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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
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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A Great Day Out

There is so much to do whatever your age. The white water rapids was so exciting - and we were only watching!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Ian S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is so much to do whatever your age. The white water rapids was so exciting - and we were only watching!

Thank Ian S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I attended this session on Sunday and had a really good time on the rapids. The man who took us (I think called Danny) was very laid back and welcoming to the group and made the experience even better. The rapids themselves were very enjoyable for a first timer to get used to. One issue I had was the fact... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went white water rafting with a couple of workmates, supervised by Danny and Aaron. Bit apprehensive going in but had a blast despite falling in twice! Went four times through the course. Ended rafting down the river as the sunset. A great way to spend a summer afternoon!

Thank Charlie P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the high ropes for the first time with daughter aged 6. It was superb value for money for the experience. Crazy golf could do with some TLC but for the price was more than satisfactory.

Thank Ben T
Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on a Thursday in school holidays and expected it to be packed but we had plenty of choice of times for activities so had a go at E-Combat, MiniGolf, SkyTrail and Segway. Loads of fun for all ages. The staff were entertaining and joined in the fun, whilst also providing safety checks and some minor first aid for scales... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We all enjoyed the rafting very much & our instructors Matt & Beth were excellent at both making the experience extremely enjoyable aswell as rescuing when we fell out the boat, making it a very exciting experience. A fantastic evening out at a great price, thanks so much, we will be back. 100% recommend!!

Thank Olivia W
Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had a couple of hours to kill prior to visiting a friend and came across this place. No prior knowledge so popped in on spec. We were pleasantly surprised. Enjoyed watching canoeists practicing plus especially the white water rafters. All in lovely scenery so walks/biking all available. Cafes everywhere (didn't try) plus an adventure area for kids. The locals... More 

Thank SPoppy
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently went white water rafting at sunset. Wetsuits and helmets provided along with buoyancy aids. Our instructor, Sav, was fantastic. He explained how we were going to approach each section of the course, and made it clear we could chose to opt out of any part if we wanted to. He was very experienced and friendly, and ensured we had... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Country Park open to general public and home of the National Watersports centre. Am often here supporting events or taking part. Mainly open water swimming, 10k trails and multiple distance triathlons including Nottingham Outlaw. Fantastic climbing rig for kids and teenagers, seg way hire and during summer months various water activities Inc. Canoe and windsurfing. Also a water skiing and... More 

Thank Sarah W
Northwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used this place when I took part in the 2016 outlaw. It has great facilities, a mostly weed free lake which made is great for swimming, and really helpful staff. The sports centre has generous parking, although this was slightly let down by the new policy of charging £5 per car to park during the outlaw. Thoroughly recommended!

Thank druid2016

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