Lightwater Valley Theme Park
Near Ripon, North Yorkshire
Average time spent – 4+ hours.
Things to do at Lightwater Valley Theme Park review
Lightwater valley is near Ripon in North Yorkshire. It has 35 rides and attractions and is a theme park for all ages. It has a great mix with something to suit all ages.
Make sure you pick up a map so that you can plan your route through the park. Most days there is a cute train running to take you from one area to the other which we loved but it doesn’t take too long to walk around.
There are rides to suit toddlers, younger children right up to teenagers and adults including a big wooden rollercoaster. For an extra £2.50 they have an excellent dinosaur themed 18 hole crazy golf course.
Younger kids will love the carousel, tractor ride, caterpiller coaster, pirate ship and Lightwater express. Plus swan boats, wave rider, pirate swinger and wild river rapids. There’s also a series of toddler rides. Other attractions include an indoor play area plus a big soft play section. There’s an excellent Angry birds themed adventure playground. They even have a small petting farm.
Older kids and adults will love the swings, eagle’s claw, wooden rollercoaster, raptor attack indoor coaster (my then 5 year olds favourite). Plus the black pearl, trauma tower and a spinning waltzer.
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Important Information Lightwater Valley Theme Park
Eating – There is a choice of fast food outlets selling hot and cold food and drinks.
Facilities in brief – A good selection of rides for toddlers, younger children plus teenagers and adults. Playgrounds including large soft play and themed Angry birds area. Animals, crazy golf and more. There are toilets on-site, fast food outlets and a shop.
Entry price – *Expensive
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Expensive – just under £23 per adult with an online discount and £8-15 for a child. Under 3’s are free. It is free to park.
Opening: Lightwater Valley theme park has staggered opening days throughout the year. It is best to check their website before you visit. For up to date opening times and dates please follow this link.
Dog friendly? Only assistance dogs are permitted
Address: Water Ln, North Stainley, Ripon HG4 3HT, North Yorkshire, England. Phone: 01765 635321
Please read our full review of Lightwater valley
Category – Theme park – mostly outdoors, suitable for all ages.
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