Swimming & Kayaking

Swim and Paddle in our 35-acre lake surrounded by the stunning scenery of Park in The Past.

Parking is free and the park opens at 09.00hrs till 8.00pm each day.  The Lake is around 35 acres and has some sections which are 30 meters deep.  Currently, we have half of this water for you to use and may extend this dependant on our wildfowl population

Booking Slots

If you want to swim or have your own kayak or Sup board you can book a slot here https://www.wtm360.co.uk/sales/park-in-the-past-1562946645
or click on the tabs below

Hire a Kayak

If you want to hire a kayak or SUP board, please speak to George at Direct Kayaks tel 07423 283050

Important Information

To kayak or paddle safely you must wear a life jacket.
To swim safely you must have a tow float. You can buy a tow float from us when available.
Please note that we are unable to allow dinghies on our lake at this time.

YOU MUST HAVE A TICKET TO SWIM OR KAYAK AT PARK IN THE PAST YOU MUST BE AN ADULT.  We reserve the right to suspend, revoke or cancel your ticket should you breach any of our rules and behave in such a way as to disturb or be disrespectful to our wildlife and supervising wardens and team.  You may only swim or paddle in a designated area of the lake and must not cross the tow line. Please read and understand the risks of swimming in the park in the past lake. 

Please note that we are unable to offer fishing facilities until October.

We apologise for any inconvenience.