The best watersport spots by the Thames and Royal Docks

Bored of bootcamp and down on dumbbells? Why not give watersports a try for your exercise fix. From jet skiing and kite surfing to kayaking and parasailing, watersports have risen to being one of the most popular sports for those looking for something new. One of the reasons many are choosing watersports is for the mental and emotional therapy that being in and around water naturally provides. To save you from ‘surfing’ the web with dozens of tabs open, we’ve collected some of the top water activities in the Docks and along the Thames.

Docklands Sailing & Watersports Centre

Located just a few steps away Westferry DLR Station
Docklands Sailing & Watersports Centre provides courses for powerboating, windsurfing, sailing and paddlesports to name a few. Their function rooms are available for private and corporate hire throughout the week.
Tel: 02075372626
Address: 235a Westferry Road, Docklands, London E14 3QS

London Watersports Centre

Located 300m away from Royal Albert DLR Station
The main feature here is a 2,000m rowing course with seven racing lanes and towpath access to the full course. The other water sports they have on offer include rowing, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, bell boating and raft building.
Tel: 02075112211
Address: Royal Albert Dock Trust, 1012 Dockside Road, London E16 2QT

Wake up Docklands

Located 450m away from Royal Victoria DLR Station
They provide a variety of watersports in an urban environment, including cable wakeboarding, stand up paddleboarding and SUP yoga. Based on the sheltered waters of Royal Victoria Dock, the site boasts visually stunning surroundings with fantastic public transport links in one of London's most exciting and up-and-coming areas.
Tel: 07974395174

All these facilities are easy to get to from one of our brand new homes along the Royal Docks. With Shared Ownership prices from £96,250* you can get from pyjamas to jet skis in no time at all.

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*correct at the time of publishing