A POPULAR lake near Whitchurch has hailed the opening night where its ice rink was officially opened to the public.

Alderford Lake in Tilstock Road officially launched its ice rink launch night on Thursday, November 24 and it was officially opened by professional dancers, AJ and Curtis Pritchard.

Spectators were able to enjoy seeing competitive skaters and enjoy food and drink being offered.

On its Facebook page, Alderford Lake hailed the openeing night and thanked the Pritchard brothers for hosting.

It added: "What an incredible night for the official opening of our REAL ice rink- it was a pleasure to welcome so many of you!


"Thank you so much to AJ and Curtis Pritchard for hosting the event, and showing us a few of your moves, too!

"And of course, thank you to Ryan Southan and his incredible skaters for their wonderful performances tonight!

"We are now open daily for ice skating, and Alderford’s new light trail as well as Santa Island Experience on selected dates

"Come along and create magical memories this Christmas at Alderford Lake."

You can contact Alderford Lake via 01948 665914 or info@alderford.com