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Boy on a kayak
Try out your sea legs on the lake


Electric Boats

Want a relaxing trip out onto the water? Hop aboard an Electric Boat and sail the lake among the stunning forest views. The first of their kind in the UK, it’s a great way for families to enjoy quality time together in the great outdoors, at a pace that suits you. Sit back and relax while you spot the passing wildlife and soak up the sunshine.

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Watercraft Hire

Keen to head out onto the lake but not sure what to try? We have a range of watercraft available to hire from The Boathouse. From Katakanu to Pedalo, you can set sail solo or in groups, perfect for the whole family to get involved. Ideal for all levels, our expert instructors will give you a safety brief before you set sail. 

Mini Captains' Boat Hire

All aboard captain! Take in the scenic forest views as you navigate the lake on our special tiny trawlers. Minimum age 2 years.

Available at Sherwood Forest and Elveden Forest

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2 people on AquaParc


Bounce, balance and zoom across our outdoor, inflatable water obstacle course, fun for all the family on the lake. Minimum age 6 years. Only available in Spring and Summer.

Available at Longleat Forest

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2 people on AquaParc

Stand Up Paddleboard Tuition

A heady combination of surfing and canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding is brilliant fun, easy to learn and great exercise. Minimum age 10 years. Only available in Spring and Summer.

Available at Longleat Forest, Sherwood Forest, Whinfell Forest and Elveden Forest

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The Beach

Soak up the sun on our very own sandy beaches and enjoy the view of our picturesque lakes. Or why not build some sandcastles together, and enjoy an ice cream from our Boathouse Kiosk? Whatever you choose to do, the waterfront is the perfect place to make those special family moments.