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Stand-up paddle boarding in Hampshire

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If you’re looking to try a new water activity – why not give stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) a go! Hampshire is one of the best places to experience paddle boarding - Whether want to take to the ocean or prefer exploring along a river or canal, there are a variety of routes and trails to follow here in Hampshire!  

Where can I SUP board in Hampshire? 

The Hampshire coastline has plenty of harbours and marinas that provide the ideal locations for watersports, especially paddle boarding. From canals and rivers to bays and beaches, there are plenty of paddle boarding spots dotted around the county for you to choose from. 

Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) in Langstone Harbour, Portsmouth 

The sheltered waters of Langstone Harbour offers one of the best spots for beginners as it nestles between Portsmouth Harbour and Chichester Harbour. The harbour is also internationally recognised for its importance for nature conservation and is a haven for aquatic wildlife and bird species! 

Find out more about Langstone Harbour here 

Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) on Calshot coastline  

If you want a true experience of SUP boarding on the Hampshire coast, Calshot is one of the best places to do so. Soak up the rays and explore the spectacular Calshot lagoon at your own pace. Just off the corner of the New Forest the beach and activity centre is well set up for watersports for all ages and capabilities to enjoy.  

Find out more about Calshot Activity Centre here

Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) on the Basingstoke Canal 

The Basingstoke Canal starts in Greywell and runs for 32 miles to West Byfleet in Hampshire. The canal offers the perfect route for paddlers, especially beginners, as it is on a flat stretch of water. It offers the perfect conditions for all the family to enjoy a spot of paddle boarding, with plenty of wildlife to spot and World War II history along the way!  

Find out more about the Basingstoke Canal here

Stand-up Paddle Boarding (SUP) on the River Hamble  

The River Hamble is internationally knowns for it’s sailing and with its annual regatta, is one of the country's leading yachting centres and many kinds of leisure craft and sailing facilities can be found here. SUP boarding along the River Hamble is a must for all keen paddlers, the water is shallow and sheltered and a great route to explore.  

The river is an important site for nature conservation and is a birdwatchers' paradise that runs through the picturesque villages of Bishop's Waltham, Botley and not forgetting the village of Hamble where the river enters the Southampton Water. Bishop's Waltham is a delightful village with traditional and specialist shopping and excellent pub lunches – a great place to stop for some well-deserved food!  

Find out more about the River Hamble here

Stand-up Paddle Boarding (SUP) Stokes Bay 

SUP boarding in Stokes Bay offers the perfect spot for paddlers who want to take to the sea. The Solent is renowned for its watersports and paddle boarding along the Solent is one of the top things to do in Hampshire. Stokes Bay is a shingle beach located near Portsmouth and offers its paddlers some incredible views of The Solent and the Isle of Wight.  

Find out more about Gosport here

Watersports in Hampshire  

If you’re looking for something more adventurous, take a look at the kitesurfing, waterskiing and wakeboarding in Hampshire!  

Find out more about watersports in Hampshire here  

Paddle boarding (SUP) in Hampshire  

SUP boarding can be enjoyed by the whole family and is a great way of keeping you fit whilst having fun! Stand-up paddle boarding is becoming increasingly popular in Hampshire and is one of the fastest growing watersports. We recommend going along with a trained professional or if you would like to know more, check the safety guidelines and FAQ’s on the RNLI website here.  

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