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New & Exclusive: Any day arrivals are NOW available ALL YEAR so you can now arrive and leave whatever day you like!*

What’s open

at Sandy Balls

How our parks are operating...

Please read the below carefully and note that all facilities and activities are being operated with reduced numbers. Whilst we will do our best to accommodate as many of you as safely possible we cannot guarantee access at this time. Booking in advance is essential. Please carry your facility passes with you at all times.

The information below is our status of all our facilities and entertainment we are currently offering on park. Due to the current situation with Coronavirus and ongoing government advice, opening times are subject to change at any given moment to ensure the safety of yourself and others.

For a list of seasonal opening times, please click the button below.

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Our bars and restaurants will continue to admit more than six customers inside, but groups of six will have to be socially distant from each other. If you are inside, it will be table service only. ALL bars & restaurants will be closed by 10pm.

In addition to these new measures, we continue to create the safest possible environment by ensuring all our team wear appropriate PPE, ensuring social distancing is being adhered to and undertaking rigorous cleaning and hygiene procedures. Please make sure you have a mask upon entering and until you are seated. You may be refused entry if you do not have these.

Facilities

These are the list of facilities and experiences that are currently open on park. No cash on park please, contactless payments are available up to £45.

 

What's openHow we're operating
Aubrey's Forest KitchenWe are OPEN! However for your own safety, please ensure there are no more than 2 households at a table at any one time and a minimum of 1m social distancing is being adhered to at all times. At this time we can only offer table service; so sit back, relax and we'll come to you! Table bookings can be made here. A £5 per person deposit will be taken at time of booking, which will be redeemable against your bill. Bookings will be held for 10 minutes, after which we will release your table for another guest. Each booking will be allocated a two-hour slot. Walk-ins will be accepted however booking in advance is advised as we are operating at a limited capacity.
Aubrey's
Delivery & Takeaway Service
Takeaway and delivery option available so you can enjoy a pizza and a beer from your holiday home. See here for our menus. Should you wish to order please call us on 01425 651 215 and we will reserve your time slot - payment will be taken over the phone so please have your payment card ready.
Outdoor Swimming PoolOur lovely outdoor swimming pool is finally open! Swim sessions must be booked prior online here. All sessions will be 1-hour. You will have a 15-minute grace period to arrive for your session before it made available to other guests. We politely request that you arrive at the pool 'swim-ready' however changing room facilities will be available. Our toilets and showers within the facility will also be open. Social distancing must continue to be adhered to in and around the pool.
Indoor Swimming PoolOur lovely indoor swimming pool is finally open! Swim sessions must be booked prior online here. All sessions will be 1-hour. You will have a 15-minute grace period to arrive for your session before it made available to other guests. We politely request that you arrive at the pool 'swim-ready' however changing room facilities will be available. Our toilets and showers within the facility will also be open. Social distancing must continue to be adhered to in and around the pool.
GymOur newly refurbished gym is open to holidaymakers and gym members only. Unfortunately we will not be opening this facility for day visitors or providing day passes at this time, to help us limit capacity and abide by the government guidelines. Sessions are one-hour long and bookable here. - booking is advised to ensure access can be guaranteed. We ask that you arrive 'gym-ready' as changing room access is limited. Social distancing must continue to be adhered to at all times.
Woodside InnWe are OPEN! However for your own safety, please ensure there are no more than 2 households at a table at any one time and a minimum of 1m social distancing is being adhered to at all times. At this time we can only offer table service; so sit back, relax and we'll come to you! If you have chosen to eat outside, please make your way to our external ordering point where we will be able to take your food and drink order.
The Retreat SpaOur lovely Retreat Spa is now open! We will be operating by appointment only, these can be made via email, [email protected] Treatments currently available are all manicures and pedicures, lower body waxing (bikini, half leg and full leg) and our tanning services. Protective screens will be in place where required and our team will be in full PPE.
Woodside Suite & EntertainmentThe Woodside Suite will be hosting entertainment with a difference, with live shows, streamed from another location, kids entertainment and music displayed on the big screen. Keep a lookout mid July for our surprise street theatre making an appearance round park, too!
Cycle Hire CentreGreat news! You can still hire a bike safely from us. Throughout this period, we do ask you to book online here. Then head to The Forest Hub where your bike(s) will be ready and waiting for you. All bikes are cleaned in between hire and our team will be wearing correct levels of PPE.
Outdoor CinemaWe have two showings a week currently running on our outdoor cinema screens, every Thursday and Sunday! Our entertainments team will be there to ensure social distancing is being adhered to so you can safely grab a seat and sit with your family. Weather dependant. Please note; we will not be providing blankets at this time to ensure your utmost safety, so please remember to bring your own.
Village ShopOur on-site shop remains open for you to be able to get hold of all your everyday essentials. As with other shops at the moment, there are precautions in place and we ask you to adhere to these to ensure the safety of yourselves, other holidaymakers, owners and the park team. You will notice the following measures in place:
Queue management system - Sanitisation station at entrance -Limited capacity - Social distancing - Sneeze screens at tills - Contact-less payments only
Activities & PLAYGreat news! There are some activities that we feel we can run safely using socially distanced measures. Please note, that these are subject to weather conditions and team members having the correct levels of PPE to run the activities.
Adventure PlaygroundOur Adventure Playground is open for you and your family to enjoy. However for your own safety, please ensure you are following Government advice around social distancing.
ArcadeOur Arcade is open for you and your family to enjoy. However for your own safety, please use our sanitising stations available and ensure you are following Government advice around social distancing.
Guest ServicesOpening Times
9am - 6pm (Tues, Weds, Thurs, Sat & Sun)
9am - 7pm (Mon & Fri)
Holiday Home SalesOpening Times
9am - 7pm (Everyday)
Indoor Soft PlayFor your own safety, and in line with Government advice, our soft play area is currently closed.

Activities

Great news! There are some activities that we feel we can run safely using socially distanced measures. You can book activities here.

Please note, that these are subject to weather conditions and team members having the correct levels of PPE to run the activities. Here is what is available:

Open from July 6thHow we're operating
Target ArcheryChallenge yourself to a fun filled archery session with training and tuition. See if you can hit the bullseye! Please note a reduced capacity of four persons per session.
Crazy CartsDrift and spin your way around our crazy enclosure in these powered, extremely fun easy to ride carts. Can you top our leader boards? Please note a reduced capacity of three persons per session.
Laser TagThis will get the adrenalin flowing like nothing else. Fire specialised blasters to get points! You will need sensible footwear for this activity. Please note a reduced capacity of 6 persons per session. No team games as this time, target only.
Nerf ChallengeLimited bullets, hard to reach targets, or the classic battle royale; our Nerf sessions are suitable for the whole family. Your safety equipment wil be provided. Please note a reduced capacity of 7 persons per session. No team games as this time, target only.
Alpaca WalksA guided walk with our alpacas through the forest. Please note a reduced capacity of four alpacas per session and at least 1m distance must be kept between family groups at all times.
Forest SegwayAfter a quick driving tutorial we'll head off for a park tour, includes Good Friday Hill and the oldest tree in the forest! Please note a reduced capacity of four segways per session and at least 1m distance must be kept between family groups at all times.
Target Axe ThrowingLearn the ancient skill of throwing axes attempting to hit the bullseye or as near as possible. Please note a reduced capacity of six persons per session.
Disc GolfThe craze that is sweeping the nation! Not everyone can golf, but everyone can disc golf! Using our pop-up nets and variety of discs, no two games are ever the same. A must try for the whole family. Please note a reduced capacity of six persons per session.
Drive-in CarsCreate your very own car to sit in whilst watching our Outdoor Cinema. Please note a reduced capacity of eight persons per session and at least 1m distance must be kept between family groups at all times.
Mini ArcheryDesigned just for ages 3-5s! Let your little ones practice their skills to be Robin Hood on our mini archery session with tot friendly equipment. Must wear sensible footwear and have direct adult supervision. Please note a reduced capacity of six persons per session.
Tye-Dye MadnessLearning the art of tie-dye and creating funky items to wear and keep after your holiday! You will be taught how to make diff erent patterns with the dye and with various colours and items to choose from. Please note a reduced capacity of 8 persons per session and at least 1m distance must be kept between family groups at all times.
Pottery PaintingPick your favourite pottery and paint a unique souvenir from your holiday that you can take home. Please note a reduced capacity of 8 persons per session and at least 1m distance must be kept between family groups at all times.
Sand & SlimeExperiment with kinetic sand and create different types of slime to take home. A must try for those little creatives. Please note a reduced capacity of 8 persons per session and at least 1m distance must be kept between family groups at all times.
Superhero AcademySuperhero training involves making your comic book strip, superhero party dances, superhero games and much more. Please note a reduced capacity of 8 persons per session and at least 1m distance must be kept between family groups at all times.

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