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    Carsington Sports and Leisure Activity Centre

    Watersports activities on one of the UK's largest reservoirs, including kayaking and windsurfing.


    Carsington Sports & Leisure Ltd is a watersports centre based at Carsington Water, one of the largest reservoirs in the UK. We are able to offer a variety of watersports activities as well as cycle hire and fly fishing from boat only.Whether you are after an introductory session in windsurfing, sailing, stand up paddleboarding or kayaking or a more advanced lesson to perfect your technique, we have something to suit you. A great activity for families and groups is to paddle in a canoe or row in a rowing boat around our sheltered bay area where you can also hire sit on top kayaks and the extremely popular stand up paddle boards. You can also gain access to the water with your own craft, you will have to pay a launch fee and have your own insurance, check out our website for more details. The watersports facilities are open everyday from mid March - November and and open only at weekend during the winter months. We are however open all year round for cycle hire and offer a full range of off road bikes, as well as electric bikes, children's buggies, tag-a-longs and child seats. Carsington Water offers fly fishing at its best. Its natural beauty, crystal clear waters and stunning fish combine to make the perfect venue for all anglers. Fly fishing is from boats only which gives you an excellent opportunity to explore the 740 acres of open water. The flying fishing season is from mid March to November each year. We are open seven days a week, 363 days a year (closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day) from 10am until dusk depending on the season.


    • Accessible equipment available for use or hire
    • Designated disabled parking
    • Fully accessible disabled toilet
    • Audible alarm system
    • Clear signage throughout venue
    • Wheelchair accessible


    • Recycling on-site
    • Accessible by public transport

    Our Facilities

    • On-site catering
    • Picnic site
    • Children welcome
    • Facilities for educational visits
    • Facilities for groups
    • Facilities for corporate hospitality
    • Parking with charge
    • Dogs Accepted
    • Gift shop
    • Postbox
    • Public toilets
    • Accepts groups
    • Coach parties accepted

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