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Alton Water Sports Centre

Holbrook Road, Ipswich IP9 2RY, England
+44 1473 328408
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Super courteous Alton Cycle Hire

Hired a bike to overcome some logistical issues on our planned walk around the lake. Well prepared... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nfn12
via mobile
Awful

My mum and I went on bank holiday Monday. We wanted light refreshments. Neither of us knew what... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DeborahG1960
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“cycle hire” (7 reviews)
“off road” (4 reviews)
“rowing boat” (3 reviews)
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Holbrook Road, Ipswich IP9 2RY, England
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+44 1473 328408
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hired a bike to overcome some logistical issues on our planned walk around the lake. Well prepared bike proved with courtesy and great value.

Thank Nfn12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mum and I went on bank holiday Monday. We wanted light refreshments. Neither of us knew what food they offered so went in separately whilst the other looked after the dog. It took me 45 minutes to queue for a decaf tea and a...More

Thank DeborahG1960
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing day out 🤗 kayaking, bike ride and picnic Would really recommend, great fun for all the family young and old

Thank 491charmainec
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We found Alton Water on line because teenage boys wanted to hire bikes for the day. It's a reservoir with a sailing club, and a large designated nature reserve at one end. The eight mile perimeter is a cycle track. All four children hired bikes,...More

Thank Georgina H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This place is lovely! We have visited briefly and stayed for longer periods. We have had a picnic, hired a rowing boat, hired bikes and taken our own. It's great for feeding ducks, walking and cycling. You have to visit! Pay and display car park,...More

Thank afamilyeasy2please
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The friendly management and staff helped us to have a great afternoon sailing and kayaking on the reservoir. Under 5s not allowed on the water, but there is enough grassy areas to entertain them if you remember to take ball games and or bicycles with...More

Thank BeachSleeper
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Alton Water is a great place, sailing,fishing, picnicking, and watching and listening to the numerous birds found here. It is said to be safe to cycle, especially with children,-----but is it safe to walk around the lovely reservoir? Many of the "safe cyclists" ride at...More

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Great place for a safe cycle on the 8 mile track . Good for watersports , birdwatching all year or just a nice walk.

Thank cliff d
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is a great place to take the kids on their bikes as all off-road. A little hilly in a couple of places but nothing too difficult. Lovely views of the lake with a few benches to sit and admire the views on the way....More

Thank ferg17
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a great place to go, it's about 7 miles around the reservoir which has a mixture of tracks which you can walk or cycle round. On the way you pass through beautiful countryside, meandering woody walks covered by the canopy of trees great...More

Thank lindsaywakelin2016
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Ollieallwood
19 June 2017|
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Response from telcazellie | Reviewed this property |
no swimming allowed for humans or dogs..
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Dee G
25 July 2016|
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Response from horseysarah | Reviewed this property |
No not that I am aware. Didn't see any beach. x
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Foxitrix
28 March 2016|
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Response from horseysarah | Reviewed this property |
Yes its fully accessible.
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