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Lots of things to do for all.

We hadn't pre booked anything but turned up in the hope we could use the facilities. It is popular... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stand up Paddleboarding

A great place to try a new water activity! A friend and I couldn’t wait to give SUP a go. You can... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Julie B
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Carsington Sports and Leisure offer water and land based activities right on the edge of the beautiful Peak District National Park! We offer tuition in Sailing, Windsurfing, Paddlesports and Powerboating for all ages and abilities. We also have a...more
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Carsington Water, Ashbourne DE6 1ST, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hadn't pre booked anything but turned up in the hope we could use the facilities. It is popular so this was probably a bit of a mistake but as we were early we were lucky. We hired bikes and cycled round the lake which...More

Thank nandjm
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

A great place to try a new water activity! A friend and I couldn’t wait to give SUP a go. You can hire various kit for use on the water here and hire bikes too for land lovers. For the very good price of £12...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 26 September 2017

worth a visit for walks and shops and watch the birds in a hide been put up down near the waters edge and disabled people can visit as well cheap parking.

Thank sheilalester43
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We came raft building for my hen party on Saturday and had such a laugh. The hot drinks on arrival and bucks fizz when we had finished were a lovely touch. Instructor Ben was great and didn't lose his patience with all our dithering trying...More

Thank Suzy H
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Fished Carsington on Saturday staff all helpful and friendly, managed to catc a few fish which is always a bonus. one of the best reservoirs around for trout fishing. will return. Thanks to all staff for a great day

Thank Polisboy14
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Hired a bike for the 8 mile circuit round the lake. All efficiently handled. Good quality bike and reasonable price. Very clearly signed route and a useful map was provided.

Thank MyWhiteCat
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Booked party for 10 raft building. Hour and half Inc life jackets, wetsuits, instructor. Kids had great time. Instructor made it good fun for the group of 11 year olds. Only disappointment was that the raft was two large canoes strapped together with a blue...More

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We took our 2children aged 9 & 11 windsurfing today- non of us had ever done this before so we booked a taster session. They have a selection of sails for different weather's & so they attached small sails to the boards because it was...More

1  Thank Rach S
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We got there right when it opened at 10:00 and we took out a family rowing boat for 30 minutes and we all got given life jacket one of us took a bit longer to get one because there wasn't one that would fit but...More

1  Thank Ben F
Reviewed 2 August 2016

What an excellent facility, well prices hire for boats and kayaks, good options for walking, dog friendly. you could easily spend a few hours here. The Ice cream Parlour is a must, some of the best ice cream I've tasted

Thank Emma C
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Shilpa K
20 May 2016|
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Response from CarsingtonSports | Property representative |
Hi Sit on Top kayaks cost £12 per hour for a single or £15 per hour for a double. We are open 7 days a week 10am to 6pm Thanks