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Hengistbury Head Outdoor Education Centre

Broadway, Bournemouth BH6 4EN, England
+44 1202 425173
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Excellent level two RYA course

Great course really brought back my sailing skills from many years ago. Everyone was very friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dash47
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Hampshire
Fabulous time at Hengistbury Head Outdoor Centre

I have just completed a course of 4 sessions at HHOC leading to RYA level 2 sailing cert. Had a... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Q7535QDrogerd
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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The perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors! We are situated right on the shore of Christchurch Harbour with stunning views over Stanpit Marsh Nature Reserve. With immediate access to the shallow waters of Christchurch Harbour, it is an ideal place to learn or improve on a wide variety of watersports.
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Broadway, Bournemouth BH6 4EN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great course really brought back my sailing skills from many years ago. Everyone was very friendly and paid great attention when out sailing to ensure we didn’t run into the sandbanks or reeds. A good balance between theory and practical. Will be coming back fo...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

I have just completed a course of 4 sessions at HHOC leading to RYA level 2 sailing cert. Had a great time, with various instructors. Have sailed since childhood but my dinghy sailing was a bit rusty ( rather like me). If a creaky 67...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We took 32 cubs and scouts aged 8-12 and all had such an amazing experience kayaking. The instructors and staff were fantastic with them all and was worth every penny! All of the Cubs were talking about it for the remainder of their camp. Staff...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

2 hour windsurfer taster session. Wet suits, cagouls, and life jackets available if you don't have your own. Start off with a dry land practice, to try out your skills. Then onto the water with the largest, most stable beginners board, with a teeney tiny...More

1  Thank Red2Green
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

After doing some research, we found a nice sandy beach that we wanted to visit with our dog (Mudeford Sandbank beach). However, we could only drive to as far as Hengistbury Head car park (it is 2 pounds per hour. You can pay by coins...More

4  Thank AndrewFromEngland
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

The instructors here are brilliant! It's where I have learned to sail From level 1 and once you get to level 2 why not join the adult sailing club? It's a really inexpensive way to take up this amazing sport. So glad I did it...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Would definitely recommend this place for sailing lessons. Staff so friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Really felt they went out of their way to make it a great day for the group.

Thank Nina A
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Excellent BCU 1* kayak course yesterday. Great instruction and plenty of very useful information on safety for paddling in tidal rivers. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Christine F
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Had an amazing morning stand up paddle boarding. It was really hard work with wind and tide against us, but instructor Kev was very encouraging and reassuring. We all managed a good amount of time on 2 feet. He was very ready to provide a...More

Thank shoo50
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Bought gift voucher for a 3 hr lesson and decided to join in the fun myself. Typically overcast damp bank holiday weather but with wetsuits and lifevests provided we were toasty - even after a few falls into the harbour! A beautiful setting to try...More

Thank Mandy J
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donna692014
20 May 2018|
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Response from MNicolaH | Property representative |
Hi Donna Thanks for getting in touch, below are our kayaking taster session dates, time and prices. For more information or to book give us a call on 01202 425173 or email hengistbury@brock.ac.uk Adult Kayak Taster 2... More
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