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Great valie for money; perfect for under 11's

Hottest day of the year and everything was fully open. 4 adults, 1 OAP, 1 teenager and 2 under... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Vertdad
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Kettering, United Kingdom
Great day out.

We went as a family of 10 which included 5 year old twin boys. We used our tesco clubcard vouchers... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
becj1386
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Downham Market, United Kingdom
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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
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Barton Road, Kettering NN15 6NJ, England
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Hottest day of the year and everything was fully open. 4 adults, 1 OAP, 1 teenager and 2 under 10s. We had a lovely picnic under one of the huge trees in the park before we hit the rides. Love that you don't have to...More

1  Thank Vertdad
Aaron S, Public Relations Manager at Wicksteed Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Hello Vertdad, thank you for your review! We are glad to hear you have had a great day out at Wicksteed Park and have made the most of us on the hottest day of the year. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to take the family, loads of activities for the kids. Only the works they're carrying out spoils it a bit.More

Thank Cecilia T
Aaron S, Public Relations Manager at Wicksteed Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Good morning Cecilia, thank you for the feedback. We are making sure work that is carried out effectively benefits visitors at Wicksteed Park and makes your visits more enjoyable in the future. WE look forward to seeing you again soon, where you can enjoy these...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We visited on a very hot Sunday in August. The negatives as we found them, were that paying for the car park has changed. You now pay into a machine before you return to your car. The downside we found, was that the pay machines...More

Thank Gail B
Aaron S, Public Relations Manager at Wicksteed Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Good morning Gail, thank your great review on Wicksteed Park! This is very helpful for letting us know what we need to do moving forward. We are looking into ways to signpost the parking to ensure that visitors understand where to pay for parking. It's...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We went as a family of 10 which included 5 year old twin boys. We used our tesco clubcard vouchers which got us 80 tickets. When we arrived there was plenty of space to park and we all got parked together which was great as...More

Thank becj1386
Aaron S, Public Relations Manager at Wicksteed Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Good morning Becj1386! This is great to hear that you have had been able to go on the rides and was having such a great time that you bought more tickets for the rides! Using your Tesco Clubcard points for Wicksteed Park is always a...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Bought my nephew here for the day Felt very safe with him and he thoroughly enjoyed running around like a mad man for a few hours Train ride was great and a very clean and tidy place to visit

Thank Eve M
Aaron S, Public Relations Manager at Wicksteed Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

hello Eve, that is great you and your nephew had a great time here, and most importantly felt safe! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here for the first time and had a great day. There was plenty to see and do at the event and at the park. There could have been more food options though as queues were long for chips/burgers or a cafe. It is...More

Thank Rachel S
Aaron S, Public Relations Manager at Wicksteed Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Hello Rachel, thank you for your feedback! We have opened the Carousel Cafe and have more food options coming so we can offer even more great things to you next time you come and visit us! Yippee!

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent day so much to do with kids and beautiful lake with some lovely wild life excellent to take picnic but lots of choices of food to eat

Thank Donna K
Aaron S, Public Relations Manager at Wicksteed Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Hello Donna, thank you for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Decided to take the family to Wicksteed for my youngest daughters 6th birthday, its only 25 miles from home so not a long drive. I had read the reviews and get a life people, ok they are building but you had to have a bit...More

1  Thank millwalki8
Aaron S, Public Relations Manager at Wicksteed Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Good morning Millwalki8, that is great to hear you had a pleasant first experience at Wicksteed Park! We hope the next time it gets even better for you. Thank you for your feedback and we shall look into what we can do about the ATM....More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

We have been for the last 3 years and it never disappoints, a lot of work going on this year but still plenty to do and you can forgive the work because you know it is only going to improve on what is already there,...More

Thank hamelia147
Aaron S, Public Relations Manager at Wicksteed Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Good morning Hamelia147. thank you for letting us know about this, we aim to make Wicksteed Park accessable for everyone so will be looking into this and making sure this does not affect your future visits. We look forward to seeing you again soon when...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Wicksteed Park is a great day out for the family, the history of the park is a nod to a industrial philanthropy that doesn’t happen anymore and I’m delighted to see substantial investment is bringing the park back to its glorious heyday. I can’t think...More

1  Thank dctowers
Aaron S, Public Relations Manager at Wicksteed Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Good morning Dctowers! Thank you for your lovely message! We are indeed investing in the park and it is great to have it noticed by customers! That is a a great tip for future visitors you have given! We look forward tos eeing you again...More

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Christine G
9 August 2018|
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Response from Rachel S | Reviewed this property |
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lesboss
5 August 2018|
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Response from Lynda P | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable as these parks go. Not a great variety but you won’t starve
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24 May 2018|
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Response from Nigel G | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can enter free but you must purchase tickets or wristband for the rides. Not sure about the DLA
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