Kingsbury Water Park

Parks & Walks

Ages:

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

Venue:

Outdoor

Cost:

Paid

Description

*** COVID-19 UPDATE ***

There are phased opening times during coronavirus restrictions:

  • Morning session - 9am to 12pm
  • Afternoon session - 1pm to 4pm

Entry by advance booking or season pass only. Book your tickets here.


Kingsbury Water Park

There is so much to see and do at Warwickshire’s premier waterside attraction! Kingsbury Water Park has 15 lakes situated in over 600 acres of country park.

Stroll along the surfaced paths, explore hidden corners, spot birds and wildlife, or why not hire a bike! Whatever your idea of a countryside visit is, you will find it at Kingsbury.

Information centre

Make the Information Centre at Kingsbury Water Park your first port of call and you can get friendly advice and information to enable you to enjoy your day out.

We stock information leaflets on all the activities taking place in the parks, as well as maps to help you find your way around.

Gift Shop

Our Gift Shop stocks a wonderful selection of countryside related gifts, toys, souvenirs and books at very reasonable prices. We are continuing to expand our range of sustainable or locally sourced items, particularly from local crafts people.


Things to do at Kingsbury Water Park

Adventure Play Area

The Adventure Playground at Far Leys, within the Park, is completely fenced round, and is a safe area for children to play. There is a second Play Area for younger children near the Information Centre.


Bird watching

With 230 recorded species of bird from common garden birds to extremely rare sightings, the bird life offers interest to all our visitors. Whether it’s a glimpse of Kingfisher or a passing Osprey, you never know what you may see.

There are 4 birds hides from where you can look out for these birds, 3 of which are accessible by wheelchair / pushchair. They overlook Cliff Pool Nature Reserve giving great views across the purpose built islands, wader scrapes and reed beds.

Download this handy list of bird species to take with you and check off as you go!


Children's Clubs

Kingsbury Kingfishers Wildlife Explorers

Wildlife Explorers is the junior section of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). Our group aims to involve and inspire children through a fun, enjoyable mixture of outdoor and indoor activities, games and projects. Find out more here.

  • First Saturday of every month | 1:45pm – 4:00pm
  • Aimed at children aged 8 – 12 years
  • Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • £1 for RSPB Wildlife Explorer members; £1.50 for non-members.

Tame Valley Tawnies Phoenix Group

RSPB Phoenix is the teenage section of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). Our group aims to involve young people in the environment, while developing their leadership skills through a fun, enjoyable mixture of outdoor and indoor activities, games and projects. Find out more here.

  • Final Saturday of every month | 1:45pm – 4:15pm
  • Aimed at young people of secondary school age and above.
  • £1 for RSPB Phoenix members; £1.50 for non-members.

Broomey Croft Children’s Farm

The farm is the ideal place to spend a couple of hours. The animals are all very friendly and may be stroked by visiting children.

Visit the Broomey Croft Children’s Farm website or call the Farm on 01827 873844 for more details.


Walking at Kingsbury Water Park

There are many surfaced paths providing easy access for pushchairs, wheelchairs, children, the elderly and those less able. Other unsurfaced woodland paths are there to explore.

Three new waymarked routes are now available to explore, each one being approximately 1.5 miles long, so pick up a map from the Visitor Centre and enjoy the views.


Dog Walking

Dogs are welcome at Kingsbury Water Park. Dogs must be kept on a lead in Visitor Centre courtyards, in car parks and in designated picnic areas. Dogs are not permitted in any of the play areas.


Cycling at Kingsbury Water Park

There are many miles of surfaced paths around the site, and the more adventurous can cycle on the bridleway around the southern perimeter of the Park.


Big Franks cycle hire

Cycle hire is available weekends and Warwickshire school half terms from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., (weather permitting).

For more information, call 07977 458799


Miniature Railway at Kingsbury Water Park

Echills Wood Railway is one of the regions popular visitor attractions. The railway runs a variety of replica standard and narrow, seven and a quarter inch gauge steam, diesel, electric locomotives and trams on a 2 km line running through some of the 600 acres of the park.

Open every Sunday, Bank holidays, Special events and additional Wednesdays and Fridays during Warwickshire school holidays. Visit the Echills Wood Railway website or watch videos of the railway on YouTube.


Running at Kingsbury Water Park

3-2-1 project

There are running routes at the park marked with Run England discs as part of the 3-2-1 project. Find your route here.

3-2-1 is Run England’s project which aims to provide a range of marked running or jogging routes across the country that anyone can have a go at.

Park run

Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.


Kingsbury Jet Bike Centre

The centre is situated in the 600 acre grounds of Kingsbury Water Park, one of the biggest lakes in the Country dedicated to personal watercraft. Visit the Kingsbury Jet Bike centre or telephone 01827 826252 (Thursdays to Sundays Only) for information.


Orienteering

Come and try orienteering! Run or walk around using a large scale specially drawn map. All ages 5 – 85 are welcome, especially families. Bring a compass if you have one.

A permanent orienteering course and mapsl is available at Kingsbury Water Park. For more details visit the Warwickshire Orienteering Club website Octavian Droobers.

A free copy of Kingsbury orienteering map is available on the British Orienteering website.


Toilets

We now have a new Changing Places Toilet at the Broomey Croft entrance. Visitors needing access can borrow a RADAR key and a barrier pass from the Visitor Centre at the main entrance. Both must be returned to the Visitor Centre afterwards.



Open hours

Monday09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday09:00 - 16:00
Thursday09:00 - 16:00
Friday09:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
Sunday09:00 - 16:00