Wicksteed Park Rides and Attractions | Theme Park UK, Northamptonshire |

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Whoosh! There’s fun around every corner

All Rides

Please note: on height-restricted attractions, accompanying adults also require a wristband/tickets.

Snakes & Ladders – Dropslide

If your feeling daring try out our 8m Dropslide in the newly refurbished Astroslide, children must be 8 years plus and over 1.2m, you must wear socks at all times

x2 1.2m Fairground


Choose your steed! Our beautiful carousel can take you as far as your imagination. Children under 1m will need a grown-up buddy, and may need to ride in a carriage.

x2 Fairground

Children’s Lake

Not fourteen yet? At least 1m tall? Lucky old you. Grab your paddle and get going! Try out our canoes and turbo paddlers, there is a weight restriction on the Turbo Paddlers of 30kg

x2 1m Lakeside

Clown Coaster

A roller-coaster for big ones and little ones alike. If you’re between 0.9m and 1m tall, you’ll need to bring a friend aged at least 14 along for the ride.

x2 0.9m Fairground

Crazy Golf

Can you sink a hole in one? Really? We’ve heard that before. Come along and show us!

x3 Fairground

Cups & Saucers

It’s time to get dizzy, boys and girls. Spin your own cup at double-quick pace – how fast can you go? If you’re under 1m, you need a grown up to accompany you.

x1 Fairground


Step up, get in, and start your engines! (Just make sure drivers are at least 1.4m tall and passengers are over 1m.)

x2 1m Fairground

Free Playground

Swings, roundabouts and slides: what more could you want? Mums and Dads, you can sit back and have a jolly good natter as the kids run around in one of the largest free playgrounds in Europe.

0.9m Fairground

Honey Pot Bears

The sweetest ride at Wicksteed! Join our bear for some scrummy honey, and a whole load of twists and turns. Fourteen year-olds and over: we’re trusting you with the young ones (less than 1m).

x1 Arena

Ladybird Coaster

Who says little kids can’t go on roller-coasters? We say, climb aboard. If you’re 0.9-1m, grab a grown-up.

x2 0.9m Arena

Lake Boats

We’ve bought brand new boats, just for you. Bring up to three friends (including an over 18 for each boat) and explore our lovely lake. You could even say “Hi” to a swan or two. It’s just four tickets for every half an hour. Now with canoes.

x4 Lakeside

Laser Xtreme

Are you a sharp shot? Weave around the neon maze, hiding from your foes. Then take aim – and let rip!

x2 1.2m Fairground


Feel your tummy drop as this rides take you to the sky and back to the ground

x2 1.1m Fairground

Meerkat Burrows

Pop up amongst furry friends in Meerkat Burrows. Under 0.9cm must be accompanied by a responsible person over the age of 14.

x1 Fairground

Mini Jets

It’s the mission beyond missions. The journey to end all journeys. Are you ready to go into space?

x1 0.9m Fairground


See our glorious park from above. Great fun for all the family – but only if you have a head for heights!

Persons under 1.4m tall must be accompanied by a driver over 1.4m tall

x2 0.9m Lakeside

Mr Wicksteed Cars

Perfect mini replicas of the cars that brought visitors to the park all those years ago. If you’re less than a metre tall, bring a grown-up friend along.

x2 Lakeside


Soar high above the Arena at a startling 45 degrees. If you’re 0.9 to 1.2 metres tall, you’ll need to ask a bigger friend if they’re brave enough to join you.

x2 0.9m Arena

Pinfari roller-coaster

Those delighted screams you hear in the distance? They’re probably coming from the Pinfari. It’s one of our most popular attractions for a reason.

x2 1.2m Arena

Rockin’ Tug

Set sail for the high seas, pirates! Too little for the Pirate Ship? We’ll let you in on a secret… Rockin’ Tug is even better! (If you’re under 1.1m tall, you’ll need a bigger pirate to sail with you.)

x2 0.9m Fairground

Rocky River Falls

On a balmy summer’s day, nothing beats the plunge down Rocky River Falls into the chilly drink below. If you’re under 1.2 metres, please ask a big buddy to come with you.

x3 1m Arena


I say, these cars are going in circles! And I’m having a ball!

x1 Fairground


A giant zip wire. A massive climbing wall. And a jump bag. It’s called #Rush, and that’s exactly what you’ll get. 310m long, top speed of 40mph and a three line zip so you can race your friends. You can even have a helmet cam video of your descent. Minimum weight of 30kg

1.2m Fairground

Snakes & Ladders – Astroslide

Try out our newly refurbished snake like slide.

Children under 1m must be accompanied by a responsible person over 14 years old on the same mat. The responsible person must sit behind the child.

x2 Fairground

Sway Rider

Strap yourself in and prepare to be swung through the air at speeds of up to 30mph. The 30ft high ride undulates up and down as you are tilted 45 degrees to give you and your family an adrenaline rush to remember.

Sway Rider artwork has been created especially for the park and has been hand-decorated with paintings of some of the park’s iconic attractions.

Our new attraction is for children over 1metre tall. Children between 1m and 1.2m child must be accompanied by an adult

x2 Fairground

Treetop Walk

We’re very excited to announce another new attraction to Wicksteed Park, the Treetop Walk. Climb, scramble and crawl along a 90-metre course which will take you up to eight metres off the ground.

x3 1.1m Fairground


Welcome to the oldest water chute in the world! I, Charles Wicksteed, designed it myself. It was installed in 1926, and let me tell you, it’s every bit as fun today as it was then. If you’re under 1m, bring an adult who doesn’t mind getting wet.

x1 0.9m Lakeside

Wicksteed Racers

We’ve built a long, winding track around the Arena so you can show off your driving skills. Drivers need to be 1.6m tall, unless over 18 years; passengers, 1m.

x3 1m Arena


Our railway track runs around a large section of the park, taking in gorgeous countryside and beautiful wildlife habitats. No wonder it’s Britain’s most popular narrow gauge railway!

Children under 1m must be accompanied by a responsible person over 14 yrs of age.

x2 Railway

Woolloomooloo Aviary

Walk through our new Woolloomooloo Aviary and enjoy the sounds and sights of beautiful birds, 1 ticket per person

x1 Fairground