We offer a huge range of open air, adventurous and educational events for families, adults and young people. These activities start from different parts of the country park, so please check your booking confirmation carefully. You'll also need to bring change for the pay and display car parks. Generally on these activities, children will need to be accompanied by an adult.
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Autumn Watch Canoe Tour
Welcome in the autumn with a guided nature paddle around the lake. see how the chicks of spring are getting along and watch the trees change for winter, as you explore the lake in our stable canoes, led by one of our instructors. You will be two or three to a boat and everyone will have their own paddle, so a bit of team work is required to steer, but we’ll make sure you get the hang of it! Warm up afterwards with a hot drink and homemade cake at the centre. This is a special morning for both adults and children alike. Ages 4+
Halloween Night Walk
Keep your eyes peeled for night- time wildlife as you walk around Sandford Lake, returning to toast marshmallows and drink hot chocolate. Age 4+, Children under 8 must be accompanied by a participating adult.
Come have a go at our mobile climbing wall. 8 people can climb ever half an hour getting 2 goes each.
Ages 4+, children under 8 must be accompanying by an adult.
Reindeer Close Encounters
Come and learn about the reindeer who live at Riverways Organic Chicken Farm (yes chicken farm!) in Twyford. The experienced handlers will explain the reindeer's background and how they come to be in the sanctuary of their farm and tell you some interesting facts about their adaptations to get though cold winters. You’ll have the chance to get a little closer and give them a reindeer treat (it’s not a carrot though!). Remember to come poised with some interesting questions to ask the handlers.
Suitable for ages 4+, Under 8's must be accompanied by a paying and participating adult.
Winter Fire Lighting
Learn to use a flint fire striker and enjoy the warmth as you learn about the fire triangle. 6+ Under 8's need to be accompanied by an adult.