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Swimming pools and water sports guide to Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks

Our swimming pools and water sports really are at the heart of our award-winning family holidays, so make a splash with our extensive offerings! It doesn’t matter if you’re a sunbathing at the beach kind of person or a lounging by the pool kind of person, we have it all at Britain’s best beach in Woolacombe. Whichever of the three Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks you stay at, remember the activities at all 3 are available for your enjoyment. Don’t be shy to branch out and try something new!

Indoor pools for water activities at Woolacombe

We don’t let the fear of a rainy day put us off from making the most of our holidays in Woolacombe. Open all season from 8am to 6pm - extended to 8pm on school holidays and weekends in term time, Twitchen House and Woolacombe Bay have incredible indoor swimming and water activities facilities for the whole family.

Feeling adventurous? Prepare for a swashbuckling voyage at Castaways Fun Pool in Woolacombe Bay with a pirate-themed indoor water play area fun for all ages. Enjoy fountains, slides and brave water jets as you splash your way through coloured sculptures and run from the dreaded drench bucket!

Want something a bit more laid-back and relaxed? Woolacombe Bay’s indoor heated pool and bubbly relaxation area are perfect for letting the stresses of everyday life melt away. Pool sessions are pre-bookable, lasting for 60 minutes (including changing time!) - choose between family fun pool sessions or the more sedate daily swimming sessions if the water features aren’t quite what you're looking for.

family playing under the tipping drenching bucket at Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park
Indoor pool at Woolacombe Bay

The indoor heated pool at Twitchen House called Jungle Falls Fun Pool is home to two epic water slides on a scale not found at any other holiday park in Devon and Cornwall. The Duo Tunnel Slide Ride comes in at 72 metres (236 feet) with special lighting effects. Ride it alone or as an adult and child; perfect for smaller kids who don't want to miss out on all the fun. The Aquatube Speed Slide boasts a 67 metre (220 feet) rapid race to the bottom in a narrower tube for a single rider, with tight turns of spiralling awesomeness on one of the fastest, wettest rides you'll find anywhere.

You’ll also find a designated toddler pool with a mushroom fountain, bubble jets and squirting characters for their first little splashes.

mum and son bobbing in the water whilst dad and sister play with a ball in the background as a couple relax in Twitchen House Holiday Park indoor swimming pool
Indoor pool at Twitchen House

Easewell Farm has plenty to offer with a charming toddler paddling area and a small main pool. Easewell Farm is also only a short walk away from the other 2 holiday parks.

two girls playing in the water in swimming pool at Easewell Farm Holiday Park as their parents and brother watch in background
Indoor pool at Easewell Farm

Remember to book your sessions to avoid disappointment!

Outdoor swimming and water activities at Woolacombe

The fun continues outdoors with our fantastic water facilities at our two larger holiday parks. Woolacombe Bay and Twitchen House have arm-raising, scream-inducing water slides, combined including 3 single riders and an impressive 3-lane multi-slide.

The SplashPad is a must-do for the little ones - dodging geysers, water jets and braving spray hoops is buckets of fun! For those looking for a more relaxing pool experience, the heated outdoor pools are open from mid-May to mid-September, allowing you to make the most of your summer dip. Each outdoor pool is within arm's reach of a fully stocked bar for refreshments.

boy and girl on the water flume at Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park with water slide, water play area, swimming pool, Woolacombe Sands beach and Atlantic Ocean in background
Outdoor pool at Woolacombe Bay

We have plenty of adrenaline-pumping water activities at Woolacombe for all levels and ages. Adventurous 5-7-year-olds can enjoy our Aqua Paddlers, paddlewheel powered boats, which are just perfect for exploring and racing at Twitchen House. Not to forget our bookable Aqua Inflatables assault course for 8-15-year-olds who think they can handle the challenge at Twitchen House and Woolacombe Bay.

Want something a little more outside the box? Try our WaterWalkerz for 5-year-olds and up;  giant inflatable hamster balls which really do allow you to do the unthinkable and walk on water at Woolacombe Bay and Twitchen House.

girl going down water slide element of fun pool inflatable at Twitchen House Holiday Park whilst brother tries the floating assault course and lifeguard watches on in the water
Aqua Inflatables in outdoor pool at Twitchen House

If getting out is more your thing, lake paddleboarding and kayaking are also available at our Woolacombe Bay activity lake - those aged 12 and up can brave the water with our expert instructors and will be pros in no time.

Spa facilities at Woolacombe Bay

While the younger ones are making waves in water sports and activities, turn the world down to a slower pace with Woolacombe Bay’s relaxing spa experience. Open all season for people aged 16 and up, enjoy a 90-minute thermal experience.

With 2 saunas and 2 steam rooms, you’ll be sure to have plenty of space to take advantage of the amazing well-being benefits. If it tickles your fancy, we also have an indoor jacuzzi, heated tile loungers and foot spa. All that heat can get you hot under the collar, so cool down with our cool plunge pool, a drenching bucket experience shower or even the invigourating ice fountain. Don’t forget to take in the breathtaking sea views with our outdoor sun terrace and top up your vitamin D.

If you want to work up a sweat before your spa experience, to really get the most out of your time, our indoor gym is located right next to our indoor pool at Woolacombe Bay. Or would you prefer to get your sesh in outside? Woolacombe Bay and Twitchen House both sport an outdoor urban gym with lovely sea views.

young lady in the water in indoor spa pool at Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park holding a young man's arms as she speaks to him
Plunge pool in the spa at Woolacombe Bay

Water sports at Woolacombe

For the more traditional water sports fans, our fantastic location means we have access to ultra-fun activities on our dedicated water sports lake, including stand-up paddle boarding and lake kayaking. With professionally trained instructors and quality water sports equipment, all you have to do is be there!

sports instructor showing a family how to use a kayak in the lake before getting onto the water
Professional water sports instruction and coaching

The fun doesn't end at the Park, luckily you are only 15 minutes away from Woolacombe Beach - voted the best in Britain on Tripadvisor!

The beach really steals the show on any Woolacombe holiday - it’s perfectly placed for gorgeous coastal walks and just beckons for family fun. Why not try some surfing lessons, whether you are a complete beginner or want to improve it would be rude to not take advantage of the perfect conditions the bay has to offer. Make note of the tide times to maximise your day out - after all who doesn't want to spend more time at the beach?

Family surfing and body board riding in the sea at Woolacombe in North Devon
Surfing on Woolacombe Beach

Pools made for you

The really special thing about all our swimming pools, spa and water sports activities is they are solely for our guests staying on the holiday parks and not open to the public. Plus we do not sell caravans so there are no caravan owners with reserved pool use times. All together that means you'll get maximum enjoyment however you spend your days in or on the water at Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks.

If you really want a luxurious experience find out why book a caravan with a hot tub for your next holiday where you'll have your own private outdoor spa pool and 7 reasons to love a lodge holiday with hot tub.

Find us at:

Woolacombe Bay Twitchen House Easewell Farm
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