Simply the best way to enjoy the lake.

Take your skills to the next level.

What ever your group or requirements.

Discover the activities we have to offer.

Why and How we do what we do


Wanting to try out a new water-based activity but not sure where to start? Looking to reignite long-forgotten sailing, windsurfing or kayaking skills but nervous about at what level you should return? South Cerney Outdoor offers a comprehensive range of water-based activities in the Cotswolds, on a 47-acre lake in an area which is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest. 

If you have your own equipment, you are very welcome to bring it along and pay just £10 for a half-day out on the gorgeous waters of South Cerney Outdoor. Alternatively, book, turn up, choose the boat or board of your liking and get introductory coaching from one of our qualified instructors. Click on any of the options below for further details.

Make a day of it and picnic in an idyllic setting around the lake, hire one of our barbecue spots or lunch at one of the nearby pubs.

South Cerney Outdoor is simply the best place to hire the boat or board of your choice to enjoy the 47 acre lake and environment at your leisure.

Choose from the largest selection of equipment in the Cotswold Water Park and get introductory coaching from our family of qualified instructors.

Large modern changing facilities... Full safety cover... Excellent lakeside picnic area... and a friendly staff.


2 Hour Single Hander - £33

2 Hour Double Hander - £41

* Requires previous experience

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Everything's here

Boats - Boards - Paddles

Rigging - Wetsuits - Waterproofs

Buoyancy Aids - Helmets

Getting started

You'll need an induction to ensure you
are safe and know what you're doing.

We recommend booking in advance
of your visit to avoid disappointment.

what you need to know

7 Days a Week...

April - September

Monday to Friday 10:00am - 8:30pm

Weekends 10:00am - 5:30pm

October - March

Monday to Friday 10:00am - 4:30pm

Weekends 10:00am - 4:30pm
(Saturdays only Nov - Feb)

* Subject to change due to daylight hours

tel: 01285 860 388

Launch your own windsurf, SUP or kayak in the Cotswold Water park

Take to the gorgeous waters at South Cerney Outdoor with your own equipment.

SUP, Windsurf or Kayak are all welcome

Only £10 for half day

Make a day of your visit and gather the family around one of our great lakeside barbeque spots before or after your activities.

Book a three hour hire for only £25

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