winter sports

Golf

Golf as we know it today, originated from Scotland in the 15th century.  However some historians believe that the game of golf dates back even further than this and there is a debate as to who first introduced it. The Old Course at St.Andrews, is known worldwide and besides
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Paragliding

Paragliding for many extreme sports enthusiasts can be both recreational and competitive.  It is not for the faint-hearted, launching yourself off the top of a mountain for fun!  This is the one time that the phrase “take a run and jump” could be taken literally. Materials such
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Tennis

Tennis is a great way to keep active (whether you are good at it or not) as there is plenty of running around and lots of lunging; great for your legs and gluteus maximus. The game of tennis is thought to date back to 12th century northern France.  It was originally played by
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Rock Climbing

Rock climbing has become more popular over recent years with many indoor climbing walls setting up all over the UK.  It is a physically demanding sport but as long as you are reasonably fit and healthy people of any age can take up climbing and sign up for a beginners course.  
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Mountain Biking

Mountain biking is off-road cycling over rough terrain.  Compared to a racing bike, a mountain bike generally has a chunkier frame with tyres that have a deep tread to enable them to grip well when cycling over rocks, gravel, grass and dirt etc.  The mountain bike has to be
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Horse Riding

Horse riding can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities and many people take up horse riding as a hobby even later in life.  It does keep you fit as you constantly have to adjust to the movement of the horses gait as horses move in the same rhythmic motion similar to that
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Skiing and Snowboarding

Lake Como is ideally situated for skiing or snowboarding surrounded by the Alps.   There are many ski schools located nearby with some maybe a little longer to get to by car.  However if you are an enthusiast of either of these winter sports, then a one or two hour drive to reach
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