Draycote Water

Parks & Walks


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






*** COVID-19 UPDATE ***

Draycote Water is now open - there are extra measures in place to protect your wellbeing and the safety of other visitors, the local community and staff. Please observe social distancing, check opening times, follow any new measures put in place, and stay local. Do not travel long distances to visit the site. When you visit, you must wear a facemask to enter the visitor centre, shops, cafes and takeaways. 

Follow any further updates on the website.

Draycote Water

Set in the heart of Warwickshire, Draycote Water near to Rugby offers water sports, fishing, wetlands, nature trails and bird hides. The Country Park covers 21 acres on the southern side of Draycote Water.

Watch the sailing activities on the reservoir and view the surrounding countryside with the open slopes being popular for walking and kite flying.


There is good wheelchair and push chair access.

Dogs at Draycote Water:

Dogs are not allowed around the 5 mile perimeter, but they are welcome in the country park.


There is a newly refurbished, fully accessible Visitor Centre, café and shop.

For information on the Cafe, see here.

Draycote Water also features a brand-new play area together with sheltered picnic tables.

Cycling and walking trails:

There is access to Reservoir Road (owned by Severn Trent) for some scenic cycling and walking trails.


Draycote Water Fishery is open for fly fishing. For more information on fishing at Draycote telephone: 01788 812018.


£2.50 for 2 hours, £ 3.50 all day.

Open hours

MondayOpen 24 Hours
TuesdayOpen 24 Hours
WednesdayOpen 24 Hours
ThursdayOpen 24 Hours
FridayOpen 24 Hours
SaturdayOpen 24 Hours
SundayOpen 24 Hours