Join us at the Hamworthy Outdoor Education Centre for a great range of outdoor experiences on the northern side of Poole Harbour.
We provide a great range of adventurous pursuits for people of all ages, including: our water based kayaking, sailing and powerboating experiences as well as great climbing and abseiling days.
All of our experiences are run by fully qualified instructors at venues perfect for beginners and those at all levels of experience. We are open throughout the year including school holiday periods.
No matter if you are planning a corporate getaway, a birthday party or a fun hen or stag event, have a chat with the friendly team at Hamworthy Outdoor Education Centre.
Just 10 minutes from the water on Poole Harbour, Hamworthy Outdoor Education Centre Kayaking provides the perfect location for a great range of kayaking courses and experiences.
No matter if this is your first time in a kayak or you are looking at taking on advanced courses and experience such as learning how to roll, paddling along white-water rivers or in the surf or you want to take on the open water with our sea kayaking sessions, our fully qualified instructors will provide comprehensive instruction and supervision, ensuring you have a safe and fun experience as you learn vital skills to enjoy a world adventure on the water.
If you are planning a fun experience or you want to take a nationally recognised course direct from the British Canoe Union, then get in touch with the team at Hamworthy Outdoor Education Centre Kayaking for more information.
Join us on the waters of Poole Harbour with Hamworthy Outdoor Education Centre Sailing and discover this amazing sport for yourself.
We run courses from our ideal location in the northern edge of Poole Harbour for sailors and landlubbers alike. Our courses run throughout the week, during the day and in the evening to provide a flexible and fun experience for you to learn everything you need to sail with confidence to discover the world of adventure the sea holds.
Beginners will start out in single handed dinghies and we also have vessels available for progression, and all courses are from the Royal Yachting Assocation ensuring quality training with fully qualified instructors.
No matter your level of ability, as long as you are over 16 years old we have a course for you, contact us at Hamworthy Outdoor Education Centre Sailing for more information.
Tour the waters of the beautiful Poole Harbour from the driver's seat with Hamworthy Outdoor Education Centre Powerboating.
As a Royal Yachting Association recognised training centre, Hamworthy Outdoor Education Centre provides quality training from our fantastic location on the northern side of Poole Harbour to get you in the driver's seat feeling the thrill of driving these powerful fast boats.
We offer entry level courses as well as further training so that you can operate a safety boat for commercial and adventure purposes , or we can provide the training you need to become a boating instructor yourself! We provide an experience for people of all levels of experience be it for commercial training or simply a fun experience that will see you leaving with skills you can take all over the United Kingdom.
Join the professionals and learn how to drive a boat, navigating safely to new realms of adventure, simply speak with us at Hamworthy Outdoor Education Centre Powerboating for more information.
Climb the local sea cliffs at Hamworthy Outdoor Education Centre Climbing for a thrilling and challenging adventure.
We provide a thrilling climbing experience for beginners and more advanced climbers on the sea cliffs of Swanage and Portland, as well as other venues around the country with our fully qualified climbing instructors. We will provide full instruction as well as all of the gear you will need to enjoy this sport safely and transportation to the various sites from our outdoor education centre, so all you need to bring is your sense of adventure!
As well as running events for corporate groups and school events, we also have a 7 metre high climbing wall available for hire to make your next school fete or teambuilding exercise stand out from the crowd!
Regardless of experience, climbing is a greaet sport that improves fitness while challenging you to exit your comfort zone in a safe and controlled environment. Get in touch with us at Hamworthy Outdoor Education Centre Climbing to plan your experience with us.
Join Hamworthy Outdoor Education Centre Abseiling on the sea cliffs and in the surrounding countryside for a challenging experience you will not soon forget.
We run experiences for both novice and experienced abseilers, providing instruction in the techniques and equipment you will need to enjoy this thrilling sport as well as transport to the local abseiling sites.
Abseiling is more of a mental challenge than anything, and is a fun event that everyone can try. Be it on the sea cliffs or the local crags you will. Step off a ledge at altitude, properly harnessed in to the various lines employed, once you are horizontal you will begin to lower yourself baby steps down the vertical drop, till before you know it you are bounding down having the time of your life!
The sense of achievement when you overcome this personal challenge will have you wanted to climb back up and do it all over again, so it’s a good thing we combine the day with a full climbing experience! To plan your adventure with us, simply get in contact with the staff at Hamworthy Outdoor Education Centre Abseiling.