Water Based Activities

Make a splash at these thrilling water-based activities in the Peak District and Derbyshire.

Watersports in the Peak District & Derbyshire - Kayaking & Canoeing

From sailing and windsurfing to canoeing and kayaking, take to the waters at one of the Peak District and Derbyshire's lakes and reservoirs and you'll find a great way to escape the hubbub of daily life.

Sailing clubs operate in many areas of Derbyshire and the Peak District, and there are also lots of water-based experience providers who offer a safe introduction to watersports that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike.

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All Water Based Activities Businesses


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Chesterfield Canal – Tapton Lock Visitor Centre

The Chesterfield Canal is a beautiful waterway, an oasis of calm in the busy market town.

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Lost Earth Adventures

Specialists in mountain adventures on the water, underground and in the hills of the Peak District National Park.

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Carsington Sports and Leisure Activity Centre

Watersports activities on one of the UK's largest reservoirs, including kayaking and windsurfing.

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Acclimbatize Ltd

From climbing to caving, team building to canoeing and many more, there’s sure to be an activity for you.

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Sheffield Cable Waterski and Aqua Park

The largest cable and aqua park in the North of England.

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Carsington Water

Carsington Water has everything you need for a great day out - and best of all most facilities are free!

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Mercia Marina

Derbyshire's largest waterside marina attraction, shopping and holiday destination

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Hathersage Swimming Pool (outdoor)

A scenic open-air pool surrounding by Peak District countryside.

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