Discover over 30 exciting rides and activities, including one of the longest zip wires in the UK. We have 147 acres of beautiful rolling parkland – perfect for a game of frisbee, or a big family picnic. Check our Ride Availability and find out what fun you can have here!

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Outdoor Cinema Season: Top Gun

16th August 2019

I feel the need, the need for speed! Fasten your seatbelts and strap in with a top film for our Outdoor Cinema Season, Top Gun! Join us for an evening watching Tom Cruise and Kelly McGillis be up there with the best of the best! Enjoy watching this classic film in our 147-acre park with snacks and drinks available!

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Outdoor Cinema Season: Bohemian Rhapsody

17th August 2019

Come and enjoy this Oscar Winning Film, Bohemian Rhapsody for our final Outdoor Cinema Season film for 2019!

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Bats & Boats at Wicksteed Park

Dates throughout August

Join us on Fridays throughout August at twilight to watch these fantastic creatures come out to forage and feed, you’ll be able to hear their calls using our bat detectors. We will be using both the Ferry Boat and subject to numbers rowing boats.

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Bats Walk at Wicksteed Park

Dates throughout August

Join us in August at twilight to watch these fantastic creatures come out to forage and feed, you’ll be able to hear their calls using our bat detectors. We will go for a short guided walk along the lakeside!

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Volunteer Today

Are you interested in volunteering at Wicksteed Park? Would you like more information on what you can do to get involved and help us?

Download our volunteer guide to find out how you can get involved below.

Volunteer Guide

Did you know?

Wicksteed Park, is wholly owned by Wicksteed Charitable Trust and is a Grade II English Heritage Listed Park & Garden. The park was founded in 1921 as part of the extraordinary legacy of Charles Wicksteed which extends beyond the Recreation Park he created. As an entrepreneur and innovator Charles was also an inventor and respected successful engineer.

Our community, education and heritage activities promote the precious historic landscape, heritage rides and provide new opportunities for communities to engage and participate.

Wicksteed Private Hire

Are you looking for a versatile, fun-filled venue for your next private function or team building outing? Wicksteed Park offers several private hire options from corporate events to extravagant weddings.

With a variety of rooms dedicated to special events, as well as group bookings for rides and attractions around the park, Wicksteed is a great option to add to your venue considerations.

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