Doe Park Water Activities Centre

About Doe Park

Doe Park is Bradford’s specialist centre for outdoor activities and education, situated on Doe Park reservoir in Denholme.

We have a long history of providing outdoor and adventurous activities for groups, families and individuals.

Activities on the water include sailing, canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, dragon boating and raft building.

Activities on land include our fantastic high ropes facility which offers team challenges such as Jacob's ladder, high pole, crate stack, climbing/abseiling and an aerial obstacle course.

We also offer team building and initiative challenges, nature studies, bush craft, archery and orienteering.

We are also able to offer facility hire and offer classrooms, kitchen and outside social areas in beautiful surroundings for a variety of courses and events.

All our activities can be made fully accessible to all and, with so many activities in one place, Doe Park is the perfect place to have an adventure!

In addition to Doe Park, we also have a sister centre Adventure Development Unit based from Baildon Recreation Centre.


Opening times

Doe Park is open all year. What’s on offer is dependent on the time of year.

Please contact us for more information.


Doe Park Water Activities Centre holds an Adventure Activities License for kayaking, open canoeing, stand up paddle boarding, dragon boating, sailing and raft building.

We are also a Royal Yachting Association Training Centre, British Canoeing Delivery Partner and hold the Learning Outside the Classroom and Adventure Mark Quality Badge.