Outdoor Activities Tag

1st Madrid British Scouts (est. August 2010) is affiliated with and under the banner of the UK Scouting Association however they nevertheless bring an international flavour to their groups due to the cosmopolitan nature and different nationalities they embrace. 1st Madrid has grown over the years to now include Explorer, Scouts,...

Faunia is a zoo and a botanical garden located in Madrid. It covers about fourteen square hectares and is organised into areas representing different ecosystems. Here you could start your day in the jungle and finish up with a stroll through a Mediterranean forest, feeding various animals along the way....

This is a nature park dedicated to the study and interpretation of Iberian wildlife. Situated 48km west of Madrid, near the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo, it has two lakes which provide homes to many aquatic birds. Its high population of storks make Cañada Real one of the most important...

This well-equipped summer favourite is among the biggest pool leisure centres in all Europe. Among its main attractions are its wave pools and huge water slides. The water mazes, hanging bridges, waterfalls, rapids and boats round out the water activities. There are also playgrounds, picnic areas, mini-golf and cafes. Open...

The Buen Retiro Park is one of the largest parks of the city of Madrid. The park belonged to the Spanish Monarchy until the late 19th century, when it became a public park. Madrid's principal public park is situated in the city centre. Besides the boating lake, the Rose Garden and...

Juan Carlos I Park is the main municipal park in Madrid. The park was named after King Juan Carlos I. It's a huge park with many activities for kids. One of the attractions of the park is the Garden of Three Cultures (Jardin de las Tres Culturas), which contains three...

Almudena Cros is the founder and director of Across Madrid, a top-quality walking tour company based in Madrid.  Almudena holds a BA, MA and PhD in Art History from Warwick University and offers history, culture, food and art- based walks in Madrid (including the Prado Museum, Archaeological Museum, Sorolla, Madrid...