We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share

Activities Away
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
74
All photos (74)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent96%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“open water”(19 reviews)
“jet ski”(10 reviews)
“clean water”(6 reviews)
About
Activities away & Marinemasters are based at this old gravel pit just outside Lincoln. Activities on offer include open water swimming, canoeing, jet ski, power boating and lots of other fun watersports and adventure activities. Activities away have...more
Contact
74A Thorpe Lane, Lincoln LN6 9NW, England
Website
+44 1522 697527
Call
Reviews (163)
Filter reviews
163 results
Traveler rating
157
5
1
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
157
5
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews open water jet ski clean water recommend activities life jackets clear water children's party log burner buoyancy aids stand up paddle boarding family activity fabulous afternoon water quality is raft building would highly recommend this venue great fun for all ages bacon sandwich
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 163 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great evening! Not been for an OW swim for a while but had booked the Dip and Dine earlier in the year and really pleased we Did! Nice swim although for me getting a little colder now !! And then once changed and...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I started open water swimming here in 2009 and continued for a couple of years until having children. Although the water based facilities were great from the start, the whole site has changed enormously since my last visit in 2013. I love the glass fronted...More

Thank Caroline P
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We had paddle boards and a canoe. The briefing and equipment were great and we all had a brilliant time. Later that same week, we tried the open water swimming session. Great again and good safety support. Everyone was friendly and helpful. What a gem!

Thank Jen G
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Haven’t laughed so much in ages watching my two teenagers doing stand up paddleboarding for the first time! Have been open water swimming before but this was a new experience. Same lovely staff, food and atmosphere. Kids loved it - highly recommended and I am...More

Thank SazzyDee
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We booked the Activities Away party session for 13 children aged between 9 and 13 and can honestly say it was the best value party ever. So many activities organised on the water that involved all of them at all times carefully supervised by the...More

Thank Jacqueline P
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We went here just to see what it was like, we had some lovely ciabatta's from the cafe and sat on the balcony watching the water sports. It made a nice few hours out, next time we might even book an activity.

Thank Blossom K
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Our triathlon club visited activities away for a Dip n Dine evening. The lake is fantastic to swim in, clear water, easy entry and exit, lifeguards there to ensure safety of all. The food we ate afterwards was of restaurant quality. Everyone with special dietary...More

Thank KylaFC
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Great fun paddle boarding and kayaking with our grandson aged 10yrs. The staff were really friendly and helpful and provided a full briefing on equipment use, boundaries and safety and made sure we made the best of our time there. Got fitted with wetsuits, buoyancy...More

Thank Sophie W
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Just spent my birthday with four families, age ranging from 3 to 53 on the family activity day. The staff were friendly and yet professional, checking all of our life jackets. There were plenty if canoes, paddle boards and inflatables to play on and everyone...More

Thank Tracy G
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This is a wonderful place , happy very helpful staff , very good facilities , lovely food , this was my first visit to Activities Away and after looking for some considerable time where I could swim with my water loving dog , I was...More

Thank jacquelineA3371WC
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 nearby hotels
Best Western Plus Bentley Hotel & Spa
922 reviews
.23 miles away
Travelodge Lincoln Thorpe on the Hill
410 reviews
.33 miles away
Windmill Farm Hotel
402 reviews
1.36 miles away
Ibis Lincoln
846 reviews
1.37 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 536 nearby restaurants
Game Keeper, Hungry Horse
322 reviews
.28 miles away
Subway
10 reviews
.31 miles away
Little Chef
50 reviews
.34 miles away
Burger King
20 reviews
.40 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 166 nearby attractions
Lincoln Golf Centre
23 reviews
.26 miles away
The Natural World Centre, Whisby
254 reviews
.75 miles away
Pennell's Garden Centre
209 reviews
.25 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Activities Away staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines