Lightwater Valley Theme Park, North Stainley

3.2
Thrill yourself on Europe's longest roller coaster and a range of other rides at Lightwater Valley Theme Park. Stretching for 24 km (15 mi) through a forested area and climbing hills with heights of 31 m (102 ft) and 32.6 m (107 ft), The Ultimate provides a long shot of adrenaline and views over the park and surrounding area. Many of the rides and attractions sit in elaborately themed areas, such as the pirate world of Skeleton Cove and the Angry Birds activity area, which contains pig tunnels, climbing walls, and large touchscreens based on the hit game. Take thrilling rides on Wild River Rapids and Falls of Terror, or opt for tamer fun aboard the Lightwater Express miniature train and in the animal-filled Eagles' Creek Farm. Choose from a range of eateries, and dine outside without packing your own picnic by visiting one of the outdoor eating areas. Book your tickets online in advance to save money on admission to the park. To visit Lightwater Valley Theme Park and other attractions in Ripon, use our Ripon trip planner .
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  • Went in Spring half term. Quit so did not have to queue very long. The only set back was that all the food outlets were not open and the ones that were the food was awful  more »
  • We had a great day here for my daughters birthday great. Our children are the right age range for this theme park. However 14+ I dare say would get bored. We arrived at 10:30 and left at 17:00 all wen...  more »
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  • Lovely decent size park in North Yorkshire, had a nice little atmosphere walking around the place. Ride selection is alright although it is in need for some new permanent rides. Eagles claw is brilliant and the best of its kind in this country. The Ultimate is unique and nothing like it anywhere in the world, staff are great and food choices seem to be just fine. Overall worth a visit but would like to see more permanent thrill rides.
  • First visited when it first ever opened and it was ok. However this visit it was excellent for our grand children. The rides for adults and children to go on together was a great experience. Lots of open spaces for picnics, perfect for everyone. Didn’t feel rushed to get on rides, not a lot of waiting time to get on. Overall a very good park for families with young children.
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