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What ever your group or requirements.

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Great for Kids & Adults - Taster Activity Experiences in the Cotswolds


We have a terrific range of experiences to offer for children and adults at our glorious lakeside location at the Cotswold Water Park. There are our exciting 3-hour long taster sessions in sailing, windsurfing, paddle boarding and bushcraft. 

With our committed and highly qualified instructors on hand at all times, these adventures on water and land are not only great but also safe for kids. Summer activities in the Cotswolds with South Cerney Outdoor are unbeatable in every way.

COVID-19 Control Measures in place

  • A maximum of 8 people will be in each instructed group
  • Group start times will be staggered to minimise cross over
  • Changing room and toilet access is limited to day course customers only
  • Additional hygiene measures are in place in all areas
  • Check in is outside reception
  • Lunch will be outside where possible
  • All equipment is treated with antiviral cleanser after use

2.5 hour Sailing Taster£30

This session will introduce you to sailing in our very stable boat called the Funboat, designed for beginners.

This will enable to you to return for a pay and play session and take out your very own Funboat to enjoy the lake at your leisure, which is the glorious setting for many of our family activities in the Cotswolds.


2 hour Paddleboard Taster£30

This session you will be introduced to the essential skills for stand up paddling (SUP).

Suitable for adults and children age 8+, you'll be learning all about the boards, paddles, and the more advanced skills of paddle boarding.

2.5 hour Kayak Taster£30

A 2.5 Hour Taster session with one of our qualified Paddlesports Instructors.

Try out different kayaks. Learn the essential skills and build your confidence for next time you come out on the lake.


2.5 hour Windsurf Taster£30

2.5 hours of windsurfing experience with a qualified instructor in a small group.

Learn the essentials of setting up, launching, turning and self-rescuing. A great introduction to see if it's for you before joining a course.

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For online booking, ensure you register with the activity participant's details not the bookee.

Tel: 01285 860388


All tasters are for age 8+ and ideal for individuals or for family activities in the Cotswolds. 

They are a step up from our pay and play inductions, you will be with a qualified instructor who will be passing on knowledge of their sport.


6 hour SUP to WindSUP Day£70

One of our qualified Instructors will spend the day with you.

The morning will be spent developing your skills and confidence on a Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP), and then in the afternoon, we will mix things up by harnessing wind power.

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