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5 Adventurous Things To Do This August Bank Holiday

Posted on August 5, 2016 @ 12:26 PM in Adventure

With the bank holiday weekend approaching, making the most of the long weekend is super important. Check out our top ways to spend the bank holiday weekend this August.

1. August Open Day at Todds Leap

Zorb Football Northern Ireland

Have a go at 10 amazing action packed activities throughout the day including body zorbing, zip lining, archery, climbing, ziplining and more.  The perfect time to visit this action packed adventure centre, pay one entry fee on 29th August then have a go on your favourite activities as many times as you like! Where: Todds Leap Activity Centre, Ballygawley, Co. Tryone

2. Go Against the Flow!

Bouldering Northern Ireland

You never know what you may discover when you go against the flow this summer. Pull on a wetsuit and experience the thrill and adrenaline of coasteering & bouldering! Discover natural waterslides and traverse your way along the coastline by scrambling, climbing and jumping off rocks into nature's very own plunge pools. Where: Life Adventure Centre, Castlewellan, Co. Down

3. Family Fun Day at the Jungle NI

Zorbing Northern Ireland

Family Fun Day, Sun 28th & Mon 29th Aug, The JungleNI, Moneymore, Co. Derry~Londonderry
Grab some tickets and make the most of a day in the jungle with the kids. On Sunday 28th and Monday 29th August the JungleNI will come alive with activities including zorbing, segways, archery, paintballing and more. This is one day out the kids will be taking about for the rest of the summer!

4. Plan a weekend away (With a difference!)

Glamping Northern Ireland

Push the boat out with somehting unique and book a last minute glamping weekend away. Take a look at our Glamping Blog 'Have a Glamping Activity Holiday in Northern Ireland' for some inspiration!

5. Ride your first wave!

Surfing Northern Ireland

Make this summer one to remember by learning to pop up and surf your way into the shore on some of Northern Ireland's most spectacular stretches of coastline. Whether you're a complete beginner or have had a go before have a laugh together learning the skills and techniques to get you up on the waves. Where: Long Line Surf School, Benone, Co. Derry~Londonderry or Troggs Surf School, Portrush, Co. Antrim.

Don't forget to tell us about your summer adventures on Facebook & Twitter.

Jayne Woodrow
Jayne Woodrow  Marketing Officer & Active Clubs Coordinator for Walking

Jayne joined the marketing team of Outdoor Recreation NI in March 2014. She oversees the marketing and communication on WalkNI, OutdoorNI and Walking in Your Community Project. Most recently she has been working with Parkrun Ireland & UK to introduce the 'Walk @ parkrun' initiative.

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