Whatever the weather, it's time for an adventure! We have compiled some of the best Adventure Challenges in the UK. Whether it’s a day out with the kid's on a sponsored walk or a Triathlon with friends. Make the most of your experience with our top picks.
Join this sponsored walk and help raise funds for people affected by Parkinson’s. Walk for Parkinson’s takes place in various locations across the country. The walks will take place between September & October depending on location. All participants will receive a Walk for Parkinson’s T-shirt and finishers medal. Training support is available as well as fundraising advice. Choose from 1 - 6 mile courses on flat terrain making them suitable for children. Get moving and help make a difference to someone in need.
To find out more about this UK adventure challenge visit parkinsons.org.uk
Take a step forward with the Children’s Trust and help raise funding for Children in need. The Charity provides children with brain injuries & neuro disabilities the opportunity to live the best life they can. Providing specialist rehabilitation, education & care. Chose from 5 - 10 miles distance along the course. The event will start and finish at the national rehabilitation centre in Tadworth, Surrey. Bring the whole family, friends & dogs.
Everyone is welcome, sign up for this adventure challenge here thechildrenstrust.org.uk
In support of World Alzheimer’s Month, take on the ARUK challenge across the Peak District. Starting in Bakewell, following the Monsal Trail to Monsal Dale, Derbyshire. The challenge includes 3 checkpoints along the way to ease the journey. Make your way through 26 miles of stunning countryside scenery until you reach Carsington. Here you will receive your celebratory hot meal, bubbles and finishers medal.
Take on this adventure challenge and support Alzheimer’s research by visiting alzheimersresearchuk.org
Enjoy a weekend of hiking across Britain’s magnificent Jurrasic Coastline. Covering 95 miles between Old Harry Rocks in Dorset to Orcombe Point in East Devon. Living up to its name this coastline is a fossil hunter’s paradise. Dinosaur remains have been found along the 185 million-year-old cliff sections. Rich in history this route provides incredible prehistoric landscapes for you to enjoy. This event takes place over 3 days finishing at the famous stone Durdle Door. This beautiful spot is the perfect place to rest up after a long weekend of trekking.
To find out more about this adventure challenge visit discoveradventure.com
UKCE provide well-organised cycling events all over the UK. They consider cyclists of all abilities and categorise their events accordingly. The three main categories include The Classic, Tour & Gravel series. Classic courses are built with riders of all abilities in mind. Tour courses are more of a challenge, set in the most beautiful parts of the UK. Finally, Gravel courses are off-road adventure courses that may require more experience. Whatever you decide on, give one of these adventure challenges a go!
Challenge yourself, find out more by visiting ukcyclingevents.co.uk
This 150-mile route will take you across three of Britain’s finest national parks. Starting in Seascale and finishing in Whitby, you will travel the Yorkshire Dales to the North York Moors. This event takes place in a day and is an adventure challenge for more experienced cyclists. The option to camp is available before and after the event. This is a fast-paced event that will test your cycling abilities. If you are cycling alone or joining friends feel the burn and enjoy the ride!
Find out more about this adventure challenge by visiting opencycling.com
This unique event takes place on Hayling Island. This is the largest kitesurfing event in Europe, with live music and competitions. The festival has something for everyone, from beginners to Pros. There are family activities, coaching sessions as well as beer and food. Enjoy the sunshine at this fantastic event that has raised over £200,000 for charity. Children under the age of 18 also get free admission. Don’t miss out on your chance to shake hands with the experts in kitesurfing!
Sign up now at kitesurfingarmada.co.uk
The infamous obstacle course that took the world by storm. This adventure challenge is a national favourite. The obstacle courses are designed to test your strength and durability. Often playing on common human fears such as fire, water, electricity & heights. These challenges require participants to step outside of their comfort zones and push their limits. There are various course lengths including the 5K, Classic & Toughest Mudders. There is also the Mini Mudder for kids to enjoy! These courses are not for the faint of heart. Why not give one a go, let’s see how tough you can be!
Test your limits, get muddy, sign up now toughmudder.co.uk
This incredibly well-organised event has been running for 22 years now. This truly is one of the best adventure challenges in the UK. The individual Sprint Triathalon option covers 750m Swimming, 20km cycle & 5km run. There are several options on how you can complete the course according to your fitness ability. This event is designed to cater for everyone. 1 in 3 participants in 2019 were first-time triathlon competitors. Why not give the London Triathlon a try and prove to yourself you can do it.
Sign up for this adventure challenge here livetotri.co.uk
The full distance of this offroad triathlon covers 1000m swim, 13km cycle & 5km run. Situated in the stunning Lochore Meadows Country Park where you will enjoy breathtaking views. The freshwater Loch provides crystal clear waters whilst the running route circumnavigates an old iron-age fort. Shorter distance options are available, making the event accessible for people of all fitness levels.
Enjoy this unique adventure challenge, sign up now scurryevents.co.uk