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Great day out

Wicksteads is a great place to spend a day and you don't have to spend a lot as there is plenty to... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Carol P
Kettering, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for under 12's

I went with my teenagers they thought it was boring! Well compared to other theme parks it is quite... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Rhiacrewe t
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“roller coaster”(70 reviews)
“zip wire”(76 reviews)
“log flume”(57 reviews)
Wicksteed Park is based in Kettering, Northamptonshire and the large 147 acre ground is a wonderful mix of rides, attractions and beautiful countryside and wildlife. Wicksteed also boasts two private function rooms, ideal for weddings, private...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Barton Road, Kettering NN15 6NJ, England
+44 1536 512475
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 August 2012

Wicksteed Park is a small, old theme park, catering mainly to younger children. There is one rollercoaster there and it doesn't go upside down or loops or anything like you might expect from big theme parks. We took our 2 year old there, who is...More

7  Thank Ruth D
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Always a guaranteed fantastic day out as a kid.... this place has had a dramatic fall from grace. It is difficult to know where to start.... I will start by saying as a youngster this place was the best day out you could dream of!...More

22  Thank DaveyBoySmith123
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took several Brownies and Guides to the Rush Tower at Wicksteed and we all had a fantastic time including the leaders. Zip wire in the dark is an experience I will never forget! Thank you to the amazing staff members who gave the girls...More

Thank Stacey P
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely park to walk around in beautiful scenery. Children can play on swings and slides which is an added bonus.

Thank Joan1946P
Reviewed 3 October 2018

lots of good rides and plenty of open space, cost of food etc reasonable. not having to wait to long in queues was great

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

great place to visit lovely park plenty for adults and children I had a great trip round the park on the little steam train

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Wicksteads is a great place to spend a day and you don't have to spend a lot as there is plenty to see and do with out spending lots . Staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I really love it here as there so much to do for everyone. There is no entry fee just parking fee and bands or tickets to buy for what you want so you can choose as much or as little as you want. I lobe...More

Thank TheTaylors9
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Big open space with a range of activities for kids. Food basic and reasonably priced. Where we felt let down is you pay upfront for tickets for access to rides (not particularly cheap) and only when you arrive at numerous rides do you find out...More

Thank Stylecouncel
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Great day out with the kids. You pay £4-6 for parking but if you have Tesco vouchers you can use these for the ride tickets and then if you take a picnic your costs are limited. The website is very good and has all the...More

Thank 66lindam66
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I went with my teenagers they thought it was boring! Well compared to other theme parks it is quite boring for them. I thought it was fabulous great walking not too expensive either. I wish I could take my dogs.

1  Thank Rhiacrewe t
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely place for kids but also for adults. Huge space for walk and to do different things . Have a magical atmosphere in summer but any time you welcome there

Thank valerka111
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22 October 2018|
Response from Joe R | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know Sir, you are not allowed to fish here, it's just the rules of the Park unfortunately, sorry, hope that helps?
Christine G
9 August 2018|
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Response from shirleydawn1952 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the pirate ship has gone.
5 August 2018|
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Response from lyndap379 | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable as these parks go. Not a great variety but you won’t starve