AboutBritain.com Logo

Wicksteed Park



Wicksteed Park is situated in 147 acres of landscaped English countryside and offers the elements of a country and theme park in one.

There are three distinct ride areas comprising in total 35 rides and attractions that are tried and tested traditional and modern family favourites.

The Fairground sited near to one of the largest free playgrounds in the UK and attracts our younger visitors includes a traditional Carousel, Double Pirate Ship, Jumping Tower and unique 'Rockin Tug'.

In the Arena we offer the Log Flume, Racing Cars, Paratrooper and Roller Coaster. Water based attractions offering a variety of water play are sited at the Lakeside including the Nautic Jets, Bumper Boats, Canoes, Row Boats, the world famous Water Chute designed and built by Charles Wicksteed in 1926 and Mr Wicksteed's Veteran cars.

There are a number of different food outlets around the park and also a gift shop to get a souvenir of your visit. Function rooms are available for hire and can cater for up to seven hundred for a sit down meal. A civil wedding licence is also held.

The Wicksteed Railway continues to be one of the Park's major attractions carrying in excess of 250,000 passengers a year making it the busiest commercial narrow gauge railway in the UK. On 11th and 12th July, the Park will be staging its 5th annual Steam Weekend.

  • Now offering Caravan and Camping facilities you could easily spend a week at Wicksteed Park.

  • Lost Children: Public address announcements can be made and there is CCTV around the park.

  • First Aid: A nurse is on duty at the First Aid Centre situated behind the Double Pirate Ship.

  • Lost Property/Drying Room: In the first aid centre.

  • Baby Changing available in toilets and at the First Aid Centre.
  • Dogs: are admitted but must be kept on a lead. If any animal is found in distress the RSPCA will be called.
  • Tickets or Wristbands: Buy a wristband and go on as many rides as you like or purchase tickets to split amongst yourselves.

    Share this article





    More Pictures


  • Directions

    From the North: Leave the M1 at junction 19 and join the A14. Exit at junction 10 and follow the brown signs.
    From the South: Leave the M1 at junction 15 and join the A43 then take the A14 (junction 8) East to junction 10 and follow the brown signs.

    Wicksteed Park Postcode for SatNav: NN15 6NJ

    Contact

     
    Tel:
    +44 (0)1536 485 454
    +44 (0)1536 512 475
    Fax:
    +44 (0)1536 518 948
    Email:
    Web:












    Things To Do near Wicksteed Park



    Places to Visit near Wicksteed Park



    Also near Wicksteed Park


    Bed and Breakfast:
     
     6 Miles
     
     6 Miles
     
    Self Catering:
     
     9 Miles
     
     10 Miles
     
     11 Miles
     
    Campsites:
     
     17 Miles
     
     19 Miles
     
     23 Miles
     


    Copyright © 1999-2017 Excelsior Information Systems Ltd. All rights reserved.
    About Us  Press Room  Terms of Use  Privacy  Link to Us  Index  Site Map  Contact Us

    Made with Responsive Grid System by Graham Miller