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Win a Canyoning Trip for 2 with our February 2024 Competition

Winners Announced For "Canyoning" And "Parent and Child Break" Competitions Adventure BritainTo celebrate the month of love, we are giving you the opportunity to win an epic canyoning adventure for 2 and experience nature’s playground. Our canyoning activity has been described by Rough Guides as “…being up there with the world’s best wet and wild activities!”


Happy Valentine’s Day!

Best place in Wales to proposeHappy Valentine’s Day from all of us here at Adventure Britain!

Famous for being a day to shower your significant other with romantic gifts, Valentine’s day is one of the most celebrated days of the year. So exactly how many people are celebrating this year and how much does the average Brit spend?


Combat Blue Monday 2024

team Building Health benefitsBlue Monday is an annual day that is often regarded as the most depressing day of the year. It typically falls on the third Monday in January and is associated with feelings of sadness, low motivation, and a lack of energy. This year, it falls on the 15th January.


Happy New Year From Adventure Britain

Quad biking journeyAs we say farewell to the year that was, Adventure Britain extends our heartfelt greetings and best wishes for a joyous and fulfilling New Year! We’re grateful for your continued support and are excited to create new and memorable experiences for you in 2024.


Merry Christmas From Adventure Britain

Happy Holidays From Us.

As 2023 comes to an end, we want to thank you for taking the time to contact us, hopefully having visited us, with everlasting memories! We hope to see you all again soon. Have a wonderful Christmas and an even better 2024.

– Nadolig Llawen!

See You Next Year!


Penderyn Welsh Whisky Featured On The ‘Cool’ List

Welsh Whisky distilleryAhead of the new year, National Geographic have crossed the world to find the 30 most exciting destinations for 2024 and there is no surprise that Wales has featured in the article… Raise a glass to the “Welsh distilleries renaissance” – Penderyn Distillery located in Bannau Brycheiniog (formerly known as the Brecon Beacons).


Gorge Walking Activities Wales

unusual places to get engaged to be marriedOur Gorge walking activity in Wales takes place in the outdoor adventure playground that is Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) in Wales. It can be tried by all ages and abilities. The youngest we would recommend is 7 years old and the eldest depends on your physical ability. The day can be tailored to suit your needs and our instructors are certified experts offering you a safe, stress free and unforgettable experience.


Planning Your Office Christmas Party

Christmas office partyHave you just been tasked with organising the Christmas party this year? Looking for something different? Then you’ve come to the right place!

We have 5 great different ideas which will help you take the hassle out of arranging the event. Leave us with organisational headache whilst you just get the headache from over indulgence!

You’ll also find 10 tips on how to arrange a Christmas party from industry experts.


Availability For September & October

group team buildingThe crowds have gone but not the picturesque scenery or thrills! Now is the perfect time to visit for an activity break.

We have some availability for some single day activities so if you’d like to to experience caving, gorge walking, climbing or canyoning read on.


Some Recent Feedback From Our Groups

Summer 2023

We’ve had a busy Summer, so here are a few testimonials from recent groups that have participated in Single Day Gorge Walking, a Multi-Activity Weekend, and Caving:

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We all had a fantastic weekend. We all agreed that the weekend felt very good value for money and we were looked after very well. We are thinking of doing an annual adventure weekend as everyone enjoyed it so much. N. Wells, July 2023

We had a great time Gorge Walking! Ed was an excellent leader, very encouraging and positive, the right balance between safety and letting us have fun. A. Mogford, July 2023


The Cost of Stag & Hen Weekends Revealed

Guests Face Four-Figure Bills To Attend Event

According to Money Saving Expert on behalf of an Aviva Survey, attending someone’s Stag or Hen weekend can cost an astounding £779 pp to stay in the UK on average, and £1,208 pp to go abroad.How To Plan A Hen Party That’ll Please An Active Bride - Accommodation

The survey states that men tend to spend more than women at £920 on average, while women typically pay £652 for stag or hen celebrations in the UK.

If the celebrations are abroad, men spend £1,256 on average while women spend £1,158 typically.


The Brecon Beacons National Park Reclaims Its Name

Bannau Brycheiniog

As of April 2023, the ‘Brecon Beacons’ National Park has officially reclaimed its Welsh name – Bannau Brycheiniog. The new name took place on the 66th anniversary and is pronounced Ban-eye Bruck-ein-iog. The name is derived from the plural of ‘ban’, meaning ‘peak’ while ‘Brycheiniog’ refers to the old kingdom of King Brychan. Translated, it means ‘The Peaks of Brychan’s  Kingdom’.


The Best Easter Trails In Wales

Happy Easter From Adventure Britain The UK is The Best Stag Do Destination in The World

The Welsh way of saying ‘Happy Easter’ is Pasg Hapus.

It’s seen as a Welsh tradition to hike up the mountain on Easter Monday to watch the sunrise and celebrate.

Here are some of the best hikes that you can go on in Wales over the Easter Holidays.


Happy St. David’s Day From Adventure Britain

Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus

Wednesday 1st March 2023 is our patron saint day in Wales. The patron saint for Wales is Saint David.

Did you know? …

  • St. David was born in a storm in Pembrokeshire
  • He was born around the year 500 and died in the year 589
  • St. David was a fine preacher
  • He is associated with several miracles!
  • 50 churches in Wales are named after St. David
  • St David led a vegetarian lifestyle
  • Daffodils and leeks are the symbol of Wales

Valentines Day Special Offers

Adventurous Ways to Propose in Wales

‘Pop the question’ in style! Wales has plenty of scenic backdrops to propose to your other half.

Here are some ideas: Free Prosecco For Hens

  • Reach for the stars – there are only eleven International Dark Sky Reserves and two of them are in Wales: Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park & Snowdonia National Park
  • A hot air balloon ride over the picturesque Wye Valley
  • A slow boat ride at Skomer island; you can sit peacefully amongst the wild flowers and clifftops
  • Flashmob! There are thousands of male voice choirs in Wales, many of which are available to hire
  • Fine dining – there are over nine Michelin star restaurants in Wales, so you can slip that ring into a bowl of something sweet


A Happy 2023 To You

Stand-Up PaddleboardingWelcome to 2023 and we hope to see some you this year experiencing our great adventure activities. Take a look at our 2023 special offers which include free drinks and free places on activity, stag and hen weekends. Also take a look at our new stand-up paddleboarding activity.


Merry Christmas From Adventure Britain

Happy Holidays From Us

Find santa in his underground grottoAs 2022 comes to an end, we want to thank you for taking the time to contact us, hopefully having visited us, with endless memories! We hope to see you all again soon. Have a wonderful Christmas and a happy 2023. 


 – Nadolig Llawen! 

Hope To See You In 2023.


Get Your Free Place and Drink In 2023

Beer bottles for 40th Birthday

Get your free place whilst there is availability! For groups of 15 or more, the 15th person goes free of charge. Travel anytime in 2023.

Stag and Hens can also grab a free beer or prosecco if you travel before 31st March 2023. Limited time offer.

To find out more – click here

Christmas Voucher Ideas

Canyoning adventure for 40th BirthdayAre you looking for a Christmas gift with a difference this year? Forget the socks and smellies, why not get them an experience they won’t forget to use in 2023! Adventure Britain is the home of outdoor activities in South Wales. We provide unforgettable experiences, guaranteed to get the adrenaline pumping. Our experts will give you a taste of adventure no matter what your physical abilities.

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2022 Staff Christmas Party Ideas

Christmas office partyIt’s officially staff Christmas party planning season!

Are you looking to arrange a much-needed celebration for you and your team?

Looking for something different? Then you’ve come to the right place.

Here are some great tips which will help you plan the most memorable event.


Summer 2022 – Reviews

We just wanted to share with you some positive feedback that we have received from some of our stag groups that recently visited us over the summer months!

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The No.1 activity for Stags is called Canyoning – click here to see what the fuss is all about!


New For 2022: Stand Up Paddleboarding

Here’s a new idea if you’re booking a stag, hen or multi-activity weekend with us… 2022 introduces – Stand Up Paddleboarding!

Why not try standing on an oversized canoe using a paddle to navigate through the open water!


Team Building Event with Amazon

gorge walking team buildingWe were delighted to have recently entertained 28 staff from Amazon at our base in Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park for a team building event.

The focus of the event was to unite all Women Engineers within Amazon across the UK, to build relationships and empower women within engineering roles.


Happy St. David’s Day From Us

Tuesday 1st March is our patron saint day in Wales. The patron saint for Wales is St.David.

Do you want to say ‘Happy St David’s Day’ in Welsh? It’s Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus – pronounced Deethe goo-eel Dew-ee happ-iss.


Our Latest Video

Take a look at our latest video. Here you can see a group reviewing their recent Canyoning experience.

Adventure Britain are one of the UK’s busiest and most experienced Canyoning companies. This is by far our most popular activity and you can see by the video how enjoyable it was despite the cold weather!


2022 Travel Trends

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2022 will be the year to inject the travel back into ‘travel’. Holidaymakers will be looking to leave the stresses of airport security behind, and rediscover the excitement of the journey.


Free Beer For Stag Weekends

free beer for stagsFree drinks for the stag on their stag weekend with us! Book now as this only relates to groups staying in our very own accommodation (Merlins). T&C’s apply.

For more information click here


Early Bird Activity Adventures For 2022

quad bikingWe have some great activity sessions coming up in 2022 for which we still have some places left. The sessions below (all except canyoning) are suitable for adults and children (ages 7+).

If you’d like more information then read on, or enquire here


Happy NY – Win a Free Place On Our Parent and Child Adventure Break!

We have come up with an activity break during the August Summer holidays just for parents and children whether it be fathers or mothers with their daughters or sons set in the stunning natural adventure playground, Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park.

Win a free place for you and your child by entering our competition today! 


Merry Christmas From All Of Us

Find santa in his underground grottoAs 2021 comes to an end, we want to thank you for taking the time to engage with us, hopefully having visited us, with everlasting memories! We hope to see you all again soon. Have a wonderful Christmas and an even better 2022!


 – Nadolig Llawen x


Christmas Gift Ideas

Vouchers

Are you looking for a memorable Christmas gift that someone can experience (not the usual stocking fillers). Why not purchase a much needed activity to use in 2022 which will provide lasting memories!

Scroll down to read more…

Find santa in his underground grotto


Stag & Hen Groups Return

CanyoningBoozy stag & hens head up North, whilst the adventurous ones head down South… to Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons)!

Click here to see our range of Stag weekend packages!

And read on to see some recent reviews…


Family Gorge Walking Reviews

Parent and children gorge walkingNow that the children are back in school, we’re already reminiscing about the fun memories that our groups encountered during August 2021 – it was great having you!

Our most popular activity which was run throughout August is called Gorge walking. Read on to see some reviews…


Are You Ready To Play The Generation Game?

Extra-large holidays are set to increase as Brits invite an anchor of friends and family away with them, new research has revealed. Over 70% of UK adults say the events of the past 18 months have made them re-evaluate what is really important. In addition to this, over 60% said missing out on seeing family members in 2020 or 2021 has left them feeling keen to make up for lost time.

See more statistics by reading on…


Has Lockdown Changed Our Relationship With Nature?

Melin Court waterfallCOVID-19 has driven a surge in outdoor activities within the UK as people have taken to green spaces and reconnected with nature. The pandemic has forced people to interact with familiar surroundings in new ways and heightened our appreciation of local parks, cycling routes and waterfalls.

During the first coronavirus lockdown, many people filled their free time with exercising close to home as travel restrictions limited other leisure activities.

Read on for facts and figures…


What’s Trending?

Does your holiday wardrobe favour trainers and hiking boots over swimwear and flip flops? The good news is that you don’t have to travel to the end of the earth to get your adrenaline kicks. The UK has lots of natural landscapes that are ideal for outdoor adventures and sports, from sandy beaches and nature trails, to a bundle of stunning national parks. So, whether it’s Canyoning in the stunning Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons), Surfing in Cornwall or Rock Climbing in the Lake District, you can find any outdoor excursion imaginable right here.

If you’re feeling adventurous after all that time spent indoors, go on, jump right in!


Coming Out Of Lockdown – Tips For Staying Safe

As restrictions are easing, organised outdoor activities are now able to take place, alongside overnight stays for groups of six or two households. Hospitality venues can also reopen indoors as well as organised indoor sport.

Despite the restrictions easing, it is important to stay cautious and meet people outdoors as much as possible.