INSPIRED BY THE WILD
Fitness weekends and holidays in the wild
Fitness weekends and holidays
Combine unique fitness-boosting and well-being workshops with coastal adventures full of inspirational experiences to recharge your body, mind, and spirit, on the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast of Wales.
Our fitness and adventure retreats are the perfect opportunity to improve your fitness and develop well-being in an inspiring wild environment. You will experience unique and exciting adventure activities and a variety of fitness and mindfulness workshops, all under the expert guidance of our qualified fitness instructors and professional adventure guides.
You’ll be well looked after by our team of friendly lodge staff and enjoy excellent hospitality at our fully catered 5-star adventure centre.
What’s a fitness and adventure event?
This is your chance to challenge yourself, learn new skills and get energised, inside and out. We have developed a weekend and midweek package to provide the perfect blend of fun and hard work, to improve your health, fitness and vitality without the chore of going to the gym.
You will take part in our exhilarating adventures right here on the awesome Pembrokeshire coastline, combined with our varied workouts in the wild and fitness focused workshops. You will reap the rewards of improved fitness and stamina, increased strength and flexibility, improved well-being from immersion in nature and a healthy glow from breathing the fresh Atlantic air.
You’ll stay cosy in our comfortable 5 star graded eco lodge accommodation. All your food for the event is provided. Meals are home cooked, healthy and delicious. Vegetarians and special diets are happily catered for.
Monday to Friday programme includes sea swimming and aqua fit, coasteering, sea kayaking, surfing, dance fitness class, trail running, circuit training, stretching and flexibility, high intensity interval training, mindfulness workshop
Friday to Sunday programme includes sea swimming and aqua fit, coasteering, surfing, dance fitness class, trail running, stretching and flexibility workshop.
Choose your fitness and adventure break from our following packages:
- two nights comfy accommodation at the five Star Preseli Venture Eco Lodge, home cooked food Friday evening meal to lunch on Sunday
- two half day adventures plus a half day coastal run/power walk
- dance fitness workshop and high intensity training session to include stretching and flexibility
- all specialist equipment and qualified guides
- minibus transport for all activities,
- train station transfers on certain trains.
Midweek holiday package
- four nights comfy accommodation at the five Star Preseli Venture Eco Lodge, home cooked food Monday lunch to lunch on Friday
- five half day adventures plus self-guided coastal trail run/hike
- fitness focused workshops, well-being workshops, with activities every early morning and evening
- all specialist equipment and qualified guides and well-being coaches
- minibus transport for all activities
- train station transfers on certain trains
*An optional extra – Enjoy a wonderful treatment at our nearby Ivybridge spa just ten minutes away in our local town of Goodwick. Packages priced from £25 – £55 per person.
Sample 5 day itinerary
Monday Arrive in time for a lovely home cooked lunch at the lodge followed by introductions and discussion of individual aims for the week. Then we jump straight in with an afternoon of coasteering. After an evening meal you will meet with your fitness instructor and discuss the details of the programme for the week, what you would like to achieve during the holiday eg general weight loss, aerobic fitness, strength training and also a discussion on benefits of each activity we provide. A woodland run to our lovely local beach will round off the first day nicely.
Tuesday Today we get moving with an early morning run to the beach followed by a healthy breakfast and a morning of sea kayaking. After lunch you can enjoy the ‘Stress Buster Toolkit’ workshop with the Mindfulness coach. After this let’s get active with a full-body workout for an afternoon of circuit training led by our fitness instructors. A well earnt evening meal will be followed by a trip to our local beach for a revitalizing sea swim and aqua fit workout.
Wednesday For a fun and light-hearted start to the day we will be running a Zumba class which will work on your aerobic fitness and agility. After breakfast we will head off to another nearby beach for an awesome surfing adventure – watch out, it’s addictive! Refuel with a good hot lunch at the eco lodge and then it will be time for a self-guided trail run or vigorous walk along the beautiful North Pembrokeshire coastal path. To wrap up the day we will have an evening with High Intensity Interval training workshop.
Thursday After some full on fitness adventure days we have a treat in store! Thursday starts with a lovely sea swim at our secluded local beach and after a tasty breakfast at the lodge you will be off for another awesome coasteering adventure. This full body workout earns you a more gentle afternoon starting with a Well -Being workshop ‘Wishes to Goals’. Then you are welcome to head off and enjoy our local spa and a full body massage. But if the thrill of adventure is still calling you are welcome to opt in for an afternoon activity instead. As the week draws to an end you will have an evening to relax at the bar and de-brief with your fitness instructor.
Friday One last morning run to take in the beautiful rural surroundings and breath deep the fresh Atlantic air. After breakfast join us for a stretching and flexibility workshop to work out any last aches and limber up for a mornings surf lesson. After a hot lunch at the lodge it will be time to wave you off.
- Friday 31st May – Sunday 2nd June
- Monday 16th November – Friday 20th November
Fun and active weekend at Preseli Venture!
Reviewed 17 May 2016 ★★★★★
Just had a fantastic weekend at Preseli Venture taking part in the Fitness weekend. On arrival the Preseli team were very welcoming and made me feel at home straight away. A fantastic trip, it was a lot of fun, enjoyable and I also feel that I have had an all over body workout too!! Thank you Preseli Venture, can’t wait to come back again soon!!
Laura W United Kingdom
Frequently asked questions
How fit do I need to be to come along?
Everyone is welcome. Our fitness holiday and weekend are perfect for those looking to get in shape, improve their fitness and stamina, or just enjoy an invigorating healthy break away while experiencing exciting new challenges. It’s a great opportunity to get re-inspired and perhaps re-boot a fitness routine that has become neglected over recent months and even years!
What will the food be like?
Enjoy healthy, ‘real food’ prepared by our lodge chef. Sample menu, Breakfast: Granola, choice of cereals, yogurt, wholemeal toast and honey, scrambled eggs, fruit salad, fruit juices. Lunch: Welsh Cawl, (chunky vegetable and lentil soup) with warm bread. Fruit bowl and fruity flapjacks. Evening meal: Moroccan chicken tagine and cous cous, followed by home-made fruit parfaits
Do I need to take part in all the activities?
We provide a program chock full of fitness, fresh air and adventure, but since all the adventures and workshops are not compulsory you can feel free to tailor the holiday according to your own wishes and stamina.
Is this for adults only?
Our fitness and adventure weekends and holidays are open to adults of 18 years and over.
Do I need to be able to swim?
The activities are open to everyone. Just come equipped with a ‘go for it’ attitude and a sense of fun! You’ll need to fit into a wetsuit and be happy to be in the water.
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Preseli Venture, Parc-y-nole Fach, Mathry, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA62 5HN, WALES, Call us on 01348 837709 Office opening hours: Monday to Sunday 9am to 5pm
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