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Welcome to
Manvers Lake & Dearne Valley Trust

Manvers Lake & Dearne Valley Trust was formed in 2011 to look after Manvers Lake and the surrounding area, including managing the Boathouse and it's facilities. In December 2012 we became a Registered Charity No. 1150159.

Our objectives are:

To promote community participation in healthy recreation by providing facilities for:

To the communities of Rotherham, Doncaster, Barnsley and the surrounding areas. 


The Trust has three linked companies:

Manvers Waterfront  Boat Club Ltd 

Company No 09239169

Manvers Lake & Dearne Valley Trading Ltd

Company No 08239180

Manvers Lake & Dearne Valley Events Ltd

Company No 08239187

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Did you know that we had a webcam? Check out what's happening on the lake or what's happening with the weather!

Silver Waters Kayak

We regularly have our water tested by an independent company. Please follow the link to see our results.

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Room Hire

We are also an ideal venue to host your meeting or training course with rooms that we can hire out on a daily basis. We have 2 rooms for hire - a large room suitable for up to 60 people and a boardroom suitable for up to 15 people.


Ever wanted to try an activity or just need to improve your technical ability? Why not spend some time with one of our coaches one to one.

Group or individual coaching available

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Open Water Dippers

These sessions are set up to support the mental and physical wellbeing of our communities. Free of charge, they are accessible to all. Currently we have sessions on for 'Open Water Dipping/Swimming'.

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