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  Ski and Snowboard: Pippa Middleton to support Disability SnowSport UK and attend The ParaSnowBall,
Posted on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:05 AM (80 Reads)
Outdoor Events Fancy a snow ball this winter that will be unforgettable? Disability SnowSport UK has announced the launch of The ParaSnowBall, an event where guests can expect an ice cold evening of dazzling winter sport, fine dining and sparkling entertainment in the company of Team GB Paralympic champions.



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  Fun Activities: Outdoors in November
Posted on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 12:05 AM (161 Reads)
Outdoor Guides The year has flashed past, the days are shorter and it is turning decidedly wetter more often. November still offers plenty of opportunities to get outdoors, with bonfires, fireworks and fabulous autumn colours. Here are a few ideas and tips for fun winter activities that will help you make the most of November outdoors.



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  Ski and Snowboard: Chance to win a ski holiday when you buy Go Ape Gift Vouchers
Posted on Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 11:23 PM (86 Reads)
News Buy a gift voucher and you’ll be instantly entered into the Go Ape Christmas prize draw. Give the gift of adventure and one of your lucky tribe could win a week’s ski holiday in Les Deux Alpes for four, thanks to Mark Warner holidays*.



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  Ski and Snowboard: New 3D mapping app ‘FATMAP’ to launch the most detailed and accurate ski maps ever made
Posted on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 09:37 PM (206 Reads)
Outdoor Gear FATMAP is a new ultra-high resolution 3D ski mapping app set to revolutionise skiing and snowboarding as it launches this December with the most detailed and accurate ski maps ever made.



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  Outdoor Jobs: How to reduce the health risks of prolonged sitting at work
Posted on Monday, October 27, 2014 - 01:00 AM (432 Reads)
Outdoor Guides The chances are you’re reading this at work, sat at your desk, staring at your PC screen, laptop or tablet. If so, you could be falling foul of what the medical professionals are dubbing the major public health problem of the beginning of the 21st Century: “Sedentary Lifestyles and the Sitting Problem.”

Learn about standing desks, and how to use the Sitting Calculator to calculate whether you’re daily routine is exposing you to higher risk of ill health.



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  Fun Activities: October Outdoors
Posted on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 11:00 AM (318 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: How to use October Half Term to Get Ready for Your Ski Holiday
Posted on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:26 PM (477 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 (409 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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  Great Gear to Get: Best flashing collars for dogs in the dark
Posted on Tuesday, October 08, 2013 - 12:00 PM (3413 Reads)
Outdoor Gear Some of us don't have the luxury of being able to walk their dog in daylight. I want to let my dog have freedom to run around the park, but how can you see the little blighter in the dark? After a trying a few different flashing things, I have found the best light up dog collar that is also reflective.



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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 (1700 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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  Adventurous Activities: Clay Pigeon Shooting
Posted on Sunday, August 11, 2013 - 05:04 PM (1778 Reads)
Land Activities Clay pigeon shooting is a sport where you use a shotgun to shoot at clay discs that are fired into the sky. Think of it as trying to shoot at a small, fast moving clay frisbee.

Skills - Strength: 3, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 6
Time needed: Two hours, Cost to try: £39


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  Adventurous Activities: Driving Experience Days
Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2013 - 02:10 PM (3678 Reads)
Land Activities If you love driving, you have to go on a driving experience day. There are lots of different driving experiences available. Choose from driving a tank, 4x4 or racing car. Learn skills such as rallying, drifting, and skid control. Use a safe environment to demonstrate your driving skills and impress your mates



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  Fun Activities: Go Karting
Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 09:52 PM (4889 Reads)
Land Activities Go Karting is a fantastic activity that can be done outdoors or indoors where you race around a track in a squat four wheeled kart with tiny wheels and a petrol engine on the back. High speed fun.

Skills - Strength: 4, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 3, Agility: 1, Coordination: 4
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £34



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  Activity Holidays: Best ever winter for Northern Lights Holidays
Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 - 11:12 PM (1292 Reads)
Activity Holidays This winter is said to be the best ever for seeing nature's own light show - the Northern Lights. What are they and how can you get to see them?



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  Fun Activities: Snow Tubing and Doughnutting
Posted on Monday, August 15, 2011 - 12:29 PM (5862 Reads)
Winter Activities Snow Tubing and Doughnutting is high speed fun in the snow from sitting in a large inflatable ring and sliding at speed down a snowy hill.

Skills - Strength: 3, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 1
Time needed: 1 hour, Cost to try: £10



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  Fun Activities: Model Airplanes and Helicopters
Posted on Sunday, May 08, 2011 - 10:04 PM (3503 Reads)
Air Activities RC Airplanes and Helicopters are a fun hobby where you use a radio link to control aircraft remotely. They range from small toys to large high speed aircraft.

Skills - Strength: 2, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 8
Time needed: 30mins or more, Cost to try: £15+



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  Adventurous Activities: Microlights
Posted on Sunday, May 08, 2011 - 09:54 PM (4074 Reads)
Air Activities Microlights are ultralight aircraft that look like a small plane or like a hang glider with an undercarriage and propellor at the back.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 4, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 6
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £55



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  Adventurous Activities: Hot Air Balloon Rides
Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 01:28 PM (4521 Reads)
Air Activities Hot air balloon rides give you the wonderful ability to float across the sky in a basket hanging underneath the most enormous balloon filled with hot air to keep it up.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 1
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £99




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  Adventurous Activities: Gliding
Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 01:07 PM (3972 Reads)
Air Activities Gliding is the most wonderful experience of flying an unpowered plane using just the wind, updrafts and thermals to provide lift. Silently swooping and soaring over the landscape, you gotta try it.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 5, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 6
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £60




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  Fun Activities: Falconry
Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 01:01 PM (4974 Reads)
Air Activities Falconry is the ancient pastime of hunting using a bird of prey. the type of bird you flew indicated your status, from kestrel to eagle.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 5, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 10
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £30




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  Relaxing Activities: Astronomy and Star Gazing
Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 08:54 PM (4757 Reads)
Air Activities Astronomy and Star Gazing is the pleasure of gazing up at the heavens above and looking at the stars and planets.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 1
Time needed: As long as you want, Cost to try: £Free




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  Adventurous Activities: Aeroplane Flying Experiences
Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 08:39 PM (5547 Reads)
Air Activities Aeroplane flying is a fantastic outdoor activity where you are free as a bird to climb high in the sky. Your flying experience will depend on what plane you get to fly.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 5, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 10
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £50




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  Fun Activities: Sledges and Toboggans
Posted on Friday, January 08, 2010 - 11:13 PM (12552 Reads)
Winter Activities Snow is falling and you want some high speed fun with a sledge or toboggan. I have lots of tips that will help you to have the best time sledging. Find out what makes a good sledge, how to make your sledge go faster, how to steer, and what the best things are that you can use as a sledge.



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  Great Gear to Get: Snow Socks Alternative to Snow Chains
Posted on Friday, February 06, 2009 - 11:03 PM (199917 Reads)
Outdoor Gear With the snow and ice on the roads, how do you stop your car tyres from slipping on the ice? This review of snow socks for tyres shows fabric snow chains provide a quick, easy to fit alternative to snow chains and mean that you don't have to swap to winter tyres.



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  Great Gear to Get: Glow Sticks
Posted on Thursday, January 22, 2009 - 10:52 PM (5730 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: UK Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks
Posted on Friday, November 21, 2008 - 10:31 PM (8641 Reads)
Winter Activities With the Christmas Season upon us, one of the cool places to be seen is at one of the outdoor ice rinks in London. If you can't get to one of the outdoor skating rinks in London, there are plenty of outdoor ice rinks around the country.



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  Fun Activities: Ultimate List of UK Experience Days
Posted on Friday, February 08, 2008 - 10:33 AM (18780 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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  Ski and Snowboard: Skiing Holidays
Posted on Friday, December 07, 2007 - 08:04 PM (15713 Reads)
Winter Activities So you're thinking about a skiing holiday, and want some ideas on where to go skiing and how to organise your holiday. Here is a guide to skiing holidays with a few pointers that will set you on your way.



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  Fun Activities: Indoor Skydiving
Posted on Monday, November 26, 2007 - 12:52 PM (12483 Reads)
Air Activities Indoor Skydiving is the amazing freefall simulation experience created by floating over a powerful vertically mounted fan.

Skills - Strength: 4, Balance: 7, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 5, Coordination: 6
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try: £30 for two flights




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  Activity Holidays: Outdoor Activity Holidays
Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2007 - 11:59 PM (8036 Reads)
Activity Holidays An activity holiday , also called an adventure holiday, is just what you need if you love outdoor activities and are in need of an active outdoor holiday. If you are wondering what do I need to know about when booking an activity holiday, then read on.



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