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Visitors can benefit from tuition, hire a range of equipment from pedaloes and rowing boats to windsurfers and dinghies, or the opportunity to launch your own craft. The fun, relaxed atmosphere makes it a great location to learn a new sport.
If fishing is more your style then you will be interested to know that this quiet lake is very well stocked with carp well over 30lb with a good head of 20s. The lake record is a 46lb mirror carp caught in 2007. Regular 48 hour carp competitions are held with limited space available.
There are also many miles of paths following the shorelines of the two lakes, meandering through woodland and on to open countryside. So whether youre looking for a leisurely stroll, an active cycle ride or a more challenging walk, whatever your ability, there is something for everyone at Tamar.
Adjacent to the Centre is a campsite which caters for holidaymakers and watersports participants alike. The peaceful campsite is an ideal base for exploring North Cornwall and Devon and is perfect for families, groups and couples. Camping Pods are also available on site.
There is a cafe overlooking the lake and a visit to the Visitor Centre will tell you about the lake, its ecology and the walks. The popular round lake walk takes about one hour, and there is also a childrens play area.
At Lower Tamar you will find a much smaller lake with easy going footpaths. The Lower Lake is predominantly managed as a nature reserve as it is popular with many wildfowl. There is a bird hide open to all and several picnic tables. The perfect location for all the family to enjoy.