1. Yorkshire
  2. North Yorkshire
  3. Ripon

Attraction Information

Who fancies a ride on flying swings? What about meeting modern-day dinosaurs, or simply enjoying a lazy day aboard the Eagle's Creek Farm tractor? Do the lot and loads more at Lightwater Valley Family Adventure Park in North Yorkshire! With over 40 rides and fabulous attractions, the whole family will have an absolute ball! Because there's fun around every corner!

Rides and Attractions
One of the main reasons families pay a visit to the Lightwater Valley is for the many theme park rides! From popular rides like Kangaroo Jump to the swashbuckling Skull Rock. With over 40 rides to choose from, there's plenty for the little ones too and the Lady Bird coaster might just be our favourite - it's perfect for your mini thrill seekers!

Want something new to explore? Discovery Woods is right up your street, with a wide range of outdoor activities, lakeside woodland nature trails, and all the creepy crawlies, bug hotels and majestic birds you can discover! Fish for creatures big and small and go Pond Dipping in Swan Lake! The perfect activity for warm weather and sun shining days and fun adventures!

If you love heights, Dragon Drop and Eagle's Claw will have you soaring high in the sky, with tensions rippling through the air as you zoom around and about. And for the little ones, Elephant Flight is something they'll squeal with joy as they soar slightly high, on a magical carriage. There are also the Hot Air Balloons to soar above in, all brightly coloured and amazing and the Flying Cutlass for those with a brave heart and a passion for heights! There’s plenty of great family fun too, from the Lightwater Express train and tractor rides, to the indoor AND outdoor adventure parks!

More Fun Things To Do... 
Like being on the wild side? Explore Jungle Jump, a giant inflatable bouncy pillow, the Ladybird, a zoom-tastic ride or the Go Safari area with awesome animal-themed rides! Don't miss the Treetop Trails for your chance to explore the giant net walk-through experience high up above the park - the views will be incredible! And if you need a break from all the rides, have a go at the ultimate golfing adventure with Jurassic Adventure Golf, where you'll be surrounded by dinosaurs who lived over 65 million years ago! Putt a hole in one, as you're standing next to a lifelike dino. And finish off with the Monkey Drop and feel your stomach drop as you plummet down!

Looking to get a little wet to cool down? Head on over to Splash Falls, where you can slip and slide down 3 giant slides right into the splash zone. And then hop on board Dragon Boats, for a gentle ride on dragons! They're kid friendly!

Arcade Games
Did you know there's also a brand new arcade?! An interactive, state-of-the-art arcade, with virtual reality! Then you can head on over to the mind-turning Hall of Mirrors, where all you'll see are distortions making you burst into a fit of giggles! Battle it out on the dodgems and end with a spin around on Twist and Turn! Whether you're looking for a couple of thrill rides, a theme park where families with children can have the most epic fun or just for a brilliant time - Lightwater Valley will satisfy everyone!

Food & Drink
When you're ready to refuel, have a bite at the many eateries and food stalls around. Indulge at the Big Fish Trading Company for some delicious fish and chips, snack on a Brunch Box where you'll find bacon, sausage and a vegan bap to munch on! Grab some gourmet hot dogs, chilli-dogs and vegan not-dogs, or some delicious Italian pizza at Luigi's Pizza and Pasta Restaurant. And if you're looking for something sweet to satisfy your palette, grab some doughnuts, ice creams, slushies, milkshakes or fresh crepes, churros and more. Yummy!

So, if you're looking for a day of adventures, interactive arcades and plenty of rides that are thrilling and fun. Lightwater Valley will welcome you with open arms!

  • Over 40 raucous rides
  • Play areas and a tractor for littluns
  • Great for all the family
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Opening Times

Monday to Sunday 10:30 - 17:00
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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
All ages: £18.50
Under 3 years: Go free

Tickets must be pre-booked online. 

Book in advance for cheapest tickets

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Yes, there is parking onsite.

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Contact Details

North Stainley
North Yorkshire

Tel: 01765 635321

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