Water sports near our glamping campsites

If you're a water sports enthusiast and also love camping, then combine these two passions and try glamping near some of the best water sports destinations in the UK. Glamping is a great way to enjoy a luxurious and comfortable camping experience with all the benefits of being close to nature.

And what better way to enjoy the great outdoors than by trying some exhilarating water-based activities? From surfing and kayaking to windsurfing and stand-up paddleboarding, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy a range of water sports near our glamping campsites across the UK.

Abbey Wood, London

London may not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking of water sports, but the area actually offers a range of water-based activities. The nearby River Thames is perfect for kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and even wakeboarding. You can also take a boat tour to explore the historic sites and landmarks along the river.

Alternatively, head to Southmere Lake for some fishing, or try your hand at windsurfing or sailing. Whether you're looking for a peaceful day out on the water or an adrenaline-fueled adventure, Abbey Wood has something to offer for water sports enthusiasts of all levels.

Brighton, East Sussex

Brighton is a fantastic destination for water sports enthusiasts, with a range of activities to enjoy on the water. From kayaking and paddleboarding to windsurfing and wakeboarding, there's something for everyone. The calm waters of Brighton Marina are perfect for beginners, while the more adventurous can head out to the open sea for some exhilarating wave riding.

The beachfront is also a hub for beach volleyball, beach soccer, and other beach sports. With plenty of water sports equipment hire companies and experienced instructors available, Brighton is the perfect place to try something new or hone your skills on the water.

Cayton Village, North Yorkshire

Cayton is a popular destination for water sports and water-based activities. With its stunning coastline and pristine beaches, there are plenty of opportunities to get out on the water. Surfing is a popular activity in Cayton, with its consistent waves attracting surfers from all over the UK.

Kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding are also popular, allowing you to explore the coastline and spot local wildlife. For those seeking an adrenaline rush, coasteering offers a unique experience, combining swimming, climbing, and jumping off cliffs into the sea. Whatever your water-based activity of choice, Cayton offers a range of options for all skill levels.

Coniston, Lake District

Coniston in the Lake District is a haven for water sports enthusiasts, with a range of activities to suit all ages and abilities. Whether you're looking to try your hand at paddleboarding, kayaking, or even wild swimming, there's something for everyone.

The stunning Coniston Water provides the perfect backdrop for exploring the great outdoors and getting active on the water. With local providers offering equipment hire and lessons, it's easy to get started and enjoy an unforgettable experience. So why not head to Coniston and discover the thrill of water sports in the heart of the Lake District?

Daleacres, Kent

Daleacres is an excellent destination for water sports and water-based activities. Hythe sits on the coast of the English Channel, providing plenty of opportunities for swimming, kayaking, and paddleboarding. You can also take a boat tour to explore the local coastline or try your hand at fishing.

For those seeking a bit more excitement, there are options for jet skiing and wakeboarding. With the beautiful scenery of the Kent coast as your backdrop, a day spent on the water in Hythe is sure to be a memorable experience.

Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswolds

Moreton-in-Marsh is a picturesque market town located in the heart of the Cotswolds, surrounded by stunning countryside and rolling hills. While the area may not have direct access to the coast, there are still plenty of water-based activities to enjoy.

The nearby Cotswold Water Park offers a range of activities such as windsurfing, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding on its numerous lakes. For those looking for a more relaxed activity, you can take a leisurely boat trip down the River Avon in nearby Stratford-upon-Avon, where you can soak up the scenery and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of this historic town.

Southland, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight is a popular destination for water sports enthusiasts, with plenty of opportunities for kayaking, paddleboarding, windsurfing, and more.

The town's golden sandy beach is the perfect spot for a variety of water-based activities, and there are several local companies offering equipment hire and lessons. The surrounding coastline also offers plenty of opportunities for sea fishing and boat trips, with stunning views of the island's cliffs and coastline. Whether you're a seasoned water sports pro or a beginner looking to try something new, Southland has something for everyone.

Troutbeck Head, Cumbria

If you're looking for water-based activities near Troutbeck there are plenty of options to choose from. Derwentwater is a popular destination for water sports, with opportunities for kayaking, paddleboarding, and sailing.

The lake is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery, making it a picturesque setting for a day out on the water. Ullswater is another nearby lake that offers water sports, including power boating and wakeboarding. For those who prefer a more relaxed pace, there are also opportunities for fishing and swimming in both lakes. With so many options to choose from, Troutbeck is a fantastic destination for water-based activities.

Last updated August 2023