Public paddling and bathing

There is a large inland paddling and bathing beach at Cotswold Country Park and Beach, along with a fenced off playground and smaller paddling area for very young children.

Open water swimming

Open Water swimming by prior arrangement, and with certain restrictions etc. can be done at the following places:

Waterland Outdoor (Lake 32)

South Cerney Outdoor Centre (Lake 12)

Cotswold Country Park and Beach (North Lake 31)

South Cerney Outdoor
South Cerney Outdoor
01285 860 388
South Cerney Outdoor Centre offers great facilities and activities for all the community to enjoy. New! Pay and Play ( with one off safety induction) available
01285 861 202
Waterland Outdoor Pursuits provides activities to companies, schools & Youth Organisations.
You can participate in Windsurfing, Archery, Raftbuilding, Low Ropes, Sailing, Kayaking, Orienteering, Problem Solving and Canoeing
Cotswold Country Park and Beach
Cotswold Country Park and Beach
01285 868 096
PLEASE NOTE - The Park will be CLOSED on Mondays & Tuesdays over the winter months (including School Holidays)
Tues-Fri: 10am - 5pm Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 6pm
Open daily from 10am - 8pm during the summer with the largest inland bathing beach in the UK, lifeguarded during week-ends and school holidays from April.
Adventure playgrounds, cafes and wonderful lakeside walks. Activities include: WMSki System 2 Cable, open water swimming, peddalo, row boat and kayak hire, stand up paddle boarding, zorbing and crazy golf
South West Swim
South West Swim
07751 793 234
SouthWestSwim is an open water coaching & swim retail business coaching from two of the finest lakes in the Cotswold Water Park, Waterland at Lake 32 & South Cerney Outdoor, Lake 12