School Water Sports Trips

UK & Overseas

Action packed water sports activity holidays are popular among school groups, with hundreds of UK schools heading to the nearest coast, river or lake, each year. Pupils are usually getting their first taste of a range of exciting and challenging water activities, such as canoeing and kayaking, white water rafting, surfing, windsurfing and dinghy sailing. The water sports packages we offer here can be tailor-made to suit both your learning objectives and your school's budget.

As well as experiencing new water sports activities, these types of trips are a perfect way for teachers to allow pupils to celebrate the end of primary school, or as a way to get new groups bonding when starting secondary school. Children will learn a variety of practical new technical skills, while developing their own personal and social skills, and forging friendships.

Promoting well established, professional water sports centres who focus on learning and safety, we are able to feature a diverse range of venues. These school group water sports trips, allow us to offer single session experiences through to week long residential adventures.

Popular coastal water sports include surfing, windsurfing, sailing, and sea kayaking. Instructors hold qualifications from the Royal Yachting Association and the International Surf Association and are trained to give beginners an enthusiastic introduction to a variety of water activities. On inland lakes and rivers, school groups can try open canoes, kayaks, and rafts. Instructors hold British Canoe Union UKCC coaching qualifications, enabling them to safely teach paddlesports to school groups.

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UKSA



With over 30 years of experience, UKSA offers young people a fun and safe outdoor environment in which to learn important life skills to excel. Bespoke packages in sailing, watersports, and teambuilding include accommodation, food, kit, and tuition.

The wider benefits of participation in watersports are widely recognised and include inspiration, enjoyment, teamwork, boosting self-confidence and self-reliance, as well as the making and sealing of friendships. The safety, well-being and enjoyment of those visiting UKSA are our number one priority. We are a home-from-home for children and young people each year and pride ourselves on our exemplary safety protocols that sit within a robust and fully compliant framework. ...

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Adur Outdoor Activity Centre
Adur Outdoor Activity Centre

Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

The Adur Centre is ideal for your school residential trip. We offer amazing activities including climbing, paddle sports, mountain biking and many more. The trip will be tailored to meet your needs and our residential trips are outstanding value!

Schools & Colleges Residentials
Schools & Colleges Residentials

Geography, Geology, Science, Biology, History, Religious Education, Physical Education, PSHE, Watersports, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
Residential site in Tintagel, North Cornwall, overlooking the sea. Guaranteed sole use of site. Catered or self-catered options. We partner with local organisations to offer the highest quality of and diverse range of activities for your programme.

Outposts Residential Camp Somerset
Outposts Residential Camp Somerset

English, Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Art, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Water sports available include sit on top kayaking, tandem canoeing, raft building, coasteering, stand up paddling, surfing and sea kayaking. These high energy, adventurous activities take students out of their comfort zones helping to build self-confidence and resilience. They are led by experience

School residentials on the beautiful Isle of Wight
School residentials on the beautiful Isle of Wight

English, Maths, Geology, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Business, Physical Education, Art, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
We offer a 100% BESPOKE residential to the Isle of Wight for schools. This can include transport, accommodation, activities, risk assessments and so much more, allowing you to save time and money. Leave the work to us so you can focus on teaching!




Runways End Outdoor Centre
Runways End Outdoor Centre

Physical Education, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
Located in a woodland oasis in Farnborough, alongside Basingstoke Canal, our site offers an exciting getaway packed with adventurous activities. Indoor and camping options available for residential groups.

Walesby Forest
Walesby Forest

Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE, Watersports, SEN

With our own lake on site water sports have been our most popular activities since we opened. Do you want to kayak or canoe? How about building a raft and try and cross the lake? Or simply take a plunge on the body boarding course? All under the close supervision of fully qualified staff with pl

Arc Adventures
Arc Adventures

Citizenship, English, Maths, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Art, PSHE, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
Perfect Mountain side activity centre for small & specialist groups. (30 students Max) No fabricated environments. Real Activities in Real Locations. We aim to provide new elements to the residential experience that take Outdoor Ed. to the next level

 Ackers Adventure Residential centre
Ackers Adventure Residential centre

Maths, Science, Physics, Biology, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

Ackers Adventure is an Adventurous Activity Centre just 2 miles from the centre of Birmingham. A 75 acre site offering numerous facilities such as climbing walls,ski slope & residential centre, making Ackers a totally unique venue for a school trip.


Braeside Residential
Braeside Residential

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Prehistory, Romans, Victorian, Physical Education, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

COVID-19 OFFER
Superb residential outdoor learning centre based on the edge of the Marlborough Downs in Wiltshire. Offering physical and educational programmes for young people tailored specifically to them in an idyllic setting.

Skern Lodge
Skern Lodge

Citizenship, English, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Egyptians, Vikings, Victorian, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Skern Lodge based in North Devon are getting ready to get out on the road and visit you and your school. Skern Lodge can provide your pupils with an experience to remember by bringing a little bit of that residential magic to your school.

Norfolk Lakes Activity Centre
Norfolk Lakes Activity Centre

Physical Education, Watersports, SEN

Schools can enjoy a range of watersports and outdoor pursuits in our new activity centre, 11 miles from Norwich in East Anglia. As well as 37 acres of water, large indoor facilities provide a range of activities such as climbing, abseiling and more.

Conway Centres Anglesey
Conway Centres Anglesey

Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Art, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

With direct access to the Menai Strait the venue offers both challenging Outdoor Activities & Creative/Performing Arts opportunities. Set in 169 acres there are an extensive range of on-site activities that last 3hrs so are as productive as possible.


Tile Barn Outdoor Centre
Tile Barn Outdoor Centre

Physical Education, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
Our 14 acre site located in the heart of the New Forest National Park offers cost-effective residential trips with a variety of accommodation options (including camping for up to 300!). A range of adventurous activities are on-site too.

Cumulus Outdoors Curriculum Day Trips
Cumulus Outdoors Curriculum Day Trips

Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Medieval, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, Biology

COVID-19 OFFER
Coasteering is a fabulous sea and cliff based activity, which allows you to explore the Jurassic Coast under the supervision of qualified and experienced instructors. This fun water based activity involves rock scrambling and jumping, swimming and cave exploration. Kayaking, Stand-Up Paddleboardi

Kingsway Centre
Kingsway Centre

Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

A specialist outdoor education centre with over 30 years experience working with schools from across the North. We cater for a range of groups and pride ourselves on giving an authentic adventurous experience.

White Water
White Water

PSHE, Sports Centre, Watersports, Careers

The venue offers exciting paddlesport opportunities led by qualified instructors who will engage and excite students. Options include rafting, hydrospeeding, kayaking and paddleboarding.


Conway Centres Tattenhall
Conway Centres Tattenhall

Geography, Fieldstudies, Music, Physical Education, Art, Watersports, SEN

Located in the beautiful village of Tattenhall just 7 miles from Chester the centre offers a peaceful haven and a base for wide range of Outdoor Activities and the Arts. It's proximity to many schools makes it ideal for day courses too.

Oaker Wood Leisure
Oaker Wood Leisure

Physical Education, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

Woodland Outdoor Activity centre with 2 Glamping Villages which can be booked by schools for exclusive use. Sleeps up to 60 in each village. Wooden Glamping Pods sleeping up to 8. Catered or self catered. High Ropes, Low Ropes, Team Building, Rafting

Cumulus Outdoors-Swanage
Cumulus Outdoors-Swanage

Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Medieval, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
Coasteering is a fabulous sea and cliff based activity, which allows you to explore the Jurassic Coast under the supervision of qualified and experienced instructors. This fun water based activity involves rock scrambling and jumping, swimming and cave exploration. Kayaking, Stand-Up Paddleboardi

Abernant Lake
Abernant Lake

Physical Education, Watersports, SEN

Abernant Lake is an outdoor pursuits activity centre on the edge of the Breacon Beacons National Park. Our self contained 55 acre site gives schools the opportunity to experience a range of activities in a safe and caring environment.


Encompass Training
Encompass Training

Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

In the heart of rural Devon, Encompass Training is based at the historic grade 1 listed Great Potheridge House. We focus on providing a wide range quality outdoor education activities with sole occupancy and experience staffing.

Peak - Trafford Watersports Centre
Peak - Trafford Watersports Centre

Citizenship, English, Maths, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Design Technology, Food, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Art, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Sports Centre, Watersports, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
We can offer school groups some great watersport activities. • Kayaking • Canoeing • Paddle-boarding, Sailing • Raft building A katakanu is a vessel that allows 4-6 participants to venture out onto the water without the fear of capsizing. This is similar to 2 canoes rafted together a

Day Visits to Walesby Forest
Day Visits to Walesby Forest

Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE, Watersports, SEN

With our own lake on site water sports have been our most popular activities since we opened. Do you want to kayak or canoe? How about building a raft and try and cross the lake? Or simply take a plunge on the body boarding course? All under the close supervision of fully qualified staff with pl

Lockerbie Manor
Lockerbie Manor

Physical Education, Watersports, SEN

Lockerbie Manor offer outdoor residential school trips during term time, and all inclusive family activity holidays during the summer holidays. Activities take place in the extensive Manor house grounds or at


Open Door Adventure
Open Door Adventure

Citizenship, Geography, Physical Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, Watersports, Accommodation Only

Whether it is on-site or 20 minutes away at our Water Sports Centre at Llyn Brenig at Open Door Adventure you learn practical skills that are technical and challenging - both personally and again in terms of social interaction and learning to work together. We offer canoe sailing, raft building, kay

Prehistory and Stone Age Workshops
Prehistory and Stone Age Workshops

History, Prehistory, Romans, PSHE, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

Hands on Stone Age and Prehistory workshops, bringing together ancient bushcraft skills such as fire lighting, shelter building, cooking/foraging and passionate and experienced instructors! These can be held on your school site or at our centre.

Culmington Manor
Culmington Manor

Physical Education, Watersports, SEN

Culmington Manor is Manor Adventure's flagship outdoor pursuits centre, based in the heart of the South Shropshire countryside. Experience and enjoy more than 35 adventurous activities on our 100 acre estate. Click to find out why we are so popular

Skern Lodge
Skern Lodge

Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, Watersports, SEN

With the tidal waters of the Taw and Torridge Estuary on our doorstep, we are ideally located for a great watersports experience. Westward Ho! beach offers a great venue for surfing and surf skiing, whilst the estuary and river provide ideal opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, rafting, raft build


Day Trips at Willen Lake
Day Trips at Willen Lake

Geography, Environmental Geography, Science, Physics, Physical Education, PSHE, Watersports

COVID-19 OFFER
We offer a range of Watersports: Sailing, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Raft Building, Dragon Boating, Katakanu, Stand up Paddleboarding and Kneeboarding. Most of these activities teach the children about different methods of transport on the water, and how their craft is affected by water and wi

UKSA
UKSA

Geography, Science, History, Physical Education, Watersports, SEN

Our aim is to encourage, support and inspire young people by introducing them to the challenges, enjoyment, and rewards of watersports. Learn to sail, paddleboard, windsurf, kayak and more. Activities are tailored to your group's desires, age and ability.

Peak - Chasewater Activity Centre
Peak - Chasewater Activity Centre

Citizenship, English, Maths, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Design Technology, Food, Physical Education, Art, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Sports Centre, Watersports, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
• Kayaking • Canoeing • Paddle-boarding, Sailing • Raft building A katakanu is a vessel that allows 4-6 participants to venture out onto the water without the fear of capsizing. This is similar to 2 canoes rafted together also known as rafted canoeing. A kayak is a vessel which is co

Educational & Adventure Day Visits
Educational & Adventure Day Visits

Geology, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Adventure and educational day visits at our fantastic outdoor education centre. Ecology pond, nature trail and high ropes course on site, fully qualified staff with years of experience and access to Kennet and Avon Canal for canoeing.


Avon Tyrell - The ukyouth Outdoor Activity Centre
Avon Tyrell - The ukyouth Outdoor Activity Centre

Physical Education, Watersports, SEN

Avon Tyrrell, UK Youth Outdoor Activity Centre is located in the stunning New Forest National Park and offers an extensive range of site activities, all linked to the National Curriculum as well as various accommodation options for organised groups.

Cumulus Outdoors
Cumulus Outdoors

Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports

COVID-19 OFFER
Coasteering is a fabulous sea and cliff based activity, which allows you to explore the Jurassic Coast under the supervision of qualified and experienced instructors. This fun water based activity involves rock scrambling and jumping, swimming and cave exploration. Kayaking, Stand-Up Paddleboardi

Peak - Astbury Watersports Centre
Peak - Astbury Watersports Centre

Citizenship, English, Maths, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Design Technology, Food, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Art, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Sports Centre, Watersports, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
We can deliver the following watersports activities for your school group. • Kayaking • Canoeing • Paddle-boarding, Sailing • Raft building A katakanu is a vessel that allows 4-6 participants to venture out onto the water without the fear of capsizing. This is similar to 2 canoes rafte

Peak - Underbank Activity Centre
Peak - Underbank Activity Centre

Citizenship, English, Maths, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Design Technology, Food, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Art, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Sports Centre, Watersports, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
• Kayaking • Canoeing • Paddle-boarding, Sailing • Raft building A katakanu is a vessel that allows 4-6 participants to venture out onto the water without the fear of capsizing. This is similar to 2 canoes rafted together also known as rafted canoeing. A kayak is a vessel which is co


History and Field Studies
History and Field Studies

History, Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only, Romans, Victorian, Fieldstudies

Travel back in time to the Victorian era and Iron Age, discover Malvern's natural spring water, explore the fabulous countryside on a field trip for history, geography and science. PE students can take on the high ropes course or watersports.

FSC Castle Head
FSC Castle Head

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

With easy access to both the coastline of Morecambe Bay, the glaciated uplands of the southern Lake District and the lakes of Windermere and Coniston, FSC Castle Head is ideally situated for a wide range of field studies and adventurous activities.

Ackers Adventure Day Trips
Ackers Adventure Day Trips

Maths, Science, Physics, Biology, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

With 40 Years of experience, Ackers Adventure is unlike any other centre within our urban environment we have an unrivalled range of activities from skiing, watersports, climbing and much more.

FSC Dale Fort
FSC Dale Fort

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

FSC Dale Fort is set in a spectacular location high on the cliffs within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, giving superb views over the sea. It has access to a wide range of sites for biology, geography and adventure activities at all ages.


Calshot Activities Centre
Calshot Activities Centre

Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
Located on the edge of the Solent - we provide an awe-inspiring setting to take part in some fantastic activities; including indoor skiing, climbing, velodrome cycling and water-sports on the sea! We're great for field studies too.

Activity and Watersports Trips Devon
Activity and Watersports Trips Devon

Physical Education, Watersports

COVID-19 OFFER
Home to breathtaking beaches and stunning countryside, groups can enjoy a wealth of outdoor activities along the Devon coastline including rock climbing, sea kayaking, surfing, archery, coasteering, stand up paddle boarding and gorge walking.

Argoed Lwyd Outdoor Education Centre
Argoed Lwyd Outdoor Education Centre

Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Physical Education, Watersports, SEN, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
Taking full advantage of our location, we deliver a range of real, challenging activities, such as mountain walking, canoeing expeditions and gorge scrambling. These day long activities really promote self-learning. Great for field studies too!

Manorbier
Manorbier

Citizenship, Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, History, Prehistory, Greeks, Medieval, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Manorbier in Pembrokeshire is set on beautiful cliff tops overlooking the Irish Sea. It is a really fantastic location reached by a private road from the nearby village. This is a perfect location for your school activity trip to Pembrokeshire


Newgale Lodge
Newgale Lodge

History, Medieval, Physical Education, Sports Centre, Watersports, Accommodation Only

COVID-19 OFFER
Newgale Lodge is situated in a secluded rural 2-acre setting, just 2-miles from Newgale beach and the spectacular Pembrokeshire coastline. We offer fully-catered stays and exclusive use to schools of more than 30 and can accommodate up to 50 people.

Brenin Adventures - Outdoor Education
Brenin Adventures - Outdoor Education

Geography, Physical Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Bushcraft, Watersports

Our main water site is based on the Llyn Clywedog, a 7 mile long lake in the heart of mid Wales. Here we run canoeing, kayaking, raft building, paddleboarding, sailing and RYA powerboat Courses. The lake is surrounded by hills and it truly a fantastic venue. We also offer mobile paddlesports; s

Pro-Active Adventure Conwy
Pro-Active Adventure Conwy

Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Prehistory, Celts, Medieval, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Conwy on the North Wales coast is set in the historic medieval walled town. The castle its self overlooks the important crossing for the Conwy river. It is a really fantastic location just on the edge of town, but within easy walking distance of town

Galloway Activity Centre
Galloway Activity Centre

Physical Education, Wildlife, Watersports, SEN

We’re a friendly family run outdoor activity centre that’s been operating since 1988 and caters to a wide range of children’s groups all year round. From the smallest group sizes to over 100 and from day trips to week long residential holidays.

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