Wimbleball Lake

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Visit Exmoor and enjoy Wimbleball Lake

Wimbleball Lake is located in Somerset and comprises of nearly 400 acres of water. The large lakeside location is centred within the picturesque countryside of Exmoor and offers a wide range of activities for all ages and abilities. Enjoy a range of water sports such as kayaking, sailing, and windsurfing or swing through our 40ft high ropes course set within Wimbleball woodland. The Lake is perfect for use all year round with vast expanses of water sheltered within the valley.

Planning a visit to Wimbleball as an individual, couple or group for the day? Enjoy a range of activities and hire kayaks, sup boards, sail boats and much more upon your visit. The safety of the lakeside environment makes our lakes a no1 destination for families on holiday in the South West, however, Wimbleball Lake still remains a firm favourite with schools and regularly hosts large events. Wimbleball Lake offers a great range of sporting activities to keep the whole family entertained, nonetheless you can relax and enjoy what Wimbleball has to offer by walking the nature paths, cycle off-road, bird watch, fish or visit the onsite café for light refreshments, there is also a children’s play area.

Extend your stay at Wimbleball and choose to camp or glamp in one of our luxury wooden glamping pods. Our campsite overlooks the lakeside and is situated adjacent to our onsite café. At the lake you can enjoy fantastic fishing, Wimbleball is rated as a premier trout fishery which offers the unique opportunity for fishermen to fish from the banks or boat.

Want to try some activities on your visit? Contact us directly for further information, activities are subject to availability.

From 14 November – 18 December the activity centre will be open on weekends only.

Hire: 10:00 – 16:00 (last hire at 15:00)
Office hours: 9:00 – 17:00
Boat fishing: 09:00 – 19:00

Monday:                  10:00 – 16:00

Tuesday:                 10:00 – 16:00

Wednesday:            Closed (Subject to open for group bookings)

Thursday:                Closed (Subject to open for group bookings)

Friday:                     10:00 – 16:00

Saturday:                 10:00 – 16:00

Sunday:                   10:00 – 16:00

A self-launch permit must be purchased during our opening hours and under a “buddy” system can stay on the water after hours.

Club timings:
Junior watersports clubs runs 10:00 – 12:00.
Go sailing club runs  14:00 – 16:00.

It is essential that you contact Wimbleball prior to your arrival to check hire is available on the day and that there will be safety cover for the lake as occasionally there will be large events held onsite.

Sign up for a course with our Wimbleball Lake Outdoor and Active Centre. We offer a great range of courses for all abilities, for more information contact the centre direct.

Alternatively, pop on over to our clubs sailing and windsurfing page.

Courses running:

Level 1 sailing – 8th and 9th October – 9am – 5pm

29th and 30th October – 9am – 5pm

Start windsurfing – 15th and 16th October – 9am – 5pm

Powerboat level 2 – 29th and 30th October – 9am – 5pm

Outdoor ‘N’ active days – 25th October – Paddle sports and Climbing and Archery – 10am – 4pm

28th October – Sailing and Highropes – 10am – 4pm

Open highropes – 28th October – 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Open sailing taster – 24th October – 10am – 12pm

Wimbleball Outdoor + Active Centre, Wimbleball Lake, Brompton Regis, Dulverton, Somerset. TA22 9NU

Email: wimbleballOA@swlakestrust.org.uk

Tel: 01398 371460 / 01398 371522

Click here to keep up to date with the Farson Digital Live Stream of Wimbleball Lake.

Real time videos are a fantastic addition to our lakes for water sports enthusiasts. Keep up to date with the weather and check conditions before your visit.

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