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“The National Water Sports Centre”

National Water Sports Centre
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Holme Pierrepont Country Park, home of The National Water Sports Centre is a hidden gem just 10 minutes outside of Nottingham City Centre! Boasting 270 acres of country park and a 2km Regatta Lake, which as well as being great to walk, run or cycle around, also contain a huge range of activities for all ages! Activities include: - Sky Trail High Ropes Course - Mini Golf - Segways - ECombat Laser Tag - White Water Rafting - White Water Tubing - Lazy River Tubing - Wakeboarding - FootGolf - X Runner Assault Course - Children's Playground The centre also has a state-of-the-art gym with lakeside views, conference facilities, en-suite accommodation and an 18 acre campsite with Camping Arches and Tipis alongside traditional camping pitches.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Went on a camping trip to a site just next to the National Water Sports Centre. I am not usually on for trying things like what is on offer but found my self trying out wakeboarding here. I turned out to be rubbish at it but it was an experience and was fun. It wasn't badly priced either, I think it was £20 each for a two hour session in which at the beginning you recieve a brief lesson. Overall great day out,

Thank Shannon G
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Reviewed 30 October 2012

Came here in March for a hen do and was overall really impressed. No messing around or waiting to get started, kitted up in wet suits and helmets. Quick saftey briefing and then we were away, the instructors were very good and made sure we had the best experience possible and making sure we were comfortable with the speed and the difficulty of the course. We had a lot of fun and felt very safe, I was really scared to fall in, inevitably I did but you are watched at all times and the teams working on keeping you safe are extremely quick and got you to safety with no issues. Really great experience. My only small complaint was the changing rooms or should I say room. It would have been a lot better and nicer if they could invest in some private cubicals and have some more space.

Thank KateTDR
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Reviewed 28 August 2012

Great for newbies or experienced wakeboarder's, wakeskater's or waterskiiers! Probably one of the most competitively priced waterskiing centers in the UK at just £20 for 2 hours (including equipment hire). They look after new users and provide instruction and guidance on how to initially use a kneeboard. If you can get around the course 3 times you're then allowed to go on a wakeboard. Great fun, very addictive and a really nice atmosphere.

Thank webcmg
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Reviewed 16 August 2012

Excellent center for water sports. Stands for the spectators. Swans and ducks are walking among people

Thank PazzaB
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Reviewed 1 August 2012 via mobile

Went white water rafting. Just a great experience. The guides are terrific. I felt completely safe even though I had a bad experience elsewhere. The rapids are immense and you get right up in them and under them. Because the course is man made it is set up to maximize safety as well as maximize fun! Plenty of safety training and equipment. For £35 would definitely go again. Get 2 hours on the water. Slight downer is you have to carry boat back to the start but oh well. Belongings are locked away and plenty of parking with plenty of signage from way outside Nottingham. Loved it. Recommend.

Thank Antony T
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