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.

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day from all of us.

Here in Wales, wooden love spoons are carved and given as gifts on Valentine’s Day.

Hearts, keys and keyholes are favourite Valentine decorations on the wooden spoons. These symbols meant the heart would be unlocked for love.

New Canyoning Video

We’ve added a short canyoning video to our collection to show you what you can experience in the stunning Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) in 2021.

What’s on your bucket list for 2021? If canyoning isn’t it should be.

Covid Vaccine Sparks Confidence in Staycations

Holiday firms are reporting a spike in bookings from people aged 50+ ‘Silver Tourists’ since the Covid-19 vaccination rollout began.

Currently, travel for leisure & tourism is banned due to lockdown rules. However, the launch of Covid jabs has led some people who are prioritised for the vaccine to book long awaited trips!

Start Planning Your Summer 2021 Family Break Now!

Rock climbing hen partyEven though we’re spending our Winter period in lockdown, we’re already taking bookings for family adventure breaks from April 2021. Needless to say… we’ll be delighted to welcome you back!

We have a range of activity breaks available, from a parent & child three day adventure, to a father & son camping trip!

If you don’t want to stay the night, then you can also do a ‘Single Day’ with us. Our most popular activities are Gorge Walking, Climbing and Caving all based within the stunning Bannau Brycheiniog  (Brecon Beacons) National Park.

We’re Celebrating Outdoor Classroom Day!

Outdoor Classroom Day is a global movement celebrating outdoor play and learning.  Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, children are spending less time outdoors which ultimately affects their health and wellbeing.

Teachers are allocated two days each year to take children outdoors to play and learn. The next available date is 21st May 2021.

Take a look at our version of the outdoor classroom challenge…

Local School Has Adventure Day

Our local school Ysgol Y Cribarth visited us on the 15th October for a fun, outdoor learning experience in Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons)!

The activity day consisted of crate stacking, orienteering, team building & a hill walk.

Take a look at the review and photo below.

We’re Still Open For Business!

Family Adventure Week kayakingEven after recent Government announcements concerning the tightening of restrictions we are still open for business.

Take a look at our video to see what you could be doing over the next few weeks.

Late Availability for September

The crowds have gone but not the scenery, excitement or the weather! 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 canyoning caving or quad biking  read on.

What Are You Daydreaming Of?

Family raftingWhat are you dreaming of given the restrictions imposed on us by lockdown? There are so many things that we would normally take for granted we can do without really thinking about it. That’s obviously changed!

This is what we’re dreaming of.

Authentic Welsh Mountain Air in A Bottle

Team Building OutdoorsDue to the current lockdown restrictions you can’t come to visit us in our stunning work environment so instead we thought we’d send you a bit of us – Authentic Welsh Mountain Air in a Bottle!

Take a sharp intake of fresh air on us!

Recent Reviews Of 2020

family mountain walkAuthor: Tudor Rees

We have had an amazing start to the year here at Adventure Britain, here’s what people had to say about their experience. Plus a little insight into what we have been working on.

Why Wing It?

Stag Dos Make Up Half Of All Flights Young British Men Took Last YearA lot of people in the UK are taking stag and hen dos abroad when they don’t want to. Why wing it, when all you want to do is be with your friends and have a good time?

The Best Place To Propose In Wales

canyoningValentines day is the most popular day of the year to propose. One man took it to the next level when he proposed to his girlfriend on a canyoning trip in Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) and the whole thing was caught on camera. You can’t fault the location but did she say yes?

New For 2020 – Free Beer For The Stag on Stag Weekends

free beer for stagsGet free 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). Once full each weekend the offer will no longer apply until the next available weekend!

For more information click here

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

Outdoor learning for schools gorge walking activityAuthor: Tudor Rees

We have come up with an activity break during the school holidays just for parents and children whether it be fathers or mothers and daughters or mothers and 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!

New Activity For 2020 – Escape Rooms

Pirate mapHere’s a new idea for 2020 if you’re booking an activity, stag or hen weekend with us. What about trying to escape from a locked room just using the clues and props you’re provided with!

For more information click here.

Win Canyoning For 2 People with Our January 2020 Competition

stag weekend ideasAs we enter 2020, The Year of the Outdoors in Wales, we’d like to give you the opportunity of having your very own legendary Welsh adventure with a competition where you can win a canyoning trip for 2 people. Our canyoning activity has recently been described by Rough Guides as “…being up there with the world’s best wet and wild activities!”

Outstanding Feedback From Team Building Event Group Visiting Wales

activity weekend free placesYet again Wales excels and exceeds the expectations of the business groups who visit. Only last week Call of the Wild hosted  26 staff from Texys, a company based in Suffolk, UK on an adventure activity themed team building two day event. The client described it as a great experience including words such as awesome and excellent!