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Sports and Activities

Whatever you like doing, if you want to be outdoors, there are a wealth of activities on offer in the surrounding areas.

Whitewater Kayaker

Whether your preference is white or flat water - there are ample opportunities for both within moments of the house.  Rent a boat on Carsington Water or tackle the challenges of the River Derwent.  We recommend a number of companies.  Please ask us.

Clay Pigeon Shooting

If you would like to try your hand at Clay Pigeon Shooting - the nearest centre is in the next village of Brassington.

Riding Lessons
Horse Riding

The stables at Tissington provide a range of trekking experiences for riders of all levels. They are based just seven miles from Stainsborough Hall and are easy to get to.


There are a range of activities available on Carsington Water - sailing, fishing, paddle boarding and raft building. Please ask us for contact information. 

Scaling the Rocks

Derbyshire is known for fantastic climbing.  If you need a advice or an instructor please let us know. 

Bicycling in the Woods

Stainsborough sits at the heart of cycling country.  If you are bringing your own bike - we provide secure storage.  And, we're ideally placed for cycling around Carsington Water or on the Tissington and High Peak trails.  If you need to hire a bike, let us know and we can provide information about where to go. 

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