Public use

Rowboat hire

Fancy just taking a nice adventure on the lake with the family? We have over 20 row boats for hire at the lake. Our boats are available from 12pm to 4pm (times may be extended on days with nice weather) weekends and school holidays from March to October as well as open every day throughout July and August.

  • each rowboat has a maximum of five seats
  • no pre-booking required
  • available for groups 
  • buoyancy aids available at request
  • anyone under the age of eight must wear a life jacket
  • dogs are welcome

Cost: £11 half-hour / £16 hour.

Pedalo hire

Hire these as an alternative to our rowing boats, perfect for our younger visitors they are confined to our small pool area, are very easy to use and have a nice bank you can watch the fun from. Our Pedalos are available from 12pm to 4pm (times may be extended on days with nice weather) weekends and school holidays from March to October as well as open every day throughout July and August.

  • each pedalo has a maximum of four seats
  • no pre-booking required
  • available for groups 
  • buoyancy aids available at request
  • anyone under the age of eight must wear a life jacket

Cost: £5 half-hour

Fishing

Danson Lake is home to a great range of coarse fish, including large carp, Tench, Rud, Perch and Roach. We offer day permits from the Centre for fishing for people who have a rod licence.

As well as bank fishing, there are several platforms available that are also suitable for disabled users and give full access to the water's edge.

Fishing rules:

  • fishing is only to take place on the south side of the lake
  • all fishermen must have a day ticket from the water sports centre to fish at the lake
  • all fish caught must be returned to the lake – No keep nets permitted
  • all fishermen must have a rod licence with a maximum of two rods per platform
  • fishermen are not to cast out further than the orange marks set

Please contact the Centre for further enquires; our team is here to help.

Cost: £10 adults, £5 concessions per day.

Danson Park Adventures

Get in touch and book your adventure today

Tel: 020 8303 2828
Email: watersports@bexley.gov.uk