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On-Park Entertainment and Activities

Our entertainment team are ready and raring to go for an exciting season ahead and look forward to seeing you all soon!

Our entertainment teams are a friendly bunch who love nothing more than making sure your holiday is fun-filled and full of lively entertainment to help you make memories to treasure. There's something for everyone so sit back and enjoy the fun. Find out what's on in our entertainment calendar or discover the range of on-park activities available during your stay!

  • Woofs Workshop daytime activities
  • Nightly family entertainment
  • Cabarets not to be missed
  • Character meet & greet
  • Go Active+ activities at Oakdene Forest Park
  • Make a splash in our indoor and outdoor swimming pools
  • Escape Room experience at Oakdene Forest Park
  • Themed events throughout the year
  • Disco and mini disco
  • Party dances
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What’s going on at our parks?

Join us for fantastic activities, entertainment and endless family fun

Meet the Squirrel Squad

Our Squirrel Squad are ready, are you! They can't wait to have some fun. Hugely popular with all our guests no matter what age, our lovable characters are guaranteed to bring fun and laughter wherever they go!

  • Cyril the Squirrel - The mischievous one who can always put a smile on your face. He loves to say hello with a big high five and his favourite things in the whole world are nuts & acorns.
  • Cybil the Squirrel - The level-headed squirrel who usually ends up keeping Cyril in check.
  • Pat the Pony - Some say he has close connections with celebrities, others say he was destined for greatness, but we wouldn't be without him!
  • Woof the Dog - Introducing the newest member of the Shorefield Holidays family!

Check out our dance and perfect some of the moves before you arrive


Woof the Dog has recently joined our Squirrel Squad!

2  Our Characters On Stage

Our friendly characters like nothing more than to play, laugh and sing!

3  Our Friendly Squirrels Cyril And Cybil With Pat The Pony

Meet Cyril & Cybil the squirrels and Pat the pony in the evening for the chance to have a dance, hug and a photo

4 Cyril And Cybil The Squirrels Performing On Stage

Cyril and Cybil love to perform on stage

Your evening starts here!

Bringing you fantastic nights full of fun, laughter, live music, gameshows and much more!

Your entertainment team will put together a fantastic evening for everyone with loads of laughs thrown in. Head down to The Landing Stage Oak Showbar & let the fun begin! Our fantastic evening entertainment features:

  • We are ready are you? Our venues open from 17:30.
  • Eyes Down! It’s Bingo Time! Tickets available from 17:30 until 17:50.
  • Squirrel Squad! From 18:30 it's fun and games with the gang!
  • Let's Go Nuts! No two nights are the same! Fun, games and party dances, plus big points to be won from 19:00.
  • Plus... Watch out for our interactive family quizzes, linked quizzes between the parks and Shorefield has Talent!
  • Let's Go Live! Cabaret Showtime, whether its a show, or cabaret your bound to have a great time.
  • Star Cabarets Featuring some of the UK’s leading live singers, musicians, cabarets and speciality acts appearing here live!

Live music and performances from our entertainment team | Shorefield Holidays

I-Wanna-Rock-with-Emma Louise

Fantastic performances from our talented entertainers | Shorefield Holidays

Star Cabaret Performing On Stage At Shorefield Country Park

Star cabaret performing on stage | Shorefield Holidays


Shows to keep you entertained | Shorefield Holidays

Shorefield Has Talent!

Our search for a superstar

Join us in our search for a Shorefield Superstar! We will be hosting our biggest ever Children's talent competition running over peak holiday periods (Easter, May Half Term & School Summer Holidays). Each heat winner winning a FREE weekend break to our grand final weekend on 15 November 2024, that will be full of fantastic entertainment as well as our incredible finalists performing for the final time hoping to win the fantastic grand first prize worth £1000 and title of Shorefield Superstar 2024!

  • Held at Both Shorefield & Oakdene
  • Age categories of 10 & under and 11-17
  • Great spot prizes
  • Cash prizes & Holiday vouchers to be won in our Grand final
Shorefield Has Talent

Join our search for a Shorefield Superstar

Woof's Workshop

Our brand new Woof's Workshop offers big fun for the little ones with our fantastic range of daytime activities! All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Pottery Painting - Seize the clay... Choose from our wide selection of items to paint. Suitable for all ages!
  • Slime School - Who doesn't love slime? Get messy in our interactive slime school suitable for 3 years and over.
  • Sand Art - Sand ahoy! Create your very own colourful sandy masterpiece. Suitable for all ages.
  • Stuff a Bear - Choose your teddy and fill them with their own stuffing. Don’t forget your new teddy’s heart.
  • Wood pop It – Pop the wooden pieces out and create and colour your own Woofs dog house.
  • Tie Dye – Learn the art of tie Dye and create a unforgettable T-shirt design made from a selection of patterns and colours of your choice.

Book activities at Oakdene | Book activities at Shorefield

Slime School

Get sticky with it at our Slime School | Daytime Activities

Take Home Memories Forever

Take home memories forever | Woofs Workshop

Stuff a Bear Woofs Worshop

Stuff your very own teddy and don't forget their heart

Fantastic Arts Crafts Woofs Workshop

Arts & Crafts | Woofs Workshop

Pottery Painting Woofs Workshop

Take home as a memento of your stay | Daytime Activities

Go Active+

Activities and sports at Oakdene Forest Park

Packed with an even bigger and better choice of activities, our Go Active+ activities let you go the extra mile. Enjoy a wide range of activities including water walkerz, archery, sea scooters, crazy carts and much more. So, whether it’s Go Slow or Go Pro, we’ve got something for everyone.

  • 2 FREE Go Active+ sessions now included with every short break or holiday booked with us directly staying at Oakdene
  • Each session can be for up to 6 people
  • Activities for 3 years and above (some activities have age and height restrictions)
  • Fully trained instructors

Our Go Active+ activities are all individually priced and start from just £5 per person. Please be aware all of our activities are group activities, in some cases this means the equipment will be shared. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

From archery to zorbing, Oakdene Forest Park has it all.

Water Walkers 2023

Give walking on water a go, with Water Walkerz | Go Active+ at Oakdene Forest Park

Escape Room Experience

Will you escape in time?

NEW for 2024, introducing The Toy Store and The Antique Diamond Heist our fully immersive Escape Room experiences at Oakdene Forest Park, are designed to test your skills and get you thinking outside the box. Work together as a team to make your way to freedom. Book online now to secure your preferred time slot and avoid disappointment. Alternatively, you can also book at reception when you arrive on park.

  • Back open from Saturday 23 March with 2 new and exciting themes
  • Family-friendly experiences
  • Leader board for record-breaking times
  • Suitable for groups of 2-6.

Think you've got what it takes? Check availability for all our experiences and book now to see for yourself...

Escape Room Oakdene Forest Park

Think you've got what it takes? | Escape Rooms at Oakdene Forest Park

Pat's Pool Sports

Plunge into Pat’s Pool Sports at Shorefield Country Park.

Enjoy a variety of new pool activities featuring Sea Scooters, (must be 8 years or above and a confident swimmer) and Aqua Paddlers (age 4-8). Sessions available 18:00-19:00 daily.

  • Fully trained instructors & lifeguards
  • Activities for 4 years and above
  • Our swimming activities are all individually priced

Please be aware all of our activities are group activities, in some cases this means the equipment will be shared. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sea Scooters at Shorefield Country Park

Sea Scooters

Aqua Paddlerz at Shorefield Country Park

Aqua Paddler

Make a Splash!

We have indoor pools at both Shorefield Country Park and Oakdene Forest Park, as well as heated outdoor pools for the summer months at Wilksworth Caravan Park, Oakdene Forest Park and Shorefield Country Park (the opening times will vary seasonally and by park but the outdoor pools are typically open from the end of May until early September).

  • All our swimming pools are manned by trained lifeguards.
Family Swimming Spa Pool

Make a splash in our heated indoor and outdoor pools | Swimming pools

1 A Young Girl Riding The Flume At Oakdene Forest Park

Indoor pool at Oakdene Forest Park, featuring a jacuzzi and shallow area for the little ones | Swimming pools

Swimming Pool Water Jacuzzi

Indoor pool at Shorefield Country Park, featuring a jacuzzi and spa bath | Swimming pools

Outdoor Pool Kids Swimming

The heated outdoor pool at Merley makes an ideal place to cool off in the summer sun | Swimming pools

4 Family Making A Splash In The Outdoor Pool At Oakdene Forest Park

The outdoor pool at Oakdene Forest Park has lots of splash-tastic feaetures! | Swimming pools


The outdoor pool at Shorefield Country Park is open in summer | Swimming pools

1 Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool In Summer

Heated outdoor pool at Wilksworth Caravan Park, with splash pool for the younger kids | Swimming pools

Health & Fitness

Coming away on holiday, doesn't mean you have to skip your fitness goals.

Whether you’re looking for professional fitness classes or fully equipped gyms to maintain your workout regime, we have got it all at both Shorefield Country Park and Oakdene Forest Park.Plus our parks offer scenic routes for quick jog and maintain those park runs.

Maintain Your Fitness Regime

Maintain your fitness goals while away

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the outdoor swimming pool open?

The outdoor pools across all our parks open from Saturday 27th May 2023 and their opening is subject to park specific opening times and is weather dependent.

We have outdoor swimming pools at Shorefield Country Park, Oakdene Forest Park and Wilksworth Caravan Park. To check specific opening times for a particular park, please give the park's reception a call.

How do I book a daytime entertainment activity?

Woof's Workshop is full of daytime activities for the younger ones, including our fantastic Slime School, Sand Art and Pottery Painting at Shorefield Country Park and Oakdene Forest Park.

If you prefer to make a splash in our indoor pools, we also have Pat's Pool Sports, choose from Mini Jet Skis, Aqua Paddlers or Sea Scooters.

You can book any of these in advance via our app or online, as well as our ever-popular character breakfast! Book here for Oakdene Forest Park Activities, and here for Shorefield Country Park.

What can I expect out of season?

The locations of our parks make them the ideal choice for a holiday outside of the main summer holiday months. The area is beautiful at all times of year with many local tourist attractions staying open for a large part of the year.

At Shorefield Country Park and Oakdene Forest Park, our leisure facilities and indoor pools remain open throughout the year (with the exception of Christmas Day & Boxing Day).

Entertainment at Shorefield Country Park and Oakdene Forest Park will be less frequent outside of peak holiday periods, but there is regular entertainment and activities all year round. You can view what's on in our entertainment calendars online or in our app!

Some facilities such as the outdoor pools are only open in the warmer summer months.

Please note all our facilities across our parks will be closed on Christmas Day to give our teams some well-deserved time off with their families. This includes our swimming pools, gyms, entertainment, bars and restaurants.

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