There are many places to visit and explore throughout the UK. These holidays can be relaxing or invigorating, for the young or old alike, which ever you choose there are a number of activity holidays available in the south west of the country and in Cornwall.
If you are looking for adventure then there is horse riding holidays. These can be daily rides across the beach or hills, or they can be ongoing, travelling from one place to another on horseback staying the night then riding on to the next destination. The amazing walks along the costal path can take you from one end of the county to the other. With a backpack on your back there are numerous camping facilities available along the route and some very interesting places to visit and enjoy. There are a number of trails that are set out which are various lengths, allowing the less experienced walker to enjoy the beauty of the countryside. Surfing weekends are breath taking, learning to surf in the beautiful sea is challenging and rewarding. Archery lesson are available as well as windsurfing and kayaking. Rock climbing is a strenuous activity that is rewarding when you finally reach your destination, this can also be combined with abseiling back down the rock face.
If you are after a more leisurely pursuit then photography weekends could be ideal. Watching the beautiful wildlife that surrounds the coast and the wonderful plants and grasslands scattered around the county the unique photo opportunity is just waiting to happen. For the more poetic person there are poetry days that allow you to sit with like minded people and appreciate the wonders of Thomas Hardy and other such poets. Water colour painting weekends are a wonderful way to meet people and to learn to appreciate the magnificent surroundings we have. Watching the changing of the light from dawn to dusk and the shadows moving slowly around you is stimulating for both the mind and the spirit.
Golfing breaks are very popular and there are a number of different golf courses that can offer a number of challenging events. While your partner is off on the golf course you can pamper yourself in one of the luxury spa`s available, taking in the treatments and relaxing.
Fishing holidays are fantastic if you can catch your dinner for the night and in Cornwall there are a number of different opportunities to catch your supper. There is salmon and sea trout fishing, or still water fishing, where you can take in the beautiful surroundings of the river and listen to the humming of the wildlife. Coarse fishing is very popular and finding a pond or lake that is full of fish is easy around the coast. Finally there is sea angling fishing, where you can take a boat trip out to sea and spend lazy day fishing, alternatively you can cast off from the beach and watch as the waves hit the rocks bringing home the fish.
Which ever activity weekend you choose you will need a base to call home and there are many Cornish cottage rentals available throughout the county.
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