Get stuck in. 24 adventure ideas in the UK
We've pulled together a list of local mini adventures, fitness challenges and longer expeditions for you to get stuck into in 2020.
From morning adventure espressos to long-distant epics this list will help you find something you'll love regardless of whether you're an armchair adventurer, solo explorer or a group of mates, you'll find something you'll love in this list.
In no particular order...
The Real Ale Wobble - a non-competitive event that combines mountain biking, with real ale and marks beginning of a 10 day beer festival.
Cycle the Hebridean Way - a 185 mile cycle across 10 islands in the spectacular Outer Hebrides.
Trek the Yorkshire 3 Peaks - one of the UK's best one-day hikes. It's beautiful and boggy.
Kayak the Great Glen Canoe Trail (Caledonian Canal) - a beautiful 60 mile route following the Caledonian Canal from Fort William to Inverness.
Hike the Ullswater Way - a stunning 20 mile walk around one of the largest lakes in the Lake District.
Take on the Green Belt Relay - a 22-stage running relay around 220 miles of the Green Belt around the outside of London. Grab some buddies.
Compete in the World Coal Carrying Championships - a good old fashioned British race. Carry a 50kg sack of coal 1km. Fastest time wins.
Cycle London to Brighton - it's a well-known, picturesque route and a great intro to longer-distance cycling (55-60 miles).
Go coasteering in Pembrokeshire
Take on the Redbull Neptune Steps - one of the toughest outdoor swimming challenges. Over the 420m course competitors need to climb 7 canal lock gates using ropes and ladders, ducking waterfalls as they go.
Cycle Land's End to John o'Groats - the British classic.
Take part in the Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Race - the world's longest non-stop canoe race
Hike up Helvellyn - one of our favourite walks in the Lake District. Striking and beautiful.
Ride in the annual 3 Peaks Cyclo Cross race - fancy grabbing your bike, heading to the hills and getting muddy? One of the biggest and toughest cyclo-cross races in the world.
Hike Hadrian's Wall
Walk from Lulworth Cove to Durdle Door
Get involved in the Isle of Wight Walking Festival - Discover unique routes with experienced local walkers and enjoy an extensive walks programme that includes walks across, over and around the Island
Trek the Pennine Way
Go mountain biking in the Brecon Beacons
Paddle-board on Regent's Canal
Swim in the Scilly Swim Challenge - island to island open water swimming at its finest.
Run your local parkrun - free community 5km running events every Saturday morning in over 700 locations. Great for all the family (and the dog).
Kayak the Leeds & Liverpool Canal - at a whopping 127 miles with 91 locks scattered across this is a great option for a single or multi-day paddling adventure.
Take on an obstacle course race or mud run
Let us know how you get on.