Wicksteed Park Tickets
PLEASE NOTE: Wicksteed Park general admission is closed for the year. You can still get tickets to Wicksteed's Spooktacular Halloween event from the 21st to the 29th of October 2023.
Rides, activities and attractions abound - All for 20% off!
If you're looking for a day out that has it all, you're in luck. With over 30 rides, attractions, and over 147 acres of glorious parklands, you're spoilt for choice at Wicksteed Park. The best part? You can see and do it all for 20% off when you book your best price tickets online!
Wicksteed Amusement Park is one of the best places to visit in Northamptonshire for a super fun family day out!
Things to do in Wicksteed Park
Meet the animals!
- Wicky's Farmyard
Wicky can’t wait for you to meet all of his friends at Wicky’s Farmyard! Step into the farmyard and meet the pigs, giant continental rabbits, bunnies, guinea pigs, ducks, chickens, ferrets and barn owls!
- Meerkat Manor
Discover the cheeky Meerkats. Excellent little diggers, learn and discover more about the curious little animals within the Meerkat Manor at Wicksteed Park.
- Wicky Bear & Friends Show
Family-friendly shows jam-packed with singing, dancing and surprises along the way. Cheer along with Rudy and Jerry, Cindy and Alakazam and get the chance to meet Wicky Bear! Shows run throughout the day and last for 20 minutes.
Plus, so many rides, activities and attractions
Rides and activities at Wicksteed are divided into different zones making it super-easy for you to navigate your way around the park choosing the best activities to suit your family.
In the Adventure Zone, you'll find Mini Jets Space Academy. Kids can take control of their brightly-coloured Mini Jet and zip around the Adventure Zone for an immersive ride experience.
In the Thrill Zone, you'll find the park's more high-speed, fast-paced rides. For adrenaline junkies, twist and turn your way around Dinosaur Valley! This thrilling rollercoaster is one of the higher adrenaline rides at the park. Its turns are banked at a steep angle as you whizz along a figure-of-eight pattern through the legs of the mighty brontosaurus, enjoying many twists and turns along your journey. Perfect for those who like a bit of action!
The Thrill Zone is also home to the sweetest ride at Wicksteed, the scrumptious Honey Pot Bears! With loads of twists and turns, the Honey Pot Bears is a variation of the Cups and Saucers and is a well-known favourite for younger children and a real mini thrill ride.
The Heritage Zone offers traditional fairground rides like the beautiful Golden Gallopers carousel. So, pick your noble steed and take a gentle ride as far as your imagination allows.
Take a ride around the beautiful natural parkland and the newly redeveloped lakeshore onboard the narrow gauge Wicksteed Park Railway. Since it opened in 1931, over 15 million people have taken to the rails.
Get wet and wild in the Splash Zone, where you'll find the oldest water chute in Britain and one of the oldest surviving water-based rides in the world! Designed by Charles Wicksteed, The Water Chute has thrilled visitors at Wicksteed Park since 1926.
Then, take out one of the Lake Boats, the perfect opportunity to take in the newly redeveloped lakeside and the wildlife, the fresh air, ducks and swans. As well as rowing boats, pedalos and canoes are available to try.
It's not all about the rides at Wicksteed. The Park is located on 147 acres of beautiful parklands with lots of space to spread out, relax, and enjoy. So take your foot off the gas and pick a spot under the shade of a tree to read your favourite book or just watch the world go by.
Get some yummy grub
When you're ready for some refreshment, there's plenty of food and drink options at Wicksteed, including family favourites like burgers, fish and chips and ice cream!
Check out Peacock Café, situated near the beautiful lake, it's a fantastic spot to kick back and relax as you watch the wildlife.
A fun day out for all the family, kids and grownups will love a visit to Wicksteed Amusement Park, a day out you'll remember warmly for years to come.
Book your tickets online now and get 20% OFF on one of the best days out in Northamptonshire!
Please note that Wicksteed Park general admission has closed for the year, but you can still buy tickets for Wicksteed's Spooktacular Halloween, taking place from the 21st to 29th of October 2023.
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How to get there
Wicksteed Park is situated in Kettering, Northamptonshire and is easy to find. Just enter the postcode NN15 6NJ into your sat nav.
- Paid parking
- Cafes and restaurants
As members of the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions, Wicksteed Park welcomes visits by disabled people and will do all that is possible to ensure a safe and pleasurable stay.
As members; certain rides/attraction in Wicksteed Park can be physically demanding and vigorous. Wicksteed therefore reserve the right to refuse admission to certain rides/attractions should they feel there is a danger to a particular individual or individuals for whatever reason.
People also ask:
What is Wicksteed Park?
Wicksteed Park is an amusement park located in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England. It was founded in 1921 by Charles Wicksteed, and it is one of the oldest amusement parks in the UK.
What rides are at Wicksteed Park?
Wicksteed Park has a variety of rides, including roller coasters, water rides, and family rides. Some of the most popular rides include the Ramba Zamba, a spinning coaster, and the Waterchute, a classic water ride.
How much does it cost to enter Wicksteed Park?
Admission to Wicksteed Park is free, but visitors need to purchase tokens or wristbands to ride the attractions. Token prices vary depending on the ride, while wristbands offer unlimited rides for a set price.
Is Wicksteed Park open year-round?
Wicksteed Park is open from March to November, but operating hours and days vary depending on the season. Visitors should check the park's website for the latest information on opening times.
Are there any special events at Wicksteed Park?
Wicksteed Park hosts a variety of special events throughout the year, including fireworks displays, outdoor concerts, and seasonal celebrations. Visitors should check the park's website for the latest information on upcoming events.
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