Adventure

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6 of the best… zip wire experiences to excite your group

We’ve scoured the UK for some of the top zip wires for groups looking for a bit more adventure, from the longest zip line in Europe to the ultimate challenge for adrenaline junkies.

Machu Picchu

G Adventures' new tailor-made tours include India and Peru

Tour operator G Adventures has launch a new range of tailor-made travel solutions covering 11 destinations after an “increased demand” for customised trips. 

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New immersive theatre space will open in the West End

An immersive theatre, Space 18, will open in the West End this spring and is set to thrill visitors with experiential theatre shows.

Crystal dome at Crystal Maze LIVE Manchester

Game-changing upgrade for Manchester’s Crystal Maze Live Experience

Crystal Maze LIVE Experience Manchester has launched three new games, which are open for groups to enjoy now.

Thetford Forest Forest Live event

Five hobby-inspired trips your group can enjoy together

As it is Hobby Month, we thought that we would take the opportunity to have a look at some of the ways in which you and your group can embrace your hobbies together through trips.

Lumley Castle opens escape room

Lumley Castle to open new ghostly escape room

Lumley Castle Hotel in County Durham has teamed up with Escape Rooms Durham to create a new escape room challenge.

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience

New Crystal Maze Live experience set to open in London

A new Crystal Maze Live Experience will be opening early 2019 in London featuring challenging activities and games.

War of the Worlds visitor experience

Experience a Martian invasion with new War of the Worlds attraction

The musical version of The War of The Worlds is being transformed into a visitor experience.

European brown bears

Take your group on a wildlife expedition they won’t forget

Tying in with David Attenborough’s new series Dynasties, we look at some of the best expedition trips that are available for groups.

Man climbing at Go Ape

5 thrilling adventures for groups to face their fears

We look at five trips that groups feeling brave should have at the top of their lists.

Thirlestane Castle

Revel in Scottish pursuits at Thirlestane Castle

Thirlestane Castle in Scotland is launching new group options for the 2019 season, including guided tours, fun activities and dining options.

Galapagos Sea Lions

New ship to join G Adventures fleet in 2019

From January next year, G Adventures will welcome the Eden to its fleet for the Galapagos Islands sea-based tours.

Bear Grylls has opened the new attraction in Birmingham

Bear Grylls Adventure attraction opens in Birmingham

A new experience, billed as the UK’s ultimate adventure destination, has opened at the NEC.

Cuba

Walking hotspots revealed by HF Holidays include Cuba and Morocco

Highlighting destinations such as Cuba, Morocco and Portugal, HF Holidays has announced its selection of breaks for 2019.

Edinburgh

Great Rail Journeys launches new ‘smaller group’ tours

The rail company has announced eight new holiday itineraries which are suitable for smaller groups of up to 20 people, including locations in Switzerland and Italy.

Papua New Guniea Photography Cruise

Antarctica and Jerusalem among Steppes Travel’s ‘outside the ordinary’ tours

Travel operator Steppes Travel’s 2019 group tours include trips on the Trans-Siberian Railway and visits to the Biblical Lands.

Carnival Cruise Line

Seeing is believing; 7 incredible activities now possible on a cruise

We look at some of the best experiences for groups looking for something extra…

BAi360

BAi360 launches group abseiling mornings

British Airways i360 in Brighton is now offering ‘iDrop Abseil’ mornings throughout the summer and autumn, which are suitable for groups.

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience increases visitor times

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience in London and Manchester has extended its hours, meaning more time slots for groups to visit.

Rooftop Rider Zip Wire

Derbyshire welcomes first rooftop zip wire

Mount Cook Adventure Centre, a centre for activity trips, has unveiled Derbyshire’s first rooftop zip wire which will officially open on 7th May.

Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls Adventure to land in Birmingham

The NEC in Birmingham will welcome a new action-packed experience later this year, created in partnership with adventurer Bear Grylls.

Shire Hall

New museum in Dorchester to showcase 200 years of crime

The town of Dorchester in Dorset will be home to a major new attraction, Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum, when it opens its doors to the public on 1st May.

Royal Three Counties Shows

Royal Three Counties Show to celebrate British countryside for 60th time

The annual show will return for its 60th year at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern this year.

Clip 'n Climb Leeds

Large climbing attraction set to open in Leeds

One of the biggest climbing attractions in the north, Clip ’n Climb Leeds, will open in May with more than 30 individual climbs.

BAi360

Groups welcome at new BA i360 dining experience

The first Sky Dining evenings at British Airways i360 will take place in April and May, offering a three course meal with views over Brighton and Hove.

Golden Eagle

Great Rail Journeys offers new tours to Bali, Canada and Russia

The group rail tour operator, Great Rail Journeys has announced its holidays for 2019, with five new ‘bucket list adventures’.

The Tall Ship Races

Groups welcome at major sailing event in Sunderland

The host city of the Tall Ships Races 2018 has outlined its offering for groups and tour operators planning a visit this year.

Eiffel Tower

Attractions abroad offering incredible views

From towering great heights, to intricate architecture, we round up some of the best and most iconic attractions around the world offering groups amazing views.

Photography group

Photography holidays for snap-happy groups

Holidays themed around photography can provide groups with the chance to hone their camera skills or simply enjoy capturing beautiful photos.

Guatape Colombia

Rainbow Tours launches group itineraries to Latin America

Tour operator Rainbow Tours has introduced two new small group tours to Peru and Colombia this year, offering an alternative style of travel for those keen to explore Latin America.

Manchester

Ten most walkable cities for a group trip

From Manchester to Toulouse, here are some of the top destinations to consider when organising a walking trip for your group.

Grand Canyon zip wire

Five daredevil experiences for your group

Hold on tight – our round-up of thrilling activities for groups ranges from an epic zip line over the Grand Canyon to the world’s fastest roller-coaster.

Chinese New Year

Liverpool celebrates ten years since European City of Culture title

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Liverpool being crowned European City of Culture, and the city is marking the milestone with a programme of exciting events and projects.

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Floating aqua park to open at Albert Dock Liverpool

A new floating aqua park, boasting a 92-metre inflatable assault course, will open at Albert Dock Liverpool this year, it has been announced.

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Liverpool reveals major cultural programme for 2018

Next year will mark a decade since Liverpool's reign as European Capital of Culture and is set to be an exciting year for the city with plenty on offer to group visitors.

Just Go!

Just Go! adds new holidays for 2018

Holiday company, Just Go! Holidays has revealed details of its new trips available for next year, including history themed trips with a visit to the Terracotta Warriors.

Tribe

5 ideas for an alternative group travel ‘bucket list’

Alternative bucket list trips in repsonse to new research that reveals that travellers are looking for personalised experience trips.

Egypt

From Morocco to Kyrgyzstan: G Adventures names top destinations for 2018

G Adventures has forecast the hottest spots for adventurous groups to travel to next year.

KE Adventures

Remote walking breaks for groups in 2018

If you’re planning a walking trip with your group next year, there’s plenty on offer, from hidden trails and undiscovered tracks to mountain top routes and lake side paths.

SEA LIFE Blackpool

Blue Planet boosts group interest at SEA LIFE Blackpool

Sir David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II has reportedly created a big wave of interest in the undersea world, with an increase in shark experience bookings at SEA LIFE Blackpool.

Sherlock Holmes Museum

Celebrate 125 years of Sherlock Holmes

As the 14th October marks 125 years since the first Sherlock Holmes novel, we thought it apt to highlight some key locations for fans of the famous fictional detective.

Travelsphere tour

Norway and Tanzania among new destinations for Travelsphere

Travelsphere’s 2018 holidays reveal new experiences on offer to groups, including the Norwegian fjords, Tanzania and the Galapagos Islands.

Keeley, Mail Rail

What has the Group Leisure & Travel team been up to?

A round-up of some of the places the GLT team have visited recently, from the Postal Museum to the Lake District.