Southwater Country Park

Southwater Country Park visitor centre has picnic benches and a view of the lake

Sit back and enjoy the view from our lakeside café, serving food all day

Dinosaur Island play equipment

Follow the dinosaur footprints to our children’s play area, a must for little adventurers

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Cafe and visitor centre

Overlooking the lake and just beside the watersports centre, Southwater Country Park Café is a lovely spot to take a break. The café serves a wide range of hot and cold food, including sandwiches, baguettes, jacket potatoes, soup, cream teas and a selection of cakes. There’s a children’s menu, a selection of gluten-free options and even the dogs won’t miss out with our water bowl and doggy ice cream.

Cafe opening times

The Café is open every day except Christmas Day.

April-September 10am-5pm
October-March 10am-4.30pm

Toilets and facilities

The Southwater Country Park toilets are just behind the Café. There is indoor and outdoor seating, including a covered outdoor seating area.