A school water sports tour to Lee Valley offers your students the opportunity to try their hands at a number of new activities at an Olympic facility!

Built to host the canoe slalom events of the London 2012 Olympics, Lee Valley White Water Centre boasts some of the best facilities for water sports in the UK. You’ll be able to try stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and white water rafting. Plus, you’ll enjoy some team building activities, such as raft building.

Accommodation is onsite, in purpose-built group accommodation, so you won’t be far from the action. And for something a little different, why not add in a visit to Warner Brothers Studio, to learn about the making of the Harry Potter films?

Suggested Itinerary (3 days, 2 nights)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary

Board coach for departure

Young Mariners base activity session

Arrive at accommodation and check in

Evening meal at accommodation


Breakfast at accommodation

Arrive at Lee Valley White Water Centre

Group to rotate between kayaking and stand up paddle boarding

Water Wipeout and raft building

Evening meal at accommodation


Breakfast at accommodation

Rafting activity at the Lee Valley White Water Centre

Begin transfer home

Arrive back at school

3 days, 2 nights Price from £300 pp
  • 2 nights' full-board accommodation
  • 3 days' executive coach hire and driver throughout
  • White water rafting session
  • Full-day Young Mariners Base activity session
  • Water Wipeout activity
  • Stand up paddle boarding session
  • Kayaking session
  • Raft building session
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Detailed information pack
  • Itinerary planning service
  • VAT



Warner Bros Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter

Warner Bros Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter

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water wipeout

Water Wipeout at Lee Valley

Water Wipeout is a huge inflatable obstacle course that is erected on the lake at Lee Valley… Read More

Lee Valley White Water Centre

Lee Valley White Water Centre

Lee Valley White Water Centre was built to host the canoe slalom events at the London 2012 Olympic Games and remains… Read More

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding at Lee Valley

Stand up paddle boarding originated in Hawaii and involves standing on a board and using a paddle to propel yourself… Read More

Herts Young Mariners Base Activity

Herts Young Mariners Base Activity Session

Herts Young Mariners Base is an outdoor activity centre that’s located right next to YHA London Lee Valley… Read More

Kayaking at Lee Valley

Kayaking at Lee Valley

Kayaking was invented by the Inuit thousands of years ago and is similar to canoeing except in the sitting position… Read More

Raft Building Activity

Raft Building at Lee Valley

Challenge your students to build a raft that will float! This is a fantastic teambuilding exercise that will encourage your… Read More

Rafting Activity

Rafting at Lee Valley

Give your students an exciting introduction to rafting! Jump aboard one of the 5-person rafts and you’ll be… Read More

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