Herefordshire Outdoor Pursuits & Nature

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Paintball Hereford
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Paintball Hereford
The group activity which beats all others. Played across varied terrain and incorporating a wide selection of game scenarios, paintball provides a "rush" unlike any other activity. Stealth and cunning are as important as a quick trigger finger as you and your team-mates try to break down your opponents defences to successfully complete...
Out To Grass - Malvern
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Out To Grass - Malvern
Mountain Boarding is an exhilirating extreme sport that is enjoyed by people from all walks of life, young and old, male and female, its the fastest growing extreme sport and at Out To Grass we can get you started. All the equipment is available to hire with a discount for Members and if you want to buy your own kit we can also advise you on what...
Herefordshire Raceway - Weobley
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Herefordshire Raceway - Weobley
Herefordshire Raceway is a 600 metre outdoor track, located near the village of Weobley, and surrounded by beautiful Herefordshire countryside.  It's the perfect place to experience go-karting, whether it's a fun day out, a launching pad to greater things, or as the thrill of a lifetime. Drivers are welcome on an arrive and drive basis, as...
Court Farm and Leisure - Mountainboarding - Tillington
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Court Farm and Leisure - Mountainboarding - Tillington
Court Farm and Leisure has Fishing Lakes, Farm Shop & Pick Your Own and a Mountain Board Centre. Mountainboarding is a fun, safe, and easy to learn activity that anyone can enjoy. Starting with simple board control, our ATBA-UK qualified instructors will teach you how to start, turn and stop a mountainboard. Lessons can be 1-2-1 tuition...
Herefordshire Nature Trust - Tupsley
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Herefordshire Nature Trust - Tupsley
Herefordshire Nature Trust is the largest membership-based wildlife organisation in the area, dedicated to inspiring people about wildlife, acting as a wildlife champion , creating wildlife havens and encouraging sustainable living . The Trust covers the county of Herefordshire and works closely with neighbouring Wildlife Trusts in...
Broomy Hill Miniature Railway
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Broomy Hill Miniature Railway
The society was started in Hereford in 1962, with the aim of building a miniature railway. The society has grown over the years and now has its own multi-purpose site at Broomy Hill, catering for all forms of model engineering. All popular gauges of model locomotives are catered for with both a raised and a ground level track....
Play Planet - Hereford
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Play Planet - Hereford
Play Planet is Hereford’s only indoor children’s play centre, offering a three tier space themed soft play experience.     *  trampoline beds     * zip wires     * ball cannon area     * traverse climbing wall     * mirror maze     *...
Oaker Wood Leisure
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Oaker Wood Leisure
Welcome to Oaker Wood Leisure! Situated on the Herefordshire/Shropshire and Worcestershire border, our world of adventurous outdoor activities is set in 175 acres of mature woodland, complete with two scenic lakes. Each activity is based in its own exclusive area ensuring you can experience the great outdoors away from the crowds.
Queenswood Country Park
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Queenswood Country Park
Queenswood is the only designated Country Park in the County, it is home to a 67 acre tree collection (arboretum) with over 1,200 rare and exotic trees from all over the world and 103 acres of semi-natural ancient woodland which is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Local Nature Reserve (LNR).
Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm - Hereford
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Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm - Hereford
Llama Trekking with the Golden Valley Llamas herd. Take a llama trek in Herefordshire or the Black Mountains of Wales Visit the book town of Hay-on-Wye, the Cathedral city of Hereford which houses the largest chained library in the world and the Mappa Mundi, the market towns of Abergavenny, Ross, Monmouth, Ludlow and Chepstow Walk on a long...
Shortwood Family Farm
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Shortwood Family Farm
a great day out in beautiful Herefordshire and a must for animal lovers young and old! We are open during local school holidays and weekends. Weekdays during school term time can be booked for school parties and adult groups.   Open for spring half term from Sat 23rd May till Sun 31st May. Sheep shearing on Monday 25th May.  Open for the...

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SYMONDS YAT WEST AMUSEMENT PARK
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SYMONDS YAT WEST AMUSEMENT PARK
SYMONDS YAT WEST AMUSEMENT PARK is situated on the bank of the river in the heart of the beautiful Wye Valley, providing a day out for all ages and tastes. The amusement park offers hours of enjoyment, fun and excitement on the fairground rides and arcades. For energetic youngsters, there is probably the finest indoor and outdoor adventure...
Kingfisher River Cruises
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Kingfisher River Cruises
Symonds Yat is world famous for its natural river scenery. The river winds its way through Symonds Yat gorge and village, dividing it into east and west. Our trips which last around 35 minutes start at 11am and go on until sunset. A full commentary is provided, telling of the natural beauty and history of he area. Evening trips with bar and buffet...
River Severn and Meadows Attractions
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River Severn and Meadows Attractions
River Severn and Meadows - a beautiful spot by the river, with plenty of open green space for the whole family to enjoy. But that is not all - there are many activities available by the river, including boats to hire, a modern and exciting children’s play area, river cruises, crazy golf, a putting green, go-karts, a paddling pool, plus many...
Wye Valley Aviation
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Wye Valley Aviation
Enjoy the experience of a lifetime on one of our Champagne Balloon Flights over the beautiful Wye Valley. We only fly small groups for a truly friendly and personal service. More than 30 years experience Civil Aviation Authority Certified Operator Short notice flights In flight photos Flights from £135.00 per person Call...
Newbridge Farm Park
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Newbridge Farm Park
This great wealth of experience has enabled us to create a little paradise here on the borders of the three counties that enables families and groups to have fun, safe, quality time together with our friendly animals, activities and play areas. As usual nothing stays the same for long here. Our new Playbarn has been going down well with all our...
Paddles and Pedals Canoe Hire
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Paddles and Pedals Canoe Hire
We invite you to 'get away from it all' and discover the beauty of the River Wye. The Wye is one of the most beautiful rivers in the British Isles and one of the few you can navigate, without restriction, for over 100 miles. It meanders through picturesque countryside to where it joins the River Severn at Chepstow and is well populated with...
Malvern Hills Outdoor Centre
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Malvern Hills Outdoor Centre
Malvern Hills Outdoor Education Centre is nestled at the northern end of the Malvern Ridge in Worcestershire and is set within 9 acres of wooded grounds and provides opportunities for abseiling, grass sledging, adventure walks, trekking and more. An outdoor centre was established on the site in the 1970s and since then has provided a quality...
GO APE Wyre - Worcestershire
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GO APE Wyre - Worcestershire
If you like the idea of an amazing high wire forest tree top course then Go Ape could be just your thing. We have Tarzan swings, rope bridges, ladders, tunnels and zip lines suspended up to 40 feet high in the tree tops. Go Ape is an award-winning confidence course with branches throughout the UK.  The Go Ape course will appeal to a...
Wyre Forest Discovery Centre
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Wyre Forest Discovery Centre
The Centre offers home-cooked food, interactive displays, shop and information. There are off road cycle routes, way-marked trails and a programme of special events throughout the year. On the A456 Kidderminster to Tenbury Wells road 3 miles west of Bewdley at Callow Hill. The Forestry Commission car park is well sign-posted from the road. ...
Wheely Wonderful Cycling
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Wheely Wonderful Cycling
Choose from a short break or longer holiday ... you can start any day you like. The price of your holiday Includes: all accommodation, brilliant routes, luggage transported, quality bikes & equipment and our award winning service.
Dick Whittington Farm Park - Longhope
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Dick Whittington Farm Park - Longhope
Our farm is full of interesting animals, fascinating wildlife and exciting activities! Visit the pets corner and help my farm hands feed the animals or, if you like running around, check out the indoor or outdoor play areas.  Kids will have hours of fun in our very large heated Play Barn. We have many domesticated and wild animals here on...
Forest Adventure Activity Centre
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Forest Adventure Activity Centre
At Forest Adventure, we offer an exciting selection of activities for youth groups. Our activities provide the opportunity for developing new skills and team work in an exciting and exhilarating environment. Forest Adventure Ltd Outdoor Centre is a family run business located in the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean, an...
Top Barn Activity Centre
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Top Barn Activity Centre
At Top Barn Activity Centre we have a wide range of activities to keep everyone from the adrenaline fan and adventure novice interested. With a large lake and the River Severn close by there are plenty of water based activities like sailing and canoeing for you to try out. And with acres of open space and woodland we have a loads of fun things...
WITLEY COURT AND GARDENS
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WITLEY COURT AND GARDENS
Explore the dramatic ruins of Witley Court and travel back to a world of lavish house parties. Learn the stories behind the people who once lived and partied here, from servants to royal visitors. Discover elaborate parterre gardens and monumental fountains then find your way through enchanting woodland to the unique adventure play area. Witley...
Puzzlewood - Coleford
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Puzzlewood - Coleford
Puzzlewood is a unique attraction, located in the beautiful and historic Forest Of Dean. Explore meandering pathways through beautiful ancient woodland. The mile of paths wind through gulleys and moss covered rocks, over bridges and through fantastic tree and rock formations. In 2001 the Wood Puzzle was added to the Puzzlewood site. The Wood...
Perrygrove Railway and Treetop Adventure - Coleford
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Perrygrove Railway and Treetop Adventure - Coleford
Welcome to Perrygrove in the Forest of Dean- the family's favourite heritage railway!   1½ mile return trip on our Railway - no charge for extra rides   Treetop Adventure - safe fun for kids of all ages   Indoor Village - explore secret passages   Play under cover at Foxy Hollow ...
Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail - Coleford
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Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail - Coleford
The Sculpture Trail starts and ends at the rear of Beechenhurst Lodge picnic site, off the B4226 (SO 615120), west of Speech House in the heart of the Forest. The full Sculpture Trail is about 3.5 miles long. It can also be explored in a series of shorter distances. Follow the blue ringed posts and direction arrows. Opening Times ...
Live the Adventure
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Live the Adventure
Once again 2015 was a massive success for Live the Adventure's kids adventure days. The opportunity to participate in challenging experiences and fun activities for kids, with more than 20 outdoor activities to choose from, under the  supervision of our highly qualified staff is an opportunity that the children really enjoy. Admission: ...
Lamb & Flag
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Lamb & Flag
 We have a large outdoor play area, this is an ideal place to bring the family.  In summer you can take in the views from the large seating area whilst keeping an eye on the youngsters as they play. 
Broadfields Maize Maze
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Broadfields Maize Maze
Enjoy a fantastic day for all ages set in a 10 acre maize field with the Malvern Hills as a fantastic backdrop. The Great Worcester Maze has lots to entertain for a full day out. After completing the challenge of the maze, enjoy the adjoining courtyard with traditional games and other challenges. Open throughout the summer holidays and...
Worcester Woods Country Park
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Worcester Woods Country Park
Two nature reserves, a huge open field, busy Countryside centre with facilities and easy access from the city or the motorway, make this site very popular with a variety of visitors. Whether you are looking for birds, swings, coffee, flowers, footpaths or all of these and more, you've come to the right place at Worcester Woods Country...
Beacon Park Boats
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Beacon Park Boats
Explore the wonders of the beautiful Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal in a luxury electric day boat or canoe, all with rainproof covers just in case!
Viney Hill Christian Adventure Centre - Lydney
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Viney Hill Christian Adventure Centre - Lydney
All the activities are regularly risk assessed and all equipment is checked regularly and full safety check every 3 months. The instuctors  are all qualified to appropriate National Governing Body level, and have been checked by the Criminal Records Bureau, they are First Aid qualified and are gifted in the activities they teach. We have...
GO APE Forest of Dean - Gloucestershire
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GO APE Forest of Dean - Gloucestershire
If you like the idea of an amazing high wire forest tree top course then Go Ape could be just your thing. We have Tarzan swings, rope bridges, ladders, tunnels and zip lines suspended up to 40 feet high in the tree tops. Go Ape is an award-winning confidence course with branches throughout the UK.  The Go Ape course will appeal to a...
Severn Valley Railway
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Severn Valley Railway
The Worcestershire Georgian town of Bewdley developed at a crossing point of the River Severn. Industrial development of nearby Ironbridge, the Black Country and the availability of coal at Highley and Alveley brought an increased need for transport. Both river and rail were important until mining in the area ceased. Bewdley suffered gradual...
Arley Arboretum
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Arley Arboretum
Arley Arboretum is one of the oldest Arboretums in Great Britain. Tucked away in the beautiful countryside of the Worcestershire and Shropshire borders near Bewdley, it boasts more than 300 species of trees in formal and informal plantings and gardens. The collection includes many rare and spectacular domestic and exotic trees. Nestling in the...
Hawbridge Inn - Gloucester
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Hawbridge Inn - Gloucester
Situated next to the beautiful surroundings of the River Severn near Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire and close to walking routes. The Hawbridge inn offers a tradition pub environment serving a locally sourced traditional pub food and a wide range of drink including real ales. With a large secure beer garden it is the ideal place to enjoy summer...
The Warehouse - Gloucester
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The Warehouse - Gloucester
Over the years The Warehouse has been developed as Britain's premier rock climbing centre, catering for novice rock climbers as well as experienced rock athletes. We offer a full range of rock climbing courses tailored to meet the needs of everyone. With our commitment to health and safety and our enthusiasm for the sport, we guarantee that...
JDR KARTING - Gloucester
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JDR KARTING - Gloucester
The junior circuit is ideal for 4-12 year olds. This is a separate track and is smaller than the main track, which enables lower speeds to be maintained in order to improve safety. The track is lined with well padded barriers and has a slippery surface to allow the karts to slide, to teach the kids kart control and opposite lock techniques. ...
Aztec Adventure
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Aztec Adventure
Let us bring the Adventure to you at Aztec. With 3 outdoor centres around Worcestershire and Warwickshire, we provide a fun filled day for you and your family. Ranging from hiring out our equipment such as canoes, peddle boats, kayaks, windsurf boards, kata kanus, sail boats and more, or getting a one on one private lesson, we provide everything...
Forest Model Village - Aylburton
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Forest Model Village - Aylburton
What child wouldn’t enjoy the enchanting miniature world of the beautiful Forest of Dean Model Village, Gardens & Adventure Play, all set in a beautiful woodland glade. This beautiful Model Village shows off past and present local landmarks, buildings and tourist attractions of he area. With lots to see and do, the...
Offa's Dyke
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Offa's Dyke
A three mile section of the great earthwork boundary dyke built along the Anglo-Welsh border by Offa, King of Mercia, probably during the 780s. This especially impressive wooded stretch includes the Devil's Pulpit, with fine views of Tintern Abbey. Read more about the history of Offa's Dyke. Before You Go Parking: Free parking is available...
Llangorse Multi-Activity Centre
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Llangorse Multi-Activity Centre
For over 53 years, we have offered a cross section of exciting activities for people of all abilities unrivalled anywhere else in the UK. Visitors to our centre include everyone from individuals, families, corporate companies, schools and colleges as well as the armed forces. Our activities include: - Indoor Climbing - Indoor Adventure...
Cantref Adventure Farm - Brecon
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Cantref Adventure Farm - Brecon
We have large indoor play areas and our animal petting farm plus all our great family attractions! For a great kids day out, why not have your birthday party or group visit to Cantref? Open throughout all school holidays, we are one of the top attractions in Wales! Come and enjoy our large soft play area including our purposely built toddler...
Rays Farm Country Matters
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Rays Farm Country Matters
At Rays Farm you will see a variety of deer, friendly goats and farm animals. Watch the grace and splendour of many owls, and explore a streamside walk of myth and magic woodcarvings. Back at the farm take a rest in the tea-shop or browse around our interesting selection of toys and gifts. Relax and enjoy wildlife and nature as it was...
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust - Slimbridge
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Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust - Slimbridge
The birthplace of modern conservation, Slimbridge Wetland Centre is set within 325 hectares against a spectacular Severn Estuary backdrop. Land Rover rides and canoe safaris guarantee close encounters with a dazzling array of wetland life and there’s lots for our young visitors to enjoy, including the welly boot land play area. ...
bounce n play south wales
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bounce n play south wales
bouncy castle hire in southwales, have a look at our website to see what else we can offer including soft play and balloon modelling
Victoria Park - Ebbw Vale
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Victoria Park - Ebbw Vale
The team at the Victoria Park are very much a family; we take pride in looking after our guests every day. Our regulars return week after week to experience our friendly service & new visitors comment on the warm welcome they receive. Our tasty pub food is second to none - classic dishes freshly cooked. We also have a new Play at Brewers...
Playzone Croft Farm Leisure and Water Park - Tewkesbury
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Playzone Croft Farm Leisure and Water Park - Tewkesbury
Windsurfing, sailing, canoeing – our RYA recognised school and modern hire fleet have made Croft Farm well-known for watersports since we opened in 1985. Croft Farm is situated in the scenic River Avon Valley with the caravan park adjacent to the lake. The various watersports activities provide added interest for those wanting a more active...
Cattle Country Adventure Park - Berkeley
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Cattle Country Adventure Park - Berkeley
Cattle Country in Berkeley, Gloucestershire is the perfect day out, come rain or shine, for children and adults too. Best known for its indoor and outdoor play equipment, Cattle Country has a whole range of things to do and many animals to see. Children 3-17 - £8.95 Adults - £7.95 Under 3's - Free Concessions...
Marksman Leisure Laser Tag
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Marksman Leisure Laser Tag
We offer the best in clay pigeon shooting, laser clay shooting, laser tag and general shooting activities. Our bespoke packages are tailor made according to your interests, group size, time available and budget - making us the perfect choice for corporate days, hen / stag parties, children's parties, even weddings! Our main activity site is...
Pittville Park
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Pittville Park
Set amid the historic Pittville Estate and includes Pittville Pump Room. Car parking is available behind the pump room, on Ablemarle Gate Road and on Evesham Road. The park is split in half by the Evesham Road, access via underpass.  The pump room side has an extensive fenced play area, and a Peacock Palace (which as well as the...
Zoopadoopa - Cwmbran
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Zoopadoopa - Cwmbran
Zoopadoopa is Torfaens' first Children’s Indoor Play Centre located within the exciting new leisure development in Cwmbran town centre. Zoopadoopa offers children the chance to play, learn, explore and party in a fun, safe and stimulating family environment. Parents and children can also take a break and relax in the ‘Zebra...
The Sun Valley Canoeing Co
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The Sun Valley Canoeing Co
The Sun Valley Canoeing company has been running since 1988 and specialises in Canadian-style canoe trips.On every trip there is a guide, who will supply you with the buoyancy aids, give you tuition before you set off, and accompany you down the river if required!
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway
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Bridgnorth Cliff Railway
For over a century Bridgnorth Cliff Railway has been transporting the people of Bridgnorth up and down the 111 ft sandstone cliffs that separate High Town from Low Town, and the River Severn. It is first and foremost a working railway; its importance to both the townspeople of Bridgnorth and to visitors to the town is undiminished by age. The...
Aztec Adventure - Upton Warren
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Aztec Adventure - Upton Warren
Sunday afternoon Sailing and Paddling Club for 8-15 Year olds at Upton Warren Outdoor Education Centre Upton Warren Outdoor Education Centre is running sessions of Sailing and Paddling for 8-15 year olds taking place on four Sunday afternoons from 1.30pm – 4.30pm starting on 3rd March 2013. Whether the session is sailing or paddling...
Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran
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Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran
Cheeky Monkeys Softplay Centre also offers outdoor play, complete with a paddling pool and sand pit area! All designed to provide a safe, fun and stimulating environment for children under 12 years of age!Due to the expansion of Cheeky Monkeys and the fantastic different play zones that we offer, please remember our Golden Rule: Children must be...
NYMPSFIELD LONG BARROW
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NYMPSFIELD LONG BARROW
BEFORE YOU GO Parking: Parking is available adjacent to the site. Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome. PLAN A GREAT DAY OUT Coaley Peak is an excellent spot to enjoy a picnic, with plenty of tables and seating. Take a leisurely stroll around the Woodland Trust's beech wood, or walk a mile down the Cotswold Way to visit Uley Long Barrow,...
Uley Long Barrow (Hetty Pegler's Tump)
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Uley Long Barrow (Hetty Pegler's Tump)
Uley Long Barrow is a partially reconstructed Neolithic chambered mound. It is 37 metres long and overlooks the Severn Valley. It's known locally as Hetty Pegler's Tump, after Hester Pegler who owned the land in the 17th century. The barrow as seen today is largely the result of the excavation and reconstruction undertaken by Dr John Thurnham in...
Cotswold Farm Park - Cheltenham
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Cotswold Farm Park - Cheltenham
Whether you are looking for a great family day out, the opportunity to interact with our unrivalled collection of domestic rare breeds, or the chance to learn more about farming and conservation – we have been here to welcome you since 1971, and our visitors tell us the experience just keeps on getting better. Established in 1971, the Farm...

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Evesham Vale Light Railway
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Evesham Vale Light Railway
The Evesham Vale Light Railway runs daily during school holidays and every weekend throughout the year. Trains are usually steam hauled and travel for over a mile through the old apple orchards and around the country park, stopping briefly at Evesham Vale Station. Here you can take a break from your journey to have a picnic, walk to the river...
Brecon Mountain Railway
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Brecon Mountain Railway
Travel in one of our all-weather observation coaches behind a vintage steam locomotive through beautiful scenery into the Brecon Beacons National Park along the full length of the Taf Fechan Reservoir to Dol-y-Gaer on one of the most popular railways in Wales. At Pontsticill you can alight from the train and visit the Cafe, admire the view...
The Edge Adventure Activities
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The Edge Adventure Activities
Enjoy a huge range of activities including Quad Biking / Trekking, Mountain Boarding / Grass Boarding, 4x Mountain Biking and Clay Pigeon Shooting.
WENLOCK PRIORY
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WENLOCK PRIORY
The tranquil ruins of Wenlock Priory stand in a picturesque setting on the fringe of beautiful Much Wenlock. An Anglo-Saxon monastery was founded here in about 680 by King Merewalh of Mercia, whose abbess daughter Milburge was hailed as a saint. Her relics were miraculously re-discovered here in 1101, attracting both pilgrims and prosperity to the...
Gilfach Nature Discovery Centre
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Gilfach Nature Discovery Centre
Gilfach Nature Reserve is set in the heart of the Marteg Valley in the Cambrian Mountains, about four miles north of Rhayader. It's a lovely place to go for a walk, with a number of well laid-out network of sign posted walking trails, some of which are suitable for wheelchairs or buggies. The 200-acre site has its fair share of birds, look out in...
Caldicot Castle and Country Park
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Caldicot Castle and Country Park
Visit Caldicot Castle in its beautiful setting of tranquil gardens and a wooded country park. Founded by the Normans, developed in royal hands as a stronghold in the Middle Ages and restored as a Victorian family home, the castle has a romantic and colourful history. Find out about its past with an audio tour, explore the medieval towers and take...
Here you will find a combined list of outdoor pursuits and outdoor play areas or anything related to the great outdoors in Herefordshire, catering for you, your child, and your family. This could include hiking, climbing, camping, canoeing, pot holing, mountain biking and other out activities, or simply a stroll around the countryside or in a nearby park. This could include rope bridges, climbing frames and outdoor pools and beaches near Herefordshire.