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Carsington Sports & Leisure Ltd

32 reviews
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
About Carsington Sports & Leisure Ltd
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 cycle hire with bikes for all the family, perfect for taking in the sights on our 8 mile off road cycle track. We can cater for individuals, families and groups of all sizes. We are an RYA recognised centre meaning that our instructors and equipment conform to the highest standards. We also run a well-stocked trout fishery offering fly fishing from boats on 750 acres of crystal clear water and stunning fish to be caught!
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter found an amazing place to take her sister whilst on holiday. She and her father went kayaking for over an hour on a lovely huge reservoir lake. So many water sports canoes,sailing, paddle boards,rowing boats, and more available and a great family day...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Jo J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying near Carsington Water so used their place several times during the week. We did paddle boarding, kayaking and a wind surfing taster session. The staff are great, very friendly, helpful and welcoming. The sessions are great value for money and well run....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mattbourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent session in the kayaks. Would recommend for teens. Helpful staff and all kit provided. Would visit again if in the area.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

12 of us hired the mega-board (6 person paddleboads), a few single boards and a canoe for a stag weekend. We had a great time and it was really good value for money. Some of the group were a bit on the rowdy side, but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MightyJoeYoungLungs
Reviewed June 8, 2019

Probably my favourite English water, beautiful surroundings, decent boats, clear water and excellent fishing. We've been here many times over the years in all weathers and it has never failed us yet. We normally go in May and find midge tip/full floater with a combination...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank shortshank2015
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

Visited here many many times. Today was a bike ride with the kids followed by a light lunch in the mainsail restaurant, which was lovely. Highly recommend a visit

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank markwA2311RV
Reviewed November 12, 2018

What a lovely place to visit parking is abit costly but not too bad,nice cafes etc to snack in and even though it's best in the summer when it's warm still lovely in the winter but wrap up well,great walks around the reservoir and watch...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank garybednall1-uk
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Can't say how fabulous an experience I had today on a paddleboars taster session. Although I fell in 3 times...it was an exciting and fun time. I'm in my early 50's and felt 30 years younger keeping up with younger boarders. Even gaining skills on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Macur
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Had a brilliant day at Carsington Water. Spent an hour on the paddle boards with my two older children while my wife was in the rowing boat with our youngest daughter. The staff were mega friendly and helpful. The equipment was spot on. All in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank benadamson18
Reviewed June 12, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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May 31, 2019|
Response from CarsingtonSports | Property representative |
Hi Sorry you are not able to launch your own motorized craft. Only paddlecraft can be launched. See our website for more details
May 20, 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