Cotswold Country Park and Beach

Places to Visit


  • All the family
  • Under 5s
  • School age
  • Adults






Around 30 minutes drive from Cheltenham is the Cotswold Country Park and Beach, near Cirencester.

Although some of the activities are closed, Pedaloes & Electric Mini Port Boats are still running – plus the New to 2019 Pedal Karts!

OPEN (10am-4pm, 7 days a week) – do not hesitate to pop in to walk the dog and enjoy a hot drink & snack at our DragonFly Café!

– FREE Parking & Admission October Special Offer! –

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Whether relaxing with friends and family on a sandy beach beside a beautiful swimming lagoon, or enjoying activities from water sports to volleyball within mature parkland, the Cotswold Country Park and Beach offers the perfect day out, time after time.


Entry £12.00 until 3rd November.

An annual family membership pass (up to 2 adults and 3 children) is available to buy online at £85.00 including one car permit.

When you buy a Gift Aid park admission, at least 10% of the value of your ticket is a donation to the Cotswold Water Park Trust.


The North Lake is home to the fantastic WIBIT AquaVenture with over 20 action-packed obstacles. Run, slide, climb, bounce and jump your way around the fantastic floating inflatable obstacle course, an amazing experience.

AQUAVENTURE - £15 per person, per session

For those that want to get out on the water on their own you can try out kayaking or stand up paddle boarding (SUP), with tuition available for beginners to help you get to grips with the paddle and increase your confidence on the water.

£10 per person per 30 minute session for individual hire SUP

£6 per person per 30 minute session for Kayaking

If you fancy your boating at a more leisurely pace, you can take it easy at South Lake on a pedalo, rowing boat or mini port electric boat, all available to hire. Families with toddlers will love the enclosed outdoor play area and paddling pool with grass picnic area overlooking South Lake.
Hungry? Dine at The Beach Shack Cafe, visit the Pizzeria with wood-fire, stone bakes pizzas, or enjoy a delicious gelato ice cream. You can also hire a BBQ pitch, and bring your charcoal and bangers for a cook-out in the the sun or simply relax with a picnic beside one of the UK’s most well-known and loved inland beaches.

Beside the Dragonfly building an enclosed children’s beach and paddling pool can be found – along with an adventure playground for little ones.

Tickets for lake activities and mini-golf can be purchased from the dragonfly reception, along with beach toys from beach balls to cricket sets and a don’t miss the park souvenirs – a great way to remember your day at beach in the country!

There are numerous walking trails throughout the Country Park that connect to the wider water park. Pedestrian access is permitted to these paths – but the use of the beach, swimming areas and other facilities are chargeable.

Brand new for April 2019 – VERTIGO ADVENTURES!

Ages 6+. Prices start from just £8.00

Taking fun up-to the next level.

Open hours

Monday10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday10:00 - 16:00
Thursday10:00 - 16:00
Friday10:00 - 16:00
Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00