Take to the lake on a spring or summer break
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In the heart of the forest at Center Parcs you’ll find a glorious lake with a sandy beach, and a spring or summer break is the perfect time to spot wildlife on the water as you sail on by. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker ready for some splashing good fun or you just want to sit back, relax and enjoy the view, we’ve got a watersports activity for all ages and abilities.
Where: All villages
What’s it all about: Take in the spectacular scenery as you and your group share the pedalling duties while making your way around the picturesque lake.
Who’ll love it: The whole family
Mini Captains’ Adventure
Where: Sherwood Forest, Elveden Forest and Longford Forest
What’s it all about: Hop aboard with your shipmate as you sail the high seas on this swashbuckling adventure. Navigate the water as you complete a puzzle given to you by your harbour master before you make it back to shore.
Who’ll love it: Mini captains and their grown-up shipmate
Stand-Up Paddleboard Tuition
Where: Whinfell Forest, Sherwood Forest, Elveden Forest, Longleat Forest (April – October)
What’s it all about: Incorporating balance, flexibility and strength, this exhilarating watersport combines both canoeing and surfing, with our experienced tutors on hand to teach you all the skills you need.
Who’ll love it: Those that love trying something new
Where: All villages (April – October)
What’s it all about: Perfect for both experienced water enthusiasts and beginners, enjoy the Center Parcs scenery while building your confidence and skills in the water.
Who’ll love it: Thrill-seekers
Where: All villages
What’s it all about: Take a leisurely cruise across the lake using our state-of-the-art electric boats. All you have to do is sit back and relax as you steer the boat across the tranquil lake while spotting wildlife in its natural habitat.
Who’ll love it: Those looking to explore the water and spot wildlife
Where: Longleat Forest, Elveden Forest, Longford Forest (April – October)
What’s it all about: Jump, balance, splash and slide across our giant inflatable obstacle course on the lake. Are you and your family ready to take on the challenge?
Who’ll love it: Adrenaline-seekers
Rowing Boat Hire
Where: Sherwood Forest, Elveden Forest, Woburn Forest, Longleat Forest, Longford Forest
What’s it all about: Take in the fresh air as you row around the lake, taking in the beautiful views and enjoying the gentle exercise as you experience the great outdoors.
Who’ll love it: Budding adventurers
Interested in setting sail on our Watersports Lake? Take a look at our website for more information about The Boathouse activities.