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Leybourne Lakes Watersports Centre

Lunsford Lane, Larkfield ME20 6JA, England
+44 1634 246006
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Great lake for swimming, really help staff

Had a swim induction this evening at this fantastic venue, felt really safe at all times which has... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mjwhittingham
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Ashford, United Kingdom
Good venue - but annoying change of policy on open water swimming

Leybourne Lakes is a great watersports venue, which has been going for a good decade, offering... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Julian D
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Water sports Centre in the beautiful setting of Leybourne Country Park.
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Lunsford Lane, Larkfield ME20 6JA, England
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+44 1634 246006
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a swim induction this evening at this fantastic venue, felt really safe at all times which has really boosted my confidence in open water swimming. would recommend this place to swimmers of all abilities. The staff are all really friendly and helpful

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Leybourne Lakes is a great watersports venue, which has been going for a good decade, offering various activities, training, hire of equipment etc. I'd certainly recommend it in general, but for experienced openwater swimmers and triathletes it has been less appealing as of 2018. Lake...More

Thank Julian D
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Recently had our open water swim induction with Dave. All staff were really friendly - very safe environment to swim in (well supervised) - water was beautiful - lovely place to run around lake too (2.5 gravel path around perimeter). New-found favourite place!

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Really love open water swimming here, the staff are very friendly offering advice and providing a really good safety service keeping an eye on their swimmers using a boat and a person land based with binoculars, I felt really safe and enjoyed my swim ...

Thank Debbie M
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We didn't book just turned up at the lake, the members of staff there are friendly and informative and soon put any anxieties we had to rest. We were fitted with buoyancy aids and my two sons (aged 10 & 12) were given instructions on...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Joined last year and have been several times since I normal go for a swim and kids follow me round on a Kayak. Great lake and very safe, also very clean. Would definitely recommend and you can certainly spend an afternoon here, especially if you...More

Thank Tony B
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

I joined Leybourne Lakes Watercentre in June 2017 and really enjoy swimming around the large lake (1.4 k swim on the wider circuit) which is very clean and scenic and peaceful.Very impressed with the safety procedures in place managed by Will and Steve with the...More

Thank Bernard S
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Walked in and stumbled across this fine venue. I was looking to continue my endurance distance swim and an outer loop at 1.4k is just right as I will be looking to do 3 to 4 loops when I return. This is a hobby for...More

Thank Paul9989
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Had my first visit to Leybourne Lakes last week and it's great. Really friendly staff and a fantastic location for paddle boarding, list of other activities available as well. Like a water sports hidden gem

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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, good facilities and friendly staff. Just what you need when you're challenging yourself to swim round the lake!

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Roe723
9 August 2016|
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Response from Leybourne Lake W |
Hi, Yes you can bring and launch your own kayak for the princely sum of £6 for a day ticket. Hope to see you soon Steve
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