The most exciting outdoor activities all in one place!
Forget simply walking around promotional stands! The Bristol outdoors show is the only outdoor show where you can actually participate in so many different types of outdoors sports and activities in one place!
Purchase an Activity Ticket and gain unadulterated access with no added costs to the following list of activities! No other show offers such great value for money!
Got a head for heights? Try your hand at rock climbing with our mobile climbing wall! Suitable for a wide variety of ages*, you'll be able to get a taste for one of the most popular outdoor activities in the country.
*Minimum age 5 years old. Maximum weight 16 stone.
How does floating along inside a giant inflatable ball sound?! Sure, it may be really silly, but it's also incredible fun! Don't worry, you'll be tethered to land so you won't float away!
*Minimum age 5 years old. Maximum weight 13 stone.
If you love to get wet then kayaking is the sport for you!
Whether you have always fancied having a go in white water, or whether you prefer the more sedate pace of kayak touring, you cannot afford to miss out on our kayaking taster sessions. These will give you an opportunity to discover what kayaking is all about.
Come and take part in Power Bokking, one of the most exciting new sports around! With expert tuition you'll soon be leaping and bounding like a pro!
Our experts will also be putting on demonstrations throughout the day so that you can see what these devices are fully capable of allowing you to do!
The Bristol Outdoors Show will also have its own Skate Park provided by Active Adventure South West! With ramps to test your boarding skills as well as BMX riding.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Come and try Stand Up Paddleboarding, the fast growing alternative for paddling down river! The Bristol Outdoors Show will also be hosting SUP racing on the day too to demonstrate how exciting these boards can be!
Dragon Boat Racing
Believe it or not, Dragon Boat Racing is one of the most popular watersports in the world!
With a history going back over 2000 years, Dragon Boat Racing is a sure fire way to increase your cardio! With boats and sessions being run by the Bristol Empire Dragons race team, and around 20 people per boat, Dragon Boating is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
If tight spaces and exploration are your thing, come and have a go in our unique artificial cave system!
Join in one of the latest and most effective ways to get fit in the countryside! Way2Go will be running Nordic Walking sessions at the show, and we can guarantee you won't look at hiking poles in the same way again!
Come and check out scuba diving with Subaquaholics 'discover scuba sessions' and feel what it is like to breath underwater. Each session will be run by a professional PADI instructor and give you the chance to learn the basics.
Please note that due to logistics there are very limited places of 32 people for this activity.
Show gates will open at 9am for pre booked ticket holders to register their interest, and this diving activity will be provided on a first come first served basis.
Soldier 'I' : Training Wing
The Training Wing offers the unprecedented opportunity to be taught survival, tactical & professional military skills by legendary ex-members of the world's elite fighting force, the SAS.
At the Bristol Outdoors Show join Instructor Bob Podesta for hands-on demos covering the SAS survival belt kit, bed/shelter building, fire lighting & trapping. Then get ready for action and take on the Training Wing team challenge.
Sit On top Kayaks
Come and enjoy Sit On Top Kayaks provided by Lovely Planet and being run by Outside Element! If the idea of a normal kayak doesn't appeal to you, the user friendly nature of a Sit On Top might be just what you are looking for!
Don't forget the kids!
The Bristol Outdoors Show also caters for the kids! Keep the tots happy with our Bouncy Castle, Toddlers Ball Pond, and Soft Play Shapes!
Kidz Kaos will be at the show hosting a play area with games such as connect 4, jenga, and a range of chill outs such as random skipping, hula hoops, hopperz!
School In The Forest
Learn everything there is to know about the forest with this fascinating hands on educational company!
In addition to the many activities you can take part in, The Bristol Outdoors Show will also be hosting experts on the sport of Paramotoring, on hand to show off their kit and to offer advice for those tire of having their feet on the ground!
And much more!
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*Activities may be subject to age, height and weight restrictions. Please check with us ahead of time if you are unsure of whether you may be suitable to take part in any given activity. Activity list is also subject to change.