Wicksteed Park

Wicksteed Park

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Rides, activities and attractions at Wicksteed Park - Save up to 20% when you book online in advance! 

If you're looking for a day out that has it all, you're in luck. With over 25 rides, attractions, and over 147 acres of glorious parklands, you're spoilt for choice at Wicksteed Park

Wicksteed Park is one of the best places to visit in Northamptonshire for a super fun, affordable family day out! 

Things to do in Wicksteed Park

  • Adventure Zone: In the Adventure Zone, you can adventure in the treetops and brave the 90-metre course with rope bridges, cargo nets and tree trunks. Then you can experience the excitement of the snake-like Astroslide, which is an exhilarating time for the whole family. 
  • Thrill Zone: In the Thrill Zone, you'll find the park's more high-speed, fast-paced rides. For adrenaline junkies, twist and whizz along besides a mighty Brontosaurus in Dinosaur Valley. The Thrill Zone is also home to the sweetest ride at Wicksteed, the scrumptious Honey Pot Bears, a well-known favourite for younger children and a real mini thrill ride.
  • Heritage Zone: 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 1921, over 15 million people have taken to the rails.
  • Splash Zone: 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! Then take out to the waters in one of the rowing boats and explore the lakeside and observe the wildlife whilst enjoying the fresh air.
  • Wicky's Farmyard: Wicky can’t wait for you to meet all his friends at Wicky’s Farmyard! Step into the farmyard and meet the pigs, giant continental rabbits, bunnies, ducks, 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. You might even get the chance to meet Wicky Bear! Shows run throughout the day and last for 20 minutes. 

Enjoy thrills and relaxation on one of the best family things to do near Northampton at Wicksteed Park 

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.

When you're ready for some refreshment, there's plenty of food and drink options at Wicksteed, including family favourites like burgers, pizza and ice cream! 

Check out the Garden Café, situated near the Garden Wheel in the heritage zone, it's a fantastic spot to kick back and relax in between thrilling rides and attractions.  

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 save up to 20% on tickets when you book online in advance!

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Northamptonshire NN15 6NJ
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How to find us

By car: 

Wicksteed Park is situated in Kettering, Northamptonshire and is easy to find. Just enter the postcode NN15 6NJ into your Sat-Nav. 

  • Paid parking 
  • Toilets
  • Cafés and restaurants  

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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