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Alton Water Sports Centre

Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Team trip to the campsite

7 families stayed at the campsite in 6 tents last weekend. We arrived in a terrestrial downpour and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Manningtree, United Kingdom
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Great Day Out

This is a great place to visit. There are some great walks, good play areas for the kids and a nice... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

7 families stayed at the campsite in 6 tents last weekend. We arrived in a terrestrial downpour and were not deterred, we still put up and dried out our tents then began to enjoy our weekend in the sunshine. There was a little mix up...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit. There are some great walks, good play areas for the kids and a nice cafe. We visited on a hot summer day and it was awesome. Give it a go.

Thank mrba2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go camping close to home to try out all our new camping gear, little did we know the weather would help test our tent to the limit! The camping site it very well maintained with easy access to the toilet and shower...More

Thank mdsmith0911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A scenically splendid location with a wide range of activities for both young and old. There is an extensive water area for sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, fishing, bird watching and walking and cycling around the perimeter tracks. Extensive parking facilities (charge) Many areas for picnicking ,...More

Thank Fyti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and our friends family took our foreign language students to Alton Waters for an afternoon out. We took plenty of picnic food and drink, found an empty picnic table and us adults just relaxed for the afternoon chatting. The teenagers took themselves off...More

Thank 123Cath123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Why pay to park. Have just returned from some beautiful walks around Yorkshire reservoirs which had excellent facilities, of which none charged for parking. Also paying to park and only use cafe makes for an expensive coffee and bun.

Thank Michael P
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely walk around Alton Water, great location with easy parking for me and the family. Didn’t even know this place existed until recently when a friend of the family told us. Nice to see lots of families enjoying themselves. Definitely recommend a visit.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Excellent site for the event and well organised, would be nice to see matting down between the changing area and the lake side though as many people having to walk barefoot over dusty sharp gravel/sub-base material, also meant my partner had to stand around with...More

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Walked here and saw lots of water birds, moorhen, swans, geese, terns, grebe. Lovely lakeside walk with free parking. Approx 8 miles around whole lake but can do as much or little as you like. Tranquil, peaceful setting.

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

I had a fabulous time here, we took a partner kayak out on the river, it was all very safe and the instructors were very professional - I found. Any questions we asked, they were all answered. Nice little café, you can eat here and...More

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Jennifer O
11 May 2018|
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Response from Jon M | Reviewed this property |
Only been there on the bike in winter time. Visit web site mate. I will be there in a couple of weeks so will keep an eye out and advise.
19 June 2017|
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Response from telcazellie | Reviewed this property |
no swimming allowed for humans or dogs..
Dee G
25 July 2016|
Response from horseysarah | Reviewed this property |
No not that I am aware. Didn't see any beach. x