Splash Pads and Outdoor Pools near GuildfordPublished:
Feeling Hot Hot Hot and need to coold down? As the weather warms up, we've have pulled together a round up of some of the best local splash pads, water parks and outdoor pools near Guildford to keep you and your little ones cool over the summer.
Not all these splash parks are open yet, but we will update this guide regularly to keep you upto date with what’s open when.
Splash Pads and Outdoor Pools near Guildford
Stoke Park Paddling Pool
Now Open! Refurbished in 2016, the large Stoke Park paddling pool features colourful animals decorating the floor, water sprays and a sand-coloured path around it. It's free to visit and no booking required. There is now wheelchair access to the pool. Public toilets are available, and a kiosk to buy ice creams.
There is parking available but charges do apply.
Address – Nightingale Road, Guildford, GU1 1ER
Now open! There are water slides and younger children can potter about in the paddling pools and there’s a mini-slide for them too. Pre booking in advance is essential. To book your tickets visit the website here:
Address – Stoke Road, Guildford, GU1 1HB
Frensham Great Pond Farnham
Now Open - A huge sandy lake with a beach to play on and build sandcastles, plus swimming in clearly marked areas. There is a network of footpaths and a beautiful circular loop around the lake which is suitable for buggies. There is a visitor centre, café, toilets. No booking required but it can get popular in the summer months so arrive early if you can.
Address - Bacon Lane, Churt, Surrey GU10 2QB
Reopening in July – Pre booking will be essential. For more information visit the website here - Website
Address - Guildford Road, Aldershot, GU12 4BP
Fishers Farm Park Splash Attack
The ‘Splash Attack’ is a giant, colourful, exhilarating splash area and water zone for all ages to enjoy, and one of the first of its kind in Sussex. Open April to September. Entry is via a pre-booked admission ticket to the farm. Visit the website for more details.
Address - Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, RH14 0EG
A little further away
Locks Ride Splash Park
Now Open - With Sand and Water play this is a super popular one for the kiddies. The Locks Ride Cabin sells ice creams and light refreshments, or if you are after something more substantial you can hire a BBQ area and stay all day! There is plenty of free parking and toilet facilities.
Open Daily from 11am-1pm and then again from 3pm until 5pm.
Address – Winkfield Row, RG42 7NJ
Great Hollands Splash Park and Paddling Pool
Currently Closed, Due to open on the 21st June 2021 - The whale splash pad at Great Hollands features 13 water soakers and 2 bucket drenchers! The buckets slowly fill with water before tipping over to drench anyone standing underneath; perfect for cooling off on a hot day! The splash pad also features mini fountain jets, water bouquets and water tunnels!
There are plenty of picnic spots on the Great Hollands Field next door along with free parking and toilet facilities. The coffee shop onsite open between 11am-5pm
Splash Pad and Paddling Pool will be open daily between 11am and 5pm after the 21st June
Address - South Road, Wokingham RG40 3EE
California Country Park Paddling Pool
Opening in July and pre booking is required, click here to book
The playground which recently opened at California Country Park no longer requires pre-booking so you can use it before or after your swim session. Jacksons Café is also well worth a visit for drinks and snacks. There is plenty of carparking, charges do apply
Address – California Country Park, Wokingham, RG40 4HU
Wellington Country Park
Now Open! Wellington has a huge splash zone within the park which is now open. It can get busy during peak times so our top tip is to visit earlier in the day when it opens at 10am.
Address - Riseley, RG7 1SP
Liquid Leisure Activity Park
Now Open - Liquid Leisure is home to Europe’s Largest Aqua Park and the first official Ninja Warrior UK Aqua Park, set on one of the most beautiful private freshwater lakes amongst stunning parkland near Windsor. Activities include Inflatable Aqua Park, Wakeboarding, Open Waterswimming and Boating. The beach is the perfect spot to relax after burning off some energy.
There is a full bar on site servicing hot food and drink.
Free Parking, Toilets and Changing facilities available.
Now Open - Aqua Park in Caversham is brilliant place to visit for the adrenalin loving families! There is a seriously impressive Inflatable Course along with paddle boarding, Canoeing, Nature Trails and a family beach. There is an onsite restaurant servicing delicious food and drink.
Fully Open - Lagoona Park Reading is a beautiful fresh water lake, sandy beach and paddle area. There are lots of family activities to enjoy such as the famous aqua park as well as paddle boarding. There are changing facilities, showers and toilets along with a brilliant Bar and Grill serving hot food and drinks.
Address Lagoona Park, Pingewood Road South, Reading, RG30 3UH