Active NAtion

DISCOVER, EXPLORE OR EXCEL

There is no better setting to participate in outdoor activity than at Woodmill Outdoor Activity Centre. Our picturesque, secluded grounds aren't given the name of "Southamptons best kept secret" for no reason.

We can assure you that our expert team will give you an experience like no other! Whether you fancy a paddle on The River Itchen, or you want to test your limits on an adrenaline-filled High Ropes Course... Your adventure awaits here at Woodmill. We have over 12 wonderfully unique activities on offer, consisting of both land and water based.

All ages and abilities are welcomed with open arms, and probably a life jacket and a helmet too! We are the only centre in the UK with 4 different types of water on offer, giving paddlers of all disciplines an exhilarating challenge upon every visit.

Have a browse of our amazing activities, and make Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre your next day out.

Samantha Overend
Samantha Overend
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"My son and his 3 friends thoroughly enjoyed the whole day all staff very helpful and polite. food was amazing. will definitely be back again soon thank you for such a great experience."
Lucy Butt Hickman
Lucy Butt Hickman
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"My girls thoroughly enjoyed all the activities they tried. I must also say that the staff were brilliant and really encouraged my youngest. We will definitely be returning at some point."
Julie Jones
Julie Jones
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"I haven't Kayaked in 20 Years but tried it today and loved it! How lovely to have this on our doorstep - Can't wait to come again, thanks for being so patient and kind."
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Discovery Sessions

With amazing outdoor activities to choose from, our discovery sessions are the perfect opportunity to get outdoors and try something new.

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Clubs Style Sessions

Our Club Style Sessions and Masterclass-themed Clinics for children and adults are Instructor led, giving you the opportunity to progress and improve your paddling skills with expert tuition.

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Pool Sessions

A selection of open practice, drop-in sessions, rescue clinics, rolling skills workshops and freestyle in a swimming pool setting.

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fishing

An environmental interest and popular salmon fishery can be found within our secluded grounds, join our anglers.  

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Personal Tuition

The opportunity to work on tailored paddling skills and techniques with one of our expert paddling instructors.

Opening Times

Summer Opening (May – Sep)

Friday – Monday: 09.00 – 17.00

Tuesday – Thursday: 09.00 – 21.00

Winter Opening (Oct-April)

Wednesday – Sunday: 09.00 – 17.00

Location

Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre,
Woodmill Lane, Southampton, SO18 2JR