Games Room ‘The OctoPod’ and ‘The Soular Shack’

We have a great Games Room for the kids its called ‘The OctoPod’  It has grass on the roof and is heated by the Sun.

It has lighting and comes complete with board games to keep to little ones occupied.

The Soular Shack is your area to relax. With lighting and sink facilities and is a perfect place to BBQ.  Set at the bottom corner of the field a great area to hang out and relax. 

Both places are exclusively for having fun…!

If you would like us to organise entertainment at the Soular Shack please get in touch.


Local Interests

Carsington Water for Cycling, walking, fishing and Sailing

Carsington Watersports offer introductory taster sessions. It can be a great way to try it first. These sessions are at a reduced price and there can be up to 6 people on the lesson. The taster sessions are arranged at regular times throughout the year. To book your place you can contact us at the centre. All the specialist equipment is supplied all you need to bring is swimwear, towel and shoes which you don't mind getting wet. All tuition can be delivered from the age of 8 upwards, stand up paddle board sessions also have a minimum height restriction. Our sessions run between 10.30am and 6pm during the main season and 10.30am - 4pm during the Autumn/Winter We regularly run RYA Sailing, Windsurfing and Powerboat courses, in addition to these we also provide British Canoe Union BCU Kayaking courses. The courses run throughout the year to take advantage of the variety of conditions that Carsington Water provides. Opening Times Fishing - 8.00am - 6.00pm Cycle Hire - 10.00am - 5.00pm Watersports - 10.00am - 6.00pm Carsington Sports & Leisure Ltd Carsington Water Ashbourne Derbyshire DE6 1ST Tel - 01629 540478 General enquiries - Fishery enquiries -

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