Near Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Average time spent – 1+ hours
Things to do at Activities Away review
Activities Away is an outdoor watersports centre in South Hykeham, near Lincoln in Lincolnshire. As it is seasonal it is closed over the autumn and winter. The activities take place at an old gravel pit south of Lincoln just a 10-minute drive from the A1 motorway.
They offer a good range of water-based activities from early April until the end of September. These include sit on top kayaks, stand up paddleboards and katakanus. All equipment hire is included, this includes the wetsuits, buoyance aids, helmets and reactive safety cover. They also offer family tickets which are great value for up to 6 people.
Open water swimming sessions are also provided every week when the centre is open. Plus RYA shore-based and practical courses. You can also purchase self-launch tickets for just £7.50 an hour or £10 for 2 hours. You can reserve your activity on their website but please check with them first that your chosen date and time is available.
Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places now require you to pre-book online in advance.
Important Information Activities Away
Eating – There is a cafe on-site which sells selection of hot and cold food and drinks including artisan pizzas.
Facilities in brief – Watersports centre with kayaks, stand up paddleboards and Katakanu hire, plus open water swimming. There are toilets and a cafe.
Entry price – *Mid-range
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. An adult activity ticket is £15 and children £7.50, this is for a 1 hour rental of a SUP or kayak. giant SUP hire for 2 adults and 1 child is £30, Katakanu for up to 6 people £30. Free parking is available on-site.
Opening: Activities away is open from 1st April until end of September. For up to date opening times and dates please follow this link.
Dog friendly? Dogs are currently not permitted.
Information on accessibility – please contact the centre
Address: Thorpe Ln, South Hykeham, Lincoln LN6 9NW, Lincolnshire. Phone: 01522 697527
Category – Watersports – Outdoors – suitable for toddlers and older.