Activities include an eight-mile rambling route and an eight-mile cross-country cycle track. Bikes are available to hire from the Visitor Centre.
Alton Water can also boast a wide array of water sports, including excellent sailing and windsurfing facilities. Fishing is also available, with bream and pike the most popular quarry. Day and season permits are available from the visitor centre.
For those interested in wildlife, Alton Water Park hosts a variety of interesting waterfowl, especially in winter. New conservation zones and bird hides have been established to increase biodiversity with the help of local conservation volunteers.
The Alton Water Park volunteers group meets on the first Saturday of the month and every second Wednesday; 9am to 12 noon. Why not come along and make new friends, get active and be involved in creating new wildlife habitats and improve recreation areas at your local park. For more details call 01473 589105.