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UKSA 4-acre campus
On-site pool
Raft building
UKSA - bar area
On-site canteen
4-berth accommodation
6-8 berth accommodation
Dinghy sailing
UKSA - team building activities
On-site pool
Raft building
UKSA - bar area
On-site canteen

UKSA, Cowes, Isle of Wight

Sleeps 2 - 100 60 Bedrooms 100 Dining

Large group catered outdoor activity centre in West Cowes, Isle of Wight, sleeping 200 for water sports and school adventure trips

Residential Watersports Centre for Schools and Groups

If you’re looking for something unique for your group to experience, UKSA’s all-inclusive campus package could be just what you’re looking for. Our large 4-acre home in Cowes is the perfect base to explore the beautiful Isle of Wight. Accommodation for youth groups, clubs, uniformed groups, and schools consists of dormitory style accommodation blocks with a choice of B&B, half, or full board options. B&B includes breakfast served in our onsite canteen. Full board includes three meals a day, with a packed lunch for when you’re on the move. Self-contained 4-8 berth bunk rooms have single and twin rooms available for leaders with separate bathrooms. Wheelchair accessible bedrooms are also available.

Campus stays include full use of on site facilities. Classrooms, an indoor heated swimming pool, full-sized sports hall, WiFi, changing rooms, drying rooms, canteen, and bar area are available for your group to use. 

UKSA’s waterfront base is the perfect location to incorporate watersports and team building activities in your stay. Learn to sail, kayak, windsurf, paddleboard, team build and more. Activities can be tailored to your groups age, ability, and needs. Extend your trip with visits to some of the islands famous attractions like Osbourne House or Dinosaur Isle or use UKSA as a base camp to explore the island.

Campus packages include:

  • B&B, half or full board options
  • Full use of our facilities
  • Transfers from the ferries
  • Additional activities can be added to your stay
  • One place FREE of charge for every 10 participants in your group

UKSA are open all year apart from 2 weeks over the Christmas period.



We are accessible with disabled access and suitably adapted accommodation blocks with flexible bedrooms, lifts and hoists from pontoon to boats.


WiFi across the site.

Swimming Pool

Indoor heated 14m pool.

Games Room

Full-sized sports hall, chill out area for games and home cinema.

Dining Room

On-site dining room serving three meals a day.


Tea making facilities in en suite group leader rooms.

Sitting Room

With its superb view overlooking the busy waterfront, UKSA’s lounge and bar is the ideal place to relax and unwind.

TV and Music Facilities

TV in the lounge/bar area.

Heating and Open Fires

Full central heating.


Self-contained dormitory style 4/6/8 berth rooms - single and twin leader rooms.


Included, please bring towels.


Bathrooms are either situated in dormitory rooms or close by along the corridor within the allocated accommodation area.

Children's Facilities

We offer a full programme of supervised day and evening entertainment and activities including a dedicated Chill out Zone for our younger visitors.


UKSA enjoys a prime position on the River Medina with direct access for watersports and sailing. Outside decked areas for relaxation. Drying rooms.


Some on-site / off-site parking available for cars and minibuses. Bike park.


UKSA generally adopt a non-smoking policy, however there are allocated smoking areas outside.

Booking Information

Rates p/p/p/n:
• B&B £47
• Full Board £60
• Residential trips (price dependent upon the time of the year and length of stay). Prices start at £210 for a 3-day weekend (low season) to a 5-day week (high season) at £550 – full board, watersports activities, evening entertainment, and accommodation.

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UKSA, Isle of Wight

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Late Deals

July 2024 Late Deals

50% off multi-activity residential trip 29th Jul - 2nd Aug

September 2024 Late Deals

50% off multi-activity residential trip 2nd - 6th Sept


In Cowes on the Isle of Wight – fantastic position for all types of watersports for school and residential trips.

  • 10 minute walk from Cowes town centre and the foot passenger ferry to the UK mainland.
  • Cowes town centre.
  • Southampton.
  • Cowes Town centre has access to buses across the Island.

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UKSA - team building activities
UKSA 4-acre campus

Youth & School Trips

UKSA’s large 4-acre secure site can accommodate groups of all sizes (up to 200+ people). Dormitory style accommodation in bunk rooms with separate leader rooms. Fully catered. Choice of activities.

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