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National Water Sports Centre

National Water Sports Centre Adbolton Lane | Holme Pierrepont Country Park, Nottingham NG12 2LU, England
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camping arches

Very clean and adequate, kids thoroughly enjoyed the freedom on the campsite. Toilets/showers clean... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
squeakynoose
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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
White water rafting cancelled at last minute with no warning and no sign of refund

Whilst it is understandable that a water activity can be cancelled should the conditions prove to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John K
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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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  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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National Water Sports Centre Adbolton Lane | Holme Pierrepont Country Park, Nottingham NG12 2LU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean and adequate, kids thoroughly enjoyed the freedom on the campsite. Toilets/showers clean and no problems experienced. Kids accessed the activities at the centre (unfortunately due to their age and the cold weather we decided not to access the water activities). We are looking...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst it is understandable that a water activity can be cancelled should the conditions prove to be unsafe, the manner in which our cancelled outing was handled was pathetic. On our arrival our group was taken to one side and told that the rafting was...More

Thank John K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see the Canoe Slalom and had a great few hours. Free parking on this occasion, plenty of action, nice cafe, and added bonus of a sunny walk along the River Trent. Lots to see and do so comes highly recommended.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Fantastic location and an ideal base within striking distance of Nottingham city centre ! Think we paid £35 for 2 people on a bed and breakfast basis .Probably not the most attractive of buildings....1970s architecture at its best or worst ?!? Excellent value for money...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Stay for 1 night...rooms are very small but if its just sleep its great as beds are comfy. Very clean and breakfast is good. Staff are friendly. The view with the lake is beautiful. Would stay here again.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We spent the weekend at the National Water Sports Centre paddling the white water course. The course is scary and you need a competent white water roll. Great for freestyle paddling. Could really do with a conveyor as the walk with a heavy boat all...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We went white water rafting at the white water course and it was a great laugh, Jake our raft guide was out t make sure we all had such a good dunking and were rolled, tumbled and bounced, but what a team : ))). It...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Starts of nicely, paddling down the trent, then gradually accelerates to loads of adrenalin, and laughing your pants off. Highly trained and highly professional guide. Excellent way to spend a summer afternoon. Fantastic day out. Many thanks to our guide Owen for making it so...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Great fun and our instructor Ricky was a good laugh and a brilliant at keeping 8 women in order. A good evening out even though we got soaked. centre provide wet suits I advise wearing them as waters cold brrrr!!!!

Thank tracey W
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Brilliant day out, lots to see and lovely doggy walks too, at only £2 to park it was excellent value

Thank Annmarie C
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stephan h
28 November 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I have no idea as we only stayed at the centre whilst attending a funeral.
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neilcox98
6 August 2017|
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Response from Helen T | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, we went rafting after 6 for 2 hours and it was £20 I think.
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