A woman doing indoor archery in one of the parks

Park activities

Things to do

You'll never be bored with loads for kids to do...and grown-ups too. Make a splash, explore nature, be creative or get sporty. It's up to you, take your pick.

Kids playing in swimming pool

Splash

Splash and Bounce

If you’re aged 8-16 then you’re invited to our fantastic Splash ’n’ Bounce session this holiday! Dive in and have splashings of fun on our famous floats and inflatables – there’s lots to choose from – you can bounce or slide your way across the water.

Age: 8 - 16 years
Activity Bundle value 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: All parks except Hafan Y Mor, Riviere Sands and Seaview
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and able to swim 25m unaided
Availability:

Runs all season except Caister-On-Sea, Golden Sands and Seton Sands (peak only)

Bookable online: Yes
Mini sports

Sport

Mini sports

Your little ones will love our mini sports created especially with them in mind. They can try their little hands at archery or fencing!

Age: 3-5 years
Cost: Free
Duration: 45 minutes
Parks: All parks except Lydstep Beach
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Archery coaching

Sport

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.

Age: 6+ years
Activity Bundle value: 2
Cost: £10
Duration: 45 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes

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Kids learning to play football

Sport

Futsal to Football (5-8 years)

Kevin de Bruyne, Neymar, Messi, Ronaldo? Bring along your budding stars of the future to our new Futsal to Football programme. It’s challenging but fun. Sessions are split on age/ability and are open to 5-8 year olds and 9-12 year olds. Coaching sessions include ball skills, one-on-ones, and small sided games with rolling substitutes to keep everyone involved. Futsal originated in South America in the 1930s and is a 5-a-side game that has helped develop football superstars such as Pelé, Messi, Neymar and Ronaldo. 

Age: 5 - 8 years
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 45 minutes
Parks: All parks except Lydstep Beach, Reighton Sands, Riviere Sands, Seaview and Weymouth Bay
Restrictions: Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season except Marton Mere (peak only)
Bookable online: Yes

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Futsal Niños

Sport

Futsal Niños

Futsal Niños is a fun and exciting futsal coaching session for 3-5 year olds. Sessions will include learning the fundamentals of futsal/football, improving hand and eye coordination, teamwork, learning basic Spanish and most importantly, having fun. This is the perfect way to introduce your little one to futsal – who knows, perhaps we might discover the next Messi or Ronaldo!

Age: 3 - 5 years
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 45 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Lydstep Beach, Quay West, Reighton Sands, Riviere Sands, Seaview and Weymouth Bay
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season except Marton Mere (peak only)
Bookable online: Yes

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Kids playing football

Sport

Futsal to Football (9-12 years)

Kevin de Bruyne, Neymar, Messi, Ronaldo? Bring along your budding stars of the future to our new Futsal to Football programme. It’s challenging but fun. Sessions are split on age/ability and are open to 5-8 year olds and 9-12 year olds. Coaching sessions include ball skills, one-on-ones, and small sided games with rolling substitutes to keep everyone involved. Futsal originated in South America in the 1930s and is a 5-a-side game that has helped develop football superstars such as Pelé, Messi, Neymar and Ronaldo.

Age: 9 - 12 years
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 45 minutes
Parks: All parks except Lydstep Beach, Reighton Sands and Riviere Sands, Seaview, Weymouth Bay
Restrictions: Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season except Marton Mere (peak only)
Bookable online: Yes
Girls on a kart

Outdoor explore

Kart hire

Take a break from walking or driving around the park and put your pedal power to the test. Hire one of our karts and see what a nice change it makes.

Age: 2+ years
Activity Bundle value: 2 - Single rider

2 - Two riders

3 - Family

Cost: £10 - Single rider

£10 - Two riders

£15 - Family

Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: Single riders are not available at Berwick, Church Farm, Combe Haven, Devon Cliffs, Far Grange, Golden Sands, Lydstep Beach, Marton Mere, Penally Court, Perran Sands, Quay West, Reighton Sands, Riviere Sands Rockley Park and Thornwick Bay. 

Family riders are not available at Berwick, Combe Haven, Devon Cliffs, Far Grange, Lydstep Beach, Quay West, Reighton Sands, Rockley Park and Thornwick Bay. 

Double riders are not available at Berwick, Combe Haven, Devon Cliffs, Far Grange, Lydstep Beach, Penally Court, Perran Sands, Quay West, Reighton Sands, Rockley Park and Thornwick Bay

Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Kart must be hired and operated by someone 18+

Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: No
Girl enjoying learning to cycle in a Learn2Bike session

Love to learn

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, Learn2Bike is especially for kids between 2½ and 6 years old. You will need to stay with your little one during the session.

Age: 2½ - 6 years
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: All parks except Far Grange, Lydstep Beach, Quay West and Reighton Sands
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes
Learn2Swim

Love to learn

Learn2Swim

As you know, being able to swim is a great life skill, brilliant exercise and lots of fun too. Our expert instructors will teach your tots some basic strokes to really gain confidence in the water. This session is for kids aged 4 years and over, and we do need a grown-up to come along too – your whoops of encouragement will mean a lot! We do advise you book more than one session to really make a lasting improvement.

Age: 4+ years
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks:
All parks except Rockley Park
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season except Hafan Y Mor (peak only) and Hopton (off-peak only)
Bookable online: Yes
Sand Art

Creative

Sand Art

Kids love sand, and in this fun activity they can sprinkle colourful variations to create their very own masterpiece. And the best bit is they can take their work home to treasure forever.

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: £4 - A5 card

£5 - A4 card

£7.99 - Take home pack that includes one A5 card, one A4 card and 12 sand pencils or 2 for £15

Duration: Varies
Parks: All parks except Allhallows, Church Farm, Far Grange, Greenacres, Lydstep Beach, Riviere Sands, Seton Sands, Weymouth Bay and Wild Duck
Restrictions: Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult

A5 card not available at Rockley Park

Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: No
Girl absorbed in painting pottery

Creative

Pic 'n' Paint Pottery

This is exactly what it says on the tin. Bring the family along to our indoor craft studio and pick out your own piece of pottery to decorate. Under 8s must be with a grown-up. You can choose between potted animals, jugs, jars and vases, then add your own creative detail by using the paint provided – you can even finish off with a glaze. Leave it to dry and collect it a little later to take home with you.

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Varies by park and activity
Duration: Varies by park and activity
Parks: All parks except Allhallows, Church Farm, Far Grange, Greenacres, Lydstep Beach, Riviere Sands, Seton Sands, Weymouth Bay and Wild Duck
Restrictions: Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: No
Water Walkerz

Splash

Water Walkerz

Who said you can’t walk on water? Jump inside our giant waterproof bubbles and let the good times roll as you spin and tumble across the surface of our pools.

Age:

5+ years in inflatable pools 

8+ years in pools over 1.1m

Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 5 minutes
Parks:

All parks except Devon Cliffs, Rockley Park and Thornwick Bay

Inflatable Pools: Caister-on-Sea, Golden Sands, Haggerston Castle, Kiln Park and Thorpe Park

Restrictions:

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Maximum weight limit of 16 stone/102kg

Availability: Runs all season
Boy playing in pool on Aqua Paddlers

Splash

Aqua Paddlers

Your little tadpoles can really let off some steam as they quickly turn the handles that spin the double paddlewheels of these cute and colourful boats. It’s a great way to tire out particularly energetic youngsters!

Age: 4 - 8 years
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 20 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and life jackets will be provided
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes
Pool kayaking

Splash

Pool kayaking

Grab your board and take to the water on one of our open-deck pool kayaks. We'll kit you out and show you how to get the hang of paddling about. Our pools are lovely and warm so you'll have no worries about bumping into a fish or two. 

Age: 7+ years
Activity Bundle value: 2
Cost: £10
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: All parks except Berwick, Hopton and Rockley Park
Restrictions: Guests are asked to arrive 10 minutes before the start for a safety briefing. 

Children must be accompanied by an adult.  

You must be able to swim 25m unaided

Availability: Runs all season except Hafan Y Mor and Wild Duck (peak only)
Bookable online: Yes
Aqua Gliders

Splash

Aqua Gliders

Our little water vehicles look like something between a floating dodgem and a jet ski – your kids will just love riding around the pools.

Age: 4 - 8 years
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 20 minutes
Parks: All parks except Rockley Park
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please wear the life jackets provided

Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes
AquaJets

Splash

AquaJets

Let our underwater AquaJets take your kids on a ride around the pool. As they hold on tight, they’ll swiftly glide through the water, making twists and turns whilst chasing each other – you’ll wish you could join in too!

Age: 8+ years
Activity Bundle value: 2
Cost: £10
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Children must be able to swim 25m unaided
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes
Pool party

Splash

Pool party

If you’re aged 8 or over then you’re invited to our pool party this holiday! There will be games, our famous floats and inflatables – all waiting to be enjoyed with the latest chart-topping tracks.

Age: 8+ years
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: All parks except Hafan y Môr, Seaview and Riviere Sands
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and able to swim 25m unaided
Availability: Runs all season
Tots splash 'n' play

Splash

Tots splash 'n' play

We know little ones feel safe and more secure when they’re with mum or dad, so we run sessions just for you and baby to enjoy together. With you beside them we’ll encourage them to paddle, splash and play to really get a feel for the water.

Age: 6 months - 3 years
Cost: Free
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: All parks except Rockley Park
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season except Hopton (off-peak only)
Bookable online: Yes
FunWorks

Arcade activities

FunWorks

These great amusements are available on all of our parks. Try to 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.

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Varies by park and activity
Duration: Varies by park and activity
Parks: All parks
Restrictions:

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Availability: Runs all season
Father and son playing pool

Arcade activities

Pool

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. Kids can play together as long as you’ve got a close eye on them. Can they master those trick shots? It’s all about keeping your aim true – just don’t accidentally pot the black!

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Varies by park
Duration: Varies by park
Parks:
Caister-on-Sea, Cala Gran, Church Farm and Combe Haven
Restrictions:

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Availability: Runs all season
Kids and ranger fire lighting

Bush Craft

Nature Rockz - Fire lighting techniques

Essential for any young explorer – learn the ways of the forest with a little help from our expert Rangers. Find out how to light a fire with only the natural surroundings at hand. There may even be a tasty treat at the end.

Age: 6+ years
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes
Ranger and child showing survival bracelet

Get Creative

Nature Rockz - Survival bracelets

Create and build your own parachute cord survival bracelet. They’re a must-have for all adventurers (and it looks cool too). The bracelet can be unwoven in an emergency and can be used as fishing line, sewing thread or net. During the 82nd Space Shuttle mission, the astronauts used their cords to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.

Age: 6+ years
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: Blue Dolphin, Cala Gran, Church Farm, Combe Haven, Devon Cliffs, Doniford Bay, Golden Sands, Haggerston Castle, Marton Mere, Rockely Park, Seaview, Seton Sands, Thornwick Bay and Weymouth Bay
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes

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Kids in a den

Bush Craft

Nature Rockz - Den building

Essential for any young explorer – learn the ways of the forest with a little help from our expert Rangers. Find out how to create shelters with only the natural surroundings at hand.

Age: 6+ years
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes

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kids gathered around ranger

Bush Craft

Nature Rockz Water purification

We all take water for granted don’t we? Turn on the tap and it’s there! Well with a little help from our friendly park Ranger, you can learn the art of water purification, how to extract water, clean the water and get it ready for drinking.

Age: 6+ years
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Grass head creations

Get Creative

Nature Rockz - Grass head creations

Come and make your own flowerpot man. Watch as his hair grows and then cut it all off again!

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes
Family making a nest box

Get Creative

Nature Rockz - Nest box making

Fancy making a few birdies chirpy? Or giving a bat a home? With the help of our crafty Rangers you can build a home for the creatures that live in our park – or you can take it home with you to place in your own garden! Our Rangers will show you the best places to perch these habitats, so you can easily spot a robin or two.

Age: 6+ years
Activity Bundle value: 2
Cost: £10
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks except Burnham-on-Sea, Caister-on-Sea, Far Grange, Golden Sands, Greenacres, Lakeland, Lydstep Beach, Penally Court, Presthaven, Primrose Valley, Quay West, Rockley Park, Seton Sands, The Orchards and Thorpe Park
Restrictions: Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes
Paint a plant pot

Get Creative

Nature Rockz - Paint a plant pot

Perfect for all the budding Van Goghs in the family, and you’ll end up with your very own sunflower. Grab a brush and paint your plant pot. Let your imagination run wild with spots, stripes, flowers or even a face. When your design is finished, fill the plant pot with compost, plant a sunflower seed, take it home and then sit back and watch it grow!

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes
Pebble art

Get Creative

Nature Rockz - Pebble art

Join our Rangers and let them help you create some fantastic pebble art. Can you make a cat, caterpillar or even a ladybird? Build your creation using a variety of stones of all shapes and sizes, then start painting and dazzle your friends with your amazing design. This activity costs £5 for two pebbles and the whole family can enjoy it. Kids must be with a grown-up.

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5 for two pebbles and the whole family
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes

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Stick creatures

Get Creative

Nature Rockz Stick creatures

Let our clever Rangers guide you through the world of creating stick creatures. Which one will you create? A hedgehog, spider, owl or sheep – or think of one of your own. It’s amazing what you can make with some twigs, pine cones, acorns, leaves, pipe cleaners and felt.

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks except Cala Gran, Church Farm, Far Grange and Riviere Sands
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season

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Animal tracking

Bush Craft

Nature Rockz Animal tracking

Take a walk on the wild side with our expert Rangers, and follow the tracks of some of the unusual animals on our holiday park. Amaze yourself with your new-found tracking skills as you learn to spot the different prints made by different animals, their habits and direction of travel.

Age: All ages
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Kids, mum and ranger outside teepee

Park Safari

Nature Rockz Go explore

Many of the sessions take place in or around a tepee. Take a second and breathe in that fresh air. Far from the hazy city skies, our parks are nestled within wonderful natural surroundings. Our family activity Go explore is similar to orienteering without the need for a compass. We’ll point you in the right direction to make the most of the highlights of the unique and beautiful settings of each of our parks. So grab some treasured time with each other, tie up your walking shoes, put together a picnic and set yourselves on a voyage of discovery!

Age: All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult (18 yrs +). This is a self-lead activity.
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
People gathered round looking at clues

Park Safari

Nature Rockz - Pirate treasure hunt

Ahoy, me hearties! Grab your crew and use the clues from our Rangers to help find the items and solve the clues in our pirate treasure hunt – will you find the ‘x’ that marks the spot?

Age: All ages
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes
Ranger studying nature with child

Park Safari

Nature Rockz - Ranger nature trail

Take a deep breath of the fresh outdoor air on our free guided nature trail sessions. With our very own expert Rangers you can learn all about the wildlife that lives on our parks and along the coast, and find out about the history and the heritage of the park itself.

Age: All ages
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes
Ranger with child looking at bug hunts

Park Safari

Nature Rockz - Bug hunt

Creepy-crawlies to beautiful butterflies – our brainy Rangers can teach you all about them in our guided hunt for mini beasts. You can explore our parks from top to bottom, find out where the best hiding places are and discover all there is to know about a bug’s life.

Age: All ages
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes

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Family gathered around instructor at the beach

The Coast

RNLI Water Smart

A fun, family focused activity led by one of our friendly park Rangers. Take part in a variety of games, learn how to keep safe by the water and find out more about the RNLI.

Age: All ages
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Bookable online: Yes

Enjoy the facilities at our sister park

Activities and leisure facilities

On and off the park

More things to do

*Height and age restrictions may apply to some activities and facilities, some may also incur a moderate charge. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult when using the pool. During busy periods entry to the pool may be restricted for your safety. For more information, including facility opening times, please see our useful information page.

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