Alton Water Sports Centre, Ipswich

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4.4/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web
Alton Water is the largest area of inland water in Suffolk, making it the perfect location for young people to experience and explore the outdoor environment.

Established in the early eighties as a successful training centre Alton Water has become a highly acclaimed RYA and AALS approved training centre delivering safe, adventurous and informative programmes to young people of all ages and abilities.

It is also the ideal area of water for Windsurfers and Sailors to practice their skills and even join in competitive racing! Learn, Hire, Join, Race!
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  • Nice place to go for a walk (can walk for miles). Nice little cafe ..Ample parking, quiet, clean area. We visit often! 
  • Unfortunately it was raining when we arrived here and the cafe was shut. We braved the rain and went for a short walk and promised ourselves we would come back to either walk the 8 miles round the bea...  read more »
  • Lovely water park. Fantastic fo all ages. Beautiful picnic areas, walks and bike paths around the lake. The country side was very well maintained and so clean. Everyone was respectful of keeping off c...  read more »
  • Lovely to walk around, about 8 miles. Lots of sailing including for people with limited mobility, sight etc with Woolverstone project.
  • Has a fantastic range of activities and an excellent place to learn to sail
  • Lovely place but parking was very expensive.
  • Easter egg hunt today. A lot fun was had and the friendly warden cycled out to hand us the chocolate egg as a prize in case my son didn't find all the eggs . Top notch!
  • Superb day out with the dog and kids. What a beautiful place. Great lunch at the cafe where they cater for gluten free - what a treat! And so much on offer from the Sports Center. Great place for a day of fun.
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