Lightwater Valley Theme Park North Yorkshire
North Stainley Ripon, , HG4 3HT
MONTHS OPENMarch, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
What we offer
Reward your pupils by escaping to Lightwater Valley and let them discover the excitement of a day bursting with thrills, chills and adventure.
Younger explorers can venture into the swashbuckling world of Skeleton Cove, take to the skies in our Flying Nellies, jump around on Jumpin? Jacks! Giant inflatable pillow or have fun in our Angry Birds Activity Park. Older children can shoot the raging Wild River Rapids, plunge down one of three giant water chutes on Falls of Terror before discovering the mysterious subterranean world of Raptor Attack and hurtling through our deepest, darkest forest aboard Europe's longest rollercoaster The Ultimate.
What makes us a great choice?
With over 40 rides and attractions for thrill seekers of all ages the excitement never stops and, best of all, while your students are enjoying themselves, you can relax in the knowledge that they?re in a safe and secure environment. We offer free teacher places, full risk assessments and, should you wish to carry out your own 2 hour pre-trip inspection, we also offer 2 free teacher preview tickets. There's plenty of free coach parking too!
Accreditation and Awards
Lightwater Valley has a VAQAS (Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme) accreditation from VisitEngland, the national tourist board.
Group Sizes Catered For
Lightwater Valley can welcome groups of sizes - you can even hire the theme park exclusively for up to 5000 people!
Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions
Yes - there are no restrictions at Lightwater Valley.
School visits can start from as little as £11.00 per student depending on the date of the visit and the type of school (i.e Primary or Secondary). With 1 Free teacher place per 5 Primary students or 1 Free teacher place per 10 Secondary students.
Lightwater Valley is an outdoor venue so comfortable shoes and clothing are a must. With the British weather it's probably a good idea to pack a waterproof too!
First Aid Information
There is always qualified first aid on site.
There are various gift shops and catering outlets throughout the park offering a range of items. Schools are welcome to bring packed lunches, however please note these cannot be consumed within designated catering areas.
Accessibility & Disabled Facilities
Lightwater Valley is an accessible venue. Front of queue wristbands are available for those whose disability causes distress/ upset queuing (a doctor's note required). A copy of our Access Guide can be downloaded by visiting https://www.lightwatervalley.co.uk/uploads/docs/Access-Guide-2017.pdf
Opening Hours & Information
Our 2017 open dates are as follows:
Saturday 8 April - Sunday 23 April
Every weekend and Bank Holiday up until and including Sunday 28 May
Monday 29 May - Sunday 4 June
Wednesday 7 June - Sunday 11 June
Wednesday 14 June - Monday 4 September
Every weekend in September and October up until and including Sunday 22 October
Monday 23 October - Sunday 29 October
Saturday 4 November - Sunday 5 November
Theme park opens at 10.00am and closes between 4.30pm -6.00pm depending on numbers and weather conditions.