Adventure Zone - School holiday activities for children in the Cotswolds

The 2018 Adventure Zone is Here!

The first Adventure Zone of 2018 takes place between 2nd and 13th April.

To view the programme of events and to book, please click the button below.

Welcome To Waterland Outdoor Pursuits in the Cotswolds

Waterland is located at Keynes Country Park Lake 32, which is part of the Cotswold Water Park, in Spratsgate Lane near Cirencester, on the Gloucestershire / Wiltshire border and easily accessible from Oxfordshire.

Watersports and catering jobs in the Cotswold Water Park

Employment at Waterland

We are currently recruiting for the 2018 season. Posts include Seasonal Instructors, Hire Staff and Catering Staff. For full details of these vacancies and application details see our Employment page.

Bushcraft birthday parties for children in the Cotswold Water Park

Bushcraft Birthday Parties

If you are looking for that special experience and love the outdoors, what better way to celebrate a children's birthday (aged 8+) than by having a Bushcraft Party in the woods, under the canopy of trees, with your friends and family.

Watersports lesson gift voucher

Watersports Courses

Waterland Outdoor Pursuits runs a range of watersports courses and is accredited by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), British Canoeing (formerly BCU), British Stand Up Paddleboarding Association (BSUPA) and British Rowing.

Waterland provide watersports, team building and other outdoor activities for business, the general public, schools and youth groups. Activities include Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), Sailing, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Archery and Raft Building to name a few.

Waterland are one of only two centres in the Water Park which are officially approved by the National Governing Bodies, so you are assured of quality instruction and safety.

Licenses and Accreditations

The centre holds an AALS License and is accredited by:

Royal Yachting Association (RYA) for Sailing, Power boating and Windsurfing,

British Rowing,

British Canoeing (formerly the British Canoe Union - BCU),

British Standup Paddle Association (BSUPA)

Triathlon and Open Water Swimming Times for Members

Any day before 10:00am

Tuesday & Thursday Evening, 5:30pm until Dusk

Triathlon and Open Water Swimming Times for Non-Members

Pay and go swimming for non-members has now finished and will recommence March 2018. In the meantime, half-year swim memberships are available.

Dragon fly at Lake 32

It’s all about making memories here!

Providing activities and watersports in a fun environment.  You will be guided and taught by our fantastic team of qualified instructors,

Our friendly, approachable and qualified Instructors are ready to assist and make it a fun an enjoyable experience to remember.

Guaranteed to provide fun, safety and an opportunity to learn and master new skills in a stunning location here at Lake 32.

A family day out, couples on a fun date, school groups, company team builds Stags, Hens ; We have a truly phenomenal team here who pride ourselves on excellence and we tailor specifically to your needs, we adapt to your circumstance and reflect the tone you wish to be taught in; There is something for everyone here at Waterland!

Lead by our very lovely Joanne Pendlebury, qualified in Training in Development to Masters Level. Waterland has been providing “excellence” at Lake 32 for over 20 years.