8 Amazing Spots For A Group Adventure Holiday

Ed Maughan
Ed Maughan

If an adventure-filled getaway is on the agenda this year look no further, we’ve put together 8 of our best properties, all of which offer a range of fun-filled activities for any group. Whether you’re looking for glamping, hostels — or maybe something a little more luxurious, we have a range of properties to suit every budget.

The properties below offer a great range of activities, from wild-swimming to kayaking — there’s even some coasteering available for those that enjoy some coastal adventure. We have given you a teaser below of some of the best group adventure holiday locations in the UK, but be sure to head to the individual pages to find out more.

  1. 7th Rise, St Just-in-Roseland, Cornwall
  2. Llain Activity Centre, Llanarth, Ceredigion, West Wales
  3. Coldwell Activity Centre, Southfield, Burnley, Lancashire
  4. Newgale Lodge, Newgale, St David’s, Pembrokeshire
  5. St George’s House, Georgeham, Croyde, Devon
  6. Oaker Wood Leisure, Leominster, Herefordshire
  7. Drovers Rest Farm, Hay on Wye, Herefordshire
  8. Waddow Hall Activity Centre, Clitheroe, Lancashire

🛏 Sleeps 7 – 16 over 7 bedrooms

🍽 Outdoor kitchen

🔥 Fire pit

🪵 Communal area with logburner

🏊 Wild swimming in the river

🏕 Hammock area

7th rise is an off the grid cottage and glamping site in Cornwall with four quirky cottages to choose from. This rural site is only accessible via boat or foot, so the adventure begins the minute you arrive. While you’re here, take part in some of the many activities on offer, including bushcraft survival, woodworking, or archery. Alternatively, head to the river and enjoy wild swimming, canoeing, or see if you can spot any of the wildlife that make the river their home, including swans, otters, seals and even dolphins! After a day of adventuring, gather the group around the fire pit to toast some marshmallows, or simply relax with a good book in one of the hammock areas.

🛏 Sleeps 2 – 30 over 9 bedrooms

🪵 Log burner

🛝 Play area

👩‍🍳 Outdoor kitchen


🏊 Swimming pool

Boredom is not an option at this fantastic old farm in beautiful Ceredigion, with a huge range of activities on offer, as well as plenty of sleeping arrangements to suit any group size and budget, including dorm style accommodation, a Scandinavian inspired chalet, or a cosy self contained cottage. The onsite Activity Centre includes everything you could wish for, including climbing, a mud assault course, water sports, indoor pool and even a high ropes course. After a full day’s adventuring, why not take advantage of their on site catering to take the hard work out of dinner time, or book the outdoor kitchen for a real off the grid dining experience?

🛏 Sleeps 10 – 37 over 13 bedrooms

🎲 Games room

🎹 Piano

🏓 Table tennis

🏋️‍♀️ Outdoor gym

🌳 Private woodland

🔥 Camp fire

🐕 Pet friendly

Coldwell Activity Centre offers the best of both worlds, being very easily accessible from the M65 in Lancashire, but with a distinctly rural and remote feel. The house itself offers a range of sleeping arrangements, with 13 bedrooms available to configure to your groups needs. While on site, enjoy a host of activities including table football, pool, outdoor gym and orienteering, or simply relax in the large conservatory and enjoy the views over the reservoir. The hosts also have a number of third party activity providers available should you wish to add even more activities to your trip.

🛏 Sleeps 4 – 48 over 11 bedrooms

🍽 On site restaurant

🎲 Games room

🍾 Private bar

🔥 Fire pit

🏖 Close to beaches

Found in pretty St Davids, Newgale Lodge is fantastically located, and with three separate lodges to choose from, group size is truly no issue at this rural site. You’ll find plenty of space for the group to spread out, while each lodge offers communal areas to bring the group together for socialising and meal times. Situated within the stunning Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, the lodge is just a few minutes from a  range of Blue Flag beaches. While on-site, enjoy a huge range of activities, such as coasteering, paddle boarding, climbing, and mountain biking.

🛏 Sleeps 20 – 50 over 10 bedrooms

🎲 Games room

🏓 Table tennis

🔥 Fire pit


🏖 Close to beaches

The accommodation at St George’s House is spread across two separate buildings, The Old Rectory and The Coach House. You’ll find accommodation in both, as well as communal areas, The Coach House also offers a mini cinema and table tennis. There are a range of different activities on offer on site, including volleyball, climbing, kayaking, mountain biking and even fencing. Located just a short drive from beautiful Devon beaches, you’ll also have opportunities to take part in activities on or in the water, such as surfing or coasteering.

🛏 Sleeps 6 – 50 over 9 bedrooms

🍽 BBQ hut

🔥 Fire pit

🍕 Pizza oven

🎲 Games area

Oaker Wood Leisure in Leominster consists of two glamping villages, each of which sleeps up to 50 guests, as long as your party has a minimum of 12 guests you’ll have exclusive use of one of these villages! Each village has it’s own dining and kitchen area, a fire circle, and indoor BBQ hut. You’ll sleep in cosy wooden pods, which house between 4 and 8 guests each, and come with both electricity and heating. On site, you’ll have access to a host of activities, such as clay pigeon shooting, quad bike trekking, paintball, and rafting.

🛏 Sleeps 4 – 40 over 20 bedrooms

🪵 Open fires

📽 Outdoor cinema set up available

🍹 Cocktail bar

🎲 Games room

🔥 Fire pit

🐕 Pet friendly

There is a range of accommodation available at Drovers Rest Farm, which includes Safari tents, cottages, and Bell Tents in the summer months. This is glamping at its best, each Safari tent comes with its own shower, kitchen, separate bedrooms and a cosy woodburner, while the cottages offer underfloor heating, rain showers, and luxurious bedding. You’ll have a range of interesting activities on offer, such as African drumming, spa treatments, gin botanicals, and even whittling! Found near the quaint town of Hay-on-Wye, you’ll discover a host of bookshops, cafés and local eateries should you fancy a day out.

🛏 Sleeps 10 – 149 over 49 bedrooms

🔥 Open fire

🌳 180 acres of parkland to explore

Waddow Hall offers a host of different accommodation options across 7 separate properties, sleeping from 2 all the way up to 60. Found within 180 acres of Lancashire parkland, with beautiful river views, you’ll find plenty of entertainment for every member of the group. From hiking to canoeing, archery to grass sledging, there’s something for everyone. Each property comes with a well equipped kitchen and plenty of seating for group meals, the owners also offer a fully catered board in the Main Hall, a 17th century manor house, should you prefer to stay out of the kitchen during your stay.


Do i need to pack anything specific for an adventure holiday?

As these properties tend to be more rural and off the grid, we’d reccommend taking some sturdy walking shoes and a torch to make sure you can get around safely. While the majority of the properties offer electricity points where you’ll be sleeping, it may be worth taking a power bank for your devices just incase.

What age do my children need to be to take part in activities?

This will vary hugely depending on the activity, but for any adrenaline type activity such as climbing or abseiling the owners will be able to give you a very clear answer. If you’re planning on taking along anyone under the age of 16 it’s worth dropping the property a message to double check any age restrictions

Do we have to do activities every day?

Absolutely not, this is your break so you do it your way. You can book as many or as few activities as you’d like, then spend the rest of the time relaxing and enjoying some peace and tranquility.

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