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Fun activities for winter fitness

Getting active outdoors doesn't necessarily mean pulling on your running shoes! Sharing time with your family outdoors is a great way to enjoy quality time and keep in shape. Get active with the family this winter, with one of these fun activities:


Test your navigating skills with Gruffalo Orienteering

Gruffalo OrienteeringOrienteering is a fun navigational challenge which involves a healthy mix of physical activity and decision making. Kids and adults alike will love the excitement of using a simple map to try and find twelve Gruffalo markers in the deep dark wood.

Go for a brisk winter walk together

Walking in the forestWalk yourself fit this January on our great woodland walks. With miles of trails, we have walks for all ages and abilities from strenuous mountain hikes to short streamside strolls.

Enjoy our family and leisure cycling routes

Family CyclingCycling is a fab way to get fit so grab your helmet and head out to the forest for a beautiful woodland ride. Check out our selection of family friendly cycling routes for a fun day out.

Take your 4 legged companion for a stroll

Dog WalkingWalking your dog is a fun way to exercise and enjoy the great outdoors, for you and your four legged friend! Try one of our walks and enjoy some gentle exercise plus stunning views.

Get the blood pumping with Go Ape

Go ApeFly down zip slides, leap off Tarzan swings and sample fun crossings on Go Ape whilst enjoying views of our beautiful woodlands and getting fit.

Last updated: 11th January 2018

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