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Splash Pads and Paddling Pools in and around Bracknell

Splash Parks and Outdoor Pools in Wokingham

Feeling Hot Hot Hot? The weather is finally warming up, so we have pulled together a round up of some of the best local splash pads, water parks and outdoor pools near Wokingham to keep cool over the summer.

Not all these splash parks are open yet, but we will update this guide regularly to keep you upto date with what’s open when.

Jocks Lane Splash Park

Open now! This is one of the most popular splash pads in the local area! There is so much to do here, including a brilliant playground, a large playing field and plenty of space for picnics. There is an onsite café with toilet facilities which are open during peak times.

This isn’t the largest of splash pads but its ideal for toddlers.

Open daily from 12pm until 4pm.
There is plenty of free parking

Address – Jocks Lane, Binfield Road, Bracknell RG12 2BH

Locks Ride Splash Park

Locks Ride splash park maybe as close to a beach holiday as we will get this year! With Sand and Water play this is a super popular one for the kiddies.
The Locks Ride Cabin sells ice creams and light refreshments, or if you are after something more substantial you can hire a BBQ area and stay all day!
There is plenty of free parking and toilet facilities.

Open Daily from 11am - 1pm and 3pm - 5pm.

Address – Winkfield Row, RG42 7NJ

Great Hollands Splash Park and Paddling Pool

Open nowThe whale splash pad at Great Hollands features 13 water soakers and 2 bucket drenchers! The buckets slowly fill with water before tipping over to drench anyone standing underneath; perfect for cooling off on a hot day! The splash pad also features mini fountain jets, water bouquets and water tunnels!

There are plenty of picnic spots on the Great Hollands Field next door along with free parking and toilet facilities.

The coffee shop onsite open between 10am - 4pm on weekends.

Splash Pad will be open daily between 12pm and 4pm.

Address South Road, Wokingham RG40 3EE

California Country Park Paddling Pool

Splash pad opening summer 2023. Pre booking is required, click here to book

Fab play park alongside the splash pad. Jacksons Café is also well worth a visit for drinks and snacks. They stock amazing Brownies from Gorilla Bakes and Donuts from Unholy Donuts which are incredible.

There is plenty of carparking, charges do apply

Address – California Country Park, Wokingham, RG40 4HU

Wellington Country Park

Now Open Wellington has a huge splash zone within the park which is now open. It can get busy during peak times so our top tip is to visit earlier in the day when it opens at 10am. We often get the splash pad to ourselves for half an hour or so if we go at that time.

Open 10:30 - 5pm up until Spet 2023.

Address - Riseley, RG7 1SP


Beale Park

The Paddling Pool at Beale Park is open every day during the summer months when the temperature reaches above 15 degrees. Its very shallow, approximately knee height for toddlers but its great for a splash around and to cool off.

Address – Beale Park Pangbourne, RG8 9NW


Stoke Park Paddling Pool

Opens Mid May until September. Refurbished in 2016, the large Stoke Park paddling pool has gained water sprays for little ones to enjoy. There is now wheelchair access to the pool. Public toilets are available.

There is parking available but charges do apply. The paddling pool is free to visit and no booking is required.

Address – Nightingale Road, Guildford, GU1 1ER

Guildford Lido

Open now until September, but pre booking in advance is essential as it gets very busy on sunny days. To book your tickets visit the website here:

Pool will open from 10:30 (earlier for online bookings). Slide open 10:30am - 6pm on Saturdays/Sundays and holidays.

Address – Stoke Road, Guildford, GU1 1HB

Frensham Great Pond Farnham

Now Open - A huge sandy lake with beach to play on and build sandcastles, swimming in clearly marked areas. There is a network of footpaths and a beautiful circular loop around the lake which is suitable for buggies. There is a visitor centre, café, toilets.
No bookings are required and it can get popular in the summer months so arrive early if you can.

Address Bacon Lane, Churt, Surrey GU10 2QB


Aldershot Lido

28th May -  Pre booking will be essential. For more information visit the website.

The lido is open from 10am to 6pm:

  • Saturday 28 May to Sunday 5 June
  • Weekends during June

Address Guildford Road, Aldershot, GU12 4BP


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