HOLIDAYS FOR SOLO TRAVELLERS
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Singles adventure holidays in Wales
If you’re looking for a singles holiday with a difference…you’ve found the right place. This is not a traditional ‘dating event’!
You’ll find yourself leaping from vertical rock faces, kayaking into caves that echo with the songs of seals, and stargazing around a bonfire under a picture perfect night sky.
This adventure holiday for singles offers the perfect opportunity to experience unique and exciting adventure activities under the expert guidance of our professional guides. You’ll be well looked after by our team of friendly staff, and enjoy excellent hospitality at our fully catered 5 star eco lodge.
What’s a singles adventure holiday?
This is 6 days of unadulterated adventure and inspirational experiences on a beautiful National Park coastline, all shared with a group of like minded single adventure seekers.
Nestled into the side of a National Trust wooded valley with views down to the Atlantic ocean, you’ll be staying at the gloriously laid back five star Preseli Venture eco lodge, your ‘home from home’ for the week. By day you’ll be taking part in endorphin blasting adventures including coasteering, sea kayaking and surfing. By night you’ll enjoy delicious home cooked meals beside a roaring fire whilst sharing stories from the days events with your fellow adventurers.
What does this holiday include?
You can mix your own adventure cocktail or pick our popular packaged holiday.
6 day/5 night adventure holiday: includes 5 star eco lodge accommodation with all delicious home-cooked meals, adventures with our professional activity guides, minibus transport for the activities, free transfers for those travelling here by train.
Sample Itinerary for your holiday: programme may change according to tides and swell
Sunday Arrive in time for a home cooked evening meal, served at 7.00pm, settle in and relax at the lodge. You’re welcome to arrive after 5.00pm and take a beautiful woodland walk to our unspoilt beach.
Monday Jump straight into the fun and exhilaration on a half day coasteering, the ultimate coastal adventure – climb, swim and jump into a whole new world. Sea caves and swirling ocean swells combine to produce a truly wild environment. Watch out, it’s addictive! In the afternoon take part in our Abermawr challenge, similar to an orienteering challenge, where you set off looking for clues in our nearby woods and down to the beach.
Tuesday Today is a biggie, a full day sea kayaking along the Pembrokeshire coastline, a place where rocks, caves, seals, birds, waves, surf, beaches, harbours and much more make our coast a real sea kayaker’s paradise. Hone your sea kayaking skills, with the emphasis on exploration and wildlife watching along this inspirational coastline. Packed lunch on a deserted beach or inaccessible (apart from by kayak) rocky nook!
Wednesday Another busy day today, in the morning you’ll take a half day surfing on one of our Pembrokeshire beach breaks, basing yourself at a beautiful beach, followed by lunch at the lodge. For the afternoon you have a choice: either a wonderful self guided coastal walk, or an exciting kite boarding session!
Coastal Walk: have the world renowned Pembrokeshire National Park Coastal Path on the very western tip of Europe right on our doorstep. Unwind amidst the spectacular cliff top scenery and chill out amongst the wild flowers – it’s the perfect accompaniment to the adrenalin charged adventure activities. We drop you off at a choice of points along the coast and you’ll finish up at our local beach, lovely!
Kite boarding: we’ve teamed up with a local specialist to offer a half day kite boarding on the wonderful sandy expanse of Newgale beach. Kiteboarding is the perfect ‘light wind’ complement to kitesurfing, involving similar skills without getting wet. NB As you would imagine, kiteboarding is lots of fun but VERY weather dependent! Because of this we don’t charge you in advance for this activity, and payment of £40 can be made to the kiteboarding company when and if the activity takes place. Also, for this activity you’ll need to provide your own transport.
Thursday Coasteering, we’ll choose another of our awesome venues along the North Pembrokeshire coastline. Whether the sea is flat calm and reflecting the suns rays like a mirror, or raging and boiling as the waves pound the cliffs base, a superb coasteer can be guaranteed, with the emphasis on cliff jumping, wave dodging and rock traversing shifting according to the conditions; no two coasteers are ever the same. Hot home cooked lunch at the lodge, followed by a second amazing surf lesson where standing up can be almost guaranteed! In tumbling surf you laugh at the sky, soo much fun and you learn a new skill in beautiful surroundings.
Friday We’ve partnered up with Twiggy and her team at Llanwnda Stables or Hannah at Havard Stables to offer an hour and a half horse ride where you can enjoy inspirational views of the Strumble Head peninsula, or out across Dinas Head, from horseback. If horse riding doesn’t rock your boat – you’re welcome to opt into an alternative activity so do just let us know in advance. Lunch at the lodge, and depart.
NB We are sorry but we are unable to offer transport to/from the horse-riding venue, so you’ll need to provide your own transport. If you are travelling here by train then taxis are available for the 15 minute drive and please do ask for taxi costs at the time of booking. Alternatively you could opt into another activity so please do ask us for more info. The horse-riding activity is included in the holiday cost.
This is an outline itinerary, and is therefore subject to change for exactly when each activity will take place. This can vary according to your own preferences, and to weather and tides on that particular week. Please contact us if you have any questions or requests.
Off the shelf package
- five nights comfy accommodation at the 5 star Preseli Venture eco lodge, home cooked food Sunday evening meal to lunch on Friday
- four half day adventures, one full day adventure, one and a half hour horse ride, coastal hike and Abermawr challenge
- all specialist equipment and qualified guides
- minibus transport for all activities,
- train station transfers on certain trains.
Mix & match
Mix and match your itinerary based on these prices:
- £65 for one night stay in the 5 star eco lodge with 3 delicious home-cooked meals and all the lodge facilities
- £52 for each adventure half-day, including guides, equipment, minibus transport and pick of the best secret spots and out of the way National Trust owned special places on the coast.
- coastal walk is free of charge and self-guided: we drop you down the coast and you enjoy a wonderful cliff-top Hike on the coastal trail, finishing at the Preseli Venture lodge
3rd – 8th June and 2nd – 7th September
This ‘once in a lifetime’ trip will definitely not just be once
Reviewed 30 June 2015 ★★★★★
I wanted adventure, i was traveling on my own, and i wanted to push my own limits – and this ticked all boxes! I would definitely recommend it, and i really want to go back! I had an amazing time, and met some fantastic people!
Elizabeth / United Kingdom
Frequently asked questions
What can we do in the evenings?
After supper you’ll be free to make the most of our awesome location, a walk through the bluebell woods to the beach comes highly recommended, and we’ll have a bonfire under the stars for you on one of the evenings. The Preseli Venture eco lodge is a great place to hang out, we have a fully licensed bar and free wireless broadband, plenty of games, and a rather fetching pool table with purple baize, as well as table football! If you want to sample the local, small and friendly hill top village of Mathry, it’s just a short walk from the lodge and will give you a real taste of rural Welsh life. If you’d like to take part in something a little more active we can recommend an evening yoga class run by a local practitioner or for the ultimate relaxation how about a massage? Contact us for further details.
What are the ages of people in my group?
We don’t take ages on booking but typically attract a wide range from people in their twenties to people in their sixties.
Are there any participant restrictions?
We welcome adults of 18 years and over. The activities are open to everyone, you don’t need to have previous experience and you don’t need to be particularly outdoorsy, just come equipped with a go for it attitude and a sense of fun! Participants should have a reasonable general level of health, be able to put a wet suit on and be comfortable in the water (doggy paddle is fine!).
Preseli Venture, Parcynole Fach, Mathry, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA62 5HN, WALES, UK +44 (0)1348 837709 Office opening hours: Monday to Sunday 9am to 5pm
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