Tittesworth Water Sports and Activity Centre is one of the largest independent activity centres in the Staffordshire. We are based on the shores of Tittesworth Reservoir, near Leek in Staffordshire. In 2017 we achieved British Canoeing Centre Mark status and exceeded the minimum standards for a British Canoeing Accredited Centre.
The reservoir itself is owned and managed by Severn Trent Water who use the site as its flagship visitor site in Staffordshire operating from the visitor centre on the opposite side of the lake to us. The reservoir is Staffordshire's second largest at 190 acres, renowned for it's stunning views of the Roaches, a dramatic gritstone edge, there is something for everyone to enjoy on the site which borders the Peak District National Park.
We are a family run business, with over 19 years of water sports experience, holding some of the highest British Canoe Union (BCU) qualifications. Our aim for the centre is to enable families and individuals to access a range of outdoor pursuits activities in a beautiful setting delivered to a high standard. Whether you'd like to try something new or develop existing skills we hope you'll find something here for you...if not then please do contact us and we will do everything in our power to make it happen for you. We are continually developing our range of activities, establishing links with organisations and growing our team of experienced staff who share our vision for the centre. This will enable us to fulfil our long term goals for the centre.
After a great first summer running the centre in 2015 we've now add a wider range of activities to the programme for 2016, 2017 and 2018 which includes archery, axe throwing and raft building activities along with two Sunday Paddle Clubs, Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) and Sailing... PHEW!! In 2017, we achieved the British Canoeing Centre Mark, exceeding the minimum standards for a British Canoeing Accredited centre.
If there is something specific that you are looking for but do not see it advertised please do contact us - if we can't fulfil it we may be able to point you in the right direction.
We use top quality equipment from a range of suppliers to ensure that all of the activities we offer are enjoyed by people of all ages. As you would expect, safety is paramount and our fully qualified staff are always on hand to offer guidance and support during your visit.
Founded by Paul Bull Coaching, which has been in operation since 2009 the centre now also caters for the more advanced white water kayakers and canoeists.