List of Outdoor Activities

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Find fun outdoor activities to do with friends

This is the ultimate list of outdoor activities listing physical and recreational outdoor activities and hobbies for adults, teens and kids. Find new things to do outdoors from the different outdoor activities and hobbies that are best suited to your current reasons for getting active outdoors. Some are physical activities, some are just plain fun. There are things to see and experience in the list of must see outdoor events worldwide. Discover something different to do with your time with these ideas for outdoor recreation and hobbies whether you are on your own, in a group, with your teens, friends or family. For teachers seeking outdoor activities for EYFS, this list will give you the inspiration and answers you need.

The Big List of Outdoor Activities for Recreation and Hobbies

Outdoor activities are ways in which you can spend recreation time outdoors being physically active, creative, relaxing, having fun or being social. If you are a teenager looking for things to do outside, this list of outdoor activities shows you the amazing variety of things that you can do all over the world. Discover exciting outdoor activities and the best adventure sports in the outdoor activities list below.

There are awesome ideas for getting active outdoors, including outdoor activities to do on the weekend with friends or outdoor activities for couples.

Getting the Best From the List of Outdoor Activities

Family mountain biking in Les Arcs French Alps in SummerTo help you choose which outdoor recreational activities and hobbies you might find interesting, I have rated them under five categories:

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List of Outdoor Air Activities

This list of outdoor air activities includes birds, planes, flying toys and some seriously exhilarating aerial experiences.

List of Outdoor Land Activities

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This vast list of outdoor land activities provides inspiration for fitness, downhill fun, relaxing creative hobbies, personal challenges, new skills to learn and activities that will leave you with a huge smile.

List of Outdoor Water Activities

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These outdoor water activities provide wet and wild inspiration in, on or under water.


List of Outdoor Winter Activities

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This list of outdoor winter activities is all about snow and ice.

Popular Outdoor Activities for Adults

This list of outdoor activities is forever growing as new sports and activities develop. For more entertainment activities for adults and recreational fun, explore the most popular outdoor activities everyone else is reading about:

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