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Wimbleball Lake - South West Lakes Trust

The Angling and Watersports Centre is open for tuition in various activities including sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and rowing. Visitors can also launch their own craft or hire from the centre.

Wimbleball Lake in Exmoor National Park offer first class facilities both on and off the water. Wimbleball Lake has been nominated to be the first Dark Skies Discovery Site on Exmoor.

The Outdoor + Active Centre is open for tuition in various activities including sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, rowing, archery and climbing. Visitors can also launch their own craft or hire from the centre.

Wimbleball is also a premier trout fishery offering angling from the banks and boats. Permits are available on site and boats can be booked in advance.

The Centre also offers beginner and improver fly fishing tuition and has some pre-arranged days you are welcome to book in advance via the Centre.

The land surrounding the lake offers miles of footpaths including a 9-mile round Lake walk. A Tramper, an electric all-terrain mobility scooter designed specifically to cover rough ground, mud and grass safely for visitors with limited mobility. The Tramper is available for hire at the Outdoor + Active Centre. The cafe, adjacent to the campsite offers an indoor retreat for light lunches, beverages and snacks whilst the play area is ideal for the younger ones to burn off some energy in the beautiful Exmoor countryside.

A campsite overlooks the water and welcomes holidaymakers and participants in watersports courses.

Dates

     Over 50’s Sailing - Mondays 10am - 12noon all year

    Ladies Night: Wednesday evenings from May to September

    Come & Try Evenings: Fridays from May to September

    Improvers Clinic / Instructor Training: Saturdays from April to September

    Kids’ Club: Saturdays from April to September

    Advanced Junior Sail: every Saturday

    T15 'Wimbleball Wombles' junior windsurfing squad: every Saturday.

    Nippers Sailing: Sundays from April to September

Activities off the water: High ropes course, climbing walls, archery and orienteering. Introductory courses suitable for children and families are available at the Lake. There are several routes to enjoy including short and long routes. Details are available from the Centre.
 


 

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