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

A is for Adventure

is for attractions

There’s fun and adventure around every corner- yippee!

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All Rides

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

Snakes & Ladders – Dropslide

If you’re feeling daring try out our 8m Dropslide in the newly refurbished Astroslide

Children must be 8 years plus and over 1.2m tall. You must wear socks at all times and skirts/shorts above the knee are not permitted.

Please make sure you cover the backs of your thighs!

x2 1.2m Adventure


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 Heritage

Children’s Lake

If you’re 14 or under and at least 1m tall then 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 Splash Zone

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 Adventure

Crazy Golf

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

If you’re under 0.9m then you play for free but you must be accompanied.

x3 Adventure

Cups & Saucers

It’s time to get dizzy, boys and girls! If you’re under 1m, you need a grown up to accompany you.

x1 Adventure


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 Adventure

Traditional 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 Heritage

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 Thrill

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 Thrill

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.

If rowing boats aren’t your cup of tea then how about a pedalo?

For the more adventurous we also have canoes.

x4 Splash Zone

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 Adventure


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

Maximum height for riders is 1.9m.

x2 1.1m Adventure

Meerkat Burrows

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

x1 Adventure

Mini Jets

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

Maximum height for riders is 1.4m.

x1 0.9m Adventure


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 Splash Zone

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 Splash Zone


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 Thrill

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 Thrill

Rockin’ Tug

Set sail for the high seas, pirates and prepare for rough seas! (If you’re under 1.1m tall, you’ll need a bigger pirate to sail with you.)

x2 0.9m Adventure

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 Thrill


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

Maximum height for riders is 1.4m.

x1 Adventure


Start your thrilling adventure over 15m above the ground having made it to the summit of our purpose-built activity tower. It’s here you’ll be ready to conquer your fears and fly down the zip wire! Woohoo!! You’ll accelerate to speeds in excess of 30mph –  it is super fast!


At 310m, our zip wire is one of the UK’s longest zip wires and one of only two triple-line zip wires in the whole country! Wow!

Why not challenge your friends and family to be the fastest? Don’t forget to wave at our three Jacob Sheep and our rare breed Manx Loaghtan Ram as you whizz over their paddock!

1.2m Adrenaline

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. This attraction has no minimum height restriction but all riders must be able to walk unaided to be able to take a turn.

x2 Adventure

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 Heritage

Sycamore Circle

Welcome to Sycamore Circle, a blend of nature and fun. Explore the wooden climbing frame, crawl through the overground tunnels and keep super-still on our balancing blocks.

For those too small for the equipment there’s still our lovely ponies and alpacas to look at.

  • Minimum height is 0.9m. Children under 0.9m are welcome to view the animals under adult supervision but are not to use the tunnels, climbing structure or balance blocks.
  • Children under 1.1, high must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • To use the balance blocks, children must be at least four years old and a minimum of 1m high.
  • To use the climbing structure children must be at least six years old and a minimum of 1.1m high.
x2 0.9m Adventure

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 Adventure


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 Splash Zone

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 Thrill


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 Heritage

Woolloomooloo Aviary

Walk through our new Woolloomooloo Aviary and enjoy the sounds and sights of beautiful birds.

Please note: one ticket will admit up to two customers.

x1 Adventure