There are many sporting activities for you at Dandelion Hideaway. Why not try fly-fishing?

sporting activities

There is an abundance of sporting opportunities when you visit Leicestershire during a glamping stay at Dandelion Hideaway. With fishing, sailing, windsurfing and canoeing, snowboarding, clay pigeon shooting and diving and much, much more, it will take more than one trip to explore it all.

Bosworth Water Park

This is a leisure park set over 50 acres, 20 acres of which is water - used for all types of water sports. There you can go sailing, windsurfing and canoeing, or even rent a pedalo! Day tickets are available for a relaxing day's fishing in the Trust's two well-stocked fishing lakes.

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Clay pigeon shooting

This is available at Garlands dedicated shooting ground in the heart of the Midlands. It is a fun activity that will test your skill and co-ordination. Taster sessions are available ranging from one hour to a full day.

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Fly fishing at Thornton Reservoir

A 75 acre picturesque Leicestershire site, offering fly fishing from its banks, boats and float tubes. Casting lessons and guided trips are also available.

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Skiing, skating and snowboarding at the SnowDome

The SnowDome is the UK’s premier real snow centre and the leading choice for skiers and snowboarders. Real snow, all year round, provides the ultimate Alpine surface to learn and enjoy these exciting sports in a fun and progressive environment.

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Scuba Diving at Stony Cove

Stoney Cove in Leicestershire is the most popular inland dive site in the UK, attracting 500,000 visitors a year.

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Motor Racing at Mallory Park and Donington Park

Mallory is one of the bed-rocks of Midlands Motor sport, some of the best car races in the country are organised here. Donington Park is the venue for exciting and prestigious events such as the FIM World Superbike and British Touring Car championships.

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