Over the past 15 years The Lakes has firmly established itself as the most exclusive lakeside estate in England. The Lakes at Cotswolds Waters will comprise 77 lakeside homes and 63 lake fronted apartments. We work with you every step to create your perfect home away from home, with all the detailing and finishing you desire.

An extraordinary family home. An exceptional financial investment.


Stunning detached lakeside homes capturing the very essence of laid-back luxury.


Beautifully designed and strongly appointed apartments.


All complemented by one leisure destination and spa facility.


The Lakes is a luxury, gated community of family homes, designed for peace and relaxation. If you are looking for awe-inspiring views, incredible interior design, relaxation in abundance and fresh air, we are the right place for you.

Designed fun for all the family
Please click here for the list of activities you can enjoy at The Lakes.

Estate Team
Our experienced concierge and estate teams are dedicated to ensuring our owners and their guests have the best stay possible, while maintaining every aspect of the area to the highest degree of care.

Guest Services at The Lakes
It might mean packing each day with activity, or it could mean doing absolutely nothing. Whatever your idea of a break, let us help you make the most out of your stay.



The Orchard Spa is home to a 17-meter heated pool, panoramic views of Clearwater Lake and plenty of facilities, including a sauna, steam room and gym. Engage in exercise classes and personal training sessions also available by appointment.

Life at your pace

An early morning swim, an afternoon in the spa or an evening barbecue. However you like to spend your days, this is rural living at its best. The days pass at your own pace at The Lakes, giving you the chance to create an unforgettable collection of family memories to cherish.


the estate

zipline over lake


Our Concierge team are available to organise a wide array of sports and pursuits on and off the estate.


Air Rifle Shooting
A family friendly pursuit for ages 6+

A lovely session for all the family for ages 8+

Canoe Hire
Seats 2 people (1 adult & 1 child or 2 children).

Clay Pigeon Shooting
Hone your accuracy with a fun-filled day of clay pigeon shooting.

Coarse Fishing
Try your hand at fishing for freshwater coarse fish – rod hire available.

Fishing Lessons
Choose from a range of Lake and River fishing either from the bank side or from a boat. Our sessions are 2hrs long and led by our experienced on-site instructor, Angus Campbell.

Fishing Tackle Hire
Want to go solo? Simply hire a rod and buy a bait bag. Children’s bait bucket, rod and net kits available to buy too!

For our more daring visitors! Hire a glider and take to the skies with an instructor for some glorious views of The Cotswolds.

Water Skiing
Feel the rush of the wind as you are towed behind a boat. Adrenaline-filled and fun!

Horse Riding
Whether you are a beginner or experienced with horses, this family activity will keep everyone entertained.

Kayak & Paddle Board Hire
Kayaks and paddle boards available from 1st April through to September.

Take to the water with kneeboarding, a great way to introduce kids and adults to wakeboarding and other water sports.

Get to grips with one of the oldest known team sports no matter what level you are.

Tennis Coaching
Join one of our coaches for a lesson or just for some competitive fun.

Get on the water and give wakeboarding a go, for our more adventurous visitors.

Water Polo
Get competitive or keep it friendly with a game of water polo.


Private Craft Session
90 mins to 3 hours including materials.

A re-wilding session for all the family. Join our instructor for den building, fire starting, tracking and of course marshmallow roasting!

Child Trailer
There’s always room for one more! Bring the kids along on a sightseeing bike ride around the beauty of the lakes.

Child Seat Hire
Bring the little ones everywhere you go with our child seat hire.

Dive beneath the lake’s top and discover what lies beneath the surface with an instructor.

Bike Hire
The clean, green and healthy way to get around the estate.

Zip Wire & Climbing Wall
State of the art zip wire, climbing wall and trapeze. Zip height to ground across Warrens Cross Lake.

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