Things to do at Sywell Country Park


Discover the soft play area

Check out the indoor softplay area and other activities for toddlers (spotter sheets, colouring in etc) in the Pump House visitor cafe

Discover the soft play area


Have fun in the sand

​Visit the unique sand and water play area located in an old water filtration bed from when the park was a water supply reservoir


Be a badger

​Visit Brockwood the unique badger tunnel play area and discover some of the other creatures that live in the woods with the badgers


Feed the birds

​Get some corn from the visitor centre and make friends with the birds along the reservoir

Feed the birds


Follow the Waterworks trail

​Download the waterworks trail leaflet from the opening times and facilities page or simply follow the red route to discover the water works heritage of the park


Walk the Reservoir trail

Put on your wellies or walking boots and follow the blue trail for the full 2.5 mile (4km) circuit of the reservoir.

Walk the Reservoir trail


Join in with Nature tots

Education ranger led wildlife activities for pre-school children - see the events calendar for details


More fun for the little ones

​Test out our brand new toddler play area next to the cafe


Hunt for butterflies

​Can you find any butterflies in the butterfly garden?

Hunt for butterflies


Enjoy some tea and cake

​Reward your efforts with a treat in the Pump House Cafe

Enjoy some tea and cake