Where to go Windsurfing near London?
London & windsurfing – can they go together? Our capital city & home to tons of people, great shopping & nightlife but what do you do if you want to learn to windsurf near London? Resign to the fact that London & windsurfing just don’t mix? No, it’s not that bad.
Well, there are a few options for windsurfing in or near London. Queen Mary Reservoir would be the 1st (& maybe only real) option that is right there in London but the problem with this windsurfing location & others like it is that they are inland reservoirs. This creates a few problems for those looking the take beginners windsurfing lessons. Inland reservoirs are usually surrounded by trees or buildings that shadow the wind making conditions gusty & the depth of water drops away very quickly, making it much harder when you have to climb back on your windsurf board. Not to mention the fact that the water temperature is usually freezing in a deep water reservoir!
So, what is the alternative? A little know secret is that there is actually one of, if not the best windsurfing locations in the UK only 1 hour 30 minutes away from south London!
The place, Poole Harbour….
For years those in the know have been learning to windsurf in some of the best learning conditions in the UK. When people do come down from London they are amazed, one at how quick & easy it is to get to Poole Harbour & two just how stunning a windsurfing location it is!
Have a look at this source Our local windsurfing spot – Poole Harbour describing in great detail what makes Poole Harbour & the surrounding area such a great place to learn to windsurf and progress on to intermediate & advanced windsurfing. To sum it up for you, Poole Harbour has predominately on-shore winds (meaning you won’t get blown out to sea!), gently shelving, shallow water to make it easy to get back on when you fall and windsurfing lessons & windsurf hire for all levels of ability!
Windsurfing near London has never been so easy, after a hard weeks work you can come down on Friday night, take your beginners windsurfing lessons on Saturday & Sunday, enjoy the amazing surrounding scenery & make it back to London refreshed but not tired with only 1 or 2 hours drive!
Windsurfing lessons in London or windsurf hire in London really isn’t that big a deal when you have somewhere like Poole Harbour & a top class windsurfing school to go to. roof cleaning in poole