About Us

Manley Mere

Manley mere is a family run business operating for since 84. Originally a a dairy farm the owners Jane and Mike decided to take make more use of their land and love of watersports. The mere was hand crafted and was first opened to the public in 1984 as a purpose build windsurf lake. As the years past the centre has developed and grown in a multi watersport’s and land activity hub with a family friendly atmosphere. The centre has seen many changes over the year but at its core is still a powerful love for adventures, family and friends.

Lake created

Cow's sold

30 New Windsurf boards purchased


Lake extension

First Tree Planted

Sailing Introduced on the lake


Manley mere begin hosting Chester triathlon

Cafe Refurbishment

Importing the First SUP into the UK


Cheshire Aqua Park is installed


Chameleon Cafe Serves it's first Cappuccino

Cheshire diversification award


First Obstacle built for the Adventure Trail




Manley Mere Weddings and Corporate begins


The Chameleon Cafe

The cafe has always been a part of Manley Mere first serving customer in 1984 including one the purchase of the first cappuccino machine. since then it’s undergone refurbishment and much more to create a warm and friends atmosphere with a stunning backdrop.  Serving customers daily the cafe now a wide selection of hot and cold beverages as well as a season menu.

The Mere

At 40 acres the Mere offers a comfortable size for a wide variety of watersports. The hand made lake created in 1984 had undergone two extension to create the lake we have today. The lakes depth is managed to maintain an average depth of 10ft with certain area of lake being as deep as 16ft and 5ft. This provides a safe learning environment for all sort of water users.

The Adventure Trail

A labour of the love the adventure trail has been a staple activity for Manley Mere. Created with fun and adventure in mind the 1.5 mile trail hosts 40+ obstacles designed to get hearts racing and smiles.

Cheshire Aqua Park

Installed in 2017 this 200m² inflatable water park has a capacity for 50+ participants and is one of the largest      aqua parks in the area.