We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre and Paddlesports Academy

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Review Highlights
Archery, Climbing and Caving.

Fantastic place! experienced staff kept an unruly bunch of 8 year old in check whilst making it... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Amanda N
via mobile
9 year old birthday party

My son had his 9th birthday party, tunnelling and the climbing wall. I cannot recommend it highly... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Emma G
Read all 41 reviews
All photos (33)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“climbing wall”(3 reviews)
“kayaking”(12 reviews)
“coasteering”(5 reviews)
Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre is a County Council Adventure Activity provider in Dorset. Perfectly situated on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, we run a variety of activities including Sailing, Kayaking, Climbing, Coasteering, Abseiling...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Knightsdale Road, Weymouth DT4 0HS, England
+44 1305 784927
Improve This Listing
Reviews (41)
Filter reviews
41 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews climbing wall kayaking coasteering activity instructor safety abilities children adventure dorset
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 41 reviews
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place! experienced staff kept an unruly bunch of 8 year old in check whilst making it fun and educational. Will be going back.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Amanda N
Reviewed 6 November 2018

My son had his 9th birthday party, tunnelling and the climbing wall. I cannot recommend it highly enough. The group of 12 thoroughly enjoyed themselves, especially the tunnelling.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emma G
Reviewed 13 July 2018

very approachable staff, highly skilled, worth every penny, Students came away proud of what they had achieved.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Rosie D
Reviewed 25 June 2018

First class instructors who helped the children at all times, many thanks to Gemma and Freya, they even remembered the children's names when we went back the following morning (there were 30 children) and even asked about a child who was not there !!! Good...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank DorsetPortlanders
Reviewed 17 May 2018

A group of us from work went kayaking with WOEC this summer and we had a great time paddling from near Sandsfoot castle to Ferrybridge. We set our early evening which was a really calm time to go. The instructor must have quickly assessed our...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank tinaironside
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Had booked a day's activity for our Scout group while we were camping in Dorset. Unfortunately, the weather meant our coasteering activity had to be canceled but the centre organized a morning activity on the water with paddle boarding and kayaking. The scouts really enjoyed...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Jane G
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We booked three days of six half day activities for groups of eight cadets and staff. We had a fantastic time. The WOEC staff were very flexible and able to move instructors and vary group sizes to cater for cadets preferences to participate in the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank VirLou
Reviewed 4 September 2016

WOEC provided two days of activities for around 65 children aged 11-15 on our recent trip to Dorset. I was impressed. They run climbing and abseiling sessions on real rock at Portland Bill which although some youngsters found challenging was pitched so that all came...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank JimneyB
Reviewed 18 July 2016

A warm and friendly welcome with well prepared mix of theory and practical elements made the course contents relevant and comfortably absorbed.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank RuntyK1
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We took 23 family members ages ranging from 2 to 66 for a morning of climbing, orienteering, abseiling and "the tunnels". Absolutely brilliant. Luke did a wonderful job teaching and encouraging everyone. Watching grandchildren aged 2, 2, 4 & 5 in harnesses scrambling up walls...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank JHC1948
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 23 nearby hotels
Galway Guest House
35 reviews
.53 km away
Crown Hotel
566 reviews
.77 km away
The Hotel Central
67 reviews
.92 km away
Bay View Hotel Weymouth
549 reviews
.98 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 310 nearby restaurants
252 reviews
.82 km away
Marlboro Restaurant
1,200 reviews
.81 km away
Nautico Lounge
297 reviews
.83 km away
La Casa Espanola
299 reviews
.82 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 134 nearby attractions
Lnos Bistro
5 reviews
.41 km away
Weymouth Information Centre
10 reviews
.85 km away
Belvedere Inn
21 reviews
.56 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre and Paddlesports Academy staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines