Osea Island

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What To Do on Osea Island

There are so many different outdoor and indoor activities on Osea Island that there should be something for everyone. From sailing and fishing to massage treatments and yoga and all sorts in between, the activities you can do during your free time should make your stay on Osea a very memorable one. Scroll down to find out what's on offer.

To Visit

Boat Hire

You can hire anything from small fishing and sailing crafts to historic, 50-person Blackwater barges at Osea Island. Pre-booking is required. If you miss the tides you can travel from the mainland by river taxi.

Sailing Lessons

You can purchase sailing lessons which are taken out on the estuary. View this beautiful part of the world from out at sea...

Canoeing

If you feel like getting even closer to the water than you can in a boat, then pick up a paddle and jump in one of the canoes that are available to hire. 

Fishing

There is both Sea Fishing and Fly Fishing available to guests on the island. 

Beaches

You can enjoy some excellent beach strolls all year round, or catch the rays while gazing out to sea during the warmer months. 

Tennis

Tennis fans will be pleased to hear that Osea's tennis court is free for all to use. Enthusiasts should bring their best whites!

Swimming

There is a heated outdoor swimming pool open between April 30 and October 1. There is also a natural salt water swimming bath in front of the Manor House, and of course plenty of sea to take a dip in too. 

Gym & Spa

If you fancy a workout or some pampering head to the Gym & Spa. It features state-of-the-art equipment, massage treatment and a sauna. A personal trainer can also be arranged.  

Yoga

There is a large, secluded yoga studio supplying mats and an idyllic setting. 

Art Studio

If you feel like wielding your creativity somewhere else, why not take some brushes down to the remote and peaceful art studio? 

Games Room

The games room contains table tennis, a pool table, library and plenty of music. 

Home Farm & Wildlife

There are donkeys, pheasants, turkeys, rabbits, countless species of birds; including many owls; Osea Island is the only place in England where all five species of English Owl can be found. 

Cycling

You can hire a bicycle or tandem and enjoy the sights of the island on two wheels.

Guided Walking Tours

Get a real feel for the rich history of Osea Island by taking one of the guided walks. You'll be shown the rare wildlife and ecology and remains of past human settlements. 

Book and DVD Film Library

Browse the huge antiquarian collection of books or pick out a DVD to watch back at your cottage, apartment or in the cinema room. 

Cinema Room With Surround Sound

There is a mini cinema with surround sound you can use to watch a flick or two during a quiet evening away from work. 

 

Creative Workshops

Feeling studious and want a new skill? There are cookery, music, painting and drawing classes you can sign up to. 

 

Wine Tasting

Osea provides wine tasting sessions which may well be of interest to the connoisseur. Book your session in advance. 

To Eat & Drink

Chapel Cafe

Based in a converted chapel is the Chapel Cafe. It is open for all guests to use and is where catered-for visitors will be served their meals.