Silverlake Activities


Spooktacular Halloween Trail

Our Halloween Trail and competition has been designed to take families around the grounds of the nature reserve and into the depths of the spooky woodlands.
24th of October!

Mini Pumpkin Carving

Join us on the 24th of October in Hurricane Terrace between 1500-1800 for mini pumpkin carving.
October half-term

Nature Crafts for Kids

Nature-based arts and crafts fun with a twist aiming to teach children about nature through fun and engaging crafts.
October half-term

Nature Explorers

A great opportunity for families or adults keen to learn more about the estate's wildlife. Sessions are designed to help children learn more about nature on the estate in engaging and interactive ways!
Paddleboards now available to hire for off site activities

Water Sports Equipment

Offering a range of boats and boards that can be booked online.
Available from April - November

Paddleboarding Lessons

Whether you have never stepped on a paddleboard before, or you are a seasoned professional, Silverlake is the perfect location to learn how to glide across the water with ease.

Stretch And Relax Yoga

Join us for a rejuvenating yoga session at the beautiful Silverlake Nature Reserve in Dorset. Our outdoor yoga sessions take place on the edge of the reserve, offering a peaceful and serene atmosphere to help you connect with your mind and body.

Electric Bike Hire

A great way to explore the Estate and the local area, our electric bikes will keep your legs spinning for longer!

Bike Rental

Offering a range of bikes for adults and children that can be booked online.
Available from April - November

Active Squad Paddleboarding

Active Squad is an hour and a half of wet action and fun for children on paddleboards, all under the supervision of one of our fully trained instructors.
An exciting new off site activity!


Fliteboarding is a fun and exciting way to experience the thrill of riding on the water, and it's quickly becoming one of the most popular water sports around the world.

Tennis & MUGA Court

The tennis court and 3G artificial-turf Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) in Beaumont Village offer the perfect spot for a quick knock-about or a fun-filled game of five-a-side football with friends and family.

Guided Bike Ride in Dorset

Come and join the friendly activity Hub team on a guided ride around the amazing countryside surrounding the Silverlake Estate.
Available from April - November

Coracle Safari

The Coracle Safari has been dug out, especially for these crafts and consists of a network of rivers and islands positioned off the bridleway on the most eastern side of the estate. To get started, sign up for a fun and informative introductory session with our friendly instructor.


Discover the exciting world of Bushcraft during your stay at Silverlake.

The Yurt

Our traditional handmade yurt is the perfect spot for a lazy afternoon playing board games, telling stories, reconnecting with loved ones and making new friends around the log burning stove.

The Island

The Island, tucked away amongst the untouched foliage of the Warmwell Heathland, is a safe haven for the whole family.

Nature Reserve

For those eager to get closer to nature, you have hundreds of acres to explore with the woodlands and hedgerows acting as home to a diverse range of native wildlife.


Silverlake boasts two fantastic playground areas.

Outer Heath

Lowland heathland is one of Britain’s most important habitats for wildlife conservation.

Dormouse Trail

The Dormouse Trail is a family-friendly treasure trail around Silverlake's acres of nature reserve.

Fishing at Silverlake

If you're a seasoned angler, you'll be pleased to learn that just a short 5 minute walk from your property sits Silverlake lake. An exclusive lake for our guests only, home to Carp, Tench, Bream and Roach ready for you to cast off and fish until your heart’s content.