Things to do at Wicksteed Park review
Wicksteed Park is home to a large park in Kettering, Northamptonshire which includes a large amusement park in its grounds. Entrance to Wicksteed Park and the playground is free. You do have to pay if you want to go on any of the rides and/or park your car. The theme park is almost 100 years old. They almost closed for good because of the pandemic so any support will be welcomed.
Wicksteed park today is much more than a traditional playground. It is full of exciting family-friendly rides some of which were invented by the founder of the park, Charles Wicksteed himself. These include his famous water chute and the way many modern log flumes are made today.
Some of the rides have a height limit. Rides at the park include a carousel, sway rider swings, a rollercoaster, clown coaster, cups and saucers and dodgems. Plus a Ladybird coaster, mini jets, monorail, Mr Wicksteeds cars, log flume, mini rangers and Wicksteed racer cars,
Other attractions include a railway, crazy golf, astroslide, a lake with watersports and a traditional playground. Plus Laser Xtreme, a treetop walk, sand and water play. There are also animals you can see and meet.
Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places still require you to pre-book online in advance.
FAQ and Further Information Wicksteed Park
Is there food and drink available?
There are a number of places to purchase food and drinks including restaurants, cafes and kiosks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
What are the main things to do?
Theme park with a number of family-friendly rides, adventure playground, crazy golf, boating and more. There are toilets and a number of places to eat.
What are the ticket prices?
*Free to higher priced
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Free to higher priced. The park is free and you can pay for individual rides or purchase ride wristbands. Wristbands are around £18 for adults, £15 for children, under 3s go free.
Is there parking?
There is a pay and display car park.
When are they open?
Wickstead Park is open for most of the year, some rides and attractions are seasonal. For up to date opening times please visit their website.
Dogs are welcome in the park but not the play and ride areas.