3 active holidays to enjoy in later life

Are you looking for a more active way to enjoy your holiday? You don’t need to be on a sunbed by the beach to make the most of your time off. Take a look at our three ideas for active holidays below. You might just find the inspiration you need to book your next trip!

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Skiing

If you’re not adverse to some cold weather, why not consider a skiing trip?

You could go to a ski resort in America or Canada, or choose one of the many locations in Europe. Ski resorts are often beautiful, with stunning mountains and crisp white snow.

Skiing and snowboarding are great forms of aerobic exercise. They help strengthen your lower body muscles as well as improve your balance.

If you’re new to skiing or snowboarding you should take lessons and learn from an expert. If you end up enjoying it, you can start exploring the slopes on your own when you’re ready. Don’t forget to stop for a hot chocolate or mulled wine on the way!

 

Cycling

If you enjoy a bike ride, why not take it one step further and go on a cycling holiday?

There are so many ways to enjoy riding your bike on holiday. You could go on a full cycling tour across part of a country, go mountain biking, or just cycle around the area you’re staying in. The choice is yours!

You could go on a cycling holiday almost anywhere, but Europe in particular is very bike-friendly. If you’re interested in a cycling tour, choose a route that’s scenic and plan out your stops along the way. You might be able to find some suggestions for cycling routes online. You can either take your bike with you or rent it when you get to your chosen destination.

Hiking

Walking is one of the simplest pleasures in life, and hiking takes it one step further.

A hiking holiday can be extremely relaxing yet also exhilarating. You’ll be able to enjoy fresh air and nature, while also enjoying breath-taking scenery and the satisfaction of reaching your destination.

You can go abroad to enjoy a hiking holiday but you don’t need to. The UK has so many beautiful destination for hikers to enjoy, such as Skye in Scotland, Snowdonia in Wales and the Peak District in England.

 

So, when you come to book your next trip why not swap the beach for something a little more exhilarating? You might discover your new favourite way to spend your holiday.