All our activities are in stunning locations across North Yorkshire. Start your adventure today!

Go Ape! The UK’s No.1 Tree Top Adventure at Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire – Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set up to 120 feet above the forest floor. Also, Go Ape Forest Segway bring down from the trees and onto solid ground, from two legs to two wheels – it’s a totally unique way to tackle the trails and explore Yorkshire’s finest woodlands.

Log Heights, Ripley, North Yorkshire – Why not make this the year when you test your mettle on the Log Heights ropes course in the beautiful surroundings of Ripley Castle, near Harrogate? You could be walking along a treetop beam one moment and jumping high in the sky to catch a trapeze or negotiating a massive rope ladder the next. 

Herd Farm’s outdoor activities range from high energy assault courses, ‘leap of faith’ and zip wire to skills from archery & bush craft to Iron Age round houses and pottery. The full range of activities include: archery, assault course, bush craft survival, giant swing/ push ball, high ropes/low ropes, Iron Age roundhouses, ‘leap of faith’, mountain or BMX biking, orienteering, pottery and zip wire. All activities are run by fully qualified and experienced members of staff, so you’re sure to be in safe hands. Flexible catering options are available, from barbeques and buffets to three course meals freshly prepared by the in-house chef to your dietary requirements.

Alfresco Adventures, Reeth, North Yorkshire, provides outdoor adventure experiences and Duke of Edinburgh Awards at various locations across Yorkshire. It’s mission is to inspire people to enjoy and experience all the great outdoors has to offer- for any adventure great or small!

Yorkshire Outdoors, nr Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Venture into Yorkshire’s most exhilarating 4×4 off-road driving course for a spectacular experience. Nothing matches the white-knuckle, adrenaline-fuelled challenges of handling a four-wheel drive vehicle over the rugged terrain of the stunning North Yorkshire countryside. Unlike other centres, you pay for a 4×4 and a dedicated instructor – not just a seat in a vehicle. So, if you are a skilled off-road driver looking to move up to the next level, or a beginner who wants to take on a new challenge, the course choice of solo packages and the high quality vehicles guarantee that you will find the experience you’re after.

Lost Earth Adventures, York aim to provide you with the freedom and guidance needed to determine exactly what you would like from your day and to create an individual experience for all their clients! All their rock climbing days are run as private guided sessions for you and your group, you will not be with anybody else leaving you free to choose whatever you’d like to do with your guide (within reason!).

Live for Today, Harrogate want to provide a variety of activities and things to do in Yorkshire that would suit everyone’s needs, from Mountain Biking to Body Zorbing! Along with these activities they also want to provide the best instructors who can teach you more than just the basics and really make your experience one which you will remember.

Yorkshire Activity Centre, Askham Bryan. At this activity centre in York, they are able to offer a superb range of on site activities including Archery, Axe Throwing, Air rifle shooting, Bushcraft, Kids parties and more. Off site their vast range of activities includes, Archery, Bushcraft, Gill scrambling plus a whole host of other adventure activities!

Sheffield Cable Waterski – Learn to wakeboard or water-ski at the North of England`s premier full-size cable and wake park. Wakeboarding is one of the fastest growing water sports in the world, try out this fun, adrenaline fuelled sport with us – all equipment provided.

Segway Events – Segway Events is the largest provider of Segway corporate experiences in the UK. Segway Events can provide a variety of bespoke packages for a wide variety of clients from small group sessions to full day events. Targeting everyone with a taste for adventure, riding a Segway is an activity that the vast majority of people are capable of undertaking. The event crew will provide all the necessary equipment and rider training to make sure all experiences are safe and positive.

Skydive GB specialise in introducing people to the exciting sport of skydiving whether it’s jumping for charity, a one-off experience or something you want to take up as a hobby or sport.

York Golf Range, York – Set in beautiful countryside on the outskirts of York, York Golf Range provides outstanding facilities and exceptional value for money. Hit balls on the golf range, Putt to victory on the Crazy Golf, Play golf on the 9 hole course or kick a hole-in-one on the FootGolf, whatever you choose you’ll have great fun at York Golf Range.

Dalby Activity Centre, Dalby Forest, Pickering. Cater for all types of groups, from birthday parties and stag/hen do’s to school and corporate entertainment events. They have been providing action packed activity days since 2001.

Farm Adventure, Masham, Ripon – Have an awesome weekend of adventure and fun, taking on the extreme sports of pig herding, tractor driving and shepherding, mixed in with the Farmers Olympics, and some egg throwing! Enjoy a tasty BBQ after your activities, followed by spending your own time at the farm, in our bunk barns or holiday cottage & perhaps even enjoying some local beer on tap courtesy of the local breweries, or hire in a hot tub for some real R&R after all that farm work!

Bawtry Paintball Field, Bawtry, Sount Yorkshire Europe’s Largest Paintball and outdoor Laser Combat Centre. Voted Britain’s Best Paintball Venue – 5 years running. Games Zones include – The Predator, Air Supremacy, Black Hawk Down, Ammo Depot, Crossfire, Ewok Invasion and many more….

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