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Sports & fun activities at
Haggerston Castle

Take a flying leap at our fun and games...

And get a piece of the action. Ever seen Grandad with a bow and arrow? You soon will! We offer fun activities for every age – yes, even archery and fencing. And best of all, you can all learn together. So, go on, get in some family target practice. Or try to keep up with your little Tarzans on our climbing walls and ropes courses. You can even go horse riding or practice your tennis skills, take a pedalo out on our boating lake, or spend the afternoon on the 9-hole golf course. Plus, if it rains, we can run some of our sessions indoors.
Climbing wall at Haggerston Castle

Time to play

If you want something less sporty, we have lots of fun for you too. Try your hand (and spade!) at Sand Art, or how about a game of crazy golf. Pots of fun throughout the day.

Outdoor sports

Whether you’re bringing little kids, bigger kids, teens or adults with you, we’ve tried our best to make sure there’s fun, sporty stuff that interests everyone.

    All-action

    If you love heights and you're up for a challenge, then pop on your safety gear and check out some of our gravity-defying activities. Be sure to watch your step though and keep hold of your safety line as you hang high above the ground.

      Coaching confidence

      We’ve got all the sports equipment and facilities you could ever need, but some things you might want someone qualified to show you the ropes. That’s why we have lots of capable sports coaches who are able to teach you the basics or help you improve your game.

        Indoor activities

        We love to see families playing and being active together. Whatever the weather, we have loads of activities and facilities that will keep you busy and dry!

          Just for kids

          Kids are always full of energy, which is why our exciting, fun-filled programme is aimed to keep them entertained, all the time.

            Fun activities

            Holidays are about family time, all the time. That’s why we have so many fun facilities for you to use whenever you fancy.

              Adventure golf

              Adventure golf

              It’s pretty much crazy golf but bigger, crazier and more exciting! Bring your putter to the green, place your ball and off you go. Be wary – there are different routes that the ball can take and with each one having more obstacles to tackle it might not be as easy as you think. So plan your stroke with care! This will certainly keep the novice players on par with the pros in the family. It’s suitable for all ages.

              Things you should know:

              • Age: All ages 
              • Activity pass value: 2 for 1
              • Duration of session: Vary by activity
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              Aerial adventure at Haggerston Castle

              Aerial Adventure

              Do you like a challenge and want to push yourself to new heights? Then this adventure is perfect for you. Scale up to the platform, keep your safety line to hand as you watch your step on this gravity defying adrenaline charged high-ropes course. It’s suitable for six years and over and all kids need to bring along is a brave adult (height restrictions may apply).

              Things you should know:

              • Age: 6+ yrs
              • Activity pass value: 2
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Height restrictions may apply.

              Archery coaching

              Archery coaching

              Got a strong arm and steady eye? Why not become a bowman for the day? With help from our expert instructors you’ll be firing like Robin Hood in no time. Our archery sessions are for kids aged six and over, and we promise by the end of your session you’ll know your nock from your quiver in no time. So keep your eye keen, draw back that bow and let’s hit the bullseye!

              Things you should know:

              • Age: 6+ yrs
              • Activity pass value: 1
              • Duration of session: 45 minutes
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              Climbing wall at Haggerston Castle

              Climbing wall

              Have a head for heights? Feeling adventurous? Then our climbing wall will not only get you moving but they’re a great workout too. After being strapped into a harness build your strength, endurance and flexibility in this great outdoor activity.

              Things you should know:

              • Age: 7+ yrs
              • Activity pass value: 1
              • Duration of session: Varies
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Height restrictions may apply.

              Fencing coaching

              Fencing coaching

              En garde! Pop on those masks and protect yourselves with the padding – we want to see your best cross swords and parry attacks. Our friendly instructors will make sure that the kids (and you too) have a great time and stay safe. Our fencing session requires one activity pass, so come and learn some epic sabre skills.

              Things you should know:

              • Age: 6+ yrs
              • Activity pass value: 1
              • Duration of session: 45 minutes
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              New for 2015 - Football Academy

              NEW for 2015 - Football Academy

              NEW for 2015 - Can you score like Suarez or defend like Silva? Show us your saves and finishes at our very own Football Academy. Learn new skills from our sports coaches — they’ll teach you tips and tricks before getting you into a real game. We’ll award prizes and certificates to all those taking part. If your little ones are aged between five and sixteen we have separate classes for different age groups. It runs all season and requires one activity pass. So don’t forget your football kit and let’s see who can bend it like Beckham!

              Things you should know:

              • Age: 5-16 yrs (Different sessions for different age groups)
              • Activity pass value: 1
              • Duration of session: 30 minutes
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              9-hole par 3 golf course at Haggerston Castle

              9-hole golf course

              Take a break from the stress of it all and play a round on our beautifully maintained golf courses. Try for a hole in one, or even an albatross on our 9-hole golf course. Clubs are available for hire but you’re welcome to bring your own as well. This activity is suitable for ages five and over. Will you be on par? Our golf course is a 9-hole par 3 course.

              Things you should know:

              • Age: 5+ yrs 
              • Activity pass value: n/a
              • Cost: £8 approx (subject to change)
              • Duration of session: Varies
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              Horse riding

              Horse riding

              You’ve heard it straight from the horse’s mouth – there’s no better way to explore our beautiful woods than taking all the family for a pony trek. And for kids aged between seven and 15 we have a special session which includes a half hour trek with tuition from our experts. They will also have the chance to help out at the stables – all topped off with a certificate and a photograph to treasure their special day! Prices do vary by experience. Please note this activity is run by an external company.

              Things you should know:

              • Ages: 4+ yrs (the kids’ club is aimed at 7-15 years)
              • Duration of session: Ranges from 20 minutes to 2.5 hours
              • Cost: 20 minute trek - £15, 60 minute trek - £30, 1 ½ hour kids’ club - £20, 2 ½ hour beach trek – £50
              • Activity pass value: n/a
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              Lawn bowls

              Lawn bowls

              Get all the family together, step to the rink and let’s aim for the jack. This classic family sport is perfect for some light evening exercise. Let’s see if Grandad can knock out all the other balls to take home the glory. All kids need to bring a grown-up.

              Things you should know:

              • Age: all ages 
              • Activity pass value: 1
              • Duration of session: 60 minutes
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              Learn2Bike

              Learn2Bike

              Let our team of pre-school experts give your little ones the confidence and balance to set off on their first set of wheels. Our Balanceability programme is especially for kids between two and a half and six years old.

              Things you should know:

              • Age: 21/2 - 6 yrs
              • Activity pass value: 1
              • Duration of session: 30 minutes
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              Mini sports

              Mini sports

              Who said sports is just for grown-ups? Your little ones will love our mini sports created especially with them in mind. They can try their little hands at archery, fencing, tennis or even football! All these great sports are free to enjoy. Who knows, we may even find some future Olympians!

              Things you should know:

              • Age: 3-5 yrs
              • Cost: Free
              • Duration of session: 30 minutes
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              Pedalos

              Pedalos

              Take a relaxing break from all the hustle and bustle in one of our Pedalos and drift slowly across the water. Sail at whatever speed you wish; it’s so simple to control you can go forwards, backwards, left and right. Everyone in the family is welcome; it requires one activity pass per 30 minute session, so zip up your jackets and get Grandma involved in some peaceful paddling.

              Things you should know:

              • Ages: All ages
              • Duration of session: 30 minutes
              • Activity pass value: 1
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              Ropes course at Haggerston Castle

              Ropes course

              Climb, balance and swing your way through our mid-air high ropes obstacle course. Our ropes course are suitable for ages seven and over. All kids need to bring a grown-up with them and height restrictions may apply.

              Things you should know:

              • Age: 7+ yrs 
              • Activity pass value: 2
              • Duration of session: 45 minutes
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Height restrictions may apply.

              Seaside games

              Seaside games

              Family time is the most treasured and fun time. So grab your rain macs, sunscreen and comfy shoes and join in our seaside games. It’s the best excuse to get the kids off their phones and tablets and create some precious memories together. We have plenty of team games for everyone such as Frisbee, rounders and Kwik cricket. Our seaside games are totally free, and as long as the little ones are aged three and over, everyone’s welcome.

              Things you should know:

              • Age: 3+ yrs
              • Cost: Free
              • Duration of session: 60 minutes
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              Outdoor play area

              Outdoor play area

              We know being on holiday means being outside as much as possible, so our play areas are the ideal place for kids to burn off a bit of energy. And at Haggerston Castle, we have 3 outdoor play areas for your little ones to enjoy. And, even if the weather isn't perfect, you’ll still be able to have fun outside and get some fresh air.

              Things you should know:

              • Age: Varies
              • Costs: Free
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              Sand Art

              Sand Art

              Kids love sand and paint, so we’ve combined the two in this great fun activity. We’ll even clean up afterwards so you have nothing to worry about. Imagination and creativity can really go wild as kids make their very own colourful sand art. And the best bit is they can take their masterpiece home to treasure forever. It’s suitable for all ages and costs do vary. You can find Sand Art across the whole season – perfect for those rainy days.

              Things you should know:

              • Age: All ages
              • Cost: A5 card - £4, A4 card - £5. One take home pack (includes one A5 card, one A4 card and 12 sand pencils) – £7.99. Two take home packs – £15
              • Activity pass value: n/a
              • Duration of session: Varies by activity
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              Segways

              NEW for 2015 Segways

              Glide along our pretty park pathways on one of our fantastic segways. With its brilliant technology, all you have to do is lean in the direction you want to move – and whoosh you’re off! Our helpful and friendly instructors will show you how to master this great form of transportation. And once you feel confident enough you can test yourself on our challenge course. You’ll be learning all together in groups of five per session and you’ll need to be 14 or over. It costs £15 per person.

              Things you should know:

              • Age: 14+ yrs
              • Duration of session: 60 minutes
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              Tennis courts

              Tennis courts

              Enjoy a spot of friendly competition with the whole family on our tennis courts. Whether you’re playing singles or doubles, all you need to bring is the racquets and balls. But don’t worry if you haven’t got any, we can supply both, there’s just a small deposit to pay. Strawberries and cream anyone?

              Things you should know:

              • Age: All ages
              • Cost: Free
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              Target shooting

              Target shooting

              Get your hands on a classic 177 calibre air rifle and take out the targets. With our expert instructors guiding you with every step, we can guarantee you’ll be in safe hands. As you’d expect you need to be ten or over and all kids need to be with a responsible adult. Ready, aim, fire!

              Things you should know:

              • Age: 10+ yrs
              • Activity pass value: 1
              • Duration of session: 45 minutes
              • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

              Activity Pass - Enjoy more activities for less when you book in advance

              If you enjoy planning your holiday before you arrive (and saving money), then our Activity Pass is just the thing for you.

              When you buy an Activity Pass, you get a bundle of 6 or 12 spaces that you can redeem online before you get here against a whole range of activities - which not only means that you get here first to secure your place on the activity, but you also get to do the activities you want to do at a discounted price. And with our online booking system open up until midnight the day before you arrive, even if you book at the very last minute, you can still make the most of these great savings.

              Don't worry if you don't buy your Activity Pass before you get on holiday - you can still buy your activities on park at our normal price, subject to availability.

                Archery coaching at Haven

                Activity pass

                It depends on how big your family is and how many activities you plan on taking part in. One pack (6 passes) may suit you for a short break or you might want a couple for a week long holiday. Remember, should you need them, you can always purchase more Activity Passes once you arrive.

                Things you should know:

                • One Prepaid Activity Pack (6 passes)
                  £36 online – £40 on park
                • Two Prepaid Activity Packs (12 passes)
                  £60 online – £75 on park

                Fencing coaching at Haven

                Sports activities

                Activities that can be used with your prepaid activity vouchers include:

                • Adventure golf
                • Aerial Adventure
                • Archery coaching
                • Climbing wall
                • Football Academy
                • Fencing coaching
                • 9-hole golf course
                • Horse riding
                • Learn2Bike 
                • Ropes course
                • Segways
                • Target shooting

                Activity Passes

                How to book

                The prepaid activity passes can be purchased as an optional extra for all holidays.

                New bookings:

                Just make a booking now and be sure to pick your choice of prepaid activity passes either 6 or 12 pack from the "Optional Extras".

                If you have already booked a holiday and wish to take advantage of this great offer please click on the "My Account" link at the top of this page*. Once you have logged into your account click on "view current holiday bookings", select your booking and click on "add optional extras". From here you can select either a 6 or 12 pack prepaid activity pass depending on your preference.

                Activity Passes

                Terms & conditions

                • It is recommended that activities are booked and allocated prior to arrival on park as we may have limited availability on park, particularly during busy periods.
                • Activities are subject to availability and may vary from park to park.
                • Guests must arrive 5 minutes prior to the start of the session as Health and Safety briefings are given.
                • Please arrive 5 minutes prior to activity commencing, we are keen to ensure you are fully briefed prior participating.
                • If you are late, and have missed the safety briefing, for your own safety you may not be able to take part in the session.
                • If you wish to cancel an activity, that's fine, we understand your plans change please give us 24 hours notice and we will happily provide a refund.
                • If you have purchased your activity pass prior to arrival and you wish to cancel, then please call customer services to discuss, pre purchased activity passes are non refundable on park.
                • Unfortunately if you miss your session we are unable to transfer you to another session or offer a refund.
                • If the weather is bad and we can't run an activity for this or some other reason, we'll always offer you an alternative.
                • Each of our prepaid Activity Passes comes with six available spaces and, for most of our activities; your Activity Pass will get marked once per person who takes part. However, please be aware that some activities may require more stamps per person.
                • Purchase a discounted activity pass online up to midnight the day before your arrival. The further ahead you buy your passes, the better your chances of redeeming them for the activities you desire. If you forget to buy beforehand, you may be able to buy on the park, but you'll miss out on the discount and you will not be able to pre allocate.
                • The company reserve the right to cancel any activity at any time, where possible we will transfer to another session, or an alternative activity.
                • The Team Member/Coach has the overall responsibility of health and safety of the activity and can stop the session or ask a participant to leave at any time. In this case no refund will be given.
                • Family Roller Disco: It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to supervise their child/children.
                • Bike & Kart Hire: The Company reserves the right to hold entertainment passes as well as a deposit. Persons hiring bikes or karts will be held responsible for any damage caused, and will be liable for all costs the damage incurs.

                * Age restrictions apply on some activities and the majority of activities available are for the over 8’s. Activity Passes are strictly subject to availability.

                FunWorks amusements

                FunWorks amusements

                Try and beat dad to first place with our driving simulators or see who scores top on our air hockey tables; maybe even grab a teddy with the crane claws? With all this and more it’s a whole afternoon’s worth of great entertainment to be had. Ages and cost does depend on the activity you choose. These great amusements are available on the park, so get your coins at the ready and let's go and have some fun!

                Things you should know:

                • Suitable age groups: Varies
                • Cost: Varies
                • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

                Pool tables

                Pool tables

                This game is fun for all the family, whatever your age. Chalk the cue, rack ‘em up and show off your skills as you teach the kids how to play; you can even master those trick shots. It’s all about keeping a steady aim and your eye true, just don’t accidently pot the black!

                Things you should know:

                • Ages: All ages
                • Cost: Varies
                • Duration of session: Varies
                • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult