North Yorkshire Water Park

, , in Scarborough

Address: Wykeham Lakes, Long Causeway Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 9QU

Phone: 01723 865 052


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Enjoy a variety of watersports and activities at the Wykeham lakes near Scarborough, where you will find North Yorkshire Water Park.

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North Yorkshire Water Park – Create unforgettable adventures and experience the thrills of watersports at North Yorkshire Water Park!

North Yorkshire Water Park is nestled amongst mature woodland in Wykeham, near Scarborough, and is home to one of the largest natural watersport lakes in North Yorkshire. Our 35 hectares leisure lake offers a variety of fun filled activities including Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Open Water Swimming, and Pedalos.

Whether you are looking to develop your watersport skills, challenge yourself to learn something new, or simply want to take in the beautiful lakeside and surrounding countryside views, there’s an activity to suit everyone!

Our onsite café is available for takeaway with hot and cold drinks and cold snacks.

Enjoy a peaceful jog, cycle, or dog walk along our 2.5km all-terrain gravelled track boasting picturesque lakeside views. Dogs are welcome – make sure to keep them on a lead so wildlife and nesting birds aren’t disturbed.

The Water Park has three well stocked lakes, with specialist trout, predator and coarse lakes to choose from, within a short walk of the leisure lake. Find out more about fishing here

Find us just off the A170, only 6 miles from Scarborough.

For more information and to plan your exciting day out, visit our website.  Contact us on 01723 865052 or

Health & Safety

Following social distancing guidelines, the Water Park reopened in June with health and safety measures in place. The Water Park is operating a one way system on land and hand sanitiser is readily available. Changing rooms and showers are temporarily closed and there are limited toilets.

Inflatable AquaPark

Providing customers with the best experience and keeping everyone safe is always at the forefront of our minds. After great deliberation we have decided to keep our inflatable AquaPark closed for the 2020 season. This is due to social distancing and health & safety guidelines significantly impacting the customer experience.

Opening times:

Our grounds are open 8am-8pm 7 days a week. Watersport activity times vary.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Kayaking:

  • Monday & Tuesday 10.30am – 7:45pm
  • Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 10.30pm – 5:30pm
  • Saturday & Sunday 10.30am – 5pm

Open Water Swimming

  • Monday & Tuesday 5.30pm – 7:45pm
  • Thursday 5.30pm – 6.30pm
  • Saturday & Sunday 9.45am – 12pm


  • Monday & Tuesday 10.30am – 5:30pm
  • Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 10.30am – 5.30pm
  • Saturday & Sunday 12pm – 5pm


  • Open daily 8am – 8pm

Walking, cycling and jogging track and Cafe

  • Open during our watersport hours

Please check our website for up to date times. 

Activity prices:

Stand up paddle boarding

  • £14.00 per person per hour session
  • £20.00 per person per hour session with instruction (minimum 4 people and must be booked at least 72 hours in advance)

Suitable for 5+ years with adult supervision and prior experience isn’t essential. Short wetsuits and buoyancy aids are provided on site and included in the ticket price.  Permits are available for you to bring your own stand up paddle board.

Advanced booking is essential. Find out more here


  • Single kayak, £14.00 per person per hour session.
  • Tandem kayak, £20.00 per hour session

Single kayaks are suitable for 5+ years with adult supervision. The ‘sit on top’ kayaks are designed so the user does not feel confined in the event of a capsize. They also have comfortable back rests! Permits are available for you to bring your own kayak.

Advanced booking is essential, find out more here

Opening times Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, 10.30am.

Open Water Swimming

  • £5 per person, per one hour slot

Suitable for swimmers from 11+ years and must be able to swim 400m unaided. Swimmers under 18 years of age must provide a disclaimer signed by a parent/guardian. A tow float must be used and some are available on site. Wetsuits are also available for hire.

Advanced booking is essential. Find out more here


  • £10 per pedalo per 30 minute session

Our pedalos seat 4 – 5 people and dogs are also allowed to enjoy a trip around the lake with you!  There are no age restrictions on pedalos, however, a buoyancy aid must be worn and fit the participant correctly. 

Advanced booking isn’t required for this activity. 

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New Wake Park and permanent cafe

The Water Park has recently been granted full planning permission by Scarborough Borough Council to become a year-round visitor destination with a new Wake Park and permanent cafe. The build programme is still being finalised and we will be posting updates on our website and social media as work commences and regarding our plans for opening next year. Please follow us for more information or sign up to our newsletter!


  • Disabled Access
  • On-Site Parking
  • Wi-fi
  • Pets Accepted
  • Child Friendly
  • Outdoor
  • Card Payment
  • Booking Essential

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