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The Ice Factor York

  • York
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs, Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Attraction Information

The Ice Factor is the north of England's biggest outdoor 100% real ice rink and has been in the city for over 15 years! Surrounded by an illuminated forest of giant Christmas tree it's at the centre of Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland, alongside picturesque log cabins and a viewing platform that's an ideal spot for a family photo. A more scenic and atmospheric skate environment ye shall not find!

After your ice skating session, enjoy a nice hot rinkside refreshment within a heated alpine-themed chalet at, again delightfully atmospheric with cosy furs, rustic style wooden furniture and the lingering scent of Gluhwein and gingerbread!

The Winter Wonder Funfair is loaded with fun and excitement for all: from a thrill ride on the original 1930s speedway or Dodgems to the traditional Carousel. Try your luck on the game stalls and win prizes or simply grab some candy floss and settle back to soak up the atmosphere, either way it's extra fun ideal for keeping the kids happy.

Plus of course for the little ones, Santa's waiting in his grotto with a special present just for you! Minimal queuing system seems, from reviews, to make this one of the better grottos!

And with over 120 stores in the York Designer Outlet, as well as some special stalls outside, it's the ideal spot for Christmas shopping, so bring the kids, bring nanny and granddad - heck, bring everybody, because they'll all find something to love!

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Opening hours

Ice Skating
16th November - 5th January
Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 21:30

All Year
Saturday to Sunday 11:00 - 20:00
18th November - 20th December
Monday to Sunday 15:00 - 20:00
23rd December - 5th January
Monday to Friday 11:00 - 20:00
Closed Christmas Day


General Admission (Ice Skating)
Adults (17+): £11.95
Kids: £9.95
Concessions: £9.95
Parent and Toddler: £11.50
Family from £29.00

Travel & Contact Information


Yorkshires Winter Wonderland, York Designer Outlet, York, North Yorkshire, YO19 4TA, England

Phone number

01904 682 700



Click here to visit The Ice Factor York's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

The Ice Factor York has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, The Ice Factor York is wheelchair friendly.

No, The Ice Factor York have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

The Ice Factor York has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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