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5 Incredible Adventures in the United Kingdom

When you think of a vacation to the United Kingdom, you're probably envisioning Big Ben, castles, museums, and cathedrals. That side of the UK is well worth a visit, no doubt, but we've got some adventures for you to see the countryside of the United Kingdom like you never have.
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When you think of a vacation to the United Kingdom, you're probably envisioning Big Ben, castles, museums, and cathedrals. That side of the UK is well worth a visit, no doubt, but we've got some adventures for you to see the countryside of the United Kingdom like you never have. If you want to spend your next visit to the UK exploring the outdoors, check out this list of five incredible adventures in the United Kingdom.


Photos: Eric Bennett

Explore the rolling hills, waterfalls, and mossy trees of the Scottish Highlands and spend the night under the stars. Learn more.


Photos: Andrew Slaton

Want to backpack along the Scottish coast, but sleep with a roof over your head? We got you covered with this amazing adventure. Learn more.


Photos: Eric Bennett

The rock formations at Giant's Causeway are not one-of-a-kind, but they are unique and incredible to explore. Insider tip: try to catch sunrise or sunset here...you won't regret it! Learn more.


Photos: Luan Baruti

Even though this adventure is right in the nation's capitol, Edinburgh, a sunrise hike to Arthur's seat will make you feel like you're on the top of a distant mountain range. Learn more.


Photos: Eric Bennett

Didn't get enough of the Scottish Highlands? Well here's another option for an amazing backpacking trip through some of the most serene terrain in all of Europe. Learn more.

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