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Keep up to date with the latest news from Holme Pierrepont Country Park Home of the National Water Sports Centre

11th April 2017

Water Sports Centre to host World Championship Canoeing event

We’re very pleased to announce that the National Water Sports Centre (NWSC) been awarded the International Canoeing Federation (ICF) World Freestyle Canoeing Championships to be held in August and September of 2021.

This is great news for the site and all the teams that had a hand in the selection process. We’re looking forward to welcoming over 300 of the world’s best freestylers, plus spectators and media from countries far and wide. 

Claire O’Hara is the most successful female freestyle paddler of all time and an eight-time world champion. She had this to say about the news and the facilities at the NWSC:

“This is fantastic news for British freestyle paddlers.  We have been one of the leading forces in freestyle for a long time and without a doubt, this is in part to do with the incredible training facilities in Nottinghamshire.

Holme Pierrepont Country Park wins Nottingham Environmental Award
This year’s annual Environmental Awards has become one of the highlights of Holme Pierrepont Country Park’s year. The awards praise the work to protect and enhance the world we live in, by championing causes that go above and beyond.

Contacting Us

If you have any queries about visiting the Holme Pierrepont Country Park, Home of the National Water Sports Centre, then please don’t hesitate to contact us:

National Water Sports Centre
Adbolton Lane
Holme Pierrepont
NG12 2LU
Phone: 0115 982 1212

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