On and Around Alton Water
Alton Water - All Year Round
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Based in 400 acres of beautiful Suffolk countryside, Alton Water offers sailing, windsurfing and canoeing for members and day access for visitors. There is a highly acclaimed and long established RYA-approved training centre which is the largest and most active RYA training centre in East Anglia. They operate the RYA ONBOARD scheme for training young people and have been awarded RYA Volvo Champion Club status in recognition of their race-training work.
If you don’t fancy going out on the water, there is much to enjoy around it. Alton Water provides the perfect location for walks, cycle rides, wildlife spotting and family picnics. Activities include an eight-mile rambling route and an eight-mile cross-country cycle track. Bikes are available to hire from the Visitor Centre. Fishing is also available, with bream and pike the most popular quarry. Day and season permits are available.