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4 Yorkshire Attractions for Adventurous People

When it comes to adventure activities, Yorkshire has it all; underground caves, a warren of labyrinths, aerial adventure and more. The natural playground on the doorstep of our holiday apartments York is the perfect place to head to for couples, hen and stag parties and anyone who wants an alternative activity to try in Yorkshire.

Where to Go?

Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest on the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park is often called the Great Yorkshire Forest and has lots of places offering adventurous activities. There are cycling and walking trailers or head up into the trees for an exhilarating Go Ape course. The Dalby Forest Go Ape course is famous for the epic Zip Wires and thrilling obstacles. Designed to challenge even the most experienced thrill-seekers, Go Ape is a few hours of fun that won’t be soon forgotten, and for those who aren’t big fans on heights, there is Go Ape Forest Segway to try too.

Person walking through a forest in New York

Brimham Rocks

The striking rock formations at Brimham Rocks near Harrogate are popular with walkers and rock climbers – perfect for those looking for something different when visiting Yorkshire. Pack up a picnic if you are heading to Brimham Rocks, as you can take four or five hours walking and climbing over the spectacular rocks, which have been formed over hundreds of millions of years. The rocks offer different climbing disciplines, suitable for beginners and experienced alike, including bouldering, rope climbing and abseiling.

Brimham Rocks

Lost Earth Adventures

Lost Earth Adventures is based out of York and provide experienced exciting activities such as rock climbing, mountain biking and canyoning, and can cater to hen and stag dos. Trying some new activities in a large group is always a lot of fun – expect a lot of laughs as people get to grips with the basics of rock climbing and other thrilling activities. You can find more information about the locations and experiences Lost Earth Adventure offer on their website.

Person rock climbing in Yorkshire

Wired High Ropes

Part of the popular Web Adventure Park is Wired High Ropes, a suspended course with various challenges which are ideal for adults looking to do something different on their hen or stag party to York. Groups of ten or more receive discount prices, and you can try out the two popular challenges Wired and Summit. Each takes an hour in length, with a full safety brief beforehand. You will definitely be testing your strength and nerves – perfect for brides and grooms who are nervous about their impending big day!

Person on a zip wire

Where to Stay?

There is no need to look anywhere else than The Lawrance luxury apart-hotels in York and Harrogate for your accommodation. The apart-hotels have everything you need, from comfy beds, lounge areas, smart TVs and Wi-Fi. Also, their city centre location means you have easy access to York’s best restaurants, bars and other attractions, so your adventurous mini-break doesn’t need to end! Contact us at The Lawrance today to find out more about the accommodation, any offers we may have and attractions and events in the area.



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