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If you are looking for a more active day out or holiday South East England,  take 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.The Countryside Code

We encouage you to enjoy the countryside at every opportunity, it is so good for our well being. However, whilst you are out and about remember to follow the Countryside Code.  RESPECT - PROTECT - ENJOY. This code contains advice for the public and landowners, making it easier for visitors to help respect, protect and enjoy the outdoors. 

Best outdoor activities in South East England

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    Bushcraft, Archery, Tag Archery and more.
  • The Sculpture Park, Farnham, Surrey
    650 modern and contemporary sculptures displayed over ten acres.
  • Chiltern Open Air Museum, Buckinghamshire
    30 rescued and reconstructed historic buildings that were work places or homes of ordinary people

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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. Select the 'Map View' button below to see what's near you.

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  1. UK Electric Bike Centre, Vineyard tours on an electric bike

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    Sightseeing

    ASHFORD

    UK Electric Bike Tours run scheduled and bespoke electric bike tours in and around Kent. We also hire out electric bikes and help to advise you where to go and what to see.

  2. Saltdean Beach

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    Beach

    Brighton

    Saltdean beach is shingle between rock groynes backed by high chalk cliffs and at low tide, you have rock pools to explore. Located approximately 5 miles to the East of Brighton.

  3. Leysdown Beach

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    Beach

    Sheerness


    Leysdown is a beach located at the eastern end of the Isle of Sheppey on the north Kent coast.

  4. Concierge History Tours

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    Sightseeing

    Bespoke History/Sightseeing guided tours around the rural surroundings of Oxfordshire in a chauffeur-driven classic Rolls-Royce or Bentley

  5. The Historic Dockyard Chatham

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    Historic Site

    Chatham

    The Historic Dockyard Chatham is a unique, award winning maritime heritage destination with a fantastic range of attractions, iconic buildings and historic ships to explore, PLUS a fabulous programme of touring exhibitions at No.1 Smithery.

  6. SS Shieldhall

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    Boat Trip

    Southampton

    Shieldhall was laid down in October 1954 and entered service in October 1955. Built by Lobnitz & Co of Renfrew, she is of special interest as she was built on older classic lines with a traditional wheelhouse, of riveted and welded construction with

  7. Go Ape Bedgebury

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    Climbing / High Ropes

    Cranbrook

    Located close to Royal Tunbridge Wells, just off the B2079, Bedgebury Pinetum is an award-winning visitor attraction. We're nestled in the heart of it. And, our three high ropes courses sit proudly amongst an AONB.

  8. Lavender Fields

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    Special Interest

    ALTON

    Growing and harvesting lavender, used to produce a wide range of products. Essential Oils, Body Care, Home Fragrance and more. Farm shop open all year round. Field is open to visitors every day during the flowering season (June-August)

  9. Butser Ancient Farm

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    Farm

    Waterlooville

    Butser Ancient Farm, nestled within the Southdowns National Park, is a wonderful outdoor space showcasing Ancient Britain through experimental archaeology.

  10. Go Ape Wendover

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    Climbing / High Ropes

    Aston Clinton, Aylesbury

    South of Aylesbury, you can find us in the heart of Wendover Woods. We're just off the B4009. Whether you're looking for things to do nearby with the kids or a day out with friends our two Treetop experiences have adventure covered.

  11. Sauna At The Farm

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    Sport & Fitness Spa

    Frilford, Abingdon

    Sauna At The Farm is a beautiful outdoor wood fired sauna and cold immersion experience available for private hire. Private hire includes the sauna experience, hot tub and showers for up to 6 people at a time.

  12. Hobbs of Henley Boat Hire

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    Boat Trip

    Henley-on-Thames

    Hobbs provides a variety of ways to enjoy the Royal River Thames from public cruises or self-drive and chauffeur-driven days out, to its newest boats, luxury Linnsen self-drive cruisers, the only ones for hire in the UK. Ideal for that special…

  13. Deal Pier

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    Pier

    DEAL

    Deal Pier was opened in November 1957, the 1026 feet pier is made from predominately from concrete and is home to Deal Pier Kitchen. A great place to sit and enjoy the sunset or to enjoy the views of the beautiful Kent coastline.

  14. The Living Coast By Bike

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    Cycling

    One of the best ways to discover this area is by bike and to help you explore, we have developed a series of tried and tested bike rides. The rides are graded easy, medium and hard, so no matter your ability you will be able to find something that…

  15. Go Ape Leeds Castle

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    Climbing / High Ropes

    Maidstone

    Just 7 miles southeast of Maidstone, you can find us in the grounds of Leeds Castle. We're just off the B2163 - through the main entrance on Penfold Hill. In addition to free parking, Go Ape boasts three high ropes experiences.

  16. Royal Observatory Greenwich

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    Museum

    London

    Stand astride two hemispheres on the Prime Meridian Line and enjoy spectacular views over London at the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

  17. Longdown Activity Farm

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    Wildlife

    Southampton

    There’s farming fun for everyone at Longdown Activity Farm with a fabulous daily schedule of animal activities including bottle-feeding kid goats and calves, as well as the Animal Encounter Barn. There are so many exciting play areas too, including…

  18. Cherwell Boathouse

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    Boat Hire

    OXFORD

    The Cherwell Boathouse is an iconic restaurant and punt station close to the centre Oxford. Established in 1904 and it has been a family run for over 50 years as a working Boathouse and restaurant with over 80 handmade punts in the water.

  19. Leonardslee Wine Estate

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    Vineyard

    Horsham

    With breathtaking views and stunning landscapes, Leonardslee Wine Estate is home to a 37-acre vineyard, following sustainable practices, with the first release of wine in June 2024. The estimated production of 125,000 bottles of sparkling wine…

  20. Calshot Outdoor Activity Centre

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    Leisure & Activity Centres

    Southampton

    In a prime location on the shores of the Solent, Calshot Activities Centre is one of the largest outdoor adventure centres in Britain