Summer camps are popular in the United States, and a childhood tradition for many. If you don’t fancy jetting across the Atlantic, check out these UK-based summer camps for adults.
1. Clyne Farm
If you love animals and the outdoors, family-run Clyne Farm has the adventure holiday for you.
Set in the heart of the Gower Peninsula in Swansea, Wales, Clyne Farm boasts 80 acres of scenic woodland and pasture. It’s a venue for children, families and adults to take part in a variety of outdoor activities.
You can go on their extremely muddy adventure course, try horse riding, or learn bushcraft skills for surviving in the outdoors. They also offer activities like archery, rock climbing and surfing. Check out their Activity Weekends for more.
2. Camp Wildfire
For the hipster in all of us, Camp Wildfire is held in the forest of Heritage Pine in Sevenoaks, Kent. This camp combines a traditional festival vibe with adventure activities to keep you occupied and entertained.
If you like adventure, exploring and fancy releasing your inner child, Camp Wildfire has more than 60 daytime activities inspired by adventure sports, bushcraft and wellbeing.
At night, attend their forest music festival with DJs and live music for unforgettable forest parties.
3. Adventure Yogi
Adventure Yogi offers yoga retreats in the UK and abroad to calm mind, body and soul.
Sign up for a unique August bank holiday weekend in the Brecon Beacons, Wales with other yoga-enthusiasts. Stay in a luxurious manor house, enjoy a guided hike in the Brecon Beacons national park, and restore your body with dynamic and energising summer yoga.
4. Tennis summer camps
Tennis 4 You Adult Summer Camps in Wimbledon, London, are a great opportunity to hone your tennis skills and make new friends.
Adult group tennis classes are available during certain weeks of the summer holidays to advance your skills in one intensive week. These are daytime tennis classes where you’ll need to travel in each day.
These fun courses are ideal for teachers off school for the summer holidays, sporty tourists, and working people on a staycation. The courses cover techniques including all the main strokes, as well as singles and doubles match-play.
5. Isle of Man Venture Centre
The Venture Centre in the Isle of Man is an adventure holiday with a difference. Not for the faint-hearted, you can join your hosts, the Read family, at this former farm for exciting adventure activities.
Accessible by ferry, the Venture Centre hosts its guests in a characterful bunkhouse next to the Venture Centre activity centre.
During your stay, they’ll help you arrange sessions of outdoor activities that include kayaking, abseiling, an assault course, archery, gorge walking, power boating, and team challenge events.