Facilities at Carsington Water

Full facilities information

Visitor centre

The visitor centre has public ladies and men’s toilets, both in the Courtyard and the main visitor centre.

Car park
  • There are three options for car parking at Carsington Water, the main car park, Sheepwash car park or the Millfields car park.
  • There is no free parking for RSPB Members.
Toilets

We have three unisex disabled toilets, two beyond the courtyard and one upstairs near the restaurant.

Accessible toilets

We have three unisex disabled toilets, two beyond the courtyard and one upstairs near the restaurant.

Café
10am - 5pm
  • There is a 120-seater restaurant, outdoor café and kiosks.
  • The cafe and restaurant offer a range of hot and cold drinks, hot and cold meals, sandwiches, snacks and confectionary.
Shop
  • The shop stocks a range of binoculars and telescopes, bird food, bird feeders, nestboxes, gifts and books.  
  • A Christmas range is also available seasonally.
Baby changing

There are baby changing facilities at the visitor centre and in the Courtyard.

Picnic area
Pushchair friendly
Viewing point

Four hides.