Perhaps the most important duty bestowed upon the best man, is to plan a stag do to remember that will fit the personality of the groom in true fashion. Of course, every groom is different, and whilst some will be satisfied with the traditional night out on the town, other grooms are a tad more adventurous and would prefer something a little more challenging.
If you’ve been given the responsibility of planning a stag do with a difference, here is a little inspiration to show you just some of the activities you could plan for your soon-to-be-hitched outdoorsman.
White Water Rafting
Perhaps one of the most adrenaline inducing sports in the UK, white water rafting is perfect for someone who loves being in the outdoors. Not only will you be able to enjoy some truly dramatic scenery, but you will also get to feel like a true adventurer whilst going through rapids that are certain to take your breath away. Wherever you’re planning to hold the stag party, plenty of locations across England, Wales and Scotland offer white water rafting experiences.
Nothing gets the blood pumping quite like an adrenaline inducing assault course – and it even gives you the chance to compete against your friends like a true action hero! Assault courses are a great way to test both the fitness and strength of your outdoorsy groomsmen, though they are certainly not suitable for those are worries about getting a little muddy. Scramble through water slides, scale giant walls and endure some of the most testing challenges you’ll ever face.
Gorge Scrambling offer a myriad of activities which includes climbing, swimming and of course scrambling; something that your rugged groom will love. If you’re planning the days activities on your grooms behalf, it’s worth checking whether they have a head for heights first. You will need to be relatively fit for this kind of activity as it is the epitome of “roughing it” and is something which will guarantee to satisfy your outdoorsy groom.
There are plenty of active Stag do ideas for the more adventurous groom-to-be, so do a little research and you’re certain to find something to suit every taste – but remember to ensure what you pick is suitable for all those attending. If you’re stuck for ideas, then companies like The Stag and Hen Experience even put together action packed activity packages to help take the stress of the planning process.