We passed hundreds of beaches, harbours, inlets and islands - while spotting porpoises and bottlenose dolphins playing in the distance - and saw people kayaking, paddleboarding and coasteering
The reason I was apprehensive was that the next day I was going to be sea kayaking and coasteering
- two things I'd never done before in my life.
Leaping off high rocks into the water below is all part of the coasteering
This week, he's in South Cornwall, which is the perfect place to try out the high-octane sport of coasteering
, exploring the rocky coastline by climbing, swimming or walking, which may not sound that extreme, but has the potential to get the adrenalin pumping.
places can't from Many coasteering
trips offer the chance to see wildlife up close, including seals, dolphins, otters, fish and sea birds.
ON THE CAUSEWAY DATE: 1 st August TIME: 13.
uk, 01348 837871 WHILE YOU'RE THERE Preseli Venture offer coasteering
, sea kayaking, surfing and guided walks all year from around PS45 per half-day activity.
She starts off with a spot of coasteering
- jumping off cliffs into the sea - even though Christine admits she's terrified of heights.
In addition to mountain-biking in Castlewellan Forest Park, the group went horse-riding in the Mournes and took part in coasteering
and a sea safari at Castleward and Ballyhoran, before canoeing along Strangford Lough.
is an adventure activity that involves free climbing up and along a rock face and jumping into the water to swim.
Charlotte Furness-Smith, 30, was swept off rocks while coasteering
- scaling rocks then jumping into the sea.
it seems, is geology, which often takes a back seat to more viewer-friendly sights, such as that of Dennis coasteering
in Cornwall (essentially performing a list of every activity you shouldn't do on a jagged, rocky coastline: jump, climb and swim), gliding off Sutton Bank, and being winched down Gaping Gill.