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Water parks in Devon

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At Haven, we understand that a perfect holiday involves a mix of relaxation and exhilarating adventures. For those seeking a splash-filled escape, Devon is home to some fantastic beaches with some of the cleanest water in the country. 

However, it’s also home to several water parks that promise a watery wonderland of thrills and family fun. So, let's dive into the best water parks in Devon, starting with our very own Devon Cliffs Holiday Park pools, ensuring your stay with us is not just memorable but absolutely splashtastic.

Devon Cliffs’ swimming pools

Devon Cliffs’ swimming pools
With four lanes, you can have lots of fun racing friends and family to the bottom

Address: Sandy Bay, Exmouth, Devon EX8 5BT 

Devon Cliffs is located in the charming locale of Sandy Bay, which lives up to its name. However, aquatic fun need not be limited to the beach. Rain or shine, our splendid indoor pool awaits, offering a range of amenities including multi-lane water slides and thrilling flumes. For sun-soaked days, venture outdoors to discover more pools where you can bask in the warmth and enjoy the open-air aquatic delights surrounded by tropical decor. Your swimming needs are not just met but exceeded at Devon Cliffs!

Splashdown Quaywest

Address: Goodrington Sands, Tanners Rd, Paignton TQ4 6LN 

Located just a short drive from Devon Cliffs, Splashdown Quaywest in Paignton is the largest outdoor water park in the UK and guarantees a day of aquatic excitement. 

With an array of exhilarating slides, including the heart-pounding Devil's Drop and the twisting Python, it's a paradise for thrill-seekers. Families can also enjoy the relaxing pools and the lazy river for a more laid-back aqua experience.

Crealy Theme Park & Resort

Crealy Theme Park & Resort
Crealy: a must-visit for all the family

Address: Sidmouth Rd, Clyst St Mary, Exeter EX5 1DR 

Crealy Theme Park & Resort in Exeter is a haven for families, boasting thrilling rides and a fantastic water park. The park's largest water ride, Tidal Wave, guarantees a soaking experience for splash enthusiasts. There is also fun to be had in the Soak Zone, from splashing in the fountains to running through the jets. 

So, pack your swimsuits and enjoy the refreshing blasts of water. It really is the best way to cool down in Devon. The multi-level indoor water adventure area ensures year-round aqua fun, making it an ideal destination for families staying at Devon Cliffs.

Finlake Falls

Address: Finlake Resort & Spa Barley Lane, Chudleigh, Exeter TQ13 0EJ 

Finlake Falls boasts a superb 20-metre heated indoor pool with a beached entrance, ensuring accessibility for all family members, even the tots. Visitors can enjoy not only doing a few lengths but also taking a dip in the pool, making a splash in the children's water playground featuring mini slides, play equipment, and water fountains. The facility offers rides and flumes suitable for all ages, providing a comprehensive water experience.

Tinside Lido 

Tinside Lido 

Address: Hoe Rd, Plymouth PL1 3DE 

Overlooking Plymouth Sound, Tinside Lido is a stunning saltwater swimming pool offering a classic outdoor swimming experience. The art-deco pool, built in 1935, provides a picturesque setting for visitors to bask in the sun while enjoying a refreshing dip. 

Tinside is truly a slice of the quintessential British seaside from a bygone era, making it a must for visitors to Plymouth.

North Devon Wake Park

Address: The Milky Way Adventure Park, Bideford EX39 5RY 

This family-run water sports centre caters to various abilities and age groups, guaranteeing an exceptional day out for everyone. There’s a team of excellent coaches, who make sure that you can experience wakeboarding for the first time safely. The aquapark provides a laughter-filled adventure, turning adults into gleeful kids. Meanwhile, paddleboarding, offered in the tranquil waters of the most protected lake, provides a serene option for relaxation.

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