Get away from the stress and demands of your daily routine and find total relaxation in this hidden world. Hardwick Parks offers boundless opportunities – not only to enjoy complete relaxation, but to explore the beautifully picturesque parkland and lakes. Located on the banks of the River Windrush, Hardwick Parks is an ideal base to explore Oxford & The Cotswolds.
With two magnificent lakes on-site, you can take in the stunning scenery whilst going for a leisurely stroll, spend the day fishing, or for the more energetic amongst you, why not take your pick from our huge selection of watersport activities? With Wakeboarding, Waterskiing and Ringo Rides, to name a few, you can enjoy an action-packed day in or on the water. Or, simply take a leisurely swim in one of our swimming areas and enjoy a picnic and admire the view. The lakes are abundant with local wildlife, and are home to flocks of Swans, Canada Geese and Greylags.
If you want to savour the history of the tranquil English Cotswolds, there are countless historic buildings, beautiful gardens, market towns, places of interest and stunning countryside all around Hardwick Parks and waiting for you to explore. A short drive away you can discover the nearby historic University City of Oxford and charming Cotswolds towns and villages such as Charlbury, Chipping Norton, and Woodstock which has on-foot access to Blenheim Palace. Check out our Tour & Explore page for the many places to visit & things to do.