Adventure Activities

Northumberland’s wild outdoor spaces are ideal for indulging in adventure activities of all kinds. Clay pigeon shooting, flying and gliding, water sports, paintballing, ballooning and quad biking can all be found within our boundaries, along with the latest craze coasteering.

There are some excellent rock-climbing places as well, most of them in Northumberland National Park, although your adventurous spirit will surely take you around the rest of the county as well, discovering hidden gems as you go.

If you’re visiting Northumberland on business with colleagues, why not indulge in some team-building outdoor activities such as paint-balling or rock-climbing. Families visiting the beautiful county of Northumberland will never have a dull moment when going on a Northumberland adventure. Be sure to have booked your accommodation, see what’s on in the area, and then have a good browse through the adventure activities.

Northumberland’s wild outdoor spaces are ideal for indulging in adventure activities of all kinds. Clay pigeon shooting, flying and gliding, water sports, paintballing, ballooning and quad biking can all be found within our boundaries, along with the latest craze coasteering.

There are some excellent rock-climbing places as well, most of them in Northumberland National Park, although your adventurous spirit will surely take you around the rest of the county as well, discovering hidden gems as you go.

If you’re visiting Northumberland on business with colleagues, why not indulge in some team-building outdoor activities such as paint-balling or rock-climbing. Families visiting the beautiful county of Northumberland will never have a dull moment when going on a Northumberland adventure. Be sure to have booked your accommodation, see what’s on in the area, and then have a good browse through the adventure activities.

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Kielder Water
Sport and Leisure
Kielder

Thanks to the Lakeside Way, a multi-user trail that follows the 27 mile Kielder Water shoreline, you can have a unique and beautiful walking experience.
 

Along the Zip Wire at Go Ape Matfen
Activity Centres and Adventure Sports
Matfen

Go Ape is a tree top adventure based in the heart of Matfen, a mile or two to the north of Hadrian's Wall near Hexham.

Clay Pigeon Shoot
Sport and Leisure
Morpeth

Northumberland Sporting Clays promotes safe target shooting.
This sport appeals to men and women alike, individuals and groups alike will enjoy a challenging experience.

ALC Aquafit
Activity Centres and Adventure Sports
Ashington

Ashington Leisure Centre has 2 swimming pools, a gym, sportshall, squash courts and a full range of fitness classes

Shelter
Activity Centres and Adventure Sports
Kielder

Ancient skills centre, providing everything from an hour traditional candle making in our workshop, to 3 days of survival skills in our semi-ancient woodland.

Mountain Biking in Kielder Water
Activity Centres and Adventure Sports
Kielder

Kielder Water & Forest park's rugged wilderness is MTB heaven. Experience some of the best singletrack trails in the UK with breathtaking views.

Bsc Waterwalkerz
Activity Centres and Adventure Sports
Blyth

A superb multi use leisure centre with 2 pools, sportshall, squash courts, gym, spa, softplay, and a full range of fitness classes

Water sports at Kielder Water
Sport and Leisure
Hexham

Whether you'd like to hire a boat, canoe, kayak, sail, windsurf or waterski, take a trip on the ferry or brave slalom and jumps on water skis or a wakeboard, there really is something for everyone at Kielder Water & Forest Park.

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CLC pool
Activity Centres and Adventure Sports
Cramlington

A large, multi-use leisure centre with leisure pool, softplay, sportshall, squash courts, gym and a full range of fitness classes.

Assisted Abseil
Activity Centres and Adventure Sports
Kielder

Calvert Trust Kielder offers exciting and exhilarating outdoor adventure activities, fully accessible for the whole family, in the heart of Kielder Water & Forest Park, home to the largest man-made lake in Europe.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:TripadvisorBased on 4 reviews
Learning to sail at Tyne Riverside Country Park
Activity Centres and Adventure Sports
Prudhoe
Country park on the banks of the River Tyne with park centre, riverside walks, picnic facilities and toilets.

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