Have a SPLASHING good time!
Local Splash Parks, Paddling Pools and Water Fun around Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.
Hamworthy Park -BH15 4DH.
Recently refurbished, the paddling pool is open from May to September and close to a playground and café too.
Bournemouth Pier Approach- BH2 5AA
The fountains at the Pier Approach are turned on during hot, summer days for the children to run through, jump on and enjoy!
Littledown Park- BH7 7DX
Open for the summer season and next to the refurbished play park, the Littledown Paddling Pool is a great place to cool off and have fun. There’s a kiosk and toilets close by plus up to 3 hours free parking for up to 400 cars.
Redhill Park- BH10 6AN
Redhill has loads of facilities for a fun day. Paddling pool, playground, small skate zone and Fox Café.
Boscombe Chine Gardens- BH1 4AA.
Great for all children, Boscombe Chine Gardens has water play, toddler play and some accessible playground equipment too. Food, drink and mini golf is available at Squirrel Café!
Upton Country Park
uptoncountrypark.com BH17 7BJ
UCP’s Summer Splash Fountain is on twice a day from May to September from 11am-1pm & 2-pm-4. There’s loads to do at the park to make a day of it with an amazing playground, gardens, tea room and tons of space!
Christchurch Quay Splash Park – BH23 1BU
The Splash Park on the Quay is one of the most awesome in the area and very popular with a shallow pool, plenty of jets and parking/playground nearby!
splashdownwaterparks.co.uk BH12 4NY (admission applies)
One of the biggest water parks in the country! Splashdown has 13 flumes and 3 splash zones for the under 5s!
Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park -BH16 6EU
farmerpalmers.co.uk (park admission applies)
Awesome water fun, complete with water pump, interactive buttons and shower to get kids screaming with delight!
For the best family friendly events nearby, see our What’s On Guide