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Sports & fun activities
at The Orchards

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 for bulls eye days get in some family target practice. See how high you can jump on our bungee trampolines, spend the afternoon around one of our fishing lakes, or hire a kart and pedal around the park.
Fishing at The Orchards

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 bowls? Pots of fun throughout the day.

Sports

With a wide range of activities to choose from, we’ve got you covered whether you want to get involved in your favourite sport or try something more daring to get your heart racing. But we also have some activities intended to bring a smile to your face – perfect for making some happy holiday memories.

    Leisure facilities

    Grab the whole family for a round of crazy golf, or have a kick about on our sports court. Our park has a wide range of outdoor sports that will keep everyone entertained.

      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.

        Games

        We’ve got lots of great games for the whole family to get involved in, from relaxing games of pool or lawn bowls to more energetic ones such as table tennis and badminton – and beach games for those days when you want to feel the sand between your toes. In fact, there’s so much choice you might not know what to play first!

          Archery coaching

          Archery coaching

          If you fancy yourself as something of a Robin Hood, our expert instructors will help you to line up an arrow, draw back your bow and take aim at the target. With a little practice and their guidance you’ll be hitting the bullseye in no time!

          Things you should know:

          • Age: 6+ yrs
          • Activity pass value: 2
          • Cost: £8
          • Duration of session: 45 minutes
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: All season

          Bungee trampolines

          Bungee trampolines

          Trampolines are always fun – even more so when you’re attached to bungee cords! Our bungee trampolines let you bounce higher than you’ve ever bounced before, safe in the knowledge that you won’t fly off!

          Things you should know:

          • Age: 4+ yrs
          • Activity pass value: 1
          • Cost: £4
          • Duration: n/a
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: All season

          Pitch and Putt at The Orchards

          Family pitch 'n' putt

          If you’re looking for something more relaxing than Crazy golf but don’t have the time for a full round, Family pitch ’n’ putt is just what you’re looking for. Our small grass courses give you a taste of the full game and allow you and your family to practice your chip shots and putting in peaceful surroundings.

          Things you should know:

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

          Fencing coaching

          Fencing coaching

          En garde! Grab a foil and get ready to face off against your opponent in a one-on-one fencing match! With a little help from our instructors you’ll learn the rules of the sport and some essential skills to help you on your way to victory.

          Things you should know:

          • Age: 6+ yrs
          • Activity pass value: 2
          • Cost: £8
          • Duration of session: 45 minutes
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: All season

          Fishing lake at The Orchards

          Fishing

          There’s nothing quite like enjoying a little peace and quiet as you spend time fishing at our coarse fishing lake. Just bring your own rod and fishing licence and look forward to a lazy afternoon at the water’s edge. Here you can catch carp, crucian carp (larger carp has been caught, up to 30lb) perch, roach, rudd and tench.

          Things you should know:

          • Age: 5+ yrs 
          • Cost: 1 day – £8; 3 days – £20; 4 days – £25; 7 days – £35; 1 day (family of four) – £25
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and a current rod licence is required for over 12s.

          Football Academy

          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 nine, they'll learn lots with our classic coaching and little skills school. If they are aged between 10 - 15 they'll love our drills and organised tournaments. So don't forget their football kit and let's see who can bend it like Beckham.

          Things you should know:

          • Age: 5-15 yrs
          • Activity pass value: 1
          • Cost: £4
          • Duration of session: 30 minutes
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Available: All season

          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

          9-hole par 32 golf course at The Orchards

          9-hole golf course

          Grab your clubs and hit the greens for a relaxing game of golf! Our beautifully maintained 9-hole golf courses are the perfect place to practice your swing, impress the kids with a well-judged putt and even try for that elusive hole in one. And don’t worry if you’ve come unprepared for some time on the fairway – we’ve got golf clubs available to hire.

          Things you should know:

          • Age: 5+
          • Activity pass value: n/a
          • Cost: £8 for 9 holes, £13 for 18 holes. Includes club hire
          • Duration of session: Varies
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: Runs all season

          Kart hire

          Kart hire

          Pedal power is a great way to see our parks – but have you ever thought about doing it on four wheels rather than two? Our pedal-operated karts are a brilliant way to get around, and with a choice of two or four seat versions the whole family can jump on and enjoy the fun.

          Things you should know:

          • Age: All ages
          • Activity pass value:Single rider: 30 or 60 minutes – 1; Two riders: 30 minutes – 1; 60 minutes – 2; Family size: 30 minutes – 2; 60 minutes – 3
          • Cost:Single rider: 30 or 60 minutes – £4; Two riders: 30 minutes – £4; 60 minutes – £8; Family size: 30 minutes – £8; 60 minutes – £12
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: Runs all season

          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

          Learning to ride a bike is a big moment in your children’s lives and a skill they’ll use for years to come. Our pre-school experts will help your kids gain the confidence they need to balance on two wheels and get ready for the ride of their lives!

          Things you should know:

          • Age: 21/2 - 6 yrs
          • Activity pass value: 1
          • Cost: £4
          • Duration of session: 30 minutes
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: All season

          Mini sports

          Mini sports

          Little kids don’t need to miss out on all the fun when it comes to some of the activities their older brothers and sisters enjoy – our mini sports give them the chance to try loads of great things like archery, fencing, football and tennis, all perfectly suited to them and taking place under the watchful eye of our brilliant instructors!

          Things you should know:

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

          Pic 'n' Paint pottery

          Pic ʽn’ Paint Pottery

          Unleash your creativity in our arts and crafts studio! First, pick a piece of pottery – we’ve got loads of animals, jugs, jars and vases to choose from – then use the colourful paints provided to decorate it however you want! Finish it off with a glaze, leave it to dry and pick it up later – your creation will be the perfect memento of your holiday!

          Things you should know:

          • Age: All ages
          • Activity pass value: n/a
          • Cost: Varies by park and activity
          • Duration of session: Varies by park and activity
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

          Sand Art

          Sand Art

          Take a little bit of the beach home with you by visiting our arts and crafts studio and creating a beautiful piece of Sand Art. Let your creativity run wild – and the best part is once you’ve made your masterpiece you get to take it home as a souvenir of your holiday!

          Things you should know:

          • Age: All ages
          • Activity pass value: n/a
          • Duration of session: Varies
          • 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
          • Parks: All parks
          • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
          • Availability: All season

          Seaside games

          Seaside games

          One of the best things about a seaside holiday is making the most of the beach, whether it’s sunbathing, going for a relaxing walk or splashing around in the sea. But beaches are also a great place to play, and with our seaside games you’ll have loads of things to keep you busy! Kick a football, throw a frisbee around or get the family together for a game of rounders or Kwik cricket – the choice is yours!

          Things you should know:

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

          Sports court with 3G pitch at The Orchards

          Sports court

          Our sports court has recently been refurbished and now features a 3G pitch! We guarantee hours of fun and exercise. Whether the kids bring their friends or are ready to make new ones, our sports courts are perfect for a good old kick about (or throw around). Fun always feels better when it’s free, so come along and create your own dream teams with as many people as you like – whistles at the ready!

          Things you should know:

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

          Enjoy more activities for less when you book in advance with our Activity Bundle

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

          Our bundles have either 1x or 2x levels; which you can redeem online against a range of activities, before you arrive.

          This not only means that you secure places on all your favourite activities for your break by pre-booking your spot, but you also get to do the activities you want at a discounted price.

            Archery coaching at Haven

            How much does it cost?

            Activity bundles are really only suitable where you have children over the age of 6 as the majority of activities available on our parks are free for non-school aged children are free.

            If you need to pay for any extra activities during your break you can do so by visiting the Sports & Leisure booking desk. However, we strongly advise purchasing an Activity Bundle and redeeming prior to your arrival as activities can fill up very quickly, especially during weekends and school holidays.

            Book before 7th February 2017 for these advanced savings:

            Activity Bundle 1 (12 passes) £40 in advance - £48 full price (not available on park)
            Activity Bundle 2 (24 passes) £75 in advance - £96 full price (not available on park)

            All other times:

            Activity Bundle 1 (12 passes) £48 in advance (not available on park)
            Activity Bundle 2 (24 passes) £96 in advance (not available on park)

            Fencing coaching at Haven

            Sports activities

            Activities that can be used with your activity bundle include:

            • Archery coaching
            • Family pitch and putt 
            • Fishing
            • Football Academy
            • Fencing coaching
            • Kart hire
            • Learn2Bike

            Activity Passes

            How to book

            The activity bundles can be purchased as an optional extra for your holiday.

            New bookings:

            Just make a booking now and be sure to pick your activity bundle either 1x or 2x pack from the "Optional extras".

            Already booked?:

            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 12 or 24 activity bundle 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 bundle prior to arrival and you wish to cancel, then please call customer services to discuss, pre purchased activity bundles 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.
            • Our Activity Bundles come in 12 and 24 passes. Some activities will require more than one pass per person who takes part.
            • Purchase a discounted Activity Bundle online up to midnight the day before your arrival. The further ahead you buy your bundle, 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.