On-site Family Activities

Discover our range of activities in the forest of Dean

Our activities at Whitemead Forest Park are the perfect addition to your family holiday –  choose from a wide range of exciting things to do, including archery, crazy carts, sea-scooters and much more.

Our highly-trained instructors are on hand throughout the year to make sure you get the most out of your session.

Please note that this is our full range of Activities, not all will be available during your stay due to weather & time of year. 

Discover our range of activities below and download the latest programme!

To pre-book any activities, please call guest services on 01594 560415 

Off Peak Activity Programme 20th Feb-21st March 

Easter Holidays Activity Programme 23rd March-14th April 

Teddy Bear Making

Teddy Bear Making

Make a new best friend to treasure forever! Design it a t-shirt, give it a name and bring your bear to life! 

Price: £19.50pp

Age range: 2+ years

Archery

Archery

A very popular activity and great fun! Learn the skills and techniques by shooting a performance bow with an archery activity leader. How many times can you hit the gold?

Price: £16pp

Age range: 7+ years

Field Zorbing

Field Zorbing

Field Zorbing is an ultimate thrill experience allowing participants to run, roll and bounce on level ground and partake in a variety of exciting games in a huge inflatable Zorb ball. A time slot will be given upon booking.

*Please note that this is a seasonal activity!

Price: £8pp

Age range: 6+ years

Water Walkerz

Water Walkerz

Take an opportunity to walk on water inside a floating inflatable ball. A time slot will be given upon booking.

Price: £8pp

Age range: 5+ years

Sea Scooters

Sea Scooters

A pool based exciting activity, Learn to zoom around the pool on our sea scooters with our instructors! Participants must be a competent swimmer. 

Price: £10pp

Age range: 8+ years

Mini Jet Skis

Mini Jet Skis

A pool based exciting activity that allows the younger ages a chance to experience what it is like on a jet ski! Parents will be required to participate in this session.

Price: £10pp

Age range: 2-6 years

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Explore the park to find the clues to a themed word. Includes a goody bag on completion.

Price: £6pp

Creative Crafts

Creative Crafts

Lets get creative, choose from a variety of keepsakes to paint and take home either as a gift or for yourself!

Price: £8pp

Age range: 2+ years

Junior Baker

Junior Baker

Let your little ones be creative where they get to become a little junior baker.

Price: £10pp

Age range: 3-8 years

Slime Making

Slime Making

A great activity to enjoy making fun slime

Price: £10pp

Age range: 6-11 years

Crazy Carts

Crazy Carts

Do you fancy having a go on the craziest carts at Whitemead? You can drive, drift forwards, go backwards, sideways & everything in between. 

Must bring own helmet. 

Price: £10pp

Age range: 9+ years

Water Polo

Water Polo

Compete against others in this exciting and energetic pool based sport.

Price: £6pp

Age range: 11 years +

Mad Scientist

Mad Scientist

Mad Scientist is an exciting opportunity for youngsters to learn how science is involved in almost everything they do on a day-to-day basis! Mad Scientist allows you to not only watch the instructor carry out mini experiments, but also participate in finding out how your taste buds work or discovering what a volcano looks like when it erupts 

Price: £10pp

Age range: 5-8 years

Nature Trail - FREE ACTIVITY

Nature Trail - FREE ACTIVITY

Get up close and personal with the local wildlife. Our nature trail will take on a magical journey around the site and allow you to answer some wildlife questions.

Head over to Guest Services to collect you quiz sheet, available everyday!