Thompson Park Boathouse

 A local day out with a difference!

The Boathouse Cafe is reopening to the public on Saturday 11th July

The Boathouse Café and Boating Lake will re-open on Saturday 11th July from 12pm, the café will be serving a wide range of packaged ice cream, snacks, drinks and confectionary.  Our kayaks, canoes will all be available to book on the day too.  Thompson Park has also undergone refurbishment of its public toilets and some other surprises you are going to love.  For more information about The Boathouse re-opening please email

OPENING TIMES: 12pm-5pm (7 days a week during school holidays and weekends thereafter)


We have a great range of boats to hire, all offering fantastic value for money for an enjoyable family activity:

  • Rowing boats – £5
  • Canadian Canoes – £5
  • Double Kayak – £5
  • Single Kayak – £2

Please note:

-All boat hire is for 25 minutes

-U18s MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times

-Any children U12 MUST wear a life jacket

-You MUST be over 8 years old to hire a kayak


Our cafe offers fresh coffee, ice creams, refreshments and has a lakeside seating area.

School or community groups:

The Boathouse is also available for group bookings during the week – please contact us for further details.

Why not try something new for your child’s birthday with a kayaking birthday party

So why not come down and enjoy a fun & friendly relaxing environment either with your friends or as a family!


For more information, please visit our Facebook page

01282 477167

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