Carsington is lovely for a vist, you can cycle round it, walk round it, sail or windsurf on it or simply sit in the cafe with a lovely view of the water and watch others do that! The playground is great for kids having an older and younger kids section. It is also a great place to bring kids with their bikes as there is a nice flat easy section along the dam wall. In the summer it is nice to bring a picnic often better as the cafe can be very busy in mid summer too. In the visitors centre there are a few nice things for the kids to do too. You do have to pay to park but it is well worth it.
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