A girl learning to swim at 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.

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Aqua Gliders

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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. They're powered so all they need to do is steer.

Age: 4-8yrs
Cost: £6
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Combe Haven and Rockley Park.
Please note:
Children will need to wear the life jackets provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+) and the adult may need to get into the pool with the child. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach and Penally Court), or on the park. Subject to availability.
Kids and ranger firelighting

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Firelighting Techniques

Essential for any young explorer. 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: 6yrs+
Cost: £6
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Penally Court.
Please note: Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please wear clothes that can get dirty and are suitable for the conditions outside. Supportive shoes needed and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minuts before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app, up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach), or on the park. Subject to availability.
Kids in a den

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Den Building

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: 6yrs+
Cost: £6
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Penally Court.
Please note: Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please wear clothes that can get dirty and are suitable for the conditions outside. Supportive shoes needed and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season except Golden Sands (peak only).
Bookable online: On the Haven What's On app, up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach), or on the park. Subject to availability.

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Ranger studying nature with child

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Nature Trail

Take a deep breath of the fresh outdoor air on our free guided nature trail sessions. 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: Available at all parks except Berwick, Cala Gran, Penally Court, Riviere Sands and Thorpe Park.
Please note: Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please wear clothes that can get dirty and are suitable for the conditions outside. Supportive shoes needed and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except Lydstep Beach), or on the park. Subject to availability.

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People gathered round looking at clues

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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: Available at all parks except Berwick, Cala Gran and Penally Court.
Please note: Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please wear clothes that can get dirty and are suitable for the conditions outside. Supportive shoes needed and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach), or on the park. Subject to availability.

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Family gathered around instructor at the beach

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RNLI Water Safety

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 except Penally Court.
Please note: Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please wear clothes that can get dirty and are suitable for the conditions outside. Supportive shoes needed and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season except Golden Sands and Greenacres (Peak only).
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach), or on the park. Subject to availability.

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Ranger with child looking at bug hunts

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Bug Hunt

Our brainy Rangers can teach you all 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: Available at all parks except Cala Gran, Penally Court and Riviere Sands.
Please note: Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please wear clothes that can get dirty and are suitable for the conditions outside. Supportive shoes needed and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except Lydstep Beach and Penally Court), or on the park. Subject to availability.

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Animal creations

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Animal Creations

Pick your woodland animal to decorate with foam clay in funky vibrant colours, whilst learning some facts about the animals you can find in the British wildlife. The foam clay dries very quickly so you can take your animal home there and then.

Age: All ages
Cost: £10
Duration: 45 minutes
Parks: Available at Church Farm.
Please note: Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please wear clothes that can get dirty and are suitable for the conditions outside. Supportive shoes needed and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app, up to 2 hours before the activity, or on the park. Subject to availability.

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A young girl with a picture of a dinosaur

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Creature Creations

Get your creative juices flowing as our Rangers guide you through the art of creating all kinds of wonderful things. From leaf art or stick creatures, to recycled creations – the possibilities are endless.

Age: All ages
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Cala Gran and Penally Court.
Please note: Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please wear clothes that can get dirty and are suitable for the conditions outside. Supportive shoes needed and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable online: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach), or on the park. Subject to availability.

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Grass head creations

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Grass Head Creations

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

Age: All ages
Cost: £6
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Cala Gran, Penally Court and Quay West.
Please note: Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please wear clothes that can get dirty and are suitable for the conditions outside. Supportive shoes needed and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app, up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach), or on the park. Subject to availability.

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Pebble art

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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.

Age: All ages
Cost: £4
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: available at all parks except Cala Gran and Penally Court.
Please note: Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please wear clothes that can get dirty and are suitable for the conditions outside. Supportive shoes needed and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app, up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach), or on the park. Subject to availability.

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Paint a plant pot

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Paint a Plant Pot

Grab a Giotto pen and 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 the seeds, take it home and then sit back and watch it grow!

Age: All ages
Cost: £6
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Berwick, Cala Gran, Combe Haven and Penally Court.
Please note: Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please wear clothes that can get dirty and are suitable for the conditions outside. Supportive shoes needed and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app, up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach), or on the park. Subject to availability.
Ranger and child showing survival bracelet

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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.

Age: 6yrs+
Cost: £6
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Allhallow, Berwick, Burnham-on-Sea, Caister-on-Sea, Hopton, Kiln Park, Lakeland, Penally Court, Perran Sands, Presthaven, Reighton Sands, Riviere Sands, Thorpe Park and Wild Duck.
Please note: Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please wear clothes that can get dirty and are suitable for the conditions outside. Supportive shoes needed and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season except Golden Sands, Marton Mere, Seaview and Weymouth Bay (peak only).
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app, up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach), or on the park. Subject to availability.
Archery Coaching

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Archery Coaching

Got a strong arm and steady eye? Why not become a bowman? With help from our expert instructors you’ll be firing like Robin Hood in no time. So, keep your eye keen, draw back that bow and let’s hit the bullseye!

Age: 6yrs+
Cost: £10
Duration: 45 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks.
Please note:
Children must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Wear supportive and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach and Penally Court), or on the park. Subject to availability.
Football Coaching

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Football Coaching

Bring along your budding stars of the future to our Football Coaching programme. It’s challenging but fun. Coaching sessions include ball skills, one-on-ones, and small sided games with rolling substitutes to keep everyone involved.

Age: 5-8yrs
9-12yrs
Cost: £4
Duration: 45 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Lydstep Beach, Reighton Sands, Riviere Sands, Seaview and Weymouth Bay.
Please note:
Separate sessions may be available for each age group. Children must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Wear supportive and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season except Marton Mere (peak only) and Golden Sands (coming in spring 2020).
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Penally Court), or on the park. Subject to availability.
Junior Segways

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Junior Segways

Your junior racers will soon be weaving in and out of obstacles and competing against each other on the Ninebot miniPRO Segways. Let our instructors help them master these amazing Segways on our fantastic sports courts or suitable all-weather surface.

Age:
6yrs+
Cost: £12
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: All parks except Penally Court, Riviere Sands, Seaview and Weymouth Bay.
Please note:
Children must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Wear supportive and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Restrictions: You must weigh between 20-100kg and be over 1.2m tall.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app or up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Penally Court), or on the park. Subject to availability.

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Learn to Bike

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Learn to Bike

Give your little ones the confidence to set off on their first set of wheels. Our Balanceability programme, Learn to Bike is especially for younger kids and in the session they'll be taught all the skills needed to enable them to ride a pedal bike on their own. 

Age: 2½-6yrs
Cost: £4
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Berwick, Haggerston Castle, Penally Court, Quay West, Reighton Sands and Seton Sands.
Please note:
Children must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+) who will be required to support the child during the activity. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Penally Court), or on the park. Subject to availability.

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Mini Sports

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Mini Sports

Your little ones will love our Mini Sports created especially with them in mind. They could try their little hands at archery, fencing or football! Who knows? We may find some future champions!

Age: 3-5yrs
Cost: Free
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Far Grange.
Please note:
Children must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach and Penally Court), or on the park. Subject to availability.
Adventure Golf - Adult

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Adventure Golf - Adult

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.

Age: 18yrs+
Cost:

£5

Duration: Varies by park
Parks: Available at Cala Gran, Devon Cliffs, Greenacres, Hafan y Môr, Haggerston Castle, Hopton, Littlesea, Marton Mere, Perran Sands, Presthaven and Thorpe Park.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the park, subject to availability.

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Bungee Trampoline

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Bungee Trampoline

Who doesn’t love bouncing on a trampoline? We’re certain your little ones will love a bouncing on a bungee trampoline - where with the help of a bungee cord they can go as high as they wish. 

Age: 4yrs+
Cost: £5
Duration: 10 minute session
(5 minutes on the trampoline).
Parks:
Available at Berwick, Burnham-on-Sea, Caister-on-Sea, Cala Gran, Church Farm, Craig Tara, Devon Cliffs, Greenacres, Hafan y Môr, Haggerston Castle, Kiln Park, Lakeland, Littlesea, Marton Mere, Perran Sands, Presthaven, Quay West, Riviere Sands, Rockley Park, Seton Sands, the Orchards, Thorpe Park and Weymouth Bay.
Please note: Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please wear socks. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Restrictions: You must weigh more than 19kg.
Availability: Runs all season except at Golden Sands (coming in spring 2020).
Bookable: On the park, subject to availability.
Kart Hire

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Kart Hire - Single Kart

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:

8yrs+

Cost: £10
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks:

Available at Allhallows, Blue Dolphin, Burnham-on-Sea, Caister-on-Sea, Cala Gran, Craig Tara, Greenacres, Hafan y Môr, Haggerston Castle, Hopton, Lakeland, Presthaven, Primrose Valley, Seashore, Seton Sands, The Orchards, Thorpe Park and Wild Duck.

Please note:
Children must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Wear supportive and no open-toed shoes. Height and weight restrictions apply, please speak to the Activities and Leisure team on park.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the park, subject to availability.

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Kart Hire

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Kart Hire - Double and Family Kart

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:

2yrs+

Cost:

Double Kart: £12

Family Kart: £16

Duration: 60 minutes
Parks:

Double and Family Karts available at Allhallows, Blue Dolphin, Burnham-on-Sea, Caister-on-Sea, Cala Gran, Church Farm, Craig Tara, Doniford Bay, Golden Sands, Greenacres, Hafan y Môr Haggerston Castle, Hopton, Kiln Park, Lakeland, Marton Mere, Perran Sands (family karts only), Presthaven, Primrose Valley, Riviere Sands, Seashore, Seton Sands, The Orchards, Thorpe Park, Weymouth and Wild Duck.

Please note:
Children must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Wear supportive and no open-toed shoes. Height and weight restrictions apply, please speak to the Activities and Leisure team on park.
Restrictions: Karts must be hired and operated by someone aged 18yrs+.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the park, subject to availability.
Target Shooting

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Target Shooting

Get your hands on a classic .177 calibre air rifle and take out the targets. With our expert instructors guiding you at every step, we can guarantee that you’ll be in safe hands.

Age: 10yrs+
Cost: £10
Duration: 45 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Craig Tara, Lydstep Beach, Penally Court and Seton Sands.
Please note:
Children must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Wear supportive and no open-toed shoes. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity, or on the park. Subject to availability.

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Sand Art

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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
Cost: Varies by park
Duration: Varies by park
Parks: Available at all parks except Allhallows, Church Farm, Devon Cliffs, Littlesea, Lydstep Beach, Penally Court, Weymouth Bay and Wild Duck.
Please note:
Children must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: No, just turn up.
Aqua Jets

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Aqua Jets

Let our underwater Aqua Jets take you and your kids on a ride around the pool. As you hold on tight, you'll swiftly glide through the water making twists and turns whilst chasing each other.

Age: 8yrs+
Cost: £10
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks.
Please note: Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Restrictions: Participants must be able to swim 25m unaided.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach and Penally Court), or on the park. Subject to availability.

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Skills to Swim

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Skills to Swim

As you know, being able to swim is a great life skill. Our instructors will teach your kids some basic strokes to really gain confidence in the water. We do advise you book more than one session to really make an improvement.

Age: 4yrs+
Cost: £4
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks:
Available at all parks except Rockley Park and Seashore.
Please note:
Children must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season except Hafan y Môr (peak only) and Hopton (off-peak only).
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach and Penally Court), or on the park. Subject to availability.
Aqua Inflatable - Junior

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Aqua Inflatable - Junior

Come and make a splash at our Aqua Inflatable session where our large inflatable provides lots of giggles. They are especially for kids aged between 5-7. Go on kids get your goggles on and have a splashtastic time!

Age: 5-7yrs
Cost: £6
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Blue Dolphin, Hafan y Môr, Penally Court, Riviere Sands and Seaview.
Please note:
Children must wear the life jacket provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+) and the adult may need to get into the pool with the child. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season except at Berwick, Burnham-on-Sea, Caister-on-Sea, Cala Gran, Golden Sands and Quay West (peak only).
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach and Penally Court), or on the park. Subject to availability.
Aqua Inflatable

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Aqua Inflatable

If you’re aged 8-16 then you’re invited to our Aqua Inflatable session this holiday! Dive in and have splashings of fun on our floats and inflatables. Bounce or slide your way across the pool.

Age: 8-16yrs
Cost: £6
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Blue Dolphin, Caister-on-Sea, Hafan y Môr, Penally Court, Riviere Sands and Seaview.
Restrictions:
Children must be able to swim 25m unaided.
Please note:
Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season except at Berwick, Burnham-on Sea, Cala Gran, Golden Sands, Quay West, and Seton Sands (peak only).
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach), or on the park. Subject to availability.

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Aqua Paddlers

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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: 4-8yrs
Cost: £4
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Seashore.
Please note:
Children must wear the life jackets provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+) and the adult may need to get into the pool with the child. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach and Penally Court), or on the park. Subject to availability.
Water Walkers - 5yrs+

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Water Walkers - 5yrs+

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 outdoor Water Walkers pool.

Age: 5yrs+
Cost: £6
Duration: 30 minute session
(5 minutes in the walker)
Parks: Available at Berwick, Church Farm, Craig Tara, Greenacres, Haggerston Castle and Thorpe Park.
Restrictions: Maximum weight limit of 102kg.
Please note:
Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Availability: Runs all season.
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity, or on the park. Subject to availability.
Pool Kayaking

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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 and you'll have no worries about bumping into a fish or two. 

Age: 7yrs+
Cost: £10
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: Available at all parks except Berwick, Hopton, Rockley Park and Seashore.
Please note:
Children under 8yrs must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+). Buoyancy aids will be provided. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session.
Restrictions:
You must be able to swim 25m unaided.
Availability: Runs all season except Wild Duck (peak only).
Bookable: On the Haven What's On app up to 2 hours before the activity (except at Lydstep Beach and Penally Court), or on the park. Subject to availability.

Jam-packed full of fun

Activities and leisure facilities

How to book

Activities go on sale from the 2nd January 2020 and can be booked on the Haven What's On app up to two hours before the activity starts. After this time, you can book at the Activity Booking Point on the park.

  • Step 1: Book your holiday
  • Step 2: Download the latest version of the Haven What's On app
  • Step 3: Log into the app with your Haven account details or booking reference
  • Step 4: Pick your activity
  • Step 5: Book and pay with your card

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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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