Siblyback Lake is managed by SW Lakes it is located near Liskard, of the A38.  The Lake is surrounded by the striking Bodmin Moor and offers a wide range of windsurfing opportunities, it is a popular family location.


Suitable Ability - All levels

Ideal wind direction

NW or a Southerly and SE

Best conditions

NW winds.  If you prefer sailing under the watch full eye of safety cover then this is the location for you.


Best avoided

You are able to windsurf in any wind direction on the lake.  It is worth taking in to consideration that a SW / W is onshore and could create a awkward launch.  An E / NE is off shore.

Local hazards

Other water users need to be taken into consideration.  There are notices up at the Watersports Centre highlighting any restrictions.

Rigging area and launch access

The rigging area is on the grassy banks next to the sailing area.


Local amenities

There's plenty more to do at this scenic lake, including miles of walks excellent bird watching, children's play areas and a tea-room overlooking the water, which offers delicious cakes and a variety of light lunches from Easter to October

There are camping facilities available during the summer months.  Facilities include; showers, wash up, disposal and recycling, a undercover BBQ area, 10 electric hook ups and 9 hard standing pitches.  Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead.

For further information telephone: 01409 211507


Driving access and car parking

The lake is best accessed from the A38 to the east of Liskard, and has ample parking. 



Pay and display parking, £1 up to 2 hours, £2 all day.  £20 per season.  Season tickets are available from the lakeside cafe.  If you join SW Lakes Trust as a Friend of the Trust, parking is free.

There is a daily launch fee of £8.50 for windsurfers.