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Outdoor Pursuits Centre:North Yorkshire Water Park

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Test your balance on our RockIt, new to the AquaPark for this year!

Businesses across the Yorkshire Coast are looking forward to welcoming you back.

Please check the individual website for reopening dates, opening times and booking details.

We recommend you follow current public health advice and maintain social distancing.


Following the most recent statement from the Government, we have made the difficult decision to close our Park including our grounds and fishing lakes from today (24 March 2020) until we receive further guidance.


Nestled amongst beautiful mature woodland, North Yorkshire Water Park is home to one of North Yorkshire’s largest natural water sport lakes.

We have a range of watersport and leisure activities that suit all ages and abilities, making North Yorkshire Water Park the perfect day out for the whole family!

Opening times:
Water sports activities – available to book 10:30am – 2:30pm

AquaPark – hourly booking slots available 11am-3pm

Pedalos and Mini Electric Ships – no booking is necessary

Our gates open at 8am and the café is open from 9:30am

For more information on our season opening dates visit our website.

Experience an adventure perfect for the whole family! Blast, jump and slide your way across the AquaPark whilst taking on climbing walls, trampolines, balance bars, and rockers and rollers.

AquaPark is £15 per person for a one hour session and includes the hire of a wetsuit, buoyancy aid and a helmet.

For more information and restrictions visit our website.

We have a wide range of exciting watersports available, so come enjoy the thrill of learning a new skill or improve your tricks with one of our experienced instructors. There’s kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, and sailing to choose from! Or relax on a Pedalo or Mini Electric Ship as you glide across the lake, taking in the surrounding picturesque scenery.

Stand up paddle boarding
One hour session, £14.00 per person
£20.00 per person with instruction
Group games and XXL board session, £12.00 per person for a one hour session (minimum 6 people)

Single kayak, £14.00 per person per hour session.
Tandem kayak, £20.00 per hour session

Mini Electric Ships
Explore the lake with the whole family on a Mini Electric Ship! Powered by electric, miniature ships can take a crew of up to 5 people across our open water lake to explore and enjoy the tranquil setting views.

£10.00 per mini ship, per 20 minute session

Pedalos can hold up to 4 people, so hop on board and admire the beautiful woodland views as you take a relaxing trip across the lake.

£10 per Pedalo per 30 minute session

Open Water Swimming
Experience the freedom of open water swimming in one of North Yorkshire’s largest natural lake.

£5 per person

Groups and Parties
North Yorkshire Water Park offers Children’s parties, Group and Corporate bookings please visit for more information.

We have three well stocked lakes, with specialist trout, predator and coarse lakes to choose from, within a short walk of the Water Park.

Café and Leisure
Our café serves delicious snacks and refreshments and has a lovely outdoor area, so you can enjoy the sunshine and views of the lake.

Take a leisurely stroll along our new 2.5km all-terrain gravelled track with views of the beautiful natural landscape. Or enjoy a bike ride, run, or incorporate the track into your triathlon training!

We are dog friendly so bring yours along, but make sure to keep them on a lead so wildlife and nesting birds aren’t disturbed.

For more information and to plan your exciting day out, visit our website. Contact us on call 01723 865052 or email

Coach parties acceptedFacilities for groupsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs accepted

Opening details

The Water Park is open
- 8am - 6pm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
- 8am - 8pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Please note, the watersports and AquaPark have reduced hours. Check our website for more up to date information.


The AquaPark is £15.00 per person, per one hour session.

Stand up paddle boarding for a one hour session is £14.00 per person or £20.00 per person with instruction.

Single kayak is £14.00 per person per hour session.

Tandem kayak is £20.00 per hour session

Stand up paddle boarding group games and XXL board session is £12.00 per person for a one hour session – minimum 6 people.

Pedalos are £10 per pedalo per 30 minute session

Mini Ships are £10 per mini ship per 20 minutes session

Open Water Swimming is £5 per person


North Yorkshire Water Park


Wykeham Lakes,
Long Causeway Road, Wykeham,
North Yorkshire,
YO13 9QU



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Map reference: SE 982831  Lat: 54.22542 Long: -0.48844

North Yorkshire Water Park is situated within the beautiful setting of Wykeham Lakes in the village of Wykeham.

The entrance to Park is off the A170, some 600 yards on the Scarborough side of the village of Wykeham.

From Scarborough:

Follow the signs to “Thirsk A170”.

From the A1/M62:

Drive on the A64, past York, to Malton. Take the A169 to Pickering, and then follow the A170 towards Scarborough.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Scarborough station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted