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Latest information for customers wishing to visit the park and COVID-19

Latest information for visitors to the Park and Frequently Asked Questions - answered re restrictions due to COVID-19

Last Updated 15th June 2020

Social distancing and Government advice should be followed by visitors to the park.

What time is the park open?

The Park is open from 8.30 am to 6 pm

What parking is available?

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

The last entry for vehicles is 5 pm.

You can only park on the hardstanding areas of the Watersports car park, main car park and the horse trailer / horse box /  parking area.

There is no parking on the grass areas at the present time.

How do I pay for parking?

By contactless card on entry to the park.

Frequently asked questions

1) Are the toilets open?

The toilets are open during opening hours and are being cleaned regularly throughout the day and may be closed for cleaning during the day.

2) Are the Watersports Actvities open?

The watersports activities hire and launch are not operating at the moment.

The Sailing Club and Jet Ski Club have started their activities and we are monitoring social distancing.

3) Can I bring my own Canoe, Kayak, Boat, Paddle  Board, Sup and launch on the Main Lake?

Unfortunately, no private launches can be accepted at the present time.

5) 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 moment.

4) Can I have a BBQ or picnic in the park?

BBQ's are not allowed at the moment, but you can bring a picnic

5) Can I ride my horse in the Park?

You can ride your own horse around the paths in the park, you can park your horse box / trailer, we advise arriving early (before 10.30 am) to avoid the parking areas being full when you arrive. You can walk your horse but please note galloping is not allowed in the park.

6) Is the Park Cafe Open?

The main park cafe is closed now. The Ice Cream Van contractor is coming into the park daily, Sheffield Cable Waterski have been serving some take away items.

7) Is Fishing allowed at the park?

You can fish at Nethermore Lake, Northern Lake and downstream of the River Rother.

A day ticket can be purchased at the car park entrance by contactless card.

You should have a valid rod licence (You can buy a Rod Licence at the Post Office)



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