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For a family day out with a difference, don’t miss the great selection of events taking place at our reservoirs. Search now with our handy calendar.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) update

Our sites are now open and we are reintroducing some of our events

As the nation moves through the stages of lockdown and we begin to open up again, we have carefully followed the latest Government guidance to safely reopen our visitor sites.

Our sites are all open again and we're really looking forward to welcoming you back. However please bear in mind that each site will have some level of restrictions on facilities and services to help to maintain social distancing on the sites.


We are starting to have a small number of events at some of our sites. These events are Covid secure and follow strict Goverment guidance.  

Events at our visitor sites

Throughout the year we offer a great selection of events at our reservoirs. If you are looking for a day out with a difference, then why not see what our reservoirs have to offer?  From organised walks to fun family events, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Use our calender to search the current events on offer.

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Outdoor Theatre
From 10 Jul 2021 to 10 Jul 2021

Carsington water

Carsington Water, Saturday 10th July, 4pm. Delve into Hugh Lofting’s amazing story of the Further Adventures of Doctor Dolittle, a brand new musical adaptation of the Doctor’s FURTHER adventures with Jip the Dog, Dab Dab the Duck, Gub Gub the Pig, Polynesia the Parrot. Where in the world will they go? Will they even stay on this world!? Which new animals will they help along the way? Will the Rats still have pithy observations to make? Is Gub Gub still dreaming about cake? Perfect summer fun for everyone! www.illyria.co.uk

Cinema Nights
From 14 Aug 2021 to 14 Aug 2021

Carsington water

Carsington Water, Saturday 14th August 9pm. Roll up, roll up for the ultimate open-air cinema favourite, The Greatest Showman, waterside at our beautiful Carsington Water. Get ready to experience the dazzling sights and sounds of the fantastic family musical on our outdoor big screen and sing along to those hits including ‘The Greatest Show’, ‘Never Enough’, ‘Rewrite the Stars’ and of course, ‘This Is Me’. https://www.alfrescofilm.co.uk/events/greatest-showman-pg-carsington/