Region: East of England

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Pleasurewood Hills Ltd, Leisure Way, Corton, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 5DZ

Contact: 01502 586000

Website: http://pleasurewoodhills.com/

Description

For over 30 years Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park has remained a firm family favourite in East Anglia. Set within 50 acres of enclosed coastal parkland and just 10 minutes from the popular seaside town of Great Yarmouth. With over 35 rides, shows and attractions there really hasn’t been a better time to visit the biggest theme park in the East of England.

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See the 2016 trailer for Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSnCksoCHVA  2017 trailer coming soon!

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Why you are you a great place for educational visits?

Looking for a fun filled reward for your students? Then look no further. Whether they’ve worked hard or a project or simply just as an end of term treat, your students will be spoilt for choice with plenty of adrenaline fueled rides to let off steam away from the classroom.

Do you have the LOtC Quality Badge or any other accreditation such as AALA?

Primary Times Suffolk, a magazine for families with children of primary school age announced Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park as their winner for Best Family Attraction 2016 and also named Pleasurewood Hills as the overall winner for their readers choice awards 2016.

What does a typical educational visit include?

There’s many great reasons to book an educational visit to Pleasurewood Hills, we have over 35 rides, shows and attractions for you to enjoy, special discounted admissions prices for schools, free coach and car park facilities, designated meeting points, safe environment set in 50 acres of enclosed parkland, large range of catering facilities available and spacious picnic areas situated around the park, perfect for your school outing.

What group sizes do you cater for?

We welcome any size groups to Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park, to take advantage of our school admission rates the group must be a minimum of 15 people.

Do you provide projects, teacher’s packs, work sheets or any useful information?

Free educational packs are available on request.

Are you happy for children to take photos, video or audio?

We are more than happy for you to take photos, videos and audio. Please feel free to share them with us too!

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?

A risk assessment for any school visit can be found on our website here: http://pleasurewoodhills.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Risk-Assessment.pdf

Does your venue have an education officer?

Pleasurewood Hills doesn’t have an education officer but please contact one of our team on 01502586000 to help you plan your school trip.

What is the cost of the visit?

2017 will a see a prize freeze on school admission rates and will be held at 2016 prices of £12.00 per person.

Is specific clothing required for the trip?

We advise suitable outdoor clothing dependant on the weather, for example, sun cream, sun hats, raincoats, waterproofs.

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?

We have a fully qualified first aider on duty at Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme Park at all times when the park is open. The first aid room can be located at the front of the park next to the admission gates, please approach security at the main admission gate should you need to access the first aid room.

Please list facilities available.

We have a variety of catering units and shops on the park with ample picnic bench areas you can choose to eat outside and even bring your own packed lunches!

Pleasurewood Hills offers free car parking for cars and coaches. Lockers can be purchased from reception for £5 per day. There is an ATM located on site at the Emporium gift shop.

What are your disabled facilities?

Disabled guests are welcome at Pleasurewood Hills Family Theme park, however Certain rides in the park are quite demanding physically and we therefore reserve the right to refuse admission to these rides where we believe there may be a danger to one or more individuals for whatever reason. Refusal to allow admission does not constitute discrimination when based on Health & Safety guidelines and we trust that you will understand these decisions in the interests of guest safety.

Disabled toilets are available throughout the Park, their location can be obtained from our Park map given upon arrival or downloaded from our website. Wheel chairs and mobility scooters can be hired at the Park.

What are your opening days and hours?

Please see http://pleasurewoodhills.com/ for all opening times and dates.

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?

How to find us:

Pleasurewood Hills is conveniently situated off the A12 between Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth.

BY CAR

Estimated drive times: Norwich 40 mins, Ipswich 60 mins, Colchester 90 mins, King’s Lynn 90 mins, Cambridge 120 mins.

If you require detailed directions we recommend using the Transport Direct free on-line Route Planner. This service provides a map and detailed direction traffic news via e-mail on the day of your trip. Simply follow the Transport Direct link below, fill in your postcode and ours, which is NR32 4TZ and away you go!

Before you travel, check out the very latest travel news at the Highways Agency, or use the Transport Direct Route Planner.

BY RAIL

Regular trains run from Norwich and London Liverpool Street to Lowestoft. Visit http://www.nationalrail.co.uk – for information on train times and to purchase tickets to Lowestoft.

BY BUS

Regular buses run from Norwich and Great Yarmouth to Lowestoft, visit Anglian Buses website – for timetable information. For more information call the National Travel line on 0871 200 2233 (10p per minute plus network extras)

The First Bus X1 service regularly runs from Lowestoft to Peterborough, stopping in Great Yarmouth en-route. For more information on times and fares, please visit First Group


Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Type of Visit: Adventure Playgrounds Picnic Areas Theatres Themed Attractions Team Building Wildlife and Nature

Curriculum Topics Covered: Engineering Leisure & Tourism

Months Open: March April May June July August September October


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