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Carsington Water is renowned for its variety of activities, shops, places to eat and things to see and do in general, it's also a great place to just come and get away from it all for a while.

Why not go and stretch your legs for a bit, breathe in the natural beauty and soak up the atmosphere here at Carsington Water.


Take to the water, hire a bike, do some fishing or go for a walk and taste the outdoors, there is something for everyone of any age.  

When you get back, come and relax in the Mainsail Restaurant or Watermark Cafe and have a browse through the shops.

With so many things to see and do, we are sure you will enjoy your time here and come back for more.

Carsington Water - Shopping


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. 

There are also activity sheets and educational packs available from the front desk.

Carsington Water is also a very popular place for school visits.

For more information please call the Visitor Centre Reception on 03306 780701

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