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Calshot Activities Centre

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Just think what benefits a stay at Calshot Activities Centre can offer your pupils:

  • A stimulating new teaching environment

  • Exciting adventure activities to try, on site and in the New Forest.

  • An invigorating break from routine

  • Team-building and personal development opportunities

  • Field studies, activities or combination options available

Our activities facilities:
state-of-the-art climbing complex, indoor velodrome, indoor ski ‘n board slopes, archery and shooting ranges, mountain biking, high and low ropes, orienteering,

Our field studies facilities:
a 7 metre survey vessel, classrooms, a Tudor castle, a laboratory, specialist field data collection and monitoring equipment , 16 Dell Latitude Laptops, digital cameras, and a range of DTP, multimedia and spreadsheet software and more,

A wide variety of topics can be studied, from Key stage 1-5, in the following subjects - Geography, Science, Ecology, History and Environmental Studies, all studied using the superb environment of the New Forest National Park and the Solent and it’s shores.

If you are interested in bringing a group to Calshot Activities Centre or would like additional information please contact the bookings team:

Email Calshot

Phone 02380 892077

Calshot Activities Centre is one of the largest Outdoor Adventure Centres in Britain. We have a reputation for excellence and professionalism, and operates to the highest safety standards. Calshot offers year round residential and non residential courses in an unrivalled number of educational activities. Situated in a unique position on the shores of the Solent adjacent to the New Forest, its magnificent setting gives immediate access to the country's most popular Watersports area and offers a variety of learning environments for all levels of ability on land and water.

Our staff are trained and qualified to the highest levels and we have over forty years experience of teaching adults and young people. We aim to provide education, challenge and adventure in a safe learning environment.

The Calshot Experience

The Calshot Experience is a unique mix of physical and academic activities, which, when combined with the friendly, professional approach of our staff, provides some of the best outdoor and environmental education in Britain today. The instructors at Calshot are able to challenge and enthuse students whatever their physical or academic abilities. The residential experience plays an important role in the development of interpersonal skills, as well as having a positive effect upon self-confidence, self-esteem and both academic and social success. The Calshot Experience aims to ensure that students will leave with a better understanding of themselves and others, along with personal experiences which they will value and remember long after they have left.


Outdoor Education - Land & waterbased Activities Key Stage 2

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Field Studies and Landbased Activities - Key Stage 2

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Outdoor Education-Land and Waterbased Activities Key Stage 3

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Field Studies and Landbased Activities - Key Stage 3

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Shcool group on boat

Calshot Activities Centre

Calshot Spit, Fawley
Southampton, Hampshire SO45 1BR
tel 023 8089 2077

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