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Gift Vouchers For Adventures

christmas-tree-smlAre you looking for that unusual gift for Christmas and tired of buying those socks, after-shave and book vouchers again. Well what about buying an experience and one which will provide lasting memories. Well you can by buying a Christmas voucher for an adventure outdoor activity.


5 Great Office Christmas Party Ideas For 2018!

Christmas office partyHave you just been tasked with organising the Christmas party this year? Looking for something different? No time, no money, no problem 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 you just get the headache from over indulgence! You’ll also find 10 tips on how to arrange a Christmas party from industry experts.


The Origins of the Bachelor Party: Why is it Called a Stag do?

Canyoning activity in WalesWe’ve all heard of stag do’s – a man’s last night of freedom before he weds – and the raucous happenings that come with them. But, have you ever wondered why they’re actually called this a stag do? Well, if you’re curious, read on to find the etymology of the term and the event’s history.


10 Songs You Have To Add To Your Stag Party Playlist

stag party playlistWhen you are planning a stag weekend, a top best man will leave no stone unturned in their quest for the ultimate send off. Making sure you’ve got the music sorted is no exception. Make sure you’ve got these classics in your stag party playlist.


Governing Paintballing in the UK: What’s the Law?

PaintballingPaintballing is a fun and adrenaline-filled support, however due to the ‘guns’ we have been asked on occasion whether equipment is legal or regulated.

Here we answer some frequently asked questions, give a brief overview of the UK law in regards to paintball guns, and provide a brief history of the sport’s governing body: The UK Paintball Sports Federation.


Everything You Need To Know About Caving

Alex Jones Sport ReliefIf you’re intrigued by the labyrinth of caves and tunnels below our countryside, and would love to try a new adventure, then caving may be the sport for you. Learn the basic need to know info about caving and how you can get involved with this exploration below. Article on everything you need to know about caving.


The 5 Best Places for Canyoning in the World

We’re lucky enough to have some of the UK’s best canyoning locations right on our doorstep. But, if you’re looking to get active abroad, we know just the place.

Check out our top five recommendations for the best canyoning locations abroad.


5 Adventurous Activities for Outdoor Team Building in Wales

Kayaking in WalesIf you want to improve your team’s productivity, increase your staff’s motivation and increase their collaboration, then a team building day out could help using adventurous activities.

Adventure Britain is lucky enough to be based in the beautiful Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park, making it the ideal setting for outdoor team building activities with a twist.


Qatar Airways is launching their Doha-Cardiff flight today

Qatar Airways is launching their Doha-Cardiff flight today and Visit Wales has entered into a partnership with Qatar Airways to promote Wales as a tourism destination in Asia Pacific.

The Qatar Airways service is Cardiff Airport’s first route from the Middle East, with 150 onward connections from Doha. Links to and from Australia, New Zealand, China, India and Japan will be the most significant markets for Wales’ tourism and business priorities.


Excellent Reviews Again!

We just wanted to share with you some excellent feedback we’ve received from people who’s visited us over the last few weeks. It’s always good to hear that our customers enjoy what we do and appreciate the hospitality shown by our staff.


Win Canyoning For Two People

Gorge walkingWe’ve now entered our 20th year so it’s a happy birthday to us! To mark this anniversary we’re offering various prizes throughout the year so keep your eyes peeled.

This first is the chance to win canyoning for two people.


Stunning Snow Day For School On Adventure Week In Wales

School adventure activity weekHere are some photos of a school who are visiting us at the moment for an adventure activity week. They have come to Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) to try various outdoor adventure activities. Here are some photos of their first day where they were lucky enough to find some snow left on the ground …. well quite a bit actually.


Alex Jones Mother of All Challenges For Sport Relief

Alex Jones Sport ReliefAlex Jones came to Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) last week to try caving. Alex teamed up with four inspirational Mums as they took on five days of gruelling challenges around the UK for Sport Relief. They put their bodies to the test to raise life-changing money and awareness of important issues around maternal health. To donate money then click on the link below to support this great cause.


Best Stag Do Locations

quad biking walesLooking for the best stag do locations then an adventure in Wales is for you! here’s a review sent to us by the best man for a stag do who chose to come to visit Adventure Britain in our location in Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park in Wales.

‘As Best Man I was charged with organising the ultimate Stag Do! Where better than the wilds of Wales!’


Top 10 Stag Do Ideas and Activities 2018

 Canyoning activity in WalesThese are our thoughts on the top 10 stag party ideas for 2018 with Adventure Britain. These are based on some of our more popular activities as voted for by our customers in 2017. It is always difficult to choose the best stag activities ass it can always be looked at as a subjective assessment which is why we’ve gone for the most popular stag do ideas.


Prince Harry’s Stag Weekend

Prince Harry's Stag WeekendAs you’ve heard Prince Harry will be marrying Meghan Markle in May 2018. So we were surprised when we were contacted to by an anonymous caller to arrange a stag weekend for the groom and his family. Well we were even more very surprised by who turned up for the stag weekend with us in Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) – Prince Harry and his family!

Obviously this is tongue in cheek but it might well be the type of low key stag weekend he’d choose to go on, albeit without his grandparents in tow! We hope you enjoyed our bit of fun.

To view the video see below.


Late Availability Activity Sessions

Snow at our centre in the Brecon BeaconsWe have some great activity sessions coming up over the next few weeks for which we still have some places left. These are adult sessions and separate family sessions.

If you’d like more information then read on.


Half Price Places on Activity Weekends in 2018

To celebrate the start of the New Year in January we’re giving you a half price place on our activity weekends so you can take part in activities you’ve never attempted before. So when you book an activity weekend with us in January, and use the weekend before the end of 2018 your 15th person of the group goes half price!


Win Canyoning for 2 People – January Competition

Canyoning with Adventure BritainIn 2018 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!


Birthday Gift Vouchers

Extreme mountain bikingAre you looking for that unusual birthday gift and tired of buying chocolates, smellies, socks or book vouchers again. Well what about buying an experience and one which will provide lasting memories. Well you can by buying a birthday voucher for an adventure outdoor activity.


Top Tips on How To Arrange a Stag Weekend in 2018

Gorge walkingWho , when where, what? The usual questions to ask yourself when you feel like a dazed rabbit in the headlights after being given the big responsibility of arranging the stag weekend for your best mate or family member.

It’s a difficult task and  a big responsibility especially if you’ve never done it before. We’ve arranged hundreds over the years so we thought we’d give you some top tips on how best to arrange a stag party weekend in 2018.


For 2019 Challenge Brecon Beacons – the Big Four Epic Weekend

stag weekend ideasChallenge Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) is an epic weekend awaiting those up for the challenge. Have the adventure of a lifetime trying the legendary must do big four adventure activities of the stunning Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons)! Try canoeing on the River Wye, climb Pen y Fan, negotiate the wild River Mellte white water rafting but without the raft otherwise known as canyoning and finish  off by going below caving where few people have gone before!


Stag Weekend Feedback Excellent in 2017

Canyoning2017 turned out to be another great year for us in terms of customer feedback. The comments left by you are always much appreciated especially when they are so positive in terms of the experiences had. Overall 98.4 % of customers rated our service as good or excellent in 2017. Here are a few examples:

It was fantastic. Everyone was very helpful and made the experience one I won’t forget for a long time

Excellent package of activities which were very well arranged


Birthday Gift Vouchers for 2018

Extreme mountain bikingAre you looking for that unusual birthday gift in 2018 and tired of buying chocolates, smellies, socks or book vouchers again. Well what about buying an experience and one which will provide lasting memories. Well you can by buying a birthday voucher for an adventure outdoor activity.


New For 2018 Challenge Brecon Beacons – The Big Four Epic Weekend

stag weekend ideasChallenge Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) is an epic weekend awaiting those up for the challenge. Have the adventure of a lifetime trying the legendary must do big four adventure activities of the stunning Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons)! Try canoeing on the River Wye, climb Pen y Fan, negotiate the wild River Mellte white water rafting but without the raft otherwise known as canyoning and finish  off by going below caving where few people have gone before!


Adventure Activity Prices Held For 2018

Canyoning activity in WalesGood news we’re holding our prices and keeping them the same as 2017! Following on from the Visit Wales 2016 The Year of Adventure and 2017 Myths and Legends campaigns 2018 is to be themed the Year of the Sea.  Visit Wales in 2018 we’re celebrating Wales’ outstanding coastline, and inviting visitors to discover new epic experiences all around our shores, with special events and attractions throughout the year. This is our Year of the Sea.

There are adventures for everyone Wales’ from high adrenaline canyoning to family attractions such as Castles and wildlife centres.So we’re trying to make it as easy as possible for you to have your adventure in 2018 by holding our prices!


New Stag Party Canyoning Video

Dave and Carey cross the river below Sgwd Isaf Clun-gwyn.Here’s another stag party weekend group filming their canyoning activity with us in Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park in Wales. We haven’t seen this one before.


Stag Weekends – The Facts and the Stats

Here are some interesting hen and stag night facts courtesy of Banana Moon Clothing. It is surprising that only 32%  of people will hold their stag or hen nights in another country. I thought this figure would have been higher but obviously the majority see sense and decide to stay in the UK.


A Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year

Snow at our centre in the Brecon BeaconsAnother year comes to an end and we want to offer you our thanks for taking the time to engage with us and hopefully having visited had a great experience with memories that will last a lifetime! We hope to see you all again soon. Have a great Christmas and an even better 2018! See you the other side.


Our Team Building Award Goes on Tour Around the Famous Brecon Beacons

Best Team Building Winners C&IT Awards 2017We were so pleased with winning the Conference and Incentive Travel award for Best Team Building Company in 2017 that we decided we couldn’t just leave the award on the shelf to gather dust. So what we did is take it on a  tour of Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) and show it the sights. You might recognise some.


Winners of Best Team Building Experience of the Year At National Awards

Team Building Award WinnersWe are thrilled to announce we have won the Team Building Experience of the Year Award at the Conference and Incentive Travel Awards 2017 (C&IT). The event is seen by many as the Oscars for the Conference and Incentive Travel industry. Short-listed with two other Companies from the UK, the award winners were announced at a grand ceremony at The London Hilton on Park Lane on Friday 22nd September.


How Physical Activity Can Improve Your Teams Productivity

Want a happier more productive team of staff? Then promote physical exercise in and out of the workplace. Currently, work-related mental health issues, such as depression and stress, cost the UK economy up to £7 billion each year and is the second most common reason for work related absenteeism.


More Great Feedback

singlesMore great feedback from one of our visitors last weekend. It’s always good to have positive comments like this and we thank Tom for sending them in. Comments such as instructors were fantastic and will be recommending you to friends are good to hear.


One of The Most Unusual Places in the World to Propose Marriage

unusual places to get engaged to be marriedWhere would you think is the most unusual place to get engaged to be married. Well we were taken by surprise when Dan phoned us and asked if it would be appropriate for him to propose to his girlfriend Yana whilst on a a canyoning trip in Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) in Wales.

Want to see the outcome then watch the video below!


Birthday Gift Vouchers in 2017

Extreme mountain bikingAre you looking for that unusual birthday gift in 2017 and tired of buying chocolates, smellies, socks or book vouchers again. Well what about buying an experience and one which will provide lasting memories. Well you can by buying a birthday voucher for an adventure outdoor activity.