Round-the-clock family fun from dawn until dusk

Young or old, rain or shine, there’s so much to keep you entertained during your time with us to ensure you have the perfect family holiday. You’ll never be short of things to keep you busy during your stay. Spend some time in our swimming pool or try some of the exciting activities we have available. The fun doesn’t stop when the sun sets, either, as we’ve got lots of evening entertainment, from bars and restaurants to stage shows, pantomimes and live music. Best of all, many of our activities are absolutely free, so there’s nothing to stop you from making the very best of your time with us.


Pool & water sports activities

Water facilities

This is what it’s all about – a whole range of amazing water-based facilities for every age and ability, and all completely free. It’s all about having fun and gaining that extra bit of confidence in the water.

Our facilities include:

  • Heated indoor pool
  • Lazy river*

Pool activities

Our pools aren’t just a great place to go for a swim, they’re also the home of loads of fun activities to keep your kids entertained throughout your holiday. From AquaJets to pool parties, we’ve got all sorts of different ways to get some action on the water – in fact, there’s so much choice you won’t know which one to pick first!

Things you should know:

  • Age: 4-8 yrs
  • Activity bundle value: 1
  • Cost: £5
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Parks: All parks except Seton Sands and Rockley Park
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult in the water. Please wear the life jackets provided
  • Availability: Runs all season

Sports & fun activities

Time to play

If you want something less sporty, we have lots of fun for you too. How about a game of pool, darts or get creative in Pic ‘n’ Paint Pottery.

Archery coaching

If you fancy yourself as something of a Robin Hood, our expert instructors will help you to line up an arrow, draw back your bow and take aim at the target. With a little practice and their guidance you’ll be hitting the bullseye in no time!

Things you should know:

  • Age: 6+ yrs
  • Activity bundle value: 2
  • Cost: £10
  • Duration of session: 45 minutes
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability: All season

Nature Rockz

Relax in the great outdoors

Just watch your rosy-cheeked explorers roam free with new friends. We’ve created a safe and relaxed environment at Reighton Sands – so we don’t need lots of silly rules.

NEW Water purification

We all take water for granted don’t we? Turn on the tap and it’s there! Well with a little help from our friendly park Ranger, you can learn the art of water purification, how to extract water, clean the water and get it ready for drinking.

  • Age: 6+ years
  • Activity bundle value: 1
  • Cost: £5
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Parks: All parks
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability: Runs all season

Daytime entertainment

Join in the fun

We’ve got loads of activities to help your kids enjoy their holiday, from rise and shine with the Seaside Squad to Pop Up Puppet Theatre Co, Experimental and much, much more. Laugh, sing, dance and play – there’s something to entertain everyone!

Meet the Seaside Squad

Haven really wouldn’t be the same without the Seaside Squad. I’m sure you’ll agree, they really make a holiday special for your little ones – whether they’re reading stories, involved in another exciting adventure or just making your photo memories special. Don’t be shy, come over and introduce yourselves to them.

Evening entertainment

Action-packed entertainment

We’ve got lots of fun things planned for you and your family from the lively Seaside Slam Wrestling, production shows and pantomimes plus much more!

Buzz Live

Buzzers at the ready! You’ll have plenty of fun and laughs as you test your knowledge in this fast-paced interactive quiz – but you’ve got to be quick off the mark if you want to be in with a chance of winning as the first person to hit their buzzer gets to answer before anyone else!

Things you should know:

  • Age: All ages
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration: Varies by park
  • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Availability: Runs all season

Food, drink, shops & services

Everything tastes better by the seaside

Whether you’re grabbing a quick snack to eat on the go, preparing a delicious picnic to enjoy at the beach or settling down for a meal with your family at the end of a busy day, you have so much to choose from when you holiday with us.

Food and drink

There’s so many places to find great food and drink at Reighton Sands. From mouth-watering meals at one of our bar and restaurants to traditional seaside fish and chips and takeaways you can enjoy in the comfort of your own holiday home. You’re never far away from a fresh cup of coffee or an indulgent ice cream.

There are plenty of places to visit out and about such as:•    Whitby Abbey
•    Sea Life Centre
•    Eden Camp
•    Flamingo Land
•    Castle Howard 
•    Sewerby Hall, Gardens & Zoo
•    York Minster
•    York Castle Museum
•    Jorvik Viking Centre 
•    The North York Moors, which covers 553 sq miles (including Goathland, where ITV’s Heartbeat is filmed)Buses run regularly from the site to nearby towns
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