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Topic: Land Activities

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  Fun Activities: Paintball
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2013 - 09:41 PM (3703 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 (2645 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 (1978 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: Circus Skills
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2013 - 09:30 PM (2562 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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  Adventurous Activities: Driving Experience Days
Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2013 - 02:10 PM (5047 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: Outdoor Photography
Posted on Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 10:08 PM (3871 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: Go Karting
Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 09:52 PM (6621 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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  Fun Activities: Radio Controlled Car and Bike Racing
Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 09:42 PM (2668 Reads)
Land Activities RC car and bike racing is a great way tobe outdoors and demonstrate your skill without having to exert yourself. RC cars and bikes are powered by battery or petrol motors and these days can really shift.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 5
Time needed: 1 hour, Cost to try: £free




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  Fun Activities: Slacklining
Posted on Sunday, April 15, 2012 - 09:51 PM (4065 Reads)
Land Activities Slacklining is a dynamic balance sport, which involves walking, balancing, bouncing and even flipping on a stretchy line tensioned between two trees or anchor points. Walking across a slackline is like bouncing across a very thin trampoline.

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 10, Flexibility: 6, Agility: 7, Coordination: 10
Time needed: travelling time +12 hours, Cost to try: £free



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  Fun Activities: Go Ape at Cockfosters in London
Posted on Thursday, February 09, 2012 - 10:31 PM (5132 Reads)
Land Activities Go Ape, the UK’s No.1 Tree Top Adventure, set up a fantastic site in Trent Park in London at the end of March 2012. Join the likes of Tom Daley and Go Ape on a high ropes adventure course up in the trees with huge rope swings and zip wires that are fantastic!



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  Fun Activities: Sandboarding
Posted on Tuesday, January 03, 2012 - 10:24 PM (3408 Reads)
Land Activities Sandboarding gives you the rush of boarding on sand, as opposed to snowboarding on snow. And if you think it won't be fast, you'll wnat to have a go once you read on.




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  Fun Activities: Capoeira
Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 09:14 PM (4395 Reads)
Land Activities Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts, music, and dance
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Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 7, Flexibility: 7, Agility: 7, Coordination:7
Time needed: 1 hour, Cost to try: £6 per lesson




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  Adventurous Activities: Canyoning and Canyoneering
Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 08:55 PM (3653 Reads)
Land Activities Canyoning (also known as canyoneering) is travelling in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling, and sometimes swimming.

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 5, Flexibility: 6, Agility: 6, Coordination: 5
Time needed: 3 hours, Cost to try: £60




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  Adventurous Activities: Camping
Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 08:50 PM (3604 Reads)
Land Activities Camping is where you live outdoors using a tent for shelter.

Skills - Strength: 3, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 3, Agility: 3, Coordination: 3
Time needed: 2 days or more, Cost to try: £30 per night site fees, plus all of your camping gear. (I would borrow it before you buy it in case it isn't for you).




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  Fun Activities: BMX Biking
Posted on Monday, July 04, 2011 - 08:55 AM (3342 Reads)
Land Activities A BMX bike is a small stunt bicycle that is very versatile at performing tricks and stunts.

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 7, Flexibility: 5, Agility:6, Coordination: 6
Time needed: 30mins +, Cost to try: £free if you borrow a mates bmx bike, else £70+



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  Relaxing Activities: Beachcombing
Posted on Monday, July 04, 2011 - 08:22 AM (3444 Reads)
Land Activities Beachcombing involves strolling along a beach looking for anything of interest left on the beach. You could find shells, stones, or interesting shaped driftwood.

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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  Fun Activities: Things to do at the Beach
Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 08:43 AM (5864 Reads)
Land Activities Beach Activities cover not just the sand, but the waves and air too. Sandcastles, volleyball and kite surfing are just a few of the things you can do at the beach. But read on as there are plenty more ideas...

Skills - Strength: 1-6, Balance: 1-6, Flexibility: 1-5, Agility: 1-8, Coordination: 1-8
Time needed: As long as you want, Cost to try: £Free depending on gear needed.




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  Adventurous Activities: Battle Reenactments
Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 08:20 AM (4533 Reads)
Land Activities Battle Reenactments are where a large group of people dress up in period costume and armour and act out famous battles from history. this involves fighting, horses, seige weapons and cannons!

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 4, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 7, Coordination: 6
Time needed: a day, Cost to try: £Free, but you may have to pay to watch at an event.





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  Team Sports: Baton Twirling and Majorettes
Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 08:16 AM (3214 Reads)
Land Activities Baton Twirling is where a team perform routines usually to the music of a marching band whilst twirling a baton.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 4, Flexibility: 4, Agility: 1, Coordination: 10
Time needed: A couple of hours, Cost to try: £Free





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  Team Sports: Basketball
Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 08:11 AM (2764 Reads)
Land Activities Basketball is a team sport in which two teams of 5 players try to score points against one another by placing a ball through a 10 foot high hoop.

Skills - Strength: 2, Balance: 4, Flexibility: 3, Agility: 6, Coordination: 5
Time needed: As long as you want, Cost to try: £4 for a ball




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  Team Sports: Baseball
Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 08:06 AM (2335 Reads)
Land Activities Baseball is a sport played between two teams which have nine players each. The goal of the game is to score ‘runs’ against your opponent, by hitting a thrown ball with a bat and touching four markers called bases that are arranged at the corners of a ninety foot square,

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 2, Flexibility: 2, Agility: 4, Coordination: 5
Time needed: 1 hour or more, Cost to try: £8 for a baseball bat and ball





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  Team Sports: Track and Field Athletics
Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 10:46 PM (4038 Reads)
Land Activities Track and Field Athletics is a collection of sports events that involve running, throwing, jumping and walking.

Skills - Strength: 10, Balance: 10, Flexibility: 10, Agility: 10, Coordination: 10
Time needed: two hours, Cost to try: £free




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  Health and Fitness: Adventure Races and Ultra-Marathons
Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 10:37 PM (5350 Reads)
Land Activities Adventure Racing is where you race as a team using a variety of different disciplines such as running, cycling, swimming, climbing etc. Not just a marathon but using your brain.

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 5, Flexibility: 5, Agility: 5, Coordination: 4
Time needed: several days, Cost to try: £160




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  Fun Activities: Geocaching With a GPS
Posted on Monday, June 06, 2011 - 12:37 PM (10767 Reads)
Land Activities Geocaching is the use of a global positioning system (GPS) to find hidden caches of items. You then take an item and leave an item in the cache.

Skills - Strength: 2, Balance: 2, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 2, Coordination: 1
Time needed: 2 hours, Cost to try: £free is you borrow a GPS, else



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  Fun Activities: Backyard Sleepovers
Posted on Monday, June 06, 2011 - 12:24 PM (3335 Reads)
Land Activities Backyard Sleepovers are where you camp in the back garden. No need to travel and you get the comforts of home nearby.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 1
Time needed: all night, Cost to try: £free



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  Fun Activities: Archery
Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 10:11 PM (4639 Reads)
Land Activities Archery is where you use a bow to shoot an arrow at a target.

Skills - Strength: 4, Balance: 3, Flexibility: 3, Agility: 1, Coordination: 6
Time needed: 1 hour, Cost to try: £10



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  Fun Activities: Animal Parks, Wildlife Parks and Zoos
Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 10:03 PM (4290 Reads)
Land Activities Animal Parks, Wildlife Parks and Zoos allow you to be amazed by animals from the wild.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 1
Time needed: 1 day, Cost to try: £20



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  Fun Activities: Airsoft
Posted on Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 09:57 PM (4674 Reads)
Land Activities Airsoft is a primarily recreational activity where replica firearms shooting plastic rounds are used for personal collection, gaming (similar to Paintball), or professional training purposes (Military Simulations and Police training exercises).

Skills - Strength: 5, Balance: 3, Flexibility: 4, Agility: 4, Coordination: 7
Time needed: 3 hours, Cost to try: £50




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  Fun Activities: Zorbing, Sphereing and Hill Rolling
Posted on Sunday, March 06, 2011 - 11:28 PM (11654 Reads)
Land Activities Zorbing is a hilarious outdoor activity where you roll down a hill inside a gigantic inflatable human hamster ball. You can be strapped inside a harness Zorb® to go head over heels, or go aqua Zorbing to experience what it's like to be inside a washing machine. For the extreme Zorbing thrill seeker, you could try eclipse sphereing in total darkness.

Skills - Strength: 1, Balance: 1, Flexibility: 1, Agility: 1, Coordination: 1
Time needed: travelling time + 1 hour, Cost to try Zorbing: £49




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  Fun Activities: Junior Driving Courses for Ages 11+
Posted on Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 09:36 PM (5024 Reads)
Land Activities

Activity Summary

Activity Title:Young Driving
Activity Definition:Driving a car on private land with an instructor before you are legally old enough to drive.
Environment:Land
Adventure Rating:Fun
Number of people required:You and a driving instructor
Time Needed:A couple of hours
Specialist Equipment:A car and some private land.




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