UK cities of adventure


With the school holidays well underway, new research has revealed the best UK cities for outdoor adventure. Where will it take you?

New research by Blacks has revealed the most active cities in the UK, after analysing data on the UK’s number of green spaces, outdoor trails, number of sport complexes and watersport adventures.

You can view the results in full here:

The top ten cities with the most attractions for outdoor fanatics are:

1 Southampton
2 Norwich
3 Gloucester
4 Plymouth
5 Ipswich
6 Newcastle upon Tyne
7 Peterborough
8 Cambridge
9 Bolton
10 York

With a total of 49 adventurous activities and attractions, Southampton tops the list. The port city sits on the south coast of the country, offering plenty of opportunities for people to get stuck into water sports and other exciting activities.

The best UK cities for adventure sports are:

1 Brighton
3 Southampton
2 Plymouth
4 Peterborough
5 Belfast
6 Edinburgh
7 Glasgow
8 Cardiff
9 Gloucester
10 Swansea

Brighton is known for its pier and beach, with plenty of fun activities and attractions that keep tourists coming back every year. With six water sports attractions on offer, the city is the best in the UK for adventure sports.