Wicksteed Park

Wicksteed Park

Wicksteed Park

Wicksteed Park, near Kettering, combines 147 acres of beautiful parkland with attractions such as rollercoasters and rides to ensure a great day out for the whole family, no matter what their budget. Founded by Charles Wicksteed, the inventor of modern day play equipment such as the slide and the swing, the park was part of his vision to inspire and encourage play as part of families' health and well-being. It has just completed a Heritage Lottery Fund-backed £3million project that has restored the park’s lake to its former glory. It also boasts some of the oldest thrill rides in the UK, including the water chute, which first opened in 1926 – and the Wicksteed Park railway, which takes visitors around the park and is the most popular narrow-gauge railway in the country. There are also top quality camping ...

EVENTS

Outdoor Cinema Season: Dirty Dancing - 29th June 2019

Have the time of your life at our Outdoor Cinema Season watching Dirty Dancing! Join us in our amazing park watching the classic Patrick Swayze ...

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Outdoor Cinema Season: A Star Is Born - 5th July 2019

Come and join us to watch the Oscar award winning film “A Star Is Born”. Enjoy an evening of fun watching Bradley Cooper and Lady ...

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Comedy Night - 26th July 2019

Join us for our Comedy Night! Working with The Official Comedy Club who are renowned for scooping up some of the best comedy talents around. ...

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National Playday - 7th August 2019 - 7th August 2019

Join us down near the roundhouse for National Play Day 2019! This year we are looking to make this bigger than ever, so make sure you ...

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Outdoor Cinema Season: Top Gun - 16th August 2019

I feel the need, the need for speed! Fasten your seatbelts and strap in with a top film for our Outdoor Cinema Season, Top Gun! ...

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Outdoor Cinema Season: Bohemian Rhapsody - 17th August 2019

WE WILL, WE WILL ROCK YOU! Come and enjoy this Oscar Winning Film, Bohemian Rhapsody for our final Outdoor Cinema Season film for 2019! Break free ...

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Christmas Party at Wicksteed Park - 1st December - 22nd December 2019

Celebrate this year’s festive season at the region’s number one venue. Our famous nights are perfect for getting friends, family and work colleagues ...

Contact & Opening Times

Barton Road
Kettering
Northamptonshire
NN15 6NJ

You can contact us at hello@wicksteedpark.org or give us a call on 01536 512475. Please visit our website to know what rides are open when you visit.

  • Baby changing
  • Breakfast
  • Child friendly
  • Coach parking
  • Couples
  • Dog friendly
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Meeting / conference space
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & cake
  • Tea & coffee
  • Teenagers
  • The whole family
  • Wheelchair access
  • Young children
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