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Want to avoid hearing the dreaded words, “I’m bored,” this summer? Then an exhilarating sports holiday could be the perfect trip for you and your family.
The perfect solution for children or teens who get restless lying on the beach or trailing around historic sites, a holiday jam-packed with activities allows you to get away from it all while ensuring everyone is entertained.
Even better, sports holidays are often budget-friendly, particularly if you opt for one of the many exciting trips located right here in the UK.
Get looking out those wetsuits and dust off the cycling shorts as below we round up five exhilarating budget sports holidays that you can book right now.
Budget-friendly sports holidays in the UK
The UK boasts some of the most amazing natural beauty in the world, from lakes to mountains, national parks to epic coastline – all of which make for excellent sports holidays.
When choosing the perfect sports holiday for you and your family, think about the ages and activity levels of those who will be taking part, holidays with a wide range of activities on offer and usually the best crowd pleasers.
Whatever activities you chose, take your pick from numerous breath-taking locations in the UK – from the super scenic south of England to beautiful wales, atmospheric Ireland and the rugged Highlands of Scotland.
National Park Holiday in Pembrokeshire
Situated in Britain’s only Coastal National Park, Pembrokeshire’s Bluestone has it all, including amazing views, beautiful beaches, and historic castles
Set among 500 acres of woodland, there’s an array of great water sports to try, including kayaking and coracle racing.
If the weather isn’t playing ball then there’s plenty to keep you entertained indoors – the Blue Lagoon Water Park is super popular with kids, while the child-free luxury spa is the perfect escape for adults seeking a little pamper time.
The cost for a family of four starts from just £199, see Bluestone for further details.
Loch side sports holiday in Scotland
Escape to beautiful Strathyre in Perthshire, Scotland, to stay in a lochside cabin and enjoy all the local sports and activities on offer, from cycling to walking and water sports.
Strathyre is beside the National Cycle Network Route 7 so take a leisurely family cycle up to the nearest town of Callander or head for miles through the Trossachs for exhilarating mountain biking.
The Forest Ranger at Strathyre will show you and the family how to make nettle tea, light a fire and identify animals from their tracks.
Forest Ranger sessions include Forest Survival Skills, Night Vision Walks and Young Ranger Sessions for kids.
See Forrest Holidays for further details.
Enjoy a sports holiday at a UK holiday park
From horse riding to snorkeling, fencing and high rope courses, you’re bound to find a sport for everyone at a Hoseasons activity park.
They have 18 different locations across the UK and also offer an on-site spa, yoga classes and beauty therapy treatments for when you fancy a break from all that sport.
Prices start from £259 per week and you can book here.
Budget sports holidays in the sunshine
Water sports holiday in Spain
Spain’s super sunny Costa Brava is renowned for its miles of beautiful coastline, natural parks, water sports, and mountains.
Unsurprisingly it’s the perfect destination for a solid six days of water sports.
Included with all the water-sports that you can imagine, this all-inclusive trip from Acorn Adventure also includes a day at Water World, Europe’s largest water park, and a day trip to Barcelona.
Six nights from £529 per adult and £469 per child, see Acorn Family Holidays for more information and to book.
Cycling holiday across Europe
If you’re a family that loves cycling, then make some amazing memories with a cross-country trip of a lifetime.
Following the northernmost tip of the Mediterranean, the bike tour kicks off in Venice, through Slovenia and finishes up in stunning Croatia.
The package includes 3-star all accommodation, breakfasts, luggage transfers, local bike hire, and maps.
Cost for 7 nights starts from £699, see Exodus Holidays for further details.