Anyone planning an adventure holiday for the Summer or Autumn breaks will know that there is so much to choose from in the UK that it can often be hard to make the right choice. With both indoor and outdoor possibilities, it is vital that you take some time and actually plan what you want from the holiday and consider whether it will be suitable for all of the family.
Below, we take a look at our top tips when it comes to the things that you need to take into account to make sure you get a good adventure holiday this year.
Range Of Activities – If you are going to an adventure centre for a few days, then you are going to want to try your hand (or feet) at a range of activities, so it’s important to choose a centre that offers a wide range of things for you to do. Some people may just be going to concentrate on one activity, but the majority of people will be looking to cram as much into their break as possible, so always check what’s on offer before you book.
Cost – Like any holiday, from a caravan break in Devon through to a cruise around the world, price is always going to play a part in your decision about where you go. Make sure you check out the rough total price for the place that you are thinking of going and always ask if there might be extras or things that are not included in the booking price that you arrange to pay. Things like parking and fuel costs soon mount up and can cause issues financially when you return, so it is worth taking some time to plan your break away with the pennies in mind.
Activities For All Ages – If you have a family and are planning to take them with you, then you need to try and find somewhere that has activities for all of your family members, depending on their age and size. The last thing you want is for 3 of you to be enjoying yourself yet the little one being left on the sidelines because there is nothing for them to do, so it’s vital that you check there is something for everyone or it could be a very restricted holiday.
All Weathers – We have all had experience of the Great British Summers, some greater than others, and this is why it is vital that you try to go somewhere that offers both outdoor and indoor adventure activities. If you put all of your eggs into one basket and go for just outdoor, if you get a really bad couple of rainy days then your whole holiday or break away could just turn into one big frustration.
Location – When you take into account you will need to get to the activity centre, whether it’s by driving or by taking a train or other public transport, then this all adds up in terms of cost. Therefore it is crucial that you work out your travelling costs and take them into account when working out how much the whole holiday will cost, because there is no point in leaving yourself struggling financially just because you booked something so far away.