Calshot Activities Centre near Southampton
Calshot Spit, Fawley, Southampton, SO45 1BR
MONTHS OPENJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Listed under: Geography | Science | Accommodation & Residential | Outdoor Residential Centres | Cycling & Mountain Biking | Climbing, High Ropes & Zipwires | Outdoor Education | Special Educational Needs (SEN) | Team Building | Water Sports | Residential School Trips | Archery | Social Skills
What we offer on a school trip
Calshot Activities Centre offers outdoor activity residential and day visits for groups.
We are located on a landform known as a Spit which protrudes out into the waters of the Solent, 30 minutes from Southampton. Our truly unique setting offers groups, of up to 180, fantastic panoramic views of the Isle of Wight and Portsmouth from our four indoor accommodation buildings.
We deliver a wide range of adventurous activities on-site as well as off-site excursions to the New Forest National Park. The hub of activity at the centre is Sunderland Hangar, one of our three converted airplane hangars. It hosts a cycling velodrome, large climbing complex, ski slope, archery ranges and an air rifle range all under one roof! We have an outdoor high ropes course, initiative course and, utilizing our great location, we offer sailing, kayaking and windsurfing.
We have a dedicated field studies department which offers Geography based topics such as river studies, coastal studies and human geography as well Biology/Ecology topics covering marine life, heathland studies, life cycles and more.