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Make a Splash at 10 of the Best Indoor and Outdoor Waterparks in the UK

From fast flumes to impossibly fun inflatables, these are some of the best indoor and outdoor waterparks in the UK. Get your swimming costumes and towels ready for a day out full of adventure and excitement.

You’ll find a mix of outdoor courses for adrenaline seekers and indoor water parks that all ages can enjoy below.

1. Alton Towers Waterpark, Stoke-on-Trent

Alton Towers Waterpark

With a mixture of indoor and outdoor fun, Alton Towers Resort Water Park is open for splashing around all year. As you’d expect from the family-friendly resort, there’s a great mix of activities for everyone. Lazy rivers, high-speed flumes, interactive splash zones and water cannons are just a few of the features to expect.

Our Alton, The Star Club Site makes an ideal base for visiting Alton Towers Resort.

2. Sandcastle Waterpark, Blackpool

Head to Blackpool to enjoy the UK’s largest waterpark! Sandcastle Waterpark is great for all ages, with everything from attractions for tiny tots to white knuckle rides and even a spa for the adults. The waterpark has a tropical theme throughout and has a 84 degree climate, adding to the sense that you’re not just on the Blackpool Promenade. With 18 brilliant waterslides and attractions, you’ll find plenty of fun to fill your timed slot.

Our Clitheroe Club Site in Lancashire is within reach of the wonderful seaside resort of Blackpool.

3. The Wave, Coventry

Open all year round, The Wave is an award-winning indoor waterpark in the heart of the West Midlands. There are six slides for thrill seekers, a wave pool, lazy river, and The Reef, which has splash zones and features that younger kids will love exploring. Once you’re all splashed out, you’re in a great location to enjoy other attractions in Coventry, like seeing Dippy the dinosaur in the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum.

Our Kingsbury Club Site is in the tranquil countryside in Sutton Coldfield, in a great location to reach all attractions in the West Midlands and Warwickshire.

4. Splashdown Waterpark, Poole

Splashdown Waterpark in Poole is great for everyone but especially for the adventurous. Its rides and slides are perfect for those looking for a little adrenaline hit. Thirteen slides with names like Velocity, The Screamer, and Black Thunder give an idea of the twists, plunges, and turns to expect. Those visiting with younger kids or those not keen on rides can enjoy the Buccaneers’ SplashZone and Ricky’s Reef.

Our Verwood Club Site in Dorset is perfect for visiting attractions in Poole, Bournemouth and the New Forest.

5. Waterworld, Stoke-on-Trent


Waterworld is an aqua park with over 30 rides and attractions for the whole family to enjoy. From bubble pools and rides for toddlers to a trap door waterslide and family slide, you’ll find something for everyone here. In the warmer months there’s also an outdoor pool and away from the water there’s an 18-hole mini golf course which is great fun!

Our Leek Club Site in Staffordshire is within reach of Waterworld in Poole.

6. Lincoln Water Park

Lincoln Waterpark

Lincoln Water Park is a great way for families and groups of friends to enjoy the outdoors together during school and bank holidays in the warmer months. Take on the inflatable Aqua Park, which is impossible to stay dry on but is great fun. Water Warrior is a rope and climbing course over the water with a climbing frame, zip wires and more.

Our Woodhall Spa Club Site in Lincolnshire is nearby and has plenty of other attractions within easy reach.

7. Calypso Cove Waterpark, South Yorkshire

Calypso Cove

Part of the Metrodome Leisure Complex, Calypso Cove is ideal for all ages and level of experience in water. Terror Torrent is one of the UK’s fastest indoor flumes, Barnacle Bay is great for tiny tots just starting to explore water and Splash Ahoy is a four lane open slide, great for groups to enjoy at the same time.

Our Crowden Club Site at the northern end of the Peak District National Park is a great base for exploring both big cities and beautiful countryside.

8. Aqua Park in Cardiff, Rutland Water and Essex

Join in the non-stop splash action at three locations across the UK. Take on inflatable fun with giant slides, freefalls, flips and bounces galore. It’s impossible to stay dry on this ultimate water adventure.

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9. Splashdown Waterpark, Quaywest

Splashdown Waterpark in Quaywest is right next to Goodrington Sands beach which, is the perfect setting for a day of outdoor water fun. Shipwreck Island is ideal for kids under 12 and there are plenty of slides and attractions for adrenaline seekers including the Wild Kamikaze, Raging Rapids and Devil’s Drop.

Our Dartmouth Club Site on the beautiful Devon coast makes a fantastic holiday destination with beaches within walking distance.

10. Dorset Adventure Park

Dorset Adventure Park

The Waterpark at Dorset Adventure Park in the Purbeck countryside is great for both kids and adults to test their balance, speed and sliding abilities. Attempt the inflatable course which makes it impossible to stay dry which has a slippery plank, jumping platforms, slides and much more.

Our Moreton Club Site is within reach of some of the best beaches in Dorset.

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