This school holiday at Fairlands we’ve got a huge range of activities for everyone. No experience is required, hire pedalos or rowing boats, try new water sports, conquer the gr8 wall and learn to sail! Fairlands offers free parking, a cafe and toilet facilities. Stand Up Paddleboarding and Dinghy Sailing Courses require pre-booking, call the centre on 01438 353241.

Hire Pedalos or Rowing Boats

Pedalos hold up to 5 people. Turn up and hire on the day of your visit. Last hire is 30 minutes before finish time.

Weekends 13.00 - 17.00
Weekdays in school holidays 15.15 - 17.15
Summer special Mon 5th - Fri 9th August, 10.00 - 17.00

£10 per rowing boat for 30 minutes | £15 per pedalo for 30 minutes
£10 deposit, 1 adult per boat

Aqua Play

The Aqua Play sprays, squirts, mists and shoots water into the play area, a fun, free water park for children in a safe and interactive environment. Cafe and Toilet facilities are available here during spring and summer.

Everyday weather permitting 10.00-17.00

Free Visit Stevenage Borough Council's website for more information

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Our paddleboarding sessions teach you how to stay up, paddle with confidence and master different skills on the boards. Stand up paddleboarding is an easy activity to get into, give it a try!

Sessions are first come first served. There may be some spaces available on the day but please call before visiting to check. Ages 8+.

Monday 10.00, 11.00, 13.00, 14.00
Tuesday 10.00, 11.00, 13.00, 14.00
Wednesday 10.00, 11.00, 13.00, 14.00
Thursday 10.00, 11.00, 13.00, 14.00
Friday 13.00, 14.00
Saturday 10.00, 11.00, 13.00, 14.00
Sunday 10.00, 11.00, 13.00, 14.00

£10 for children, £15 for adults per session

Gr8 Climbing Wall

Can you reach the top of the wall? Climbers must be 25kg+ to climb.

School Holiday Times Call the centre for dates

£4 for 15 minutes climb

RYA Dinghy Sailing Courses

Test your agility, balance and quick thinking to master these small and fast responding boats. No experience required for beginner courses, courses are supervised by friendly instructors. Pre-booking essential.

Ages 8-11 Monday 12th - Wednesday 14th August 09.00-15.45
Ages 11-16 Monday 12th - Thursday 15th August 09.00-15.45
Adult Level 1 Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th August 09.00-16.00
Adult Level 1 Saturday 31st August - Sunday 1st Sept 09.00-16.00
Adult Level 2 Saturday 13th - Sunday 14th July 09.00-16.00

Find out more here


High Ropes

Conquer our adrenaline filled high ropes course! Our instructors will show you how to climb and scale in a safe and fun environment. Call today to prebook. Ages 8+.

Every Friday in August 10.00,11.00

£10 for children, £15 for adults per session


Maps and activity sheets are available from the Outdoor Activities Centre Reception, pop in and say hello the team!

Water Activities

  • Sailing
  • Dragon Boats
  • Rowing
  • Pedalos
  • Power Boating
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding
  • Raft Building

Land Activities

  • Grass Buggies
  • Grass Sledges
  • Grass Boards
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Mountain Biking
  • Orienteering
  • Power Kiting
  • Climbing Wall

High Ropes Activities

  • Abseiling
  • Jacobs Ladder
  • Leap of Faith
  • Crate Stacking
  • Low Ropes

Contact Us

Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Herts SG2 0BL

01438 353241

Opening Times

Summer Holidays Monday - Sunday
Winter Tuesday - Saturday

Getting Here

Getting here

The centre and park is 1.5 miles from Stevenage town centre and the train station, the bus route can be found here. Car parks are available around the park and are free to use. Fairlands makes for a great bike ride, Stevenage's cycle system map can be found here.

Working in partnership with Stevenage Borough Council.