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Calshot Activities Centre

One of the best known outdoor centres in the country, Calshot is located near Southampton, on the Solent, with stunning views across to the Isle of Wight

The centre is well positioned to offer watersports, as well as having an indoor hangar which hosts an impressive climbing wall, velodrome, dry ski slope and more. Calshot provides a diverse range of environmental education opportunities with a dedicated field studies centre for all curriculum stages.

children sailing dinghys

Staying with us

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  • Eating

    Fuel for adventure - both self-catered and fully catered options are available.

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Take a look around before you visit – view our 360° tour!

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  • Facilities and accommodation

    Calshot offers a wonderful stay on the beachfront with beautiful sea views.

    The centre’s total capacity is 180 students and accompanying staff – catering for both smaller groups and whole year group residentials.

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Young person support fund

Hampshire Outdoor Centres are pleased to offer a support fund which can provide financial assistance to young persons who would like to visit to one of our Hampshire Outdoor Centres.

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The instructors have high expectations, they encourage students to be independent, help them to overcome their fears and challenge themselves. We are very happy how the needs of all our students were taken into account.

Green Lane Primary School, 2021

Travel and contact

Phone: 02380 892077

Email: [email protected]

Calshot Activities Centre Calshot Rd Calshot Southampton SO45 1BR

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Partnerships and accreditations

Adventure Activities Licensing Authority logo
Adventure Mark logo
British Canoeing Quality Mark logo
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RYA Training Centre logo