This summer, join us at Calshot – a historic waterside haven for the perfect day out!
In a prime location on the shores of the Solent, Calshot Activities Centre boasts beautiful shoreline, fascinating heritage and spectacular views.
As one of the largest outdoor adventure centres in Britain, Calshot is also host to a wide range of exciting water and land-based activities for families and thrill-seekers alike!
Paddle and explore the spectacular Calshot coastline with our fun and invigorating kayak hire.
Choose from either single or double sit-on-top kayaks to hire and discover the Calshot ‘lagoon’ – a safe tidal inlet and nearby salt marshes. Soak up the rays, connect with nature and create memories with your friends or family from the comfort of your kayak.
Windsurfing is one of the most exciting watersports we offer. Thanks to its unique location, Calshot is the ideal venue for both novice and more experienced windsurfers.
We are a RYA Training Centre and offer courses at all levels from novice to instructor. We have an excellent range of modern boards and rigs which are available for immediate use as part of your course.
Enjoy a gentle stroll along Calshot's beach, lined with traditional English beach huts.
Take in the spectacular views of Southampton Water from this stunning setting on the shoreline. Watch the boats and cruise liners on the Solent and take a paddle in the water.
Reconnect with nature and become a Marine Explorer!
Join one of our tutors for a beach discovery walk to uncover the amazing seashore life. Identify and learn more about the incredible wildlife found on Calshot Spit.
Join us at the Solent’s premier sailing and watersports centre for an unforgettable day out on Southampton Water.
Providing access to both sheltered and more challenging water, our qualified instructors provide an experience that is second to none in terms of excitement, enjoyment and furthering your skills on the water. With a variety of boats to suit all ages and abilities, we’ll make sure you get the most out of your session with us.
With spectacular views across the Solent, the licensed café bar at Calshot is the ideal place to relax.
The menu offers light bites and cakes plus wholesome and delicious meals. Perfect for a post-adventure snack or a treat after a long walk or day on the beach. Free WiFi.
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