Top Ten Adventure Breaks for Families

Top Ten Adventure Breaks for Families

02/11/2018 Off By tripsology

We all need a little adventure in our life but let’s face it; sometimes it’s not likely. The demands of working, doing the housework, dealing with the kids and life in general just gets in the way. We have ideas to help you inject a bit of fun and adventure into the mix this year and you and your family could be making special memories together that you can treasure forever.

Let us show you some of the best adventure breaks in the UK that will be sure to put a smile on everyone’s face. None of this “I’m bored” carry on. It’s fun, fun, fun all the way, you hear? Let’s find your sense of adventure with our top ten fun breaks.


This neck of the woods is arguably one of the most picturesque parts of Scotland – dreamy glens, purple roaming heather, snow-capped mountains and views so perfect they look like they belong in a painting. It is also the perfect spot for some family action and adventure. Choose from a brilliant choice of activities and sports options such as ski-ing, kayaking, hill climbing and much more. Aviemore is just ideal for outdoor enthusiasts.

And for lovely accommodation in the area you and yours will just love the Macdonald Aviemore Resort.

Eden Project, Cornwall

Eden Project

Arguably one of the most innovative and exciting attractions in the country, the Eden Project is the ideal family fun spot, which can be explored and enjoyed in a seaside holiday in Cornwall.

Check out all the great stuff you can see and do at Eden Project and the best price guaranteed Cornwall hotels.

Seal Snorkelling in the Scilly IslesĀ 

Scilly Isles

Bet you’ve never been seal snorkelling before? You can enjoy getting up close and personal with these wonderful creatures in their natural environment. Check out Scilly Seal Snorkelling on how to book this wonderful wildlife experience.

Combine your snorkelling adventure with a lovely hotel stay in St Martins

Wakeboarding in Loch Lomond


Enjoy the thrill of learning to wakeboard in the stunning setting of Loch Lomond. Loch Lomond Wakeboard is Scotland’s first purpose built wakeboarding and wake surf school and you can either book accommodation as part of your lessons or choose your own hotel – there’s some lovely places nearby.

Treat yourself to a Loch Lomond Wakeboard School Package or a Loch Lomond Hotel break.

Kielder Water & Forest Park, Northumberland

Kielder Water by Akuppa (CC BY 2.0) (

At 250 square miles in size, this is the largest working forest in England and it really is one great big adventure playground. Choose from mountain biking, horse riding and water sports or gentler pursuits such as visiting the Kielder Observatory or the birds of prey centre, there’s truly something for everybody here. There is a huge amount of stuff you can see and do at Kielder Water & Forest park.


Dunluce Castle

Folklore, fairy tales and bags of fun as you explore Ireland’s rugged coastline and historic cities. On this trip, you’ll journey over the emerald green plains of Ireland, visiting medieval castles and ancient sites along the way. Remember to keep your eyes peeled for fairies and leprechauns.

G Adventures have some wonderful Irelands tours & adventures.


Edinburgh City Centre

Okay so we don’t want to frighten the life out of you but there’s something quite exciting about being just a little bit scared and some kids just love it. Edinburgh is the place to be if ghosts and ghouls are the order of the day.

Ghost Bus Tours, Edinburgh

You are the family could be delving into the gory past in some of Edinburgh’s macabre bloody history where you can journey through some of Scotland’s darkest and creepiest tales featuring shady and sinister characters from Edinburgh’s murky past.

And if you’re sticking with ghostly experiences, The Real Mary King’s Close is another spooky ‘must see’. This attraction consists of an underground labyrinth of 17th Century streets, beneath the famous Royal Mile and accompanied by an expert tour guide in period dress, visitors can enjoy the stories and legends of who lived and died there.Experience one of these amazing Edinburgh Ghost Tours!

Take a city break to Edinburgh with great hotel deals.

The Warner Bros Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter, London

Warner Bros Studio Tour, London

A family trip to London has endless possibilities but if you have movie buffs or would-be wizards in tow, then you cannot miss The Warner Bros Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter. This is an absolute must for fans of the boy wizard as you go behind the scenes to discover how the films were made and explore the sets used to film places featured in the movies such as Diagon Alley, Hogwarts and Privet Drive. Build this into a along with some famous landmarks and you’re sorted.

Legoland Holidays

Fun, action and adventure are the order of the day here. This first-class resort has over 55 rides and attractions to choose from, all set in stunning grounds near Windsor Castle, Berkshire.

Little adventurers will have the time of their life as they spend fun-filled days in Miniland, Brickville, Castaway Camp, Drench Towers and Fire Academy – bet the Mums and Dads enjoy themselves too!

Grab yourself a deal on a Legoland adventure!

Chessington World of Adventures Resorts


With over 40 rides in ten themed lands, a Zoo and SEA LIFE centre with over 1,000 animals, Chessington offers a world of adventure for the whole family. It’s real thrill-a-minute stuff and there won’t be a dull moment for you and the kids. Stay at one of the themed hotels and see their faces light up at this fun-filled resort.

Chessington World of Adventures have some great uk short breaks for all the family.