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  Fun Activities: October Outdoors
Posted on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 11:00 AM (154 Reads)
News You can tell when Autumn has arrived when you get a great feeling of joy from walking the dog in the gap between the rain downpours. October sees great adventures to be had at ski shows, theme park fright nights, and it’s also time to start buying those outdoor gift experience days for Christmas.



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  Ski and Snowboard: Les 2 Alpes opens for skiing this October
Posted on Monday, October 06, 2014 - 02:31 PM (117 Reads)
Outdoor Events With a glacier situated at 3600m, Les 2 Alpes is offering the chance for people to dust off their skis and snowboards this autumn as the glacier opens for snowsports from 25 October to 2 November. This opening over the October holidays comes before the official opening of the resort in December (29 November 2014 to 25 April 2015).



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  Ski and Snowboard: How to use October Half Term to Get Ready for Your Ski Holiday
Posted on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:26 PM (327 Reads)
Winter Activities This October Half Term is a great time to get yourself and your family ready for this winter's ski holiday. There are some great ski holidays on offer if you book early, lessons to be had at the Snow Centre, and to top it all, the Telegraph Ski Show at Earl's Court has all of the holiday and resort companies giving early bird offers.



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  Ski and Snowboard: Born in the 90s? Now is Your Time to Learn to Ski
Posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 09:17 AM (252 Reads)
Winter Activities If you are in your TWENTIES… now is when you are most likely to learn to ski or snowboard, according to the 2014 Consumer Research from the Ski Club of Great Britain.



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  Fun Activities: 50 Great Things to do Outdoors in London
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 10:53 PM (278 Reads)
Outdoor Guides I was standing on top of the O2 Arena the other day admiring the view of London and thought you might like to know a few of the other great things to do outdoors in London.



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  Health and Fitness: MPs to discuss need for long-term outdoor recreation strategy
Posted on Friday, September 12, 2014 - 12:05 AM (529 Reads)
News MPs will take to the hills tomorrow (Friday 12 September) to climb terrific Tryfan and the glorious Glyderau with the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) on the annual walk of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Mountaineering (Mountaineering APPG). During the walk, they aim to discuss a policy for outdoor sports and activities in the UK.



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  Health and Fitness: How to choose the best trail running shoes
Posted on Friday, July 25, 2014 - 12:05 AM (637 Reads)
Outdoor Gear Most of us are familiar with running on the streets where we live, but if you get the chance, you should try running along a forest trail or path in the countryside.

Trail running on natural surfaces is far more forgiving on your feet, and the scenery will lift your spirits. The varied terrain develops your cardiovascular strength, balance and strengthens your joints and ligaments. But did you know that trail running shoes are different from street running shoes? Find out why and discover how to choose the best trail running shoes for you.



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  Activity Holidays: Summer Sport and Fun in the Dolomite Mountains
Posted on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 12:30 AM (630 Reads)
Activity Holidays I visited the Dolomites last summer while on the most wonderful holiday at Lake Garda in Italy. If you love the Dolomites for winter snowsports, it is as stunning and as much fun in summer. A holiday in these mountains just two hours from Venice can be as active or as relaxing as you like, and with Venice on the doorstep there is the opportunity to combine city and mountains in one trip, not forgetting the delicious Italian food.



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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 (1563 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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  Great Gear to Get: Glow Sticks
Posted on Thursday, January 22, 2009 - 10:52 PM (5585 Reads)
Outdoor Gear Glow sticks are fantastic for any outdoor activity at night. They not only provide light, but draw attention to yourself. Glow sticks are ideal for raves, parties, and bonfire night.



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  Fun Activities: Ultimate List of UK Experience Days
Posted on Friday, February 08, 2008 - 10:33 AM (18412 Reads)
Outdoor Guides Sometimes it can be nearly impossible to think of a gift idea for family and friends, whether it is Valentine's Day, Christmas or birthdays. My wife kept asking me what I wanted, until she discovered the huge selection of experience gifts for men.

You can give the gift of amazing days out doing unforgettable activities ranging from spa pamper sessions to thrill seekers' delights such as driving experiences or flying an aeroplane. My wife is happy, because she can buy me a wonderful present, and I am ecstatic because I get to try out all sorts of brilliant experiences. And it's not all about me; there are plenty of gifts for her that I can buy as well.

With so much on offer to choose from, I have collated a list of the entire selection of activity gifts available, all sorted into categories for you. I have written about what the experience days are like, and what you need to know before booking.



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