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Sporty Days Out for Active Kids

Sporty Days Out for Active Kids
Written by Lottie


Looking for some super fun-filled active and sporting adventures this summer? Look no further! Here’s a few amazing attractions that will please your little monkeys, whether they’re into skiing, tree top adventures, surfing and more! Have an amazing summer!

The Ski and Snowboard School – Aviemore

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Want to give skiing or snowboarding a go this summer, or want to improve your skills? This top UK school offers lots of different courses, packages and private lessons, making it perfect for any age and ability! Find out more.

Snozone – Milton Keynes


Whether you’re an experienced skier or a complete beginner, come along to Snozone to enjoy real snow… whatever the weather! Here you’ll find two main slopes for recreational skiing and boarding, plus a dedicated lesson slope. They also run Snocamps in the holidays and host birthday parties. Head to the Sno!Bar for some yummy food and drink! Find out more.

Up at the 02 – London

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This day out with a difference gives you the chance to climb one of London’s most iconic landmarks! You’ll be given climbing suits, boots, harnesses, latches and clips so you’re nice and secure on your quest to have one of the best views of London! Find out more.

The Hyde Park Tennis Centre – London

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With 6 Macadam Hard courts, 2 Mini Tennis Courts, 1 Bowling Green, 1 9-Hole-Putting Green, little Andy Murray fans will love The Hyde Park Tennis Centre! There is also progressive tennis courses available for children aged 3 and over, as well as football pitches which can be booked. Find out more.

Alive Surf School – Norther Ireland


Come along, whatever the weather, and have a go at surfing! Fully qualified instructors are on hand to make your day fun and safe. Kid’s lessons come with a drink and snack to refuel your little ones after their day of riding the waves! You can learn in groups, such as your family or through schools too! Find out more.

Golf and Ski Centre- Northern Ireland


Feeling the heat this summer? Cool off at Northen Ireland’s only artificial ski slope. There’s a 300ft slope, nursery slope and the chance to try some snow tubing so there’s something for all the family to enjoy! Find out more.

RockUp Climbing – Wales

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Assisted by expert instructors, your little adventurers will be guided through the basic skills and techniques for a safe and fun introduction to climbing. All ages and experience can have a go and you can book either half a day or a full day! Find out more.

Active Kids – Perth

This fun filled, active day out is perfect for all of the family! Their fab outdoor adventure park has crazy golf, mini-diggers and go-karts, as well as swings, trampolines, football and so much more. For rainy days, head to the indoor play area which has soft play equipment, toys, ride-on tractors, climbing walls and slides! Animal lovers will love Tractor Ted’s Farm, where they can make friends with lots of cute critters! Find out more.

Vertical Descents – Fort William

Take to the waters for an exhilarating adventure! Try your hand at rafting, coasteering, river bugging and canyoning and more. Vertical Descents is also the only attraction in Scotland to offer river bugging, where you sit in an inflatable armchair like craft that you steer down the rapids! Find out more.

Planet Soccer – Grangemouth

Come along and try your hand (or feet!) at the beautiful game. You’ll get to choose from either a grass pitch, a full size FIFA 2 star astro pitch or 5 aside astro pitches. They also offer kids parties, soccer leagues and soccer camps! Find out more.

Sky Adventure – Portree

If you’re looking for a family friendly day, Sky Adventure won’t disappoint! They can adapt their activities to suit little adventurers, so everyone can have a go at gorge walking, rock climbing, coasteering, wild camping, wild swimming and lots more! Find out more.

Ackers Adventure – Birmingham

Ackers Adventure offers so much fun for active seeking families! Children over the age of 3 can try tobogganing and anyone over the age of 5 can choose between skiing, climbing, canoeing, kayaking, jungle challenges, archery, bushcraft and more! Find out more.

Baggeridge Country Park Aerial Ropes Adventure – Wolverhampton

Take your mini monkeys to the tree tops for a fab adrenaline inducing activity! Suitable for those aged 5 and over, you’ll head 40ft up into the treetops to swing, climb and zip from the skies! They even have a wonderful low course designed specifically for disabled visitors and those with special needs. Find out more.

The Skate Station – Manchester

Step back in time for this retro and incredibly fun rollerskating activity! Whatever your ability there’s sure to be something for you. You can even book a parties for your little skaters! Head to the on site cafe offers offering lots of yummy refreshments to refuel. Find out more.

Rollerski – London

With lots of locations dotted around London, including Hyde Park, Richmond Park, Battersea Park and Dorney Lake, living in the smoke is no longer a restriction for lovers of cross-country rollerskating! Lessons take place each week and last for 2 hours. Find out more.

High Sports Crystal Palace – Multiple Locations

This fab climbing centre, which has 14 locations across the UK, has junior, adult and family taster sessions that you can try! You can even take it further and join one of their courses to learn ‘the ropes’. The large climbing walls have the routes changed regularly so there are new challenges! Find out more.

Oxygen Freejumping – Southampton

Your little gymnasts will be jumping for joy at this fab indoor trampoline park! There are soft walls surrounding over a hundred trampolines and lots of trained staff available to assist. Smaller kids aged 5 and under even have their own special bounce sessions! Find out more.

Go Ape -Multiple Locations

Located in several country parks and amazing locations across the UK this adventure route nestled offers so much fun for mini (and full grown!) adventurers! Take to the trees for 5 adrenaline inducing routes, which includes two Tarzan Swings, a Skateboard zip-wire, Go Ape Forest Segway and Tree Top Junior! Find out more.

Fore Adventure – Studland

Little adventurers will love experiencing the great outdoors with Fore Adventure! Not only will your little ones have the chance to embrace nature and take in some spectacular views of the South Coast, they’ll get to try their hands at some fun filled family activities, such as fishing, kayaking, learning bush craft skills or having fun in beach school! Find out more.

Sorted Surf School – Bournemouth

Are your little dudes and dudettes looking to make some waves on a fab filled family day out? Sorted Surf School, purpose built and sponsored by O’Neill, offers the highest quality personalised surf coaching! All equipment is provided, as well as changing facilities, hot showers, storage and a convenient café next door! Suitable for little surfers aged 8 and over. Find out more.

Bikes and Hikes – Brecon

Come and explore the stunning Brecon Beacons on a fab family bike ride! They have kids bikes for hire, as well as tag-along’s and child trailers. You will get a list of routes, helmets and emergency tool kits supplied. Bikes and Hikes also offer lots of other fab activities, such as mountain biking, rock climbing and abseiling, caving, gorge walking, bushcraft and lots more. Find out more.

Absolute Adventure – Ystradgynlais

Situated in the beautiful Brecon Beacons, adrenaline junkies will love this fab adventure day out. Have a go at canoeing, rock climbing and abseiling, as well as gorge walking, mountaineering, caving and lots more. No matter your ability they have a variety of activities for you! Find out more.

Ferndale Skate Park – Wales

This fab indoor skate park offers lots of fun features for budding Tony Hawks, such as large professional ramps, jumps and more obstacles for skateboarding, rollerblading or BMX bike riding! Find out more.

Delta Force –  Wales

Come along for an exhilarating paintball experience that’s not only great fun, but great for team building! Delta Force can also organise paintballing days for 10 – 13 year olds, 14 – 16 year olds and adults. Find out more.

Carnfunnock Family Fun Zone – Northern Ireland

With so much fun to be had at Carnfunnock Family Fun Zone, you’ll be spoilt for choice at where to start first! You can ride a miniature railway through the park or have a go at miniature golf. Walk in water in Wowballs, or try your hand at something new with laser clay pigeon shooting or race your friends and family on the bungee run! Find out more.

Creggan Country Park- Northern Ireland

This fab Country Park offers visitors some exciting watersports and outdoor adventures! You can try your hands at canoeing, kayaking and orienteering and so much more! Find out more.

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