Frequently Asked Questions

We have put some of our most popular frequently asked questions below. If the answer you are looking for isn't below, please contact us on 0115 982 1212 or email us on


How old do you have to be to go on your activities?

Our activities have a range of age - as well as height and weight requirements. The table below outlines all of the activities and their requirements:

Age Requirement
Height Requirement
Weight Requirement

Outdoor Adventure Zone


Min height:

1m with an adult

1.2m without an adult

No weight restriction
No age restriction but must be able to walk.Max height: 1.2mNo weight restriction
5+ yearsMin height: 1.1m

Minimum weight: 3 stone

Maximum weight: 18 stone

No age restrictionNo height restrictionNo weight restriction
No age restrictionMinimum height: 1.34m

Minimum weight: 45kg

Maximum weight: 18 123.8kg

8+ yearsNo height restrictionNo weight restriction

Lagoon Activities

8+ years (children aged between 8-14 must be accompanied by an adult on the activity - 1 adult is required for every 3 children under 14)Minimum height 1.3mMaximum weight: 18 stone
Stand Up Paddleboarding & Kayaking: No restriction but must be able to fit buoyancy aid. Under 8s require parental accompaniment on the water. Over 8s can go on the water with an adult present on the bankNo height restrictionNo weight restriction
 Turbo paddlers: 5+ years

Adrenaline Activities

White Water Rafting, Tubing & Duckying: 14+ years (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult)No height restrictionMaximum weight: 18 stone
Lazy River Tubing: 6+ years
8+ yearsNo height restrictionNo weight restriction
8+ yearsNo height restrictionNo weight restriction

Please note that for all of our water activities, parental consent is required for anyone under the age of 18.

Do I have to book activities, or can I just turn up on the day and pay?

This depends on the activity - some of our activities  have to be booked in advance, others can either be booked online or you can turn up and pay on the day - although we always recommend you book online in advance where possible to guarantee your space!

Outdoor Adventure Zone
Sky TrailBook online or pay on the day
Mini GolfPay on the day
Mini ECombatPay on the day
SegwaysPay on the day
Lagoon WipeoutBook online in advance
Kayaking & Stand Up PaddleboardingBook online or pay on the day
Turbo PaddlersPay on the day
Adrenaline Activities
White Water RaftingBook online in advance
White Water TubingBook online in advance
White Water DuckyingBook online in advance
Lazy RIver TubingBook online in advance


Do you have changing rooms?

Yes, we have changing facilities at Rapids and the Lagoon, the Wake Park and the Main Building. These include showers, changing areas and lockers.

Do you have WiFi for customers to use?

All visitors to Holme Pierrepont Country Park can access our free guest WiFi throughout the site.


Visit our parking page for full information on our parking charges.

Contacting Us

If you have any queries about visiting the Holme Pierrepont Country Park, Home of the National Water Sports Centre, then please don’t hesitate to contact us:

National Water Sports Centre
Adbolton Lane
Holme Pierrepont
NG12 2LU
Phone: 0115 982 1212