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Outdoor Activities in South East England

Do you want to be more active during your trip to South East England this year? Then have a look at the exciting range of organised activities to be enjoyed in the great outdoors.

If you’re looking for an active break, then the great range of walks and places to cycle in South East England offer great ways to explore the region and beautiful places cars just can't get to. If something more sedate is more to your liking, consider one of our guided tour operators instead.

There are plenty of outdoor activities for kids and even some great ideas for days out catching Pokémon for children glued to their phones. Alternatively, get outside and enjoy the recreational activities of watersports or a boat trip.

Best outdoor activities in South East England

  • Go Ape, 9 locations in South East England
    Outdoor adventure rope courses at forest locations.
  • New Forest Activities, Beaulieu, Hampshire
    Bushcraft, Archery, Tag Archery and more.
  • Betteshanger Park, near Dover, Kent
    Traffic free road and off-road cycling, an awesome childrens' play areas.
  • Buckmore Park, Chatham, Kent
    One of the UK's best karting venues, great for families, birthdays or corporate events.
  • Ultimate Driving at Goodwood, Chichester, Sussex
    Experience the thrill of performance engines either on the circuit or woodland trails.
  • Wild Wood Adventure, Guildford, Surrey
    An adrenaline junkies playground with zip wires, rope bridges and wobbly crossings.
  • Finest Hour Flying Experiences, Bicester, Oxfordshire
    Aerobatic flying experiences in a fleet of immaculately-restored aeroplanes.
  • Adventure 001 Experiences, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire 
    Flights and clay pigeon shooting at various locations.
  • Fishing Breaks Ltd, Test Valley, Hampshire
    Fly fishing in a well stocked lake including tuition if required.

List of outdoor activities near me

From serious hikers and leisure walkers to families seeking an active holiday and couples just wanting to get away from it all, the comprehensive range of self-led or guided walking holidays and tour operators based in South East England can offer something for everyone.

It’s also great if you’re looking for activities near London – in fact it’s where many Londoners come to get away from it all. Browse the list below to see what's near you.

UK Electric Bikes

UK Electric Bike Tours and Hire

Welcome to UK Electric Bike Tours - whether it’s one of our scheduled tours or a self-guided electric bike hire, we visit many of Kent’s great...

UK Electric Bikes

UK Electric Bike Tours and Hire

UK Electric Bike Tours run scheduled and bespoke electric bike tours in and around...

New Forest Activities

New Forest Activities

New Forest Activities is a one-stop shop for booking activities and discovering what...

Go Ape

Go Ape at Swinley Forest

Go Ape! and tackle a high-wire forest adventure course of rope bridges, Tarzan...

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The LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort

The LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort is a unique family theme park where children aged 2 -12...

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