Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre


We’re Rochdale’s finest outdoor activity centre. We operate on Hollingworth Lake located in Rochdale. Hollingworth Lake is a 130 acre reservoir in the Hollingworth area of Littleborough.

What we do

Our team of qualified, experienced and enthusiastic staff will ensure all of your needs are met, and your expectations exceeded. We ensure our quality of instruction remains high through regular staff training sessions and through actively encouraging all of our staff team to seek out appropriate personal and professional development opportunities.

Whether you are new to your chosen activity, working towards one of the many National Governing Body awards, looking to gain a professional instructional qualification or just looking for an enjoyable way to spend your leisure time we will have the right course or activity for you. If you don’t see what you want just call us at the centre and we will be more than happy to put together a specially designed course or programme to suit your needs and aspirations.

Our activities
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking and Canoeing
  • Powerboating
  • Windsurfing
  • Rock climbing - Indoor and outdoors
  • Mountain Biking
  • Archery
  • Rowing Boat hire
  • National Governing Body Qualifications and Awards
  • Private courses, group booking and one to one tuition

See our full list of activities on our website (external link).

Who we work with

We work alongside:

  • Schools
  • Groups
  • Uniformed groups
  • The general public

For more information see our schools brochure (external link).

We’re also a Royal Yatching Association Training Centre and hold the Adventure Activity Licence (AALA).

Our Local Offer - Activities for disabled people

Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre are offering a wide range of exciting activities for young disabled people aged 8 to 19 years. Disability will not be a barrier. Come and have a go at canoeing, sailing, archery, camping, rock climbing, biking, canal journey, and an opportunity to do a residential adventure. We have:

  • Trained staff
  • Mobility hoists
  • Accessible changing room
  • Support workers

For further information please contact us.

Who to contact

01706 370499 01706 370499
Parent Organisation
Your Trust

Where to go

The Boathouse
Lake Bank

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