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National Water Sports Centre

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Address: National Water Sports Centre Adbolton Lane | Holme Pierrepont Country Park, Nottingham NG12 2LU, England
Phone Number: +44 114 982 1212
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7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Holme Pierrepont Country Park, home of The National Water Sports Centre is...

Holme Pierrepont Country Park, home of The National Water Sports Centre is a hidden gem just 10 minutes outside of Nottingham City Centre!

Boasting 270 acres of country park and a 2km Regatta Lake, which as well as being great to walk, run or cycle around, also contain a huge range of activities for all ages! Activities include:

- Sky Trail High Ropes Course

- Mini Golf

- Segways

- ECombat Laser Tag

- White Water Rafting

- White Water Tubing

- Lazy River Tubing

- Wakeboarding

- FootGolf

- X Runner Assault Course

- Children's Playground

The centre also has a state-of-the-art gym with lakeside views, conference facilities, en-suite accommodation and an 18 acre campsite with Camping Arches and Tipis alongside traditional camping pitches.

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White water rafting

Highly recommend white water rafting as myself, sons and nephew didn't stop laughing from start to finish. The family price deal on the photos from Alex Wilkinson photography has... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Highly recommend white water rafting as myself, sons and nephew didn't stop laughing from start to finish. The family price deal on the photos from Alex Wilkinson photography has helped to remember those really high points! Basically when I fell in!! Really well organised and a great day out and still laughing at the photos now! :-)

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very well organized Iron Distance Triathlon. Only problem was the water with several people become ill including my Mrs after they had swum in the lake. Guess you can't get rid of the grease or swans who poop in the water. Other than that the venue is excellent.

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Thank jez34140
Long Clawson, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Group of 15 celebrating our daughter's 21st birthday had two rafts - have to say they could not have had more fun. Utterly brilliant and wholeheartedly recommend. The photos, while not cheap, they send afterwards really make it too - endless laughs. Our "pilots" Eoghan and Sav were fantastic.

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Thank Simon J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the years I have tried White water rafting, canoeing, waterskiing, watching the canoeing on the white water course and rowers on the main lake. Have been here in all weathers for a walk or a cycle ride. The High ropes were good fun and crazy golf is basic but fun (Havent tried the segways yet). Fantastic place for watersport... More 

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Thank YippeeWooHoo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for my 30th birthday. It was great fun for everyone. The only negative was the price of the photos. £8.50 each but everyone in the boat has to buy them. That's a lot of money for some photos.

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Thank Sarah R
NWSC_Nottingham, marketing at National Water Sports Centre, responded to this review

Good afternoon Sarah, Thanks for your feedback, we love that you had a great time with us for your birthday. The photographers we use are brought in to help create awesome memories, we definitely take your feedback on board and will look into how we can improve that area. If you have any further feedback, please contact us on: info.nwsc@serco.com/0115... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came on a team building day with work and it was great.. We did the white water rafting which wasn't as scary as it looks which made it more fun. Id recommend this for any groups weather its team building or a stag party etc. The instructors were all great and really made sure we had a good experience.

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Thank A1057940
NWSC_Nottingham, Marketing at National Water Sports Centre, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for your feedback. We are very pleased that you enjoyed White Water Rafting, we agree it is a great activity for groups. Thank you for recommending us, our instructors will be pleased, they put a great amount of effort into making the sessions safe and as enjoyable as possible. If you have any further feedback, please... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We a group of 6 of us went white water rafting for a friend’s birthday. The overall experience was excellent and went too quickly. We managed to do our four runs before the end of our allotted time so we got some extra time ‘surfing’ on a wave to get the birthday boy extra wet. The instructor was very good... More 

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Thank Nathan W
NWSC_Nottingham, Marketing at National Water Sports Centre, responded to this review

Good afternoon Nathan, We are so glad you enjoyed your time White Water Rafting with us. One of the great things about our course is how much effort our instructors put in with each group that comes through, this shows through all the amazing feedback we get from our customers. Thank you so much for your feedback and we hope... More 

Much Hadham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The camp site is over priced at £ 21 a night for a caravan with electrics there are 2 fields for camping and caravans that's about 200 pitches with only one small toilet block. They have made about 100 pitches on a back field without putting in any drainage first so if it rains the field cannot be used and... More 

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NWSC_Nottingham, Marketing at National Water Sports Centre, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry that you've had negative experiences when staying on our campsite. We assure you that we find your feedback valuable and important in helping us with our continuous improvement plan. If you have any further feedback, please contact us on: info.nwsc@serco.com/0115 9821212 Kind regards, Holme Pierrepont Country Park More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a surprise for the stag on a Friday before heading into Nottingham city centre. The centre itself is huge offering loads of things to do. The White water rafting was really good. We had 4 runs down the course. The last one had us all out the raft. Do not think having a go pro camera with you... More 

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Thank Michael L
NWSC_Nottingham, Marketing at National Water Sports Centre, responded to this review

Hi Michael, Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed White Water Rafting with us. It is incredibly convenient having the city centre so close. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Holme Pierrepont Country Park More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience . White water rafting was the best. Dave our guide / skipper lead us and did everything to make sure we all had fun . Was exhilarating and adrenalin packed. Price was £35 a head for over 2 hours of enjoyment. Photos £8:50 per person and great value and great action shots . GO IF YOU... More 

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Thank Karl J
NWSC_Nottingham, Marketing at National Water Sports Centre, responded to this review

Hi Karl, Thank you so much for your feedback. We are very happy you had the best time rafting. Next time you join us we'd recommend White Water Tubing, it's heaps of fun. We hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards, Holme Pierrepont Country Park More 

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