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National Water Sports Centre

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Address: National Water Sports Centre Adbolton Lane | Holme Pierrepont Country Park, Nottingham NG12 2LU, England
Phone Number: +44 114 982 1212
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19:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Holme Pierrepont Country Park, home of The National Water Sports Centre is...

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.

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Fantastic Afternoon Out

Booked a Wowcher for an afternoon of White Water Rafting. Was absolutely fantastic, very fun and interactive. The staff (especially Danny) were absolutely brilliant and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Matthew S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a Wowcher for an afternoon of White Water Rafting. Was absolutely fantastic, very fun and interactive. The staff (especially Danny) were absolutely brilliant and accommodating for first timers. Top tips: Remember a towel (or two) Most of the year it's going to be cold, so be prepared. To be honest it wasn't as bad as I thought- mainly hands... More 

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Thank Matthew S
Ely, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed the one night. Reception staff were friendly and helpful. Room was a bit on the small size with 2 x single beds but they were quite comfortable. Open style wardrobe & shelves, TV (small), tea & coffee making. Bathroom, again on the small side but had a shower, sink & toilet. Water was really nice and hot and instant.... More 

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Thank bunkerman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely not nuts! The water was cold on feet but that was all. Some of us fell in and we weren't cold at all with our wetsuits. The course was fun the instructor Sav a great leader. We had a blast. May thanks

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My son had a party for his 10th birthday. So 7 kids and 3 adults enjoyed 2 fun filled hours. So much so my Hubby has asked if he can go again next year for his 50th! The terrain is mixed, the obstacles are great and the variety of games well thought out. All had an amazing time.

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1 Thank Cathy W
Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Excellent afternoon with Ricky who was fantastic. We were a family group (14, 20, 21 boys, Mum and Dad) and he pitched it just right for us. We got soaked, had plenty of thrills, laughed a lot and no-one was thrown out (which we much appreciated) and we all felt exhilarated afterwards. We have a great set of photos and... More 

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Thank janemckenna
Coventry
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I went white water rafting today with a friend, to celebrate our 50th's, ok so it was a year late, but what fun we had!! Peruvian Dan was our instructor, and Isla was assisting him, they were AMAZING!! They pitched it just right, made sure everyone swapped around positions, be warned the front of the boat spends a lot of... More 

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2 Thank ThelmaandLouise45
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We went here for my husbands 30th Birthday with a group of friends. I can't recommend it enough. It was better than I thought it would be and our instructor Matt was brilliant. He made us feel safe and at ease meanwhile making it so much fun and we had such a laugh. He asked us beforehand what sort of... More 

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Thank Angela8765
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My friends and I went white water rafting yesterday as a surprise for our friends 30th birthday and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. It was an amazing experience and we will definitely do it again! Our guide was Matt who was brilliant with us and he certainly made sure we had a good time!! I had a bad leg on... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I actually went here on a photography course, but what a fabulous place to visit. There's everything you'd expect at a water centre including the River Trent and canal boats and locks. We particularly enjoyed watching the canoeists practising on the rapids.

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Thank Bill D
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Highly recommend white water rafting as myself, sons and nephew didn't stop laughing from start to finish. The family price deal on the photos from Alex Wilkinson photography has helped to remember those really high points! Basically when I fell in!! Really well organised and a great day out and still laughing at the photos now! :-)

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