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.

A haven for great food and drink
  • Family activities in the Cotswolds
  • Sailing boat hire in the Cotswolds
  • Stand up paddleboard hire in the Cotswolds
  • Tipi experiences in the Cotswolds


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? Eager to find new ideas for your family days out? 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, we have one month or annual launch membership options available for you to get 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.

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... Great experiences for individuals, groups and family days out... Full safety cover... Excellent lakeside picnic area... and a friendly staff.



55 Minute Hire - £30

* Seats up to 6 people

Start today...

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

Opening Hours...

At the current time, pre-booked Pay & Play is available at the following times:

Mondays 10:00- 17:00
Tuesdays 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesdays 10:00 - 17:00
Thursdays 10:00- 17:00
Fridays 10:00 - 17:00
Saturdays 10:00 - 17:00
Sundays 10:00 - 17:00

Available times and days shown on booking facility.

Launch membership

Launch MembershipFrom £40

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