What's On

Looking for things to do in the Anglian region? Then look no further! Open year round, our water parks play host to a wide range of events, whatever the season. From open water swimming events to fishing competitions and school holiday activities for the kids, at our water parks there is something for everyone!

At our larger parks, including Rutland Water, Grafham and Pitsford Water Park, we also offer group and corporate event days. 

Our child-friendly events are available during school holidays and we also offer special packages for schools.

To find out what’s on at your local water park, view our event calendar, or check out the activities on offer at each of our locations.

  • Rutland Watersports Centre

    Pete's Santa Paddle!

    Join Pete for a leisurely winter's day paddle - Santa hats are compulsory!!

    Pete is our lovely British Canoeing instructor here at Rutland Watersports. He tailors his sessions to suit the abilities, skills and needs of the participants. Whether you're a novice or an expert... why not come along and have a go?

    If you'd like to get booked on please give us a call on 01780 460154 as limited spaces are available.

    Session time: 10am - 12pm

    Cost: £15.00 per person for a 2hr session.

    Location: Rutland Watersports Centre, Bull Brigg Lane, Whitwell LE15 8BL.

  • Santa's Grotto at Rutland Water

    Santa's Grotto

    Santa's Grotto has a new location! Our usual grotto activities are still running; including the unique powerboating experience and ever popular Arts & Crafts table. Not forgetting the visit to the Big Man Himself in his magical grotto!

    LOCATION: Waterside Café, Normanton, Rutland LE15 8HD
    BOOKING INFO: Bookings or enquiries via telephone on 01780 460154. A £10.00 deposit per child is required to secure the booking.

    • Child’s Ticket… £17.50 each – includes; an exciting powerboat ride, Arts & Crafts activities to take home, and a visit to Santa in his magical grotto. This ticket allows ONE accompanying adult on the powerboat ride.
    • Boat Ride Extra Adults… £5.00 each

    • Child’s Ticket Grotto and Arts & Crafts ONLY… £10.00 per child

  • Rutland parkrun

    Rutland Water parkrun

    5km run, every Saturday at 9:00am. Find us at Rutland Water, Normanton Road, Edith Weston, Oakham, LE15 8HD. It costs nothing to join in - it's FREE! Please register before your first run; you will not need to register again after this. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time. Please come along and join in whatever your pace, we all run for enjoyment! Register here