Water Sports In Yorkshire

Enjoy the water in Yorkshire, try coasteering, kayaking, stand up paddleboards, boat trips, canoeing and family fun at the Aqua Park.

Family in a canoe

Canoeing in Yorkshire

Several of Yorkshire's rivers and canals provide excellent canoeing opportunities for beginners and families and the more seasoned paddler.

Family on stand up paddle boards on a lake

Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is a new and easy to learn water sport. Yorkshire offers Paddle boardin gon inland lakes and in coastal waters

Family underwater photo in a swimming pool


There are many ways to experience swimming in Yorkshire, head to the local lido or lake for an outdoor swim, try one of Yorkshire Water parks for fun swimming or go wild.

View from a kayak on a river, showing front of boat and second kayak further ahead

Kayaking in Yorkshire

Paddles Up, learn to kayak or have a family fun session on one of Yorkshire's rivers or lakes under expert tuition. Get wet on a fun family day out.

Coasteering in Yorkshire


Coasteering is one of the newest adventure sports - combining the exhilaration of climbing, sea swimming, traversing, natural rapid riding and ledge leaps into deep water plunge pools.

Surfer running to water with board in hand


Scarborough's North and South Bays, Cayton Bay, Whitby, Sandsend and Saltburn have all been identified as surfing spots in Yorkshire, learn to tackle the waves with one of Yorkshire's surf schools.

Water Parks in Yorkshire.

Water Parks

Guide to the best indoor and outdoor water parks in Yorkshire. Zoom down the slides, splash through the fountains or bounce around an inflatable assault.

Hemsley heated Lido

Lidos and Open Air Pools

Yorkshire has several open air pools and lidos which offer a great family day in the sumer months.

Open water swimmier with orange float

Open Water Swimming

Open water swimming is the new swimming buzz, experience the thrill and peace of swimming in open water. Several local locations in Yorkshire offer safe, friendly spaces to develop your open water swim skills.

Family in a canoe

Adventure in Yorkshire

Get the adrenaline pumping with extreme sports in Yorkshire. Almost any adventure or extrme sport is available across Yorkshire, try caving, climbing or coasteering.

cow and calf rocks at Ilkley

Adventure and Activity in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is the great outdoors let us help you head out to enjoy it. From gentle picturesque strolls to heart racing extreme adventures here is your guide.