Experience Nottinghamshire SurveyClose

Give us feedback on our website and be entered into a free prize draw to win a Nottinghamshire themed hamper full of foodie delights. Our short survey should take no more than a couple of minutes. Complete Survey.

Only one email address per entry for the Nottinghamshire themed hamper prize draw, the winner will be selected at random. Terms and conditions apply and can be obtained via email from enquiries@experiencenottingham.com.

Join in the fun at the newly refurbished Holme Pierrepont Country Park

This weekend on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th May, Holme Pierrepont Country Park welcomes local residents to celebrate the launch of its brand new Family Fun Park. 

Following twelve months of hard work and over £6.7m worth of investment, the National Water Sports in Nottinghamshire re-opens its doors as part of the new Holme Pierrepont Country Park. The launch weekend will include a range of brand new activities, food and drink, special launch offers and much more.

Whether it’s scaling the heights of our brand new Sky Trail High Ropes course, challenging your family to a game of Mini Golf, having a relaxing bite to eat in our brand new Country Park Café or competing against your friends on our ECombat outdoor laser battlefield, there is something for everyone.

Other facilities available at the new look Country Park include cycle and Segway hire, a brand new 60 station community Gym with views over the Regatta Lake, a strength & conditioning Gym, newly refurbished accommodation, an 18 acre Campsite and newly refurbished conference and function rooms. 

Brian Taylor, Chairman of Holme Pierrepont Leisure Trust which manages the Holme Pierrepont Country Park on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council said, “We are thrilled that the improvements we have made so far in partnership with Nottinghamshire County Council are having such a positive impact and that the changing of the name of the centre has been so well-received. We hope that with the introduction of the new Family Fun park, the over-all park itself continues to attract more local people and visitors from further afield as a family destination day out.”

Councillor John Knight, Culture Committee Chairman at Nottinghamshire County Council said, “The celebratory launch open weekend should be a great occasion to mark the latest exciting chapter for the National Water Sports Centre, as it also prepares for another busy summer season.”

Andrew Keen, Resorts Manager for the Holme Pierrepont Country Park said, “As the recently appointed Resort Manager of the newly named Holme Pierrepont Country Park, home of the National Water Sports Centre, I’m delighted to be part of the team.  My team and I aim to deliver consistent first class customer service and experiences at the park, so that our customers come back again and again.”

The celebratory launch weekend will kick off at 10am on both days and promises to be a great day out for the whole family, visit www.nwscnotts.com for more information.

Posted on 09 May 2014

Comments (0)

Post a comment

Our monthly pick

Matilda, the European Eagle Owl

Birds, herds and beautiful scenery was the focus on my Wildlife Photography Course at Sherwood Hideaway

When I was asked to spend my weekend at Sherwood Hideaway to take part in wildlife activities available there, of course I was only too happy to oblige. It sounded like a wonderful experience and I could think of much worse ways to spend my weekend. Wildlife walks take place each Sunday at Sherwood Hideaway…

Your favourite places

Featured authors

  • Sarah Louise

    A very lucky marketeer in her dream job. Passionate about all things Nottinghamshire and firmly believes if you work really hard and are kind, amazing things will happen!

  • Kinga

    Addicted to music and learning languages. Loves reading, gardening, travelling and everything new media related.

  • Alistair

    Originally from Preston – but now calling Nottingham home – Alistair’s a St Helens rugby league fan who loves travel and music.

  • Natalie

    Proud to represent the county I grew up in. Travel loving devoted mum of two who carries a torch for the city’s unsung hero, Captain Albert Ball VC.

  • Sophie

    Writer and amateur local historian with an affection for English eccentrics. Returned to Nottingham in 2013, only to fall in love with the creative and cultural goings of the city.

Have a go...

madame parboiled nottingham

Madame Parboiled’s Historical Pub Tour

Nottingham is a city steeped in history and its pubs are a living proof of that, they’re a tangible representation of England’s past, and celebration of life before us. To learn how to grow our appreciation for Nottingham’s historic pubs we ventured into a world of Madame Parboiled – the executioner’s wife who knows Nottingham and…