We've made some changes

We’ve been hard at work preparing our Subtropical Swimming Paradise for when you arrive on your break. We have had to make some changes to make sure we can keep you and your family safe. Watch our video to find out about what to expect when you visit.

Don't forget to pre-book your session before you arrive.


Child in pool

Things you need to know

  • Entry is available in 2-hour time slots and on a pre-bookable basis only
  • Please pre-book and arrive 15 minutes before your time slot with your entire party
  • Pre-bookable sessions are limited per booking
    • For 2 night stays sessions are limited to one per break
    • For 3 and 4 night stays sessions are limited to two per break
    • For 5 and 6 night stays sessions are limited to three per break
    • For 7 night stays sessions are limited to four per break
  • You must ensure your entire party is booked onto the same session if you all wish to visit the pool during your break
  • There will be a small charge of 10p/c per person per session, which will be donated to Together for Short Lives /Barretstown
  • Social distancing will be in place throughout the facility, including our changing rooms and rides and slides
  • Please arrive already wearing swimwear under your clothes, showers and dryers won’t be available
  • The wave pool will be open, but we will not be operating the wave machine
  • The majority of our rides and slides are open and are available throughout all pool booking times
  • Baby changing facilities are guaranteed during these pool session times 8-10am, 12-2pm & 4-6pm
  • Small lockers will be available in the pool for valuables; refreshments and pool essentials will available to buy from Canopy Café and Bar (cashless payment only)
A family of three on our raft ride - Tropical Cyclone

Our rides and slides

The Subtropical Swimming Paradise is the home of thrilling water rides and slides, from our gravity-defying Tropical Cyclone to our family favourite Wild Water Rapids. Rides and slides vary at each village but you're guaranteed twists, turns and drops on each one. Rides and slides are available throughout all pool booking times.

The Venture Harour area for older children

Children's water play areas

Let your little ones dip their toes in our water play areas with little slides, spray fountains and a splashing pool for the little ones and for older children a family water play area with fun slides, giant tipping buckets and more if they're a little more confident in the water.


Explore our Subtropical Swimming Paradise maps

Whinfell Forest STSP

Whinfell Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise

Take the time to enjoy our two wonderful spa pools, flumes and slides or kick it up a notch with our rip-roaring Canyon Ride. Hot and cold food served all day from The Canopy Café and Bar.

Sherwood Forest STSP

Sherwood Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise

At Sherwood Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise be sure to try the rip-roaring raft ride, Tropical Cyclone. There's also a wave pool, Wild Water Rapids and the hot whirlpool.

Longleat Forest STSP

Longleat Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise

Take on our Wild Water Rapids which carries you along a series of dips and dives and isn’t for the faint hearted, while the warmer outdoor pool is a great area to relax.

Elveden Forest STSP

Elveden Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise

There is plenty of fun to be had on our flumes and be sure to try our thrilling new water ride Tropical Cyclone, an amazing world first taking you up to 30 miles per hour and zero gravity.

Woburn Forest STSP

Woburn Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise

Experience the Typhoon, a two-seater tube ride, which will whiz you through enclosed tunnels and soar through a labyrinth of back-to-back, 180 degree and 360 degree turns and multiple accelerating drops.

Longleat Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise

Longford Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise

Ireland’s largest indoor water park, the Subtropical Swimming Paradise is full of fun for the whole family. With our Wild Water Rapids, 350m of exhilarating rides and slides and children’s water play areas.