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Sports, water & leisure facilities
at Lydstep Beach

Get the whole family together and explore the coastline on one of our kayaks, or head to our heated indoor pool for a relaxing swim. If you have a head for heights, you'll love our climbing wall. And for those of you who are a little more creative, try out our Sand Art.

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Water facilities

This is what it's all about - a whole range of amazing water-based facilities for every age and ability, and all completely free. It's all about having fun and gaining that extra bit of confidence in the water.

Our facilities include:

  • Heated indoor pool*

Pool activities

Our pools aren’t just a great place to go for a swim, they’re also the home of loads of fun activities to keep your kids entertained throughout your holiday. From AquaJets to pool parties, we’ve got all sorts of different ways to get some action on the water – in fact, there’s so much choice you won’t know which one to pick first!

    Watersports activities

    Our water activities aren’t just limited to the pool – if you want to try something really exciting we’ve got some thrilling watersports you can try on our lakes or out on the open sea!

      Leisure facilities

      Grab the whole family for a round of Adventure 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.

          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.

            Boat storage and launching facilities

            Boat storage and launching

            Calling all boat lovers. We have special places for boat storage and launching, so bring along your small to midsized watercraft. Please give us a call in advance of your holiday so we can make sure there’s room! As you may expect, there are costs depending on the size of your boat and the park you have chosen. Also if you could bring along a copy of your RYA certificate and insurance you’ll be ready to set sailing!

            Things you should know:

            • Age: All ages
            • Activity bundle value: n/a
            • Cost: £20 a day, £75 a week
            • Dates available on park: April - October
            • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult. All holidaymakers who bring a boat to be launched need to bring a copy of their RYA certificate and insurance.

            Outdoor park at Lydstep Beach

            Outdoor play area

            We know an important part of your holiday is about being outside as much as possible. So our outdoor play areas are the perfect place to let the kids run wild. We have one outdoor play area. Children must be accompanied by an adult as some height restrictions may apply.

            Things you should know:

            • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

            Climbing wall at Haven

            Climbing wall

            There's never been a better time to try mountain climbing than with our indoor climbing wall. Once in your safety harness you'll learn how to ascend the wall and enjoy a great workout as you scale to the top – all under the watchful eye of our friendly instructors who'll be on hand to offer tips to help you get the most out of your climb.

            Things you should know:

            • Age: 7+ yrs
            • Activity pass value: 2
            • Cost: £8
            • Duration of session: Varies by park
            • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Height restrictions may apply
            • Availability: All season

            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 bundle value: 2
            • Cost: £8
            • Duration of session: 45 minutes
            • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
            • Availability: All season

            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 bundle value: N/A
            • Duration of session: Varies
            • Cost: A4 card - £5. One take home pack (includes one A5 card, one A4 card and 12 sand pencils) - £7.99.
            • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
            • Availability: All season

            Aqua Gliders

            Aqua Gliders

            Imagine a mix between a dodgem and a Jet Ski and you get the idea of what our Aqua Gliders are like – and how much fun they are!

            Things you should know:

            • Age: 4-8 yrs
            • Activity bundle value: 1
            • Cost: £4
            • Duration: 30 minutes
            • Parks: All parks except Rockley Park
            • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult in the water. Please wear the life jackets provided
            • Availability: Runs all season

            AquaJets

            AquaJets

            Hold on tight and let our AquaJets propel you around like you’re flying underwater! Glide to the bottom of the pool, enjoy twists and turns as you chase your friends and move around beneath the water like you’ve never done before!

            Things you should know:

            • Age: 8+ yrs
            • Activity bundle value: 2
            • Cost: £8
            • Duration: 30 minutes
            • Parks: All parks
            • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and able to swim 25m unaided
            • Availability: Runs all season

            Junior Pool Party

            Junior pool party

            Have a splashing great time with a pool party to make the kids’ holiday one they’ll never forget! Our parties are packed full of fun, with inflatables to play on and tunes to get the party started – and not forgetting that amazing pool to swim and splash around in!

            Things you should know:

            • Age: 5-7 years
            • Activity bundle value: 1
            • Cost: £4
            • Duration: 30 minutes
            • Parks: All parks except Seaview and Riviere Sands
            • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult in the water
            • Availability: Runs all season

            Learn2Swim

            Learn2Swim

            Being able to jump in a pool and swim isn’t just a lot of fun, it’s also a great skill to have and a brilliant way to stay fit and healthy. Our fully trained instructors will teach your little ones all the basic skills they’ll need to gain their confidence and stay safe in the water.

            We recommend booking more than one Learn2Swim session for your children to really see a lasting benefit from what they’ll learn.

            Things you should know:

            • Age: 4+ years
            • Activity bundle value: 1
            • Cost: £4
            • Duration: 30 minutes
            • Parks: All parks except Rockley Park
            • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
            • Availability: Runs all season

            Pool Party

            Pool party

            If you’re aged eight or over then this is the pool party for you! With loads of games to play, big inflatables and floats to bounce around and have fun on and the latest chart topping tracks to sing along to you’re sure to have a brilliant time!

            Things you should know:

            • Age: 8+ yrs
            • Activity bundle value: 1
            • Cost: £4
            • Duration: 30 minutes
            • Parks: All parks except Seaview and Riviere Sands
            • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult in the water or must be able to swim 25m unaided
            • Availability: Runs all season

            Turbo Paddlers

            Turbo Paddlers

            The kids will have so much fun racing their friends around the pool in these colourful little boats! All they have to do is turn the handles to spin the double paddle wheels that make them move – the faster they turn them, the faster the boat goes!

            Things you should know:

            • Age: 4-8 years
            • Activity bundle value: 1
            • Cost: £4
            • Duration: 20 minutes
            • Parks: All parks
            • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Life jackets will be provided.
            • Availability: Runs all season

            Water Confidence

            Water Confidence

            We all know how important it is for kids to develop confidence in a swimming pool from a young age, and these sessions are specifically designed to give your little ones a chance to get a feel for being in the water. Over the course of 30 minutes, they'll have the chance to paddle, splash around and have fun in the safety of our pool, all under the watchful eye of mum and dad and our trained instructors!

            Things you should know:

            • Age Group: 6 months - 3 yrs
            • Activity bundle value: N/A
            • Cost: Free
            • Duration: 30 minutes
            • Parks: All parks except Rockley Park
            • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
            • Availability: Runs all season

            Kayak rentals

            Sea kayak hire

            Hire a kayak and paddle, using the double-bladed paddle, through the waves to explore the open water alongside our Devon Cliffs, Kiln Park, Lydstep Beach and Rockley Park holiday parks. See the beauty of the coast up close as you travel along. Some parks offer double-seated kayaks as well as single for an extra cost. Children will need to be accompanied by an adult and/or under their supervision. Please note: that this activity is operated by an external company at Devon Cliffs and Rockley Park.

            Things you should know:

            • Age: Devon Cliffs – 8 yrs +
              Kiln Park and Lydstep Beach – 18 yrs +
              Rockley Park – 10 yrs +
            • Activity bundle value: N/A
            • Cost: Devon Cliffs – single kayak £16
              Kiln Park and Lydstep Beach - single kayak – £8, double kayak – £12
              Rockley Park – sit-on-top single kayak £9
            • Parks: Devon Cliffs, Kiln Park, Lydstep Beach and Rockley Park
            • Duration: Devon Cliffs – 2 hours
              Kiln Park and Lydstep Beach – varies
              Rockley Park – 30 minutes
            • Restrictions: Children must be water-confident, be able to swim unaided and have basic water skills. Children must remain under the supervision of an adult (18 yrs +)
            • Availability: Devon Cliffs (external company) Off peak – Sat, Sun and Weds
              May half term and summer school holidays – Sat, Sun, Tues, Weds and Thurs
              Sept weekends from Sept 3rd – Sat and Sun
              Kiln Park, Lydstep Beach, and Rockley Park (external company) – Apr - Oct

            Water Walkerz

            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. This unique activity costs just £4 and all kids need to be with an adult. Kids aged five and over can use the Water Walkerz in inflatable pools and in 1.1m plus pools if they’re eight and over.

            Things you should know:

            • Age: 5+ years
            • Activity bundle value: 1
            • Cost: £4
            • Duration: 5 minutes
            • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum weight limit of 16 stone/102 kg.

            Please note

            * Children under 8yrs, and non swimmers under 14 yrs must be supervised by an adult
            ▲ During very busy periods for reasons of safety, we may need to introduce session bathing at our pools. Just pop over to the pool, pick an available time for your family and we’ll give you colour coded bands for that session