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Lightwater Valley

Lightwater ValleyNorth Stainley
North Yorkshire
Telephone: 0843 504 3893


Lightwater Valley

Escape to Lightwater Valley and discover the excitement of five unique attractions set amidst 175 acres of glorious North Yorkshire countryside, along with thrilling seasonal events that are guaranteed to keep the whole family coming back for more.

Take on a day out packed with thrills, chills and adventure, choose to run wild on the UK’s largest Angry Birds Activity Park or head to the Lightwater Falconry Centre to see over 35 amazing birds and watch spectacular daily flying shows.

With over 40 rides and attractions for thrill seekers of all ages, Lightwater Valley Theme Park is bursting with mini, mega and ultimate adventures for the whole family.

For mini adventurers, jump aboard one of the Eagle’s Creek Farm tractors for a fun and entertaining journey around our farm, or enjoy sliding and hanging around in the brand new Soft Play and Cafe.

For mega adventurers, shoot the raging water of the Wild River Rapids, brave the terrifying Falls of Terror or climb aboard The Flying Cutlass for some tummy tickling pirate fun.

For ultimate adventurers, be thrown in the air in the grip of their Eagle’s Claw and hurtle through some of the deepest, darkest forest aboard Europe’s longest roller coaster – The Ultimate or take a spinning ride above the treetops on Apollo, the new ride for 2016!

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It may be worth checking out Lightwater Valley's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.

We do strongly suggest you contact Lightwater Valley before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, as there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.

Opening Times

2016 Details:

Season runs March through October (see website through the link for exact opening dates).


"I'm hungry"

Great selection of catering outlets including two food courts serving delicious hot meals, plenty of fast-food kiosks and a range of outlets serving drinks, snacks and sweets.

healthy food

We recommend visiting The Granary Restaurant over at Lightwater Country Shopping Village which serves a wide range of healthy meals and provides a relaxed respite from the hustle and bustle of the theme park.

"Can I have one of those?"

Pens, pencils, cuddly toys.

"i need a wee"

Baby changing, disabled toilets and toddler loo seats.


"are we there yet?"

Leave the A1 just north of junction 49 and take the A61 towards Ripon followed by the A6108 towards North Stainley. Just follow the brown tourism signs. any top tips?

We recommend pre booking for a massive saving on full price admission. Tesco Days Out Vouchers valid against full-price individual and family tickets.

Prices & Admission

2016 Prices:

Over 1.0m in height £20
Under 1.0m in height £5
Under 2s Free


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Lightwater ValleyNorth Stainley
North Yorkshire
Telephone: 0843 504 3893