Important notice

Runway’s End can now offer self-catered accommodation in Forge Lodge for groups of 6 or two households.

We are also offering our outdoor based activities with our ‘half day adventures’ and ‘mountain bike tours’ products with limited spaces to ensure social distancing.

Our camping pitches and camping pods are now open in line with Government COVID-19 restrictions.

We are delighted to welcome back school groups for residential stays in line with the guidance set out by the Department for Education.

For added reassurance, all bookings are covered under our COVID-19 Guarantee.

If you are planning to visit us, please check the latest Government guidance to understand the restrictions that apply.

Please contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Runway’s End Outdoor Centre

Offering excellent facilities in a tranquil woodland setting in North Hampshire, near Farnborough

Runway's End

About us

The Centre boasts modern accommodation options and a large camp site.

With Basingstoke Canal on our doorstep, we can offer kayaking and canoeing as well as a range of indoor and outdoor on-site activities.

Please note there is limited parking available at the Centre or in the immediate vicinity.

The Centre operates in partnership with Rushmoor Borough Council and Blackwater Valley Scouts.

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Contact and bookings


School enquiry form

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Enquiry Form: Birthday parties

Phone 01252 344421


1 Forge Lane Aldershot GU11 2RE

Hampshire Outdoor Centres

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We guarantee that if your plans have to change due to COVID-19, you can either:

  • Transfer your booking to new dates (subject to availability)
  • Cancel your booking and receive a full refund
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What's on offer

School groups

Runway's End offers environmental and outdoor adventure packages for schools. These can be for Day or Residential trips. Visit our information for schools.

Family half day adventures

Join us for a morning or afternoon of activities, including rock climbing and archery. Suitable for those aged 6 or above.

Uniform and community groups

We welcome groups who are looking for an adventure fix and a good dose of nature. With our fantastic indoor and outdoor facilities, we are suitable year-round for all ages.

Canoe Tours on Basingstoke Canal

We will be running our popular Canoe Tours again from April 2021. Find out more and book a tour.

Contact us to discuss your requirements.


Phone 01252 344421

Accommodation for groups

Looking for a venue that can sleep up to 100+ people? Look no further than Runway’s End Outdoor Centre. We have excellent purpose built facilities to accommodate your residential stay. Choose from our indoor accommodation (Forge Lodge) that sleeps 71 or try something different with our camping pods that sleep 40.

Our site can also accommodate up to another 150 self-sufficient campers in a peaceful woodland setting with use of our accessible toilet and shower block.

Runway's End has further meeting and conference rooms in Farrier House. Choose from a large hall or more intimate meeting rooms and break out areas.