A Splash of Adventure in Oxfordshire

Oxford City & Oxfordshire | Magazine 

A Splash of Adventure in Oxfordshire

Discover the ultimate aquatic playground at Oxford Wet and Wild and Hardwick Water Park.

Nestled amidst the scenic beauty of Oxfordshire, these water parks offer a refreshing escape for thrill-seekers and water enthusiasts alike. Whether you’re seeking a day of family fun, an adrenaline-pumping adventure, or simply a place to unwind by the water, these water parks provide the perfect place for a splash of adventure in Oxfordshire!

Oxford Wet ‘n’ Wild – Queenford Lakes, Berinsfield, Oxfordshire

Situated in the beautiful surroundings of Queenford Lakes in Berinsfield, Oxford Wet n Wild is the perfect destination for an exciting day out. The water park offers a range of activities suitable for all ages, allowing you to unleash your inner adventurer. Whether you’re looking to conquer our inflatable obstacle course or embark on a serene paddleboarding or kayaking experience, there’s something for everyone.

Upon arrival, you can relax at the lakeside Cafe, where you’ll find an array of delectable treats. Sip on a freshly brewed coffee, enjoy a slice of cake, or indulge in some delicious home-cooked food provided by their partners at The Wandering Kitchen. With their outside catering unit and party tent, they are equipped to cater to your every need.

Safety is their top priority, and they hold an Industry Approved Aqua Park by the Royal Life Saving Society. Any participants aged 6-8 years must be accompanied on the inflatables by a responsible adult. One adult can supervise up to three children, and the supervising adult must be 18 years or older.

To make your experience even more convenient, they offer both advanced online booking and walk-in options. By booking in advance, you can secure your spot for £18.50 per participant, up to 1 hour before the session start time. In case you need a wetsuit, they are available for an additional charge of £5. Aqua socks, which can be purchased for £4, are optional and yours to keep for future visits.

For those who prefer a more leisurely adventure, they offer paddleboard and kayak rentals.

For further information, please click here to visit their website.

Hardwick Park Watersports – Standlake, Oxfordshire

Nestled in the heart of Oxfordshire, Hardwick Park has been a haven for water sports enthusiasts for many years. Open to both the public and guests of Hardwick Parks, this water sports hub offers an action-packed, adrenaline-filled experience like no other. From Saturday 15th April to Saturday 8th October 2023, the Watersports Centre is open with an array of thrilling activities, catering to all ages and skill levels.

Ringo Rides

Ringo Rides are a firm favourite among visitors, providing the perfect blend of excitement and laughter. Climb aboard a rubber ring and hold on tight as you’re whisked along behind a boat for a fun-filled journey across the glistening lake.

Paddleboarding and Kayaking

For those seeking tranquillity, Paddleboarding is an ideal option. Glide across the water’s surface on a Paddleboard and enjoy the surroundings. Kayaking offers a leisurely paddle around the lake’s outskirts, providing a peaceful experience with ample opportunities to spot wildlife.

Water Skiing, Wakeboarding, Wakeskating and Wakesurfing!

At Hardwick Park, the water adventures are endless, and there’s something for every thrill-seeker. If you’re a fan of speed and adrenaline, you won’t want to miss the excitement of Water Skiing, where you can glide gracefully across the water with the guidance of their expert instructors. For those who prefer a bit of acrobatics, Wakeboarding offers the perfect opportunity to showcase your skills, from mastering basic rides to trying out impressive tricks. Wakeskating takes the fun a step further, allowing you to explore the thrill of wakeboarding without bindings, while Wakesurfing lets you ride the waves without the towrope, testing your balance and abilities.

No matter your level of expertise, Hardwick Park offers an array of water sports to suit your preferences.

For further information, please click here to visit their website.

Grab your swimsuit, sunscreen, and sense of adventure, and dive into a world of excitement at one of Oxfordshire’s water parks!


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