There’s always something to do at Carsington Water, whether you’re fortunate enough to visit on a glorious sunny day, or unlucky enough to see Derbyshire in its full stormy glory. We have a packed calendar of events throughout the year, as well as many other permanent attractions that will make your visit to Carsington one to remember.
The Visitor Centre is easily accessible for all, with lifts and automatic doors throughout. It has shops, an information desk, toilets, an interactive exhibition and the Kugel Stone – a 1 tonne spherical stone that rotates on its base.
Severn Trent Water’s excellent interactive exhibition tells visitors all they need to know about water. Where does it come from, how much do you use, what does Severn Trent Water do? The engaging displays will interest the whole family – education can be fun!
Learn more about why Severn Trent Water is here and get all the information you need about Carsington Water.
Carsington Water’s unique Derbyshire landscape has been a real hit with British wildlife. The reservoir has become a home to hundreds of birds, including species that are seldom found elsewhere in the UK.
Carsington Water boasts one of the best adventure playgrounds around – with pirate ships to explore, masts to climb and all sorts of things to challenge even the most adventurous youngster. Located next to the Visitor Centre – and it’s free!
Explore the vast network of paths and trails that circumnavigate Carsington Water – on foot or by bike. Bikes are available to hire from the Watersports centre, or you can bring your own!
Whether you’d like to try kayaking, sailing or fishing or like to hire a bike visit Carsington Sports & Leisure for more information.
Visit the Sailing Club for all the information you need.