What Are Some Of The Best Wake Parks In The UK?

wakeboarding parks for beginners and intermediates UK

wakeboarding parks for beginners and intermediates UK

Wakeboarding has become an increasingly popular sport to learn and partake in. It’s not a conventional sport where you need to run tens of miles in one session. It’s fun, exhilarating and perfect for thrill-seekers who want a sport that is adrenaline pumping and has a little comedic value – especially if you belly flop into the water after trying to do a stunt!

Because of its ever-increasing popularity – a lot of wake parks have popped up around the UK. Today we’ll be looking at some of the most popular wakeboarding parks, what they have to offer and whether they have boat or cable pulled facilities.

Liquid Leisure – Windsor & Maidenhead

The biggest outdoor waterpark in the UK and probably the world! Liquid leisure has it all from an official Ninja Warrior UK water park to an aqua jungle. There are lots of activities for the entire family to do here as well as wakeboarding on the cables. You should also try out the open water swimming lake and many speed boat activities. There’s even a private beach!

Blackpool Wake Park – Lancashire

Blackpool wake park has eight obstacles that you can do tricks on and around. It is a cable pulled park and is the first 2.0 cable pull system to be installed in the UK. It’s located inside Ream Hill holiday park so you can stay there for a week’s break and get to grips with your wakeboarding skills while you’re there.

Box End Park – Bedfordshire

Box End Park is located in Bedfordshire and has a staggering sixteen obstacles. They provide both boat and cable pulling for wakeboarders and currently caters to more experienced riders however classes are available for those who are less experienced. This place is great if you have kids or want to do some activities as a family as there is a Lake Ninja water obstacle course. There is also a lake swimmers course.

Club Wake Park – Northamptonshire

This is a great park for wakeboarders with all levels of experience. The park has nine obstacles for tricks and boarding on and around and is a popular cable park located in Grendon Lakes, Grendon.

Festival Wakeboard Park & Aqua Park – Essex

Located in Basildon, this epic wake park has six obstacles and is a cable operated system. The site also has an on-water obstacle course. The site has a beginner cable and the main cable meaning it’s a great place for beginners and intermediates too.

Foxlake Wakeboarding – East Lothian

A cable pull park with four obstacles. It is a wonderful site for both experienced riders and complete beginners. You can get wakeboard training at this site, and it’s a fully accredited British Waterski and Wakeboarding site.

JB Waterski & Wakeboard Centre – Surrey

This is a beautiful wake park with 11 obstacles, and you can be pulled by a boat or cable, giving you a multitude of on-water experiences and is operated by Thorpe Lakes Watersports Resorts. Stay over and enjoy the following day at Thorpe Park theme park with your family.

Just Wake @ Tattershall Lakes Water Park – Lincolnshire

A cable-operated pull park for wakeboarders and waterskiers located in Lincolnshire. It has ten obstacles and is suitable for beginners and intermediate riders. It also has an on the water inflatable assault course.

Sheffield Cable Waterski & Wakeboard Park – Rother Valley

This site has ten obstacles, it’s located in Rother Valley country park, Sheffield and is a cable pull operated water park. It has an on water aqua park which everyone will enjoy. This is an excellent place for kids and beginners to learn how to wakeboard, and the cable pull is full size. There is also an area where you can knee-board if you aren’t confident enough to get on your feet!

Wake MK – Wakeboarding At Millen Lake – Nr Milton Keynes

WAKEmk’s wakeboarding centre is a great place for beginners and intermediates alike. They have regular discovery sessions to help beginners get into the sport. They have ten wakeboarding obstacles for intermediates and is one of the biggest wakeboarding, and cable pulled waterskiing centres in the UK. It is set in 180 acres of landscaped parkland and is just 3 minutes from junction 14 of the M1 motorway.

Wherever you decide to go wakeboarding, we are sure you’ll have a great experience. Online searches for wakeboard parks in your area will often reveal new and upcoming parks that are great for beginners and experienced individuals looking for new challenges on the water. If you need to get yourself kitted out with beginner or intermediate wakeboarding equipment, then take a look at our online store by clicking here.