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Home to many Water Sports


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Carsington Water - Home to many water sports including sailing and fishing

Carsington Water
Carsington Water
Ashbourne
Derbyshire DE6 1ST
Telephone: 01629 540478 Email : enquiries@carsingtonwater.com
Website www.carsingtonwater.com

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Opening Times
Winter: 9.30am to dusk
Summer: 9.30am to 6.00pm

The popular water sports centre Carsington Water or Carsington Reservoir in Derbyshire, was opened in May 1992 by Her Majesty the Queen and has remained a very popular visitor attraction.

Carsington Water is owned and operated by Severn Trent Water and exists to store water pumped from the River Derwent at times of high rainfall, to store the water and return it to the river when the river level would otherwise be too low to allow water extraction for treatment further downstream.

Carsington Visitor Centre holds a permanent exhibition explaining the role of water in our daily lives, the history and purpose of the reservoir and the role Severn Trent plays in conservation. A range of information sheets and booklets are on offer to help you understand the site and make the most of the recreational facilities including sailing and fishing.

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Carsington Water in Derbyshire


Carsington Water in Derbyshire


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