Taster Sessions

Always wanted to try adventure sports but didn’t know where to start? We offer some fantastic instructor-led taster sessions, giving everyone a chance to try something new at an affordable price. Suitable for adults, family groups, and children aged 8+.

Pre-booking is essential for these sessions, which cost just £20 per person or £36 for two people. Each session lasts an hour and a half.

Prefer a more individual approach? A private tuition is another great way to begin a new sport at a time to suit you. Prices start at £60 for 2 hours, including equipment.

  • Give us a call on 0118 934 4424 and we'll talk you through your options.


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Archery Taster

Embrace the historic sport of archery in an exciting taster session. Ages 8+ or ages 6+ with an accompanying adult.


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Bushcraft Taster

An introduction into the art of Bushcraft including: fire building and use, shelter building and open fire cooking. Ages 8+ or ages 4+ with an accompanying adult. 



Canoeing Taster

Join an instructor-led tour of the lake for an introduction and an easy paddle around the lake.  Ages 8+ or ages 4+ with an accompanying adult.



Climbing Taster

This taster session is an excellent introduction to climbing with our supportive instructors starting you off on our traverse wall and progressing onto our climbing wall. Ages 8+ or ages 4+ with an accompanying adult.


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Kayaking Taster

This kayaking taster session is an excellent introduction to paddlesports with basic tuition, games, challenges and a quick tour of the lake. Ages 8+


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Paddleboard Taster

You will quickly pick up the skills with our enthusiastic paddleboard instructors - the boards are remarkably stable once you get used to it - and in no time you will be gliding across the water, enjoying the lake from a different perspective. Ages 8+.


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Powerboat Taster

Discover why we use powerboats and try your hand at controlled manoeuvres and high speed runs. Ages 8+



RYA Try Sailing - Free!

Come and give sailing a try with one of our instructors at the helm. The session will be 20 minutes around our Black Swan Lake. Ages 8+ or ages 6+ with an accompanying adult.


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Sailing Taster

Learn how to harness the natural power of the wind as you sail around the lake, under the close guidance of a qualified instructor. Ages 8+