Get into the mood for the 2016 Olympics

June 23, 2016

From the 5th – 21st August the 2016 Olympics will be taking place in Rio. This world-renowned sporting event see’s athletes from all corners of the globe competing against each other to win their country gold!

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Canoeing with New Forest Activities

Events include all sorts of sports from Archery to Badminton, Gymnastics to Judo, Kayaking to Cycling, Running to Diving. There are plenty more, and for the duration of the event the world will be watching their favourite sports and their teams compete.

With the buzz already starting to build, why not take part in some Olympic-style sports yourself? Some of Hampshire’s top attractions offer activities that are perfect to practice those Olympic skills and get yourself in the mood for Rio 2016!

New Forest Activities: Completely activity based you will find lots of your favourite Olympic sports right here for you to try. Including Canoeing and Kayaking, Archery, and Cycling.

Rock Up: Climbing is a possible new sport to the Olympics and a great one at that! Rock up in Whiteley offers 26 climbs, suitable for beginners to the more experience climber.

Go ape: There’s no monkey business at the Olympics, but some monkey-style-fun at GoApe Moors Valley or GoApe Southampton, is a great way to feel you’re in-touch with your inner athlete!

Forest Leisure Cycling: Whether it’s off-track or on-road, cycling is a popular Olympic event, and bike hire from Forest Leisure Cycling offers you the fantastic New Forest setting to take your bikes off-track, or on the quiet country roads.

If the above hasn’t got you in the mood for sporting action, then simple enjoy walking in one of the beautiful country parks we have right here in Hampshire, including Royal Victoria, Queen Elizabeth and Staunton Country Park.

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