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10 outdoorsy activities to do this Spring with family and friends

by Rita Costa

With the weather warming and nature blooming, it’s the perfect time to get outdoors and do fun activities with family and friends! Here are our top 10 outdoor activities for this Spring:

Stand-up paddleboarding

Enjoy the tranquility of spring waters with stand-up paddleboarding. It's an ideal way to bond, offering peaceful exploration and a bit of balancing challenge. Perfect for all ages, paddleboarding can turn a sunny spring day into an adventure.

If you live around London, don’t miss the chance to explore the Thames from a different angle with Paddle Richmond’s SUP classes!

10 outdoorsy activities to do this Spring with family and friends

Archery

Archery is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and learn a new skill this spring. With its focus on precision and calm, it's an activity that combines sport with meditative concentration, offering fun for the whole family in the fresh, spring air.

Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre is a fantastic choice for this activity, known for their expert guidance and unforgettable archery experience amidst nature's beauty.

10 outdoorsy activities to do this Spring with family and friends

Kayaking

Kayaking allows you to get up close with nature from a new perspective. Paddling through calm lakes or gentle rivers can be both exciting and serene, offering a unique view of the blossoming landscape.

Check out this blog post for the best places to kayak and canoe around London.

10 outdoorsy activities to do this Spring with family and friends

Walking tour around London

Experience the historic and vibrant city of London in full bloom with a walking tour. Spring adds a magical touch to the city’s parks and streets, making it the perfect time to explore its rich culture and history with friends and family.

Check out London Mystery Walks for an insider look into London’s history and tasty treats!

10 outdoorsy activities to do this Spring with family and friends

White Water Rafting

For those seeking a thrill, white water rafting in spring's swift currents offers an adrenaline-pumping adventure. It's a fantastic way to experience the power of nature while strengthening bonds as you flow through the rapids together.

Cardiff International White Water (CIWW) in Cardiff Bay is a top choice for rafting in the UK, offering both challenging rapids for the experienced and gentler flows for beginners.

10 outdoorsy activities to do this Spring with family and friends

Climbing

Outdoor climbing in spring lets you experience nature from a unique vantage point. Suitable for various skill levels, it's an exciting way to challenge yourself and enjoy spectacular views with loved ones.

Anglesey Outdoors offers an array of climbing activities suitable for all levels, with expert instructors ensuring a safe and enjoyable climb in the beautiful scenery Wales offers.

10 outdoorsy activities to do this Spring with family and friends

Kitesurfing

Kitesurfing captures the essence of spring's energetic spirit. Harnessing the wind on a sunny day provides an exhilarating experience on the water, ideal for adventure-seeking groups and families.

If you're taking a trip to the beautiful North of Devon, make sure to stop by Nomadic Kitesurf.

10 outdoorsy activities to do this Spring with family and friends

Coasteering

Coasteering combines swimming, climbing, and cliff jumping along a rocky coastline. It’s an adventurous way to explore the rugged beauty of nature in spring, perfect for those who love a physical challenge and the great outdoors.

The UK offers some of the most breathtaking coastlines, if you find yourself in South West England make sure to go on an adventure with Trevone Bay Adventures to explore the beautiful Cornish coastline.

10 outdoorsy activities to do this Spring with family and friends

Outdoor Yoga

The warmer and longer days allow for experiencing activities in a different setting. Outdoor yoga offers a peaceful retreat into nature, allowing you to rejuvenate and connect with the springtime energy. Practicing yoga in a park, beach or by a lake brings a sense of harmony and is a wonderful activity for all ages.

10 outdoorsy activities to do this Spring with family and friends

Orienteering

Orienteering is an adventurous way to enjoy the spring outdoors. It combines navigation and running or walking, making it a fun, educational experience as you search for specific locations in a natural setting. Great for groups and families looking to enjoy an active day out.

10 outdoorsy activities to do this Spring with family and friends

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Spring is the time to get your friends and family out of the house and enjoy the outdoors together!

If you’re looking for more ideas, check out Best places for white water rafting in Wales and Top 7 places to go standup paddleboarding in London.

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