Astbury Prices & Events

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Situated at Astbury Mere, Astbury Water Sports Centre is the location in Congleton offering various water sports from canoeing and kayaking to sailing and raft building. We also offer a range of land based activities including navigation and orienteering.

We offer an action packed School Holiday Programme, Group Bookings, Stag and Hen Parties and Children’s Parties.

Please see below to view our special events this season:


Let’s Go Paddling:

You can also get involved in our “Let’s Go Paddling” sessions! Our fun sessions are aimed at anyone aged 7 and over (including adults). This regular club runs every weekend (including Bank Holidays) from 13th April 2019 to 2nd November 2019.

You can choose from our range of paddle boats:
Kayak – £10 per vessel, for 1 person. Minimum hire of 2 kayaks.
Kata-Kanu – £20 per vessel, for 4 – 6 people. Minimum hire of 1 Kata-Kanu.
Canoe – £15 per vessel, for 2 – 3 people. Minimum hire of 1 Canoe.

The following time slots are available to book:
10:00 – 11:00
11:15 – 12:15
12:30 – 13:30
13:45 – 14:45
15:00 – 16:00

We can only allow a maximum of 8 people per session so it’s best to book in advance. Don’t worry because we won’t leave you without a paddle! You can be assured that paddles and buoyancy aids are included and there will be an instructor present at all times.


Canoe Club

Why not come along to our Canoe Club! The club is on every Sunday morning at Astbury Water Sports Centre starting from 14th April 2019 to 3rd November 2019.

The Canoe Club is a great opportunity to develop your paddling skills for obtaining paddling awards. No previous experience is needed. Instructors will sign off skills towards the Paddle Power or 1 Star Certificates. This Club is also a great chance to practice skills for higher paddling awards such as the 2* and 3* Certificates. (There is an additional cost to register on awards).

Under 16 sessions: 10:00 – 11:00
Over 16 sessions: 11:00 – 12:00

£6 per person, per session.
£5 – Work Booklet
£10 – Certificate

Please click here for more information on courses, training and events or get in touch.


Open Day – 6th April 2019

Open: 11:00 – 15:00

Come along to our Open Day to get a taste of the adventure at Trafford Water Sports Centre!

You can experience the activities we offer which include: Climbing, Orienteering, Archery and Boat hire (Canoes, Kayaks, Rowing Boats & Kata-Kanu).

Take part in an activity session on the day for £3!
Or buy an UNLIMITED activity wristband for £12 when you pre-book. Activity wristbands are also available on the day for £15.


Father’s Day – 16th June 2019

Choose a time slot which each has it’s unique activity below:
10:00 – 11:00 | Sailing
11:15 – 12:15 | Survival Skills
12:30 – 13:30 | Archery
13:45 – 14:45 | Canoeing
15:00 – 16:00 | Sit on Top Kayaking
16:15 – 17:15

Don’t delay because limited places are available. We allow a minimum of 2 participants per session and a maximum of 6 so advanced booking is essential! Newcomers are welcome as no previous experience is required. All equipment and instruction is included to ensure you will be safe.

Adults: £16
Children (Under 16s): £12



Summer Spectacular – 21st July 2019

Open: 10:00 – 16:00

Come along to our Summer Spectacular to enjoy the outdoor activities at the best time of the year!

You can get involved in the fun activities we offer which are: Bushcraft, Climbing, Orienteering and Archery. Or take to the water by hiring the boats we have on offer such as Canoes, Kayaks & Katakanoes.

Take part in an activity session on the day for £3!
Or buy an UNLIMITED activity wristband for £12 when you pre-book. Activity wristbands are also available on the day for £15.
Food is also available on the day.


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