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Category: Fun Activities

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  Fun Activities: What makes a great outdoor dad?
Posted on Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 06:00 AM (409 Reads)
Outdoor Guides Apparently teenagers today are suffering from Nature Deficit Disorder. That means they don’t get out much when it comes to interacting with the natural environment. You know, trees and rivers and the like.

But what role models do today’s teenagers have? Pop stars, footballers, and er, well, I can’t think of anyone else? You don’t get to see any of them doing outdoor activities in the wilderness.

So, perhaps you should be getting your inspiration and encouragement from a source a bit closer to home – your dad. Does your dad encourage you to spend time outdoors? Do you enjoy spending time with your dad outdoors? What makes a great outdoor dad?



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  Fun Activities: Stag Do Ideas
Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 12:10 AM (766 Reads)
Outdoor Guides A stag do is the last great party that you will have as a single man. Usually organised by the best man, it should be a night to remember.

I have a huge list of great stag do ideas for you that you can use to put together one of the greatest nights, or even weekends, ever. If you don't want the hassle of organising it yourself, I have recommendations on companies who will help you create a stag do that the lads will all want to be at.



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  Fun Activities: Ice Zorbing Human Bowling Alley
Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 08:36 PM (1054 Reads)
Winter Activities This is the latest spin I have found on the Zorbing theme. You take one snowy hillside, make a bowling alley, and use a Zorb to knock over giant skittles and any of your mates that get in the way. Superb fun, as this video shows.



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  Fun Activities: Insanely Fast Grass Karting
Posted on Thursday, December 05, 2013 - 11:11 PM (1297 Reads)
Land Activities Before go karts had engines put in them, a go kart or grass kart consisted of a few bits of wood and some pram wheels. You sit on it a few inches above the ground and tear down a hill, using your feet to steer. If you bothered, you might put a brake on it.

If there's no snow on a ski run near you, you could always use it for grass kart racing. This video shows the thrills and spills you can have.



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  Fun Activities: Gladiator Training
Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 11:13 PM (1328 Reads)
Land Activities If you happen to be in Rome, you can learn how to be a gladiator at the Scuola Gladiatori Roma, run by the Gruppo Storico Romano. If you are looking to find out more than just history and try your hand at gladiator combat with swords, shields, tridents and nets, this is the place to go.



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  Fun Activities: How to use Glow Sticks and Pringles Tubes for Fun in the Dark
Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 10:36 PM (1186 Reads)
Outdoor Guides You can have some great fun in the dark by using a glow stick inside a Pringles tube to create a light that can only be seen from a certain direction. Perfect for night time treasure hunts, nocturnal orienteering, wide games or even as a Halloween lantern.



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  Fun Activities: Horse Riding on the Beach Gifts
Posted on Monday, July 22, 2013 - 10:40 PM (495 Reads)
Land Activities Horse riding on the beach is a unique experience where you get to ride at a pace that is suited to your level of horse riding whilst enjoying some fantastic scenery.



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  Fun Activities: Street Improvisation
Posted on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 10:26 PM (570 Reads)
Land Activities Street improvisation is acting in the streets in a seemingly spontaneous way without a script or plan. There have been some really great and funny bits of street improve that have been meticulously planned. Here are some highlights, including a great Star Wars scene acted out on the subway.



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  Fun Activities: Laser Tag
Posted on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 10:15 PM (817 Reads)
Land Activities Laser Tag is a great game you can play with your friends indoors or outdoors. You can buy laser tag gear and organise your own battles, or go to a laser tag arena. Find out the differences between indoor and outdoor laser tag, and what is the best kit to buy to do it yourself.



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  Fun Activities: Hovercrafting
Posted on Sunday, July 14, 2013 - 10:44 PM (575 Reads)
Water Activities A hovercraft is an amphibious vehicle that rides on a cushion of air. Because it has no wheels, you can fly over almost any surface: land, water, pavement, snow, ice, mud, etc. You can drive a hovercraft at speed over a range of terrain and have races. These are a great project for building at school, or can be experienced for the day from any activity specialist.



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  Fun Activities: Boyfriend and Girlfriend Summer Bucket List
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 12:05 AM (4272 Reads)
Land Activities You have an entire summer that you could be spending together, but how do you spend that time wisely? My summer bucket list of 30 fun things to do as a couple will ensure that you have plenty of fun together, providing memories that will always make you feel great.



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  Fun Activities: Footbags
Posted on Monday, July 01, 2013 - 11:11 AM (704 Reads)
Land Activities If you think your soccer skills are good, then try kicking a footbag about. A footbag or hackysack is a small round bag used for developing and demonstrating ball control with your feet. Foot bags can be used on your own, or with friends as a circle game.



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  Fun Activities: How to Make the Best Rope Swing in the World
Posted on Monday, July 01, 2013 - 10:45 AM (774 Reads)
Land Activities A Rope swing is such a versatile source of fun. Tie a rope to the branch of a tree and you can happily swing about for a bit. Tie the rope to a branch that hangs over a river, and you have a whole new ball of fun. Here’s some examples of some great big rope swings, and how to make your own.



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  Fun Activities: Orienteering
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 - 08:23 AM (804 Reads)
Land Activities Is running getting a bit dull? Why not try Orienteering? Orienteering combines running with navigation. You will need speed and the cunning to plan the quickest route. But what else is involved?



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  Fun Activities: Horse Riding
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 10:12 PM (524 Reads)
Land Activities Horse Riding is just what it says, but there are a range of equestrian activities to try, including riding, jumping, dressage and racing.



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  Fun Activities: Countdown to National Fishing Month 2013
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 - 07:35 PM (491 Reads)
Water Activities With less than a month to go, its full steam ahead for National Fishing Month (NFM) organised by the Angling Trades Association and its supporting partners. To date, over 250 events (running between 19th July and 26th August 2013) have been registered on the official NFM website (www.nationalfishingmonth.com), each detailing when, where and how anyone who wants to learn more about fishing can take part at events in their local area.



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  Fun Activities: Paintball
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2013 - 09:41 PM (1653 Reads)
Land Activities Paintball is a strategy game where you run around with guns that shoot paint pellets. You know when you have been hit, as it leaves a paint mark, and also hurts! Still, it is fantastic fun!



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  Fun Activities: Quad Biking
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2013 - 07:26 AM (735 Reads)
Land Activities A quad bike is a motorbike with four fat tyres. Great fun for riding through mud and over rough terrain. Plenty of deals to be had for experience days or stag and hen weekends.

Skills - Strength: 3, Balance: 1, Flexibility:1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 4
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £35



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  Fun Activities: Scooter Freestyle
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 09:44 PM (712 Reads)
Land Activities If you thought scooters were just for getting to school quicker, or to have some downhill thrills, think again. A trip to a local skatepark to test out a new scooter introduced me to the jaw dropping jumps, somersaults and skills of scooter freestyle.



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  Fun Activities: How to listen to music handsfree when running
Posted on Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 09:38 PM (551 Reads)
Outdoor Gear Listening to music when running or cycling gives you that extra boost. But holding your iPod or phone in your hand is a bit of a pain. Now you can use this really comfortable armband to exercise with your music by keeping your iPhone 4 secure and protected



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  Fun Activities: Circus Skills
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2013 - 09:30 PM (867 Reads)
Land Activities Circus skills include all of the amazing things you might expect to see in a circus, from juggling to acrobatics.

Skills - Strength: 10, Balance: 10, Flexibility: 10, Agility: 10, Coordination: 10
Time needed: travelling time + 2 hours, Cost to try: £free



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  Fun Activities: Getting Into Sailing
Posted on Monday, March 11, 2013 - 09:35 PM (1022 Reads)
Water Activities Sailing can be a tranquil experience, or with stonger winds quite an adventure. Boats can be small or huge. It is a thrill to speed over the waves.

Skills - Strength: 4, Balance: 6, Flexibility: 5, Agility: 3, Coordination: 5
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £free




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  Fun Activities: Audi Car Paintball Duel with High Calibre Guns
Posted on Friday, March 01, 2013 - 05:37 PM (600 Reads)
News First there was paintball. Then there was tank paintball. Now watch these two Audi cars in a paintball duel using massive high calibre guns mounted on the bonnets. Oh yeah, and grenades...



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  Fun Activities: Water Jet Pack Flight
Posted on Sunday, February 24, 2013 - 10:07 PM (1203 Reads)
Water Activities Water Jet Pack Flying has got to be one of the coolest things to do. Fly through the air powered by a jet of water.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 5, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 5
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £200





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  Fun Activities: Win Tickets to the UK 2012-2013 Tour of Starlight Express
Posted on Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 09:59 PM (812 Reads)
Competitions THE FASTEST SHOW ON EARTH RETURNS TO THE UK!
You won't see anything like the amazing roller skating spectacular that is the show Starlight Express. The cast perform the show speeding along tracks around the audience, singing and dancing as they go.

Now you can win tickets to see the 2012-2013 tour of Starlight Express as it tours the UK. It's as simple as putting up a poster in your roller sports club.



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  Fun Activities: Outdoor Photography
Posted on Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 10:08 PM (2468 Reads)
Land Activities Outdoor photography is a great pastime where you can be creative with capturing images of your favourite things outdoors. You can take photos of people, objects, anaimals and landscapes. You can photograph outdoor action or just a lovely scene.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 3, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 3
Time needed: whatever you want Cost to try: £60 for a digital camera




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  Fun Activities: The Active Outdoors World Beanie Hat Day 1st Dec
Posted on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 11:03 PM (1758 Reads)
Outdoor Events Beanie Hat Day on 1st December is all about inspiring others to get out more and have fun in the Great Outdoors. It is not about physical achievement. It is about having a good time outdoors while wearing a beanie hat. #beaniehatday




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  Fun Activities: Share your adventures with the World at Venturepax.com
Posted on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 10:25 PM (634 Reads)
News Venturepax Launches Tech Hub for Outdoor Enthusiasts. More and more people are using helmet cams for recording their adventures. Now you can share your experiences with the world through all forms of digital media in one place. Adventures shared through photo, video, interaction & brand integration.



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  Fun Activities: All the Fun of a Music Festival
Posted on Wednesday, July 04, 2012 - 09:41 PM (762 Reads)
News Last weekend I had the untold pleasure of going to the Paddock Wood Hop Farm Music Festival. What a weekend it was. Much music, minimal mud, wonderful weather, staying up all night, and encountering the most intriguing characters. Even Sir Bruce Forsyth had a turn on th emain stage.



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  Fun Activities: The Ultimate Outdoor Bucket List for Teenagers
Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 09:38 PM (2144 Reads)
Outdoor Guides I am putting together the Ultimate Outdoor Bucket List for teenagers right here in this article. How many have you done? Think you have something better to go on the bucket list?



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  1. Job vacancies in the film industry
  2. Indoor skydiving
  3. Winning paintball tactics
  4. Outdoor Jobs
  5. Obstacle Courses
  6. Team Building Activities
  7. Fun stuff to do this weekend
  8. Outdoor Activities for Couples
  9. Tips for going camping with your boyfriend
  10. Zorbing and Sphering





  
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