Being an island, the UK has a lot to offer when it comes to the water. While things like water sports and party boats are something that you would associate with a hot destination like New Zealand or Australia, the UK actually offers plenty of different things to do on the water that you can enjoy. With some of these activities, all you need to do is grab your friends, colleagues or family and enjoy yourself!
With a huge range of coastline, lakes and rivers across the UK and the Globe, it’s safe to say that there are plenty of opportunities when it comes to water sports and activities. Head to the coast of Cornwall, and you will find plenty of surfing, windsurfing and kitesurfing opportunities. However, if you’re looking for something a little more relaxing, then you will find that there are a number of fishing opportunities across the UK. One of the biggest attractions that has been available in the UK since the 2012 Olympics is white water rafting, located at the Lee Valley Park. This is one of the most thrilling water sports that you can discover when it comes to the UK, and is therefore a highly attractive option for many.
One thing that a lot of people don’t consider is the party element of water. Not only do swimming pools offer pool parties for children, and this is an extremely attractive option for birthday parties, there are a plenty of grown up parties that you can experience on water too. Boat and river cruises are exceptionally important, and party boat hire in London is a great way to celebrate any big event such as a wedding, New Year’s Eve and more. A party on a boat is also a great way to see some of the very best sites, particularly in London, helping to really amalgamate some of the best parts of any activity, all from the comfort of a boat. A lot of boat parties will feature free bars and a food spread too, creating the perfect option for those looking for a new location for their party.
One of the best things about water is that it can be extremely relaxing. Whether you’re lying on a float in a pool, or you’re lounging on a boat out at sea, the sound of the waves crashing or even just the trickle of water from a waterfall or stream can be highly relaxing for those nearby. The sounds of water can help to improve the tranquillity of the environment you are in, and can help to differentiate between the fast-pace of a modern life, particularly in the city.
With the cold waters around the UK, a lot of people will not associate diving with the UK. However, there are a huge number of diving locations on the coast and inland, and also plenty of wrecks to find and dive too. The waters around the UK aren’t necessarily the clearest, and the sea conditions aren’t always the best when it comes to diving, but there are a huge number of locations to choose from if you’re an experienced diver or even a beginner!