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Sports & fun activities
at Thornwick Bay

Our activities will keep you busy throughout the day

We have plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family to get involved in. Our spectacular clifftop walks and adventure trails are perfect for exploring the area by foot, or you can soak up the beautiful views by hiring a bike. Our Activity Barn is the place to be, whatever the weather, if you fancy a spot of archery, fencing or target shooting.

And for those of you who are particularly creative and want something a little less sporty, we have lots of fun for you too. Join us at our Paint a Plate workshop, Sand Art or Canvas Painting and take home a masterpiece.

Archery at Thornwick Bay

Time to play

For those of you who are particularly creative and want something a little less sporty, we have lots of fun for you too. Join us at our Paint a Plate workshop, Sand Art or Canvas Painting and take home a work of art.

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.

    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

        Bike hire

        Bike hire

        Sometimes there's nothing more enjoyable than jumping on a bike and going for a leisurely ride around the countryside. Take in the spectacular views, breathe in the fresh country air and enjoy the freedom that comes from getting out on two wheels! We have big bikes, little bikes, bikes with stabilisers and everything in between – so what are you waiting for? Get pedalling!

        Things you should know:

        • Age: All ages
        • Activity pass value: Junior bike - 1 per hour; 3 per 4 hours; 5 per 8 hours; 6 for 2 days. Adult bike - 2 per hour; 5 per 8 hours; 6 for 2 days
        • Cost: £4 per hour; £12 per 4 hours; £20 per 8 hours; £24 for 2 days. Adult bike - £8 per hour; £20 per 8 hours; £24 for 2 days
        • Duration of session: 1 hour, 4 hours, 8 hours, 2 days
        • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
        • Availability: Runs all season

        Canvas Painting at Thornwick Bay

        Canvas Painting

        Ever wonder if you could be the next Picasso or Matisse? Or simply fancy giving painting a go? Sixteen year olds and over can join our canvas painting class where we'll help you channel your creativity. Pick your materials from a choice including charcoal and watercolours and then start work on your masterpiece.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 16+ yrs
        • Cost: Small - £12, Large - £18
        • Activity pass value: Small - 3, Large - 5.
        • 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

        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

        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

        Kite flying at Thornwick Bay

        Kite flying

        Make the most of a windy day and fly kites in the safe open grassland of the park.

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 5+ yrs
        • Cost: £4
        • Activity pass value: 1
        • Duration of session: varies
        • 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

        Segways

        Segways

        If you’re looking to have some fun with the next generation of two-wheeled transport, look no further than our brilliant Segways. These incredible machines look like something from the future and are so easy to ride – just lean in the direction you want to go! Our friendly Segway instructors will help you get to grips with how to control them, and before you know it you’ll be racing off around our challenge course like a pro!

        Things you should know:

        • Age: 12+ (groups of five people per session)
        • Activity pass value: 5 (taster session – 2)
        • Duration of session: 45 minutes; 15 minute taster session at Hafan y Môr
        • Cost: £8 (Segway taster session at Hafan y Môr), £15 (off peak), £20 (peak)
        • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
        • Availability: Varies by park

        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)

        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.

        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.

          Fencing coaching at Haven

          Sports and fun activities

          Activities that can be used with your activity bundle include:

          • Archery
          • Fencing 
          • Football Academy
          • Learn2Bike
          • Segways

          Please note


          Segways: We want you to have fun at the park, but we need to ensure that we keep you safe. For that reason, we do not permit owners or guests to fly drones at the park. Similarly, in line with legislation and in accordance with health and safety advice, we only permit the use of segways, hoverboards or balance boards if they are part of an organised on park activity.