Summer Activities at California Park | Dinton Pastures

Summer Activities at California Park | Dinton Pastures

Dinton Pastures offers a huge range of outdoor, adventurous and educational activities and events for all ages. From large events like our popular open air cinema nights and music festival, to water based adventures such as boat hire on Black Swan lake, there is something for everyone.

JULY 
Doggy Paddle | DAC | Sat 24th July | 3pm-5pm | Age 8+ | Adult £30 | Child £25

This is an exciting and fun new activity for 2021 and provides an opportunity to have an adventure with your best canine friends be they SUP pups or kayak hounds! We will spend a bit of time to start with familiarising your pet with the paddleboards or sit-on-top kayaks floating on the water before heading out for a tour of the lake. Afterwards there will be a slice of homemade cake for owners and treats for your dog. We provide buoyancy aids for humans but due to the sheltered nature of our lake we do not provide them for dogs. You are welcome to bring your own doggy buoyancy aid if you have one.

Only 1 dog per boat.

Sunset SUP | DAC | Sat 24th July | 8pm-10pm | Age 8+ | Adult £30 | Child £25

New for 2021! Come and enjoy the magnificent sunsets our lakes have to offer in style. Marvel at the changing colours and peaceful venue as you watch the sun go down to the tune of our roosting birds settling for the night .Get close to nature as you paddle gently on stand-up paddleboards and see if you can spot herons, geese and maybe a kingfisher!

  Torches advisable and wear warm layers as you may get wet.

Marvellous Festival

NEW DATE Sat 17 July & Sun 18 July 2021| DP

Marvelous is a popular weekend long tribute acts festival held in Dinton Pastures Country Park. For more information and bookings visit Marvelous Festival.

AUGUST
 
Outdoor Cinema

£14.50 Adult | £9.50 Concession* | 10% Group Discount Available (when purchasing 4 tickets or more)

 

o   Friday 30 July: Back to the Future, starts approx. 21:15

o   Saturday 31 July: Dirty Dancing, starts approx. 21:15

o   Friday 13 August: Dark Knight, starts approx. 20:50

o   Saturday 14 August: The Greatest Showman, starts approx. 20:50

o   Friday 27 August DOUBLE BILL: 10 Things I Hate About You, starts approx. 20:20 followed by Mean Girls, starts at approx. 22:00 | £20.00 Adult | £14.50 Concession*

o   Saturday 28 August: Grease, starts at approx. 20:20

 Film start times are subject to darkness

 
SUPper on the Lake | DAC | Fri 6 th  August | 7.30pm-9.30pm | Age 8+ | Adult £30 | Child £25

New for 2021! What better combination than a stand-up-paddleboard tour of the lake with a stop to enjoy ‘supper’ in the form of cake whilst on the water? All this from the comfort of your board with views over our tranquil Black Swan Lake and sounds of birds calling as they roost creating a truly unique experience.

Perseids Meteor Shower Paddle | DAC | Fri 13th August | 9pm-11pm | Age 8+ | Adult £30 | Child £25

Marvel at shooting stars and find out about the annual Perseids meteor shower with the scenic Black Swan Lake as your backdrop on this guided paddle. You will have the choice of either a stand-up paddleboard or sit-on-top kayak. Enjoy the atmosphere of the lake at night and add some extra sparkle with glow sticks.

Doggy Paddle | DAC | Sun 15th August | 10.30am-12.30pm | Age 8+ | Adult £30 | Child £25

This is an exciting and fun new activity for 2021 and provides an opportunity to have an adventure with your best canine friends be they SUP pups or kayak hounds!

We will spend a bit of time to start with familiarising your pet with the paddleboards or sit-on-top kayaks floating on the water before heading out for a tour of the lake. Afterwards there will be a slice of homemade cake for owners and treats for your dog.

We provide buoyancy aids for humans but due to the sheltered nature of our lake we do not provide them for dogs. You are welcome to bring your own doggy buoyancy aid if you have one.

Only 1 dog per boat.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.