We are now open, please refer to activities below for specific times. You can book by clicking book now or any problems contact us 01928740243

A fun filled wet & muddy adventure!! Open Wednesday to Sunday and everyday from Easter. A Day Ticket is available from 10am to 5pm, last admission 3pm, when booking select 10am option. £13.50pp, under 5’s & over 60’s free. Evening sessions available from 5pm to 7.30pm on Tuesday & Thursdays during summer term time. Discounts available for groups of 15 or more. Please complete waiver forms before arrival using your confirmation email link. Under 17’s must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Trail closes for winter 27th November to March. £2 car park applies, please bring change of clothes.

Cheshire Aquapark is back with some exciting new additions, minimum age 7 years + anyone under the age of 14 years must be supervised by an adult 17 years or above on the water. The adult to child ratio for under 14’s is 1:6. Price; £26pp includes wetsuit and buoyancy aid for 50 minutes on the water. Discount available for groups of 15 + £23.50pp. Private aquapark sessions also available. Check-in closes 15 minutes before start time so please leave plenty of time for your journey, parking, changing and check-in (approx 40 mins) Please complete waiver forms before arrival using your confirmation email link. Our Aquapark opens on May 4th £2 car park applies 

NEW FOR 2024

A combination ticket for two of our favourite activities at Manley Mere

The Chameleon Cafe Bar will be back open from 2nd March.                                                            

New breakfast and snack menu available from 10am. We will be serving food Thursday to Sunday during March (with the exception of Easter holidays) cakes & drinks available Monday to Wednesday. You can reserve a table on our booking system or call 01928740243.




Watersports Lessons

  • Paddle Board & Kayak Taster (1 hour) 1:1 £50, 1:2 £45pp,1:3 £40, 4+ £35pp.
  • RYA Sailing and Windsurf Taster 2 Hours 1:1 £105, 1:2 £95pp, 1:3 £80pp.
  • RYA 2 Day Level 1 or 2 Sail or Windsurf £205pp based on 3 people.
  • Learn to Windsurf £205 1:1 4 hour tuition, 4 hours practice.
  • RYA Powerboat Courses(based on 3 people). 1 Day Level 1 £135pp, 2 Day Level 2 £255pp.

Personal Tuition available on request, all lessons include instructor, wetsuit and buoyancy aid.                      

For RYA courses please call to book 01928740243. 

Paddlesports can be booked online.

YOU MUST HAVE YOUR OWN BUOYANCY AID FOR SELF LAUNCH, NO BUOYANCY AID, NO LAUNCH *                                                             Self Launch is available for kayaks, paddle boards, sailing boats and windsurfers currently open Wednesday to Sunday and everyday from Easter from 11am to 5pm. When booking select 11am ticket. Day launch £16 for 1 craft for 1 person, additional people £2pp  (We do not allow pleasure toys, rubber dinghies, rings, body boards or remote control boats) Please click above to book, you will need to complete your waiver by using the link on your confirmation email (to be completed once every 12 months) 

Evening Launch 5-7.30pm May to September £8.50 per craft for 1 person, add people £2pp

Hire is by the hour, session times are 12pm, 1.15pm, 2.30pm starting from Easter.             

  • 1 x person paddle boards (£22) inc 1 BA.
  • XL x 8 person paddle boards(£100) inc 8 BA.
  • Single kayaks(£17.50) inc 1 BA.
  • Double kayaks x 2 (£35)  inc 2 BA.
  • Canadian Canoe x 3 (£37.50) inc 3 BA must have 1 adult in Canoe.

Please note we do not hire additional buoyancy aids for hire. For experienced sailors and windsurfers we also hire sailing dinghys and windsurfers, please contact us to book.


Kids Parties

  • You can book parties on the adventure trail and aquapark, please note it is up to you to supervise your party. If you are looking for a paddleboard or kayaking party we provide experienced instructors to provide a fun filled activity.                          

    Party packages with food:

    • Adventure Trail Party £28.50pp.
    • Aqua Park Party £39.50pp.
    • Paddle Board & Kayak Party £39.50pp.

    Parties are held in the Chameleon Cafe or Party Room. They include a hot meal, drink and ice cream.

Open water swimming for Nowca members only, to join please visit nowca.org

Current Swim Times

Saturday and Sundays 10-11am.                              Thursday 11.30-12.45

May 2024                                                                      Tuesday and Thursday evening 5.30-7.30                Saturday and Sundays 9.30 to 11am                        (first evening swim – thursday 2nd)                         

  • (if you are on your lunch break & would like lunch to takeaway please do so when checking information your swim)
  • 250 & 500m swim course(750m in summer)
  • Safety boat cover
  • Showers, toilets and changing facilities
  • Car parking included for swimmers (please have your nowca band ready to show)
  • £7 per swim
  • £65 for 10 swim bundle
  • Cafe open serving breakfast & lunch
  • Our summer camps run from 10am-4pm throughout Summer Half Term and the summer for 8-15 year olds. You can choose from a variety of activities, these are all run by our qualified instructors. RYA courses include log books. You can bring a packed lunch or choose from our menu. Sun cream or warm clothing recommended dependant on weather conditions!! Drop off from 9.30am wetsuit and buoyancy aid included. You will need wet shoes or old trainers for your feet.  

  • 2 Day Start Sailing £145.00pp
  •  28th & 29th May,15th & 16th June, 17th & 18th, 29th & 30th July,6th &7th 19th &20th August


  • 2 Day Improve Sailing £145pp
  • 11th &12th May, 25th & 26th, 31st July, 1st15th & 16th22nd & 23rd, 29th & 30th August                                                                                                                                        1 Day Mixed Activities £77.50pp 
  • 19th & 24th July, 2nd,13th, 14th, 21st August                                                                           
  • 2 Day Mixed Activities £135pp
  • 30th & 31st May, 15th &16th,22nd & 23rd July, 8th & 9th, 26th & 27th August                                                 
  • 1 Day Windsurf £80pp
  • 24th July, 12th August                                              
  • 1 Day Sailing Taster £80pp
  • 5th & 28th August