Carsington Water opened in 1992 when Severn Trent first filled the reservoir. The centre offers services ranging fromhire and basic tuition for absolute beginners through to training courses for experts and instructors in sailing,kayaking, windsurfing, powerboating, raft building, orienteering, mountain biking and climbing. Fly fishing at its best! Carsington Water is a stunning trout fishery situated in the heart of the stunning Derbyshire countryside. Its natural beauty, tranquil atmosphere, crystal clear waters and stunning fish combine to make Carsington Water addictive to anglers.
With miles of off road paths, Carsington is also ideal for walkers, hikers, cyclists and birdwatchers alike. The visitor centre has lovely cafes, restaurants and shopping and close by is the adventure playground, which is one of the best playgrounds around – with pirate ships to explore, masts to climb and all sorts of things to challenge even the most adventurous youngster. To see more about the Carsington visitor experince, click here and to to view more about sailing, cycling or fishing, click here.