- Address: Wicksteed Park Barton Road Kettering Northamptonshire NN15 6NJ
Did you know Wicksteed Park is:
- The location of one of the first water based rides in the world? The Waterchute!
- The home of the busiest narrow gauge railway in the UK?
- The home of one of the only 2 double Pirate ships in the world!
- The location of one of the largest, well maintained free playgrounds in the UK?
- Owned by a Charity!
Wicksteed Park is sited in 147 acres of landscaped English countryside and is the only leisure park in the UK which offers the elements of a country and theme park in one.
You can camp here too and we have a huge Sunday Car Boot Sale!
The Park has three distinct ride areas suitable for families, a railway and a family orientated Amusement Arcade.
The Fairground attracts our younger visitors including a traditional carousel, double pirate ship, jumping tower and unique 'Rockin tug'. The Arcade is in this area.
The Arena offers Rocky River Falls, racing cars, paratrooper and roller coasters.
The Lakeside offers a variety of water play including the only Nautic Jets in the UK, bumper boats, canoeing, rowing and the world famous water chute built in 1926. The Lakeside also offers our Aviary as an attraction.
Admission: 2012 Prices:
Child: Single Visit (age 16yrs and under) £17.00
Child: Annual Wristband £70.00
Adult: Single Visit £13.00
Adult: Annual Wristband £50.00
Senior Citizens £9.00
Senior Citizens: Annual Wristband £36.00
Summer Parking (Green Calendar Days) £6.00
Car Park Season Ticket £36.00 Buy today
Late Afternoon (an hour before rides close) £3.00
Non Ride Days/Spring and Christmas parking £2.00
Autumn parking £4.00 Opening Times: The Park grounds are open all year from sunrise to sunset, but the rides and attractions are open between March and September. Please refer to our website for further details.
Rides & Attractions open at 10.30am, closing time varies between 4.30pm and 6pm
A range of outlets offer full meals, fast food, hot Jacket potatoes, paninis, Rollover Hot Dogs, baguettes made to order, salads and wraps, cream teas, drinks, ice cream and sweets. We have a licensed bar in the Park View Bistro, which also offers bar meals and a full children's menu.
Most outlets have healthy options available.
A wide range of items from memorabilia through to special gifts for people of all ages.
WC: I need a wee
Available across the Park and easily accessible
We do not sell baby food, but we can warm milk at First Aid and at most catering outlets. Baby changing units are available in all toilet blocks. There are rooms available in First Aid for breast feeding if required. We unfortunately do not a facility to hire buggies.
Wicksteed Park 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 from junction 8 towards junction 10 (east), then follow the brown signs.
If you've had fun on your family day out to Wicksteed Park, tell us about it your visit, so other people will know it's a great place to go as well.
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Londonparents do strongly suggest you ring Wicksteed Park before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.