A woman doing indoor archery in one of the parks

Jam-packed full of fun

Activities and leisure facilities

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.

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
Junior pool party

Splash

Junior pool party

Expect party tunes, inflatables and plenty of splashing about! These pool parties are especially for kids aged between 5 and 7, so get the kids to put on their goggles, and warm up those singing voices for a truly splashing time! These sessions cost £5 and grown-ups will need to come along with them too.

Age: 5-7 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
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 Blue Dolphin, Devon Cliffs, Hopton, Reighton Sands, Riviere Sands, Seaview, Weymouth Bay and Wild Duck

Restrictions:

Children must be accompanied by an adult

A5 card not available at Rockley Park

Availability: Runs all season
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+ yrs in inflatable pools 

8+ yrs 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, Craig Tara, 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
Turbo Paddlers

Splash

Turbo 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: 30 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and life jackets will be provided
Availability: Runs all season
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: 30 minutes
Parks: All parks except Rockley Park and Seton Sands
Restrictions:

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please wear the life jackets provided

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
Fencing coaching

Sport

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.

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
AquaJets

Splash

AquaJets

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

Age: 8+ years
Activity Bundle value: 2
Cost: £10
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: All parks except Thornwick Bay
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and able to swim 25m unaided
Availability: Runs all season
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
Water Confidence

Splash

Water Confidence

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
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Free
Duration: 30 minutes
Parks: All parks except Rockley Park and Seton Sands
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Family of four carrying two kayaks out to the shore

Water sports

Sea kayak hire

Hire a kayak and paddle, using the double-bladed paddle, through the waves to explore the open water alongside our Lydstep Beach and Rockley Park holiday parks. See the beauty of the coast up close as you travel along.

Age: 8+ years
Activity Bundle value:

2 - Single kayak

3 - Double kayak

Cost:

Lydstep Beach

£10 - Single kayak

£20 - Double kayak


Rockley Park 

Sit-on-top double kayak £10

Duration:
Lydstep Beach – varies
 
Rockley Park – 30 minutes
Parks:
Lydstep Beach (guests at Kiln Park can use the
 
facilities and activities at Lydstep Beach) – April – October
 
Rockley Park (external company) – 29 March – 27 October
Restrictions:

Children must be accompanied by an adult 

Height restrictions apply

You must be water confident

Availability: Runs all season
Seaside games

Games

Seaside games

Join us for fun and friendly seaside games such as football, tag rugby, frisbee or rounders. It’s a chance to meet other families, get some gentle exercise and the best part – we’ll arrange, so all you need to do is turn up! We’ll work around the weather so we could be on the sports court or sometimes we’ll head to the beach.

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks except Devon Cliffs, Greenacres, Haggerston Castle, Hopton, Marton Mere, Primrose Valley and Wild Duck
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Climbing wall

Adventure

Climbing wall

Have a head for heights? Feeling adventurous? Our climbing walls will not only test your bravery; they’re a great workout too. After being strapped into a harness, build your strength, endurance and flexibility in this great indoor activity.

Age: 7+ years
Activity Bundle value: 2
Cost: £10
Duration: Varies by park
Parks: Blue Dolphin, Combe Haven, Craig Tara, Lydstep Beach and Presthaven
Restrictions:

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Height restrictions may apply

Availability: Runs all season
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

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’ as this session offers a hot chocolate and a marshmallow.

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
Ranger and child showing survival bracelet

Bush Craft

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: 2
Cost: £10
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks except Hopton, Reighton Sands, Thornwick Bay
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Kids in a survival shelter

Bush Craft

Survival shelters

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 except Blue Dolphin, Caister-on-Sea and Doniford Bay.
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season

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kids gathered around ranger

Bush Craft

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

Grass head creations

Googly eyes and pipe cleaners at the ready! Come and make your very own flowerpot man or woman in our creative session which combines crafty fun, gardening and artistry all in one. Watch their hair grow then cut it all off and start again!

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

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Leaf art

Get Creative

Leaf art

How much fun can you have with some leaves? Answer - lots. Think of a fun design, like a cat, bird or caterpillar, then find your perfectly-shaped leaves to create this. Searching is half the fun. Practice your design on paper first, then when you're happy, stick it onto your canvas and paint it.

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
Family making a nest box

Get Creative

Nest box creations

Fancy making a few birdies chirpy? Or even house a bat? 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
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season

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Paint a plant pot

Get Creative

Paint a plant pot

Perfect for all the budding Van Gogh’s 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 then plant a sunflower seed. Sit back and watch it grow!

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
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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Pebble art

Get Creative

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
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
Recycled creations

Get Creative

Recycled creations

Roam around our park with one of our Rangers to find recycled materials to create your very own giant scrapheap animals. From spiders to elephants, you and the kids can really let your imaginations run wild – create it, decorate it and even give your creature a name.

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks except Blue Dolphin, Cala Gran, Church Farm, Combe Haven, Devon Cliffs, Doniford Bay, Far Grange, Greenacres, Golden Sands, Hopton, Riviere Sands, Seton Sands and Thornwick Bay.
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season

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Stick creatures

Get Creative

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

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
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season

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Foraging

Bush Craft

Foraging

Have you ever noticed the many different species of plants and trees? Well let our expert Rangers teach you how to tell an oak from an elm, their uses for medicine, bushcraft, and which ones can be eaten, and which ones to keep away from.

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: 1
Cost: £5
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks except Golden Sands
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Kids, mum and ranger outside teepee

Park Safari

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

Pirate treasure hunt

Ahoy me hearties, there's treasure to be found in our parks! With the help of our Rangers, you'll find items and solve cryptic clues to help you along the way as you hunt for the 'X' marks the spot where the treasure is hidden.

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks except Cala Gran, Church Farm, Far Grange, Hopton, Reighton Sands, Rockley Park, Riviere Sands and Wild Duck.
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Ranger with child looking at bug hunts

Park Safari

Ranger 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
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
Ranger studying nature with child

Park Safari

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
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks except Caister-on-Sea, Cala Gran, Church Farm, Far Grange, Golden Sands, Greenacres, Haggerston Castle, Reighton Sands and Riviere Sands
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Wild birds and bird feeders

Park Safari

Wild birds and bird feeders

Can you tell your aquatic warbler from your yellowhammer? Our clever Rangers can tell you all about the birds that visit and live on our parks. They even know what these beautiful creatures spend their time doing and what they like to eat. A little birdie told us that you can even rustle up your very own bird food to place at the feeding station!

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks except Blue Dolphin, Cala Gran, Church Farm, Combe Haven, Far Grange, Hopton, Reighton Sands and Riviere Sands
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Kids and ranger studying rock pool

The Coast

Ranger rock pooling

Want to spot a starfish, or how about a hermit crab? Then head down to the beach for a guided tour with our expert Rangers. You’re sure to find plenty of wet and squidgy wildlife under those rocks!

Age: 5+ years
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: Available at Berwick, Craig Tara, Doniford Bay, Lydstep Beach, Quay West, Reighton Sands, Seton Sands and Thornwick Bay
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season
Girl creating a sand sculptures

The Coast

Sand sculptures

Let our Rangers take you to the beach where you’ll create your very own sand sculptures and decorate them with the best pebbles or shells you can find. Whether you want to make a giant mermaid, or something completely unique, our friendly Rangers will help you make your creation and will be sure to fill you in on a few interesting facts about the coastline too.

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: Berwick, Caister-on-Sea, Devon Cliffs, Greenacres, Hafan y Môr, Lydstep Beach, Presthaven, Primrose Valley, Quay West, Reighton Sands, Rockley Park, Seashore, Seton Sands, The Orchards and Thorpe Park
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season

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Family gathered around instructor at the beach

The Coast

RNLI Coastal Explorer

A fun, family-focused activity, led by one of our friendly park Rangers. Families can explore the coast and find out more about the RNLI, whilst learning how to keep safe beside the seaside. During a fun session, our Ranger will teach you the RNLI safety advice, a must for all coastal explorers. Our expert Ranger will take you on a guided trail and through mini games, help you to: get to know the coastal landscape, learn how to have fun in and around the sea and the safety measures you need to take to keep you and our family out of dangers way. Each family will receive a booklet and there’ll be a sticker for all children.

Age: All ages
Activity Bundle value: N/A
Cost: Free
Duration: 60 minutes
Parks: All parks
Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
Availability: Runs all season

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.