We had a great day out last Sunday at Alton Water. We hired bikes from the cycle hire for me & my husband. They were so helpful, we spent a long time talking to the owner. Our little boy (5) had his own bike. We cycled the 8 mile route. Had a picnic on route, amazing tracks, we had so... 更多
Was visiting for the Great East Swim, Alton Water is a beautiful setting and with great facilities in the area and parking. manningtree station only 10-15mins down the round taxi would cost around £12 one way so easily accessible from Ipswich
After standing in a very long queue for cycle hire this afternoon we decided to come back a bit later on once the crowd had reduced a bit as we have 3 children, one only 18 months old and they were getting restless. We came back just after 3pm to another queue of people but stayed in line, then to... 更多
Fantastic place, we did not use any of the sports but a great 8 mile walk around the lake! The little cafe by the cycle hire place was fantastic we had traditional Cornish pasties, burgers and cakes ......superb!!! Great coffee too!!!
Alton Water has it all. I often go there; good walking; great for cyclists and families; good for picnics and cafe dining; renowned for its sailing and a super place to walk the dog.
We love a walk around Alton Water! Full circuit is over 8 miles but it's great. You can take bikes or just have a walk - buggies would need to be all terrain tho, there are a few areas normal 'strollers' would struggle with. If you're into your water sports there are lots to choose from. They also hold lots... 更多
I've come to Alton waters many times over the years. I've hired a kayak and attempted to row to the other side, with much laughter from my friend. I've biked round the track and it's rough and far but afterwards you feel surprisingly good!