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About Us

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Paddleboard lessons

Located at Lake 86 in the heart of the Cotswolds, we are a watersports company that provides equipment hire and runs coached sessions, activity days, kids camps, corporate team building and so much more.

Whether you want to show up and hire a paddleboard, kayak or raft, we’ve got you covered. Everyone has to start somewhere, and Lake 86 is the place to give it a go.

Our mission: to make it easy and accessible for the public to experience, enjoy and develop a passion for water sports in a safe and natural environment.

Our core values are:

  • Do betterWe are always striving to improve our services and offerings. We believe that there is always room for improvement, and we are always looking for ways to create truly unique and memorable experiences.

  • Be welcoming:  We want our customers to feel welcome and appreciated. We believe that the key to developing a love of watersports is to create a positive experience regardless of whether it’s your first time or not.

  • Work as a team: Our staff are experienced instructors who all love being on the water, and in the outdoors and want to share that excitement with our customers. Our lake family is a close-knit team, made up of friends who share a passion for water, which makes us so unique and keeps customers coming back for more.

We are committed to providing our customers with safe and enjoyable experiences. If you are looking for a fun and safe way to experience watersports, we encourage you to visit us or get in touch. We offer a variety of activities for all levels of experience, and our friendly and experienced staff will make sure you have a great time.

We hope you will come and visit us soon.

Meet the Team 2023

Since 2014, our close-knit team has continued to grow. United by shared values and love of watersports, you won't find us far from the water. 

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