Welcome to Leaside – where adventure meets purpose!
Leaside is a community place to meet, to play, to learn, to support each other and to pause. Everyone is welcome. Come join us.
Leaside delivers the thrill of outdoor adventure activities balanced with safe, enjoyable learning for everyone. Our mission is to serve the local community, especially young people, by providing opportunities for water based activity, environmental learning, a community shared space and adventure. From kayaking iconic London waterways, paddleboarding, mountain biking, and hiking to boat rentals and venue hire. Each adventure isn’t just about fun—it is about growing, developing, learning, connecting and community. It can also be an opportunity to delve into London’s history, culture and awe-inspiring landscapes. Our activities offer a community connection. We are a community place to meet, to play, to learn, to support each other and to pause. Everyone is welcome. Come join us.
As Hackney’s sole charitable trust dedicated to our community, to paddling, adventure and the environment, every day, we empower individuals across age groups who otherwise lack access to the natural world. Our community hub aims to unlock capabilities and provide opportunities for engagement that make a tangible difference to individuals. Our activity sessions are available to individuals, schools, community groups, families as well as corporates. Working with you, sessions and courses are tailored to your abilities and can be peer led or delivered by experienced professional coaches. By joining our activities, you contribute to a purpose-driven initiative that aims to combat social isolation, boost mental well-being, and build a stronger community united by shared experiences.Our amazing location on the River Lea is nestled within Metropolitan Open Land overlooking the stunning Walthamstow Marshes. We are close to the Lea Valley Regional Park and the Olympic Park all connected by the River Lea and its tow path.
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Choose Leaside for outdoor activities in London – experts who prioritise safety, enjoyment, and satisfaction. Find out more and book a session by clicking any of the boxes below.