Family Activities

From arts and crafts to bug hunts, we have loads of new activities in 2019!

And from Easter, there will also be watersports! Take a relaxing kayaking trip around the lake and explore the wildlife or have a go at paddleboarding or water walkerz.

There's a low season schedule and many more activities on during the school holidays.

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Cost is per child ∙ Booking at Reception is required ∙ Places are limited ∙ Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult*

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Please note, all activities vary throughout year.


Hit the bullseye with a fun introduction to this noble and ancient sport by our qualified instructors.


Air Rifle Target Shooting

Take aim using our high powered .22 calibre air rifles whilst benefitting from expert instruction.


Biscuits & Baskets

Create a beautifully coloured basket and fill it with biscuits you’ve decorated with icing and delicious sweets!



Climb into our inflatable zorbs and revel in organised mayhem with hilarious games including sumo, tag and extra-wacky zorb football.


Bug Hunt

Discover the fascinating lives of creepy crawlies in our dedicated bug hunting area. Catch your own specimens and reveal their secrets with special equipment.


Candy Cones

Create an eye-catching cone, decorate it using sequins, ribbons or your own collage design, and fill it with yummy sweets.



Pick up your pom poms and put a smile on your face as you learn a cool routine to impress friends and family in this fun class.


Clay Play

Unleash your creativity by making a special holiday memento using air dried clay, modelled and painted to your own design. Our activities team will provide all the inspiration you need!


Crazy Carts

Our electric crazy carts are such a hoot and you’ll be in stitches as you challenge others and join the games around the specially designed course. Let’s see if you can control the craziness!


Crazy Creatures

Get close and personal with exotic creatures including snakes, spiders, bugs and more! You’ll learn all about them and remember the experience with some amazing photos.


Creature Hotels

Create environmentally friendly homes for all kinds of minibeasts using a range of materials stacked inside a wooden tower.

Family Geocache Adventure

Test your detective skills using your smartphone, a compass and a map to locate secretly hidden letters. Complete the final anagram along with your family to claim your Geocachers prize!



Kids will love letting off steam and testing their skills with some footy fun before enjoying a friendly match.


Junior Fencing

Experience this most noble of sports in a special taster session using professional child friendly equipment. This interactive session will teach the ‘En-Guard’, ‘Riposte’ and ‘Parry’.


Kayaking Single

Details coming soon!


Kayaking Tandem

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Laser Clay Shooting

Sharp shooters will relish the chance to use genuine de-activated shotguns equipped with laser technology to create a remarkable experience. Our instructors will help you improve your technique as you challenge opponents in several points-based games.


Laser Tag

Your family will love the high energy games using our laser blasters. Team up or go solo in our amazing arena and aim to be top gun in this brilliant activity.


Mini Archery

Budding Robin Hoods can hone their skills in our mini archery session using child friendly equipment.



Your kids will have bags of fun as they work their way around multiple craft stations, learning new skills and creating holiday mementos to take home.


Nerf Wars

You’ll ache from laughing as you shoot foam darts at opponents in our special arena whilst trying to out-manoeuvre them around obstacles and tunnels. Get your face made up and enjoy fun games including ‘Save The President’ and ‘Sniper Alley’.


Hire a paddleboard and enjoy some peaceful lake time on this cool activity. After getting a safety brief you are free to roam the water, have some fun and get a great core workout. All equipment is provided including wetsuit and safety gear, just bring towels


Pond Dipping

Budding nature lovers will have great fun catching and identifying pond creatures using nets and species identifying kits.


Ready Steady Teddy

Create your very own teddy bear to take home and love forever. Your adorable new member of the family will come with their birth certificate, passport and teddy backpack!


Sock Puppet Theatre

Create a crazy sock puppet or two using craft materials and bring their character to life in our puppet theatre.


Superhero School

Our superhero teachers will help budding superheroes become the hero you always wanted to be! Create your own costume and learn how new powers can help the world as you play games, learn party dances, superhero poses and take part in the superhero parade.


Teddy Bears' Picnic

Remember your bears are on holiday too, so bring them along to meet other bears and enjoy a picnic lunch. They’ll play games, read stories and enjoy a small sandwich, cake and squash.


Treasure Hunt

Seek out the hidden clues in our themed treasure hunt around the park. Each secret clue will point the way for you to discover the all-important treasure!


Tie Dye

Create your very own uniquely designed tye dye T-Shirt from a host of different colours. We’ll show you how to create different patterns and to get it looking just the way you want it.


Water Walkers

Live your best hamsterball life, on the lake! If you can stop laughing and master your balance that is. 


Woodland Survival

Learn the basics of surviving in woodland in this fascinating activity. Learn about fire lighting and shelter building and how to survive if you’re stranded. All capped off with that most important of survival techniques – marshmallow cooking!

Choose from a wide range of activities

Other facilities...

The Lakeside Bar & Eatery

At the very heart of The Lakes Rookley, you’ll discover our spacious and relaxed Bar & Eatery. This is the place to eat, meet and relax. Why not choose a beautiful dish from our fantastic new menu, crafted by genuine food fanatics with a flair for something special.

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A brand-new entertainment programme for 2019 brings upscale entertainment for the whole family to the main stage at The Lakes Rookley.

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Swimming Pool

With indoor and outdoor pools, there's always somewhere to splash around at The Lakes Rookley.

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