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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.

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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Bird Watching for beginners
From 06 May 2018 to 06 May 2018

Carsington water

Take a leisurely stroll to learn more about Carsington’s birds & where to spot them. Book a place at the Visitor Centre reception or on 01629 540696. The event runs from 10:00 - 12:00.

Nature Tots
From 07 May 2018 to 07 May 2018

Carsington water

Nature tots encourages tots and parents to get outdoors to learn together. Sessions tend to include a story, outdoor activities, crafts and a snack and drink. Booking is essential as numbers are limited. Contact 01773 881188. 10 children, 3-5 years, £3 per child/£2 for the second child in the same family. Wear suitable clothing for the weather. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. 10.30am-12pm and 12.45pm-2.15pm.

Race Organiser
From 13 May 2018 to 13 May 2018

Draycote Water

10 kilometre race organised by The Race Organiser. Summer series. 9:45am start. Book via theraceorganiser.com

Wildfamilies Discover Trees
From 28 Apr 2018 to 28 Apr 2018

Tittesworth Water

Want to get kids outside? Come along to Wildfamilies and explore all things trees. Activities include bug hunting, bark rubbing, guess the age, natural crafts and more! No booking required for this free activity. The event runs from 14:00 to 16:00 and don't forget your wellies or sturdy shoes, waterproofs and a drink.

Carsington 7+ 2018 race
From 06 May 2018 to 06 May 2018

Carsington water

The Carsington 7+ is a 7.76 mile (12.5km) race around the stunning Carsington Reservoir taking place on Sunday 6th May 2018. Complete a full clockwise circuit of the reservoir, taking in spectacular views across the water and the beautiful Derbyshire countryside. We're proud to support Derby & District RSPCA as the official headline charity. To enter online and for further information visit www.carsington7.co.uk

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