January 07th 2020

5 Activities to Try in 2020

Whether you’re looking for a new way to relax or want to jump into adventure, make 2020 your year and try something different! Why not jot down some of the things you’d like to try? And if you feel you have no time to try them out at home, give them a go on your next break to Northumberland! We’ve put together a list of the top 5 activities to try in 2020 to give you some inspiration…

1.) Surfing

First on our list of activities to try is surfing! Surfing is a fantastic way to keep fit whilst having fun and gaining new skills. The Northumberland coast offers a range of spots which are perfect for giving surfing a go, and whether you’re a beginner or a pro, Northside Surf School is fantastic if you’re looking to try this exhilarating sport on your next break!

As well as surfing tuition, you can also try stand-up-paddle-boarding – perfect for individuals as well as groups. So why not put on a wetsuit, brave the North Sea and give it a go in 2020?

surfing in Northumberland

2.) Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking offers a real sense of adventure, whilst getting to explore trails with gorgeous scenery and surroundings. Northumberland offers year-round mountain biking, with plenty of family-friendly, specialist and off-road trails to choose from.

Head to Northumberland National Park on your next break and discover the purpose-built trails and bridleways. Find out more via the Visit Northumberland website.

Mountain Biking Northumberland

3.) Yoga

Yoga is fantastic for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle to relax and unwind. Dating back to 5000 years ago, this ancient form of exercise is designed to improve balance, strength and flexibility, as well as relieve stress.

Using breathing techniques to shape, tone and stretch your body, yoga helps improve health and happiness. Fancy trying yoga on your next break to Northumberland? Head to Active Northumberland for more information on yoga classes in the area.

Yoga in Northumberland

4.) Coasteering

If you’re looking for something unique and exhilarating to try in 2020, coasteering will sure to thrill! Combining cliff jumping, sea level traversing rock climbing and sea cave exploration, coasteering offers lots of fun and adventure!

Adventure Northumberland offer coasteering sessions in Howick, less than 10 minutes from Sea View in Craster. The experienced and friendly staff members are on hand to make sure you make unforgettable memories one your next break.

Coasteering in Northumberland

5.) Horse Riding

Always fancied climbing onto the saddle and giving horse riding a go? Make 2020 your year to get into this fantastic sport. Whilst you don’t need to own your own horse or pony to try out horse riding, it’s important you find an experienced instructor to learn the basics.

Northumberland is the perfect base to try horse riding, with miles of open countryside and sandy beaches to make for spectacular riding experiences. Plus, find a host of excellent horse-riding schools for all abilities! Discover more about riding in Northumberland here.

Horse riding in Northumberland

Fancy trying one of these activities in 2020? Head over to our Facebook page to let us know what you’re up to this new year!

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