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COVID-19 Update

The latest news on what facilities are available at the park

Last Updated 12th April 2021

Step 2 Guidelines by the Government.

For the Government Guidelines on visiting outdoor spaces

What time is the park open?

The Park is open from 8.30 am to 7 pm last entry 6 pm.

Toilets open 8.30 am to 6 pm daily

What parking is available?

Parking is available and we are limiting the numbers of vehicles entering the park to ensure social distancing.

We advise arriving early to avoid the disappointment of being turned away if we have reached our capacity.

Are the toilets open?

The toilets are open between 8.30 am and 6 pm. They will be closed at 6 pm for cleaning.

When are Watersports planning to re-open?

Wednesday 31st March Private Launches started on the main lake, Jet Ski Club and Sailing Club activities have started back.

Public Hire at watersports is not available at the present time. We hope to start public hire from 17th May 2021.

Information about the hire of equipment for the public will be added as this is available

The Cycle Centre is open from 12th April 

The Cycle Hire Centre is open 9.30 am last hire is 4 pm closed at 5 pm

Can I cycle at the park?

You can cycle around the park on your own bike.

Please see the section on the cycle trails for information on the routes available.

The cycle hire centre is closed at the present time

Can I have a BBQ or picnic in the park?

BBQ's are not allowed at the moment, you can bring a picnic, or buy an ice cream, go to the cafe which is offering a take away service.

Can I ride my horse in the Park?

The guidance is that you can ride your horse to exercise, in the park we ask that you only walk your horse and do not gallop.

If you are bringing a horse box or trailer we advise you should arrive before 10.30 am as we have limited parking spaces.

This is to avoid having to be turned away on arrival to the park and congestion.

Is the Park Cafe Open?

The main park cafe is open for a take-away service only, we ask that you wear a face mask or face covering when entering the cafe building.

Payment is by card only. Opening times 9.30 am to 4 pm daily

The Ice Cream Van contractor is coming into the park daily

Can I launch my Model Boat?

Model boat launches will not be permitted at the present time.

Play Area

The play area is open, some equipment is not available to ensure social distancing. Please wear suitable clothing for the weather conditions and playing outdoors.

Miniature Train and Animal Farm

Unfortunately, at the present time these areas are not open.

Is the Dog Bakery open?

Ruby and Sophia's Dog Bakery is open

10 am to 2 pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

10 am to 4 pm Saturday and Sunday 








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