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Grafham Water Coronovirus - Current Service Availability

Update 05.01.2021

Further to the government announcement regarding the latest national lockdown, we can confirm that our parks will be remaining open for access to the tracks and play parks and we will be providing takeaway services from our cafes.

Access to angling, cycle hire and non-essential retail shops will be closed until further notice. 

We know how valuable local communities have found being able to access our green spaces during these uncertain times. So that we are able to continue this, we ask all visitors to follow the governments advice relating to COVID19 restrictions and keeping travel local.Our responsibility to ensure that everyone who visits us maintains social distancing and is respectful of the local communities around the parks remains clear, and we ask that everyone plan their visit and be mindful of those who live in the areas surrounding the parks.

Coronavirus - Current Service Availability from Tuesday 5th January

At Grafham Water the following will apply:

  • Children’s Playgrounds open
  • Children's Jumping Pillow closed.
  • Sandpits open
  • The Grafham Water Visitor Centre retail closed - The cafe will be offering takeaway food and drink
  • The Harbour View Cafe Bar will be offering takeaway food and drink. The cafe will be closed Monday-Friday.
  • Toilets will be open 
  • Rutland Cycling is open - No hire - (See website for details)
  • Pet Foods Direct is open.

Just a few short miles from Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire, Grafham Water, England's third largest reservoir can be found nestled in 1500 acres of beautiful countryside.

Grafham Water has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest for over 30 years. Our western end features a 280 acre nature reserve and is home to ancient woodlands, reed beds and important populations of several bird and amphibian species.

We’re a wonderful trout and predator fishing destination and, with a nine mile track, we’re a great place to ride your bike or take a gentle stroll.

Grafham Water Park is open throughout the year, except on Christmas Day.

GRAFHAM WATER FISHING LODGE

OpenTime

March - September 8am to 5pm

October 8am to 4pm 

November 8am to 2pm

December & January 8am to 1pm 

February 9am to 1pm  (Closed Monday and Tuesday)

WHAT ABOUT PARKING AND PERMITS?

Grafham Water Park is open every day except Christmas Day. The fishing lodge car park opens at 8am but at all other car parks it’s 9am.

NEW CAR PARK TARIFFS

I RANG AND GRATHAM WATER ADVISED DUE TO THE NEW BARRIERS ON EXIT CAR PARK BLUE BADGES HOLDERS ARE NOT EXCEPT FROM CAR PARKING CHARGES.  CURRENT PRICES ARE AVAILABLE ON THEIR WEBSITE https://anglianwaterparks.co.uk/grafham-water-park/visitor-information

DO YOU OFFER ACCESS FOR ALL?

Yes, we do. Everything at Grafham Water is wheelchair friendly. The Grafham Water Visitor Centre is all on one level and has a disabled toilet accessed with an abloy key.

The Grafham Water Fishing Lodge is on two levels but wheelchair users can access them both, each with its own toilet for disabled users.

What’s more, there’s a wheely boat giving disabled access to the water.

CAN CHILDREN PLAY SAFELY?

There are well-equipped outdoor play areas at the Marlow and Mander car parks, so they’ll be happy for hours. But please make sure they’re supervised at all times.

WHAT WATERSPORTS CAN I TRY?

Kayaking, canoeing and sailing are all provided from the Grafham Water Centre and Grafham Water Sailing Club.

For your safety, please contact them in advance to access the water. Open water swimming is not permitted, other than as part of an authorised event.

Who to contact

Telephone
E-mail
info_grafham@anglianwater.co.uk
Website
https://anglianwaterparks.co.uk/.../grafham-water

Where to go

Name
Grafham Water
Address
Grafham
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire
Postcode
PE28 0BH
Get directions

Time / Date Details

Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Other Details

Age Bands
11-14 years old
18-25 years old
Parents and carers
15-17 years old
0-4 years old
5-10 years old