The Olympics: Where can you do it to?

Various, UK

Use Team GB’s sporting efforts for inspiration this summer. 

July 26, 2024

With the Olympics kicking off in Paris this July, why not try your hand at something new with a beginner friendly activity inspired by an Olympic sport. Let the games inspire you to take on a challenge and get involved in a new sport!

Surfing, Cornwall

Cornwall is one of the UK’s top spots for surfing, so where better to dip your toe in and learn how to surf? The adventure team in Newquay are on hand to teach you the basics and get you in the water riding your first wave on the day. A perfect summer activity for a weekend at the Cornish coast.

Horse Riding, Derbyshire

It’s not quite dressage but this awesome pony trekking adventure through the Creswell Crags is the perfect way to start. Great for beginners or those with some experience and a fab way to get to know horses on this 45-minute trek through green fields and woodland.

Shooting, South Downs

Take on the clay shooting challenge at Polowood in the South Downs with a 25-shot experience for beginners and experienced shooters alike. Try out a selection of different guns and ammo, with a fully qualified instructor on hand to help improve your shot.

Beach Volleyball, Stoke-on-Trent

Who said beach volleyball needed to be played on the beach?! Take in the amazing views over Leek Deer Park and get your pals together for a go at beach volleyball. Perfect for a group of four, with two players per team, strike up a bet and see who can score the most points in a friendly tournament.

Archery, Northampton

Learn the basics and embrace your inner Katniss Everdeen with a target archery session. Learn how to draw, aim, and shoot an arrow at standard targets as well as 3D animals and even some unique one-of-a-kind targets. This outdoor range is set on the stunning Oakfield Farm and has plenty of open space to practice your shots.

Cycling, New Forest

Cycle along the Old Railway line, listen to your guide’s amazing knowledge of the local area and get some great exercise in all at the same time. Drink in the fab views and history of this iconic piece of Southern England with one of the most scenic bike tours in the country.