Things to do at Scaling Dam Reservoir

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Things to do At Scaling Dam Reservoir

Make family memories in the great outdoors.

With welcoming and relaxing facilities, coupled with a family-friendly experience, a day at Scaling Dam is one to enjoy. Well worth a visit for a glorious day out in an unpolluted clean environment, with stunning scenery and delightful picnic areas ripe for a relaxing bit of downtime. We have an enjoyable circular walk, which has a section that is wheelchair and pushchair accessible, perfect for a family afternoon together.

Please can we remind all visitors that entering the water for unauthorised swimming, water sports / inflatables fun or just for a quick cool down is not allowed. We like to keep all our visitors safe and to do this we must request that you stay out of the water and its hidden dangers at all times.

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Get active and enjoy the circular walk, which is sure to impress with its surrounding moorland landscape.


Sit back relax and wait for nature to come to you. The outdoors can bring some spectacular wildlife to us, so see what you can spot.


Scaling Dam sailing club is the perfect place for water sports lovers to get out on the water and enjoy exhilarating sailing, kayaking and paddleboarding.

Coarse and pike fishing

A fantastic sport, with tons of health benefits and something the family can enjoy together. Once you get that first bite, you will be hooked.

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