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  • Enjoy sailing boat hire at South Cerney Outdoor from nearby counties such as Wiltshire & Oxfordshire



If you’re new to sailing or a seasoned pro, we have a range of different sailing boats available for hire here on the 47 acre lake at South Cerney Outdoor within Cotswold water park. 

Hire one of our funboats and discover a love of sailing. These extremely stable sailing boats are just the job for starting out in sailing and will give you the confidence to move onto sailing dinghies. 

Boat hire at Cotswold water park is very popular amongst the outdoor pursuits available at South Cerney. 

If you are a new to sailing, our funboats require no previous experience. Our instructors will give you a short induction to ensure you are safe and comfortable with what you are doing and the lake is yours to explore. In higher wind conditions we may restrict funboat sailing.

If you have sailed before or are a master of the craft, then there are a range of single and double-hander dinghies available for hire at Cotswold water park such as Picos, Qba and Visions. Again, a short induction from us will reassure everyone that you are good to go. Dinghies are available for hire for 2 hour slots, including your rigging time.

There are many benefits and enjoyment that can be experienced by hiring a funboat or sailing dinghy on the waters of South Cerney Outdoor. To ensure you enjoy the experience at its best, we do, however, ask that you read through our Pay & Play Policy.

April to September

Monday to Friday 10.00 am – 8.30 pm

Weekends 10.00 am – 5.30 pm

October to March

Monday to Friday 10.00 am – 4.30 pm

*subject to change due to daylight hours

Fun Boat Hire

1 hour hire - £20

Sailing Boat Hire

2 hour hire single hander - £35
2 hour hire double hander - £45

For individuals and parties travelling from nearby locations, follow the links to our location map for: 

o Sailing boat hire Swindon is under 14 miles away
o Sailing boat hire Wiltshire – we are close to the M4 Junction 15
o Sailing boat hire Oxfordshire – travelling by road from the towns such as Witney in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds takes just over 40 minutes. 


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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

* Subject to change due to daylight hours

tel: 01285 860 388

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