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Top activities on park for kids aged 6 to 12

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We’ve all been there. You’ve booked a long overdue break. Things are shaping up nicely, but there’s a niggling doubt about the kids getting bored. Look no further than a Haven holiday.

In this article, we highlight how our Haven package is brought to life for six to 12-year-olds in the greatest possible way. Our series of awesome activities is the sort of stuff that creates memories to last a lifetime. It’s goodbye to the comfortable caravan sofa and hello to outdoor experiences that will leave you and the kids wanting even more.

Book a break and browse and book activities

Please note: Activities differ by park.

Activities can also be booked whilst you’re on holiday, subject to availability, but we recommend booking ahead for anything you’re sure you would like to try.

Junior Segways

Junior Segways

Our Junior Segways are suitable all those over six years old, over 1.2m tall and weighing less than 100kg. An informative instructor will help you up onto your very own transporter and before you know you’ll be a master on two wheels. We’ll also lay out some obstacles within our sports court or another suitable all-weather surface, which is where your experience is hosted.

Activity details:

  • 6yrs+

  • Between 20-100kg and 1.2m+ tall

  • 30 mins duration

Adventure Golf

Adventure Golf
Can you get a hole in one and claim bragging rights at Haggerston's adventure golf course?

Whether you’re budding to be the next Justin Rose or inspired by Rory McIlroy’s skills on TV, our Adventure Golf courses could be where the journey starts. With as much entertainment for beginners as seasoned veterans, these spellbinding courses will keep you on your toes at every hole. There are so many surprises along the way, with loads of laughs with the family in between.

You’ll find there are different routes the ball can take on its way to the hole, so choose wisely! Bigger, better and even crazier than crazy golf, these coastal courses will have you talking for days.

Activity details:

  • 2yrs+

  • Duration varies

Bike Hire

Bike Hire

The whole family can head out for a ride along the coast with our fantastic bike hire for kids. Combined with our adult offering, they’re just the ticket to experience the brilliant British coastline in all its glory. We may be biased, but we don’t think there’s a better way to explore the seaside. This environmentally friendly activity gives you access to scenic areas that you simply wouldn’t see behind the wheel of a car. You’ll also be able to get around and see much more than on a walk.

Strap on the helmet provided and start the adventure with your loved ones.

Activity details:

  • 4yrs+

Bungee Trampoline

Bungee Trampoline

Prepare yourself for the ride of your life with a go on our magnificent bungee trampolines. We all love a bouncing session on a terrific trampoline, but this set takes it to a whole different level. These help you go as high as you wish, giving you an unbelievable view of the park and its surroundings, not to mention a massive adrenaline rush!

You’ll be strapped into a bungee cord by one of our park team. After this, it’s up to you to have as much fun as you can.

Activity details:

  • 4yrs+

  • Min 19kg weight

  • 5 mins

Football Kickabout

Football Kickabout

We’re massive fans of the beautiful game at Haven. If you’re inspired by the England women's team heroic Euro campaign, fancy copying Cristiano Ronaldo’s skills, or want to replicate what Fran Kirby can do at the highest level, head for a kickabout with us. We have specific sessions tailored by age, with 5–8-year-olds and 9–12-year-olds having their own matches so you can be a maestro like Messi.

Join us for a relaxed game at our all-weather pitches on park, with these friendly matches being refereed by one of our lovely leisure team. All abilities are welcome, and it’s free so make sure you head on down for your football fix.

Activity details:

  • Sessions for 5-8 yrs and 9-12yrs

  • Free

  • 45 mins

Firelighting Techniques

Firelighting Techniques

Kids can embrace their inner Bear Grylls in this essential Bushcraft activity. Haven's Rangers will teach young explorers exactly how to safely light a fire using things found and foraged in the wild.

Step into the woodlands and practice your new-found survival skills during this hour-long session that's sure to spark a love of the outdoors.

Activity details:

  • 6yrs+

  • 60 mins

Aerial Adventure

Aerial Adventure

Give bodies and minds a workout in this fun-filled adventure in the sky. You'll be harnessed to a safety line as you climb up to the high platform and work your way around a range of challenging obstacles.

One of our top activities for thrillseekers, it really gets the blood (and adrenaline!) pumping and offers some pretty magnificent views over the holiday park and surrounding areas to boot. Each course is unique, with obstacles such as tyres, ropes and zip wires among the challenges you'll face under the helpful tutelage of Haven's activities team.

Activity details:

  • 6yrs+

  • Min height 120cm

  • Various durations

Den Building

Den Building

There's more to den building than just finding the biggest sticks. Kids will learn the very best technique for creating a weatherproof shelter in this outdoor activity, led by Haven's Rangers.

Work as a team to create the ultimate den structure, before seeing if it passes the waterproof test. Wellies and waterproofs advised!

Activity details:

  • 6yrs+

  • 60 mins

Pebble Art

Pebble Art

Perfect your pebble art in this creative activity, which is open to all ages. Find the perfect pebble, bring it to life with an array of colours and take home your brilliant designs to show off to friends and family.

Activity details:

  • All ages

  • 45 mins

Climbing Wall

Climbing Wall

Scale one of our challenging climbing walls and reach new heights! This activity will test your strength, endurance and flexibility. And that elated feeling you get when you reach the top? It'll just make you want to do it again and again.

We've added several new colourful climbing walls to our parks, each with their own individual look. They're well worth checking out!

Activity details:

  • 7yrs+

  • 30 mins

Nest Box Creations

Nest Box Creations

It's brilliant seeing children develop a love of nature, and you can nurture that care in this crafty session by creating a comfy home for a bat or a bird.

Rangers will guide you through the step-by-step process and you can get hands-on creating your own nest, ready to take home and place in your own garden. Who knows, you could be waking up to the sound of birdsong in no time.

Activity details:

  • 6yrs+

  • 60 mins

Survival Bracelets

Survival Bracelets

These bracelets don't just make a statement - they could actually save your life. You can learn the art of creating a Survival Bracelet in this Ranger-led bushcraft activity.

Using parachute cord, you'll create the must-have accessory for all adventurers. Did you know the bracelet can be unwoven in an emergency and used as a fishing line, a trap, and much much more?

Activity details:

  • 6yrs+

  • 45 mins

Archery

Archery

Archery is one our favourite activities and immensely popular with both kids and adults on park. Whether you consider yourself an expert with the bow and arrow or you’ve never even seen an archer in action before, our carefully considered sessions give you an experience that will leave you wanting another go.

A fantastic instructor will help you get your gear together and prepare you to fire some accurate shots at the target. You’ll have loads of goes and be hitting the bullseye in no time. We’ll also lay on a few entertaining games to spice things up.

Activity details:

  • 6yrs+

  • 45 mins

RNLI Water Safety

RNLI Water Safety

When by the seaside it’s important that you stay safe by the water and this fun family activity created with the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institute) reminds us all how to do just that. There’s plenty of play for all ages as you learn key practical ways to be safe around water.

Activity details:

  • All ages

  • 45 mins

Browse and book activities

Please note: Activities differ by park.

  • See what activities are on which parks, and when and any associated prices on our activity listings. These are available in the new year

  • Want to book your activity in advance? Pre-book from 4 weeks before your break

  • Book your next break at Haven

Activities can also be booked whilst you’re on holiday, subject to availability, but we recommend booking ahead for anything you’re sure you would like to try.


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