About us

Hampshire Outdoor Centres has been working with schools within Hampshire and beyond since the 1960s. We offer inspirational outdoor learning programmes which are focused on helping young people develop mental and physical resilience and confidence. Students learn to look after themselves and others, while achieving success through exciting outdoor activities in new and inspiring settings.

With a high percentage of schools returning year after year, our outdoor programmes play an important part in improving the lives of thousands of young people every year.

Our experienced programme team will help you to build your bespoke programme, encompassing outdoor activities selected to meet your aims. Our centres provide courses of different duration from single sessions to week long residential visits. Accommodation may include both self and fully catered options.

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Our centres

Calshot Activities Centre logo

Our flagship centre Calshot Activities Centre, sits on the shores of The Solent on the edge of the New Forest; allowing unprecedented access to a variety of water and land activities.

Runway's End Outdoor Centre logo

Runway’s End centre offers excellent facilities in a tranquil woodland setting in North Hampshire.

Tile Barn Outdoor Centre logo

The Tile Barn Centre prides itself on high quality and affordable canvas, bunkhouse & pod accommodation, deep within The New Forest National Park.

Hampshire and Cass Foundation Mountain Centre logo

The Hampshire and Cass Foundation Mountain Centre is located amongst the mountains of the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales, where your students can truly immerse themselves in the wild outdoors.