Stockeld ParkWetherby, West Yorkshire
Stockeld Park is a unique all-weather family attraction located near Wetherby in West Yorkshire. Filled with family fun, outdoor activities for children, a fun adventure park and an ice rink - just to name a few! The whole family will have a wonderful time on this fab day out!
Stockeld Park's Winter Event - 18th November 2023 to 8th January 2024
The most memorable Christmas experience in Yorkshire is back, and it's ready and waiting for you!
Experience the award-winning Enchanted Forest come to life after dusk and witness the most magical Winter Illuminations event in Yorkshire. Dazzling light effects, a captivating soundscape, and animated installations come together through almost a mile of beautiful, ancient woodland. And new for 2023, experience the breathtaking light show on the lake, where fountains of water dance in harmony to a beautifully produced light projection show, accompanied by a mesmerising musical track that will have the whole family blown away. This is not just one of the best Christmas light outdoor events in Yorkshire, but a truly memorable experience for children and grown-ups.
Be amazed and befuddled by the giant yew tree maze, filled with surprises at every turn. What’s more, you can visit for The Christmas Adventure when the maze magically illuminates with thousands of twinkling lights. Making it a unique and magical experience and the only illuminated maze in Yorkshire!
Santa's Grotto Experience
What could make Christmas more magical than meeting Father Christmas himself? Enter Santa’s Grotto, make lasting memories that will be cherished by young and old, and enjoy the magic of one of the best and most authentic Santa’s Meet & Greet events in North Yorkshire.
And NEW for 2023! Witness the magic of Stockeld's BRAND-NEW interactive Grotto experience. Before your 1-1 meeting with Santa himself, you can discover a very special talking reindeer, a hilarious elf name generator, and so many more festive delights in this ultimate Christmas experience, perfect for the whole family! Get your family together, throw yourselves into the spirit of Christmas and come and meet Santa in his spacious Grotto!
During the Christmas and February Adventure seasons, enjoy a magical skating experience that is offered nowhere else! The 630 square metre under-cover ice rink enables you to keep dry while offering open-air views across the parkland, to the Estate’s stunning Enchanted Forest!
The rink is covered from the elements, but also open along the sides. So, no matter what the winter weather is doing, you can come and enjoy the fabulous skating while still enjoying the same spectacular views of the surroundings!
The Stockeld Theatre Presents... Grinchilocks & The Elves. When an Elf turns bad, they go green! Grinch Green! It only happens once in a ‘Who’ moon but when it happens it's horrid! Help Santa’s Elves on their Quest to rekindle the Christmas spirit in this festive family adventure – Grinchilocks & The Elves! This fun-filled 30-minute, family-friendly show is suitable for all ages!
Things To do
Explore the renowned Enchanted Forest, which is filled with magical interactive fun and is home to five fantastically themed adventure playgrounds! Zip down the zip wire in Spider’s Lair, take a Teapot Slide or man the pirate ship at Woodsands Cove and have a go at the Vikings swing - there's plenty of fun to be had in this huge sandpit adventure playground!
Beyond the Enchanted Forest, they offer a giant yew tree maze with over a mile of paths. Wow! Can you get to the centre of the maze and come out triumphant?! Or glide along with some fantastic ice skating, an activity the whole family can enjoy.
Not forgetting the Tangle Tree Climb where you can clamber along rope bridges like a monkey or enjoy some farmyard fun at Farmer Foster's Barnyard! Those looking for pure imagination, head over to the before playtime and sliding!
When it's raining you can enjoy live theatre productions and themed events. Did you know that Stockeld Park's The Playhive, the unique, fabulous indoor play centre is now open? It’s one of Europe’s largest and most original indoor play centres! Step into a world of indoor adventure for the whole family.
Let your imagination lead the way as you journey through four interconnected worlds of space, air, the jungle, and the sea! Adventure across high-level walkways and down spiralling tunnel slides! There’s no place like it!
Food & Drink
Feeling hungry? Head over to Playhive Pizzeria for some freshly cooked pizzas, delicious pasta or jacket potatoes! If you fancy something a little lighter, Woodland Cafe serves warming soup, sandwiches, pork pie, sausage rolls and plenty of refreshments.
If you're in the mood for something sweet, Gretal's Cabin and Candy Cabin will have you indulging in ice cream, ice lollies and more treats!
- Discover the imaginative adventure playground
- Explore the ancient woodland
- Become a maze prodigy!
- Monday, 12:00 - 21:00
- Tuesday, 12:00 - 21:00
- Wednesday, 12:00 - 21:00
- Thursday, 12:00 - 21:00
- Friday, 12:00 - 21:00
- Saturday, 10:00 - 21:00
- Sunday, 10:00 - 21:00
Christmas Adventure (18th November - 8th January)
Mid-week: 12:00 - 21:00
Weekends: 10:00 - 21:00
Winter Weekends (13th January - 4th February & 24th February - 17th March)
09:30 - 17:00
February Fun (10th - 18th February)
10:00 - 17:00
The Easter Adventure (23rd March - 14th April)
09:30 - 18:00
Summer Weekends (20th April - 19th May & 8th June - 14th July)
09:30 - 18:00
The Spring Adventure (25th May - 2nd June)
09:30 - 18:00
The Summer Adventure (20th July - 2nd September)
09:30 - 18:00
The Halloween Adventure (26th October - 3rd November)
09:30 - 17:30
Pricing & Tickets
Plan Your Visit
Typical visit time 4 - 5 hours
Suitable for Kids and Adults too
Yes there is parking.