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Lightwater Valley Theme Park North Stainley, Ripon, North Yorkshire



Opening Times

Gates open at 9:45am – Park opens at 10:00amFairground rides operate from 10:00am with all major rides operating from 10:30am. Closing time between 4:30pm & 6:00pm depending on visitor numbers.Please contact them the day before your visit for an indication.


01765 635321

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Set in 175 acres of gorgeous North Yorkshire Parkland – just North of Ripon - Lightwater Valley Theme Park, Shopping Village and Birds of Prey Centre is renowned for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. The thrilling theme park line-up comprises some amazing rides, including Europe’s longest rollercoaster - The Ultimate, as well as the stomach churning, mighty Eagle’s Claw and the splashtastic Wild River Rapids. Plus, the terrifying Whirlwind or risk a one-on-one encounter in Raptor Attack’s abandoned mineshaft? 


Take on a day out packed with thrills, chills and adventure at Lightwater Valley Theme Park. With over 40 rides and attractions for thrill seekers of all ages, Lightwater Valley Theme Park is bursting with mini, mega and ultimate adventures for the whole family.

Mini adventures are for our youngest guests (aged 1-5 years) and offer fantastic family fun, they include; the UK's largest indoor and outdoor Angry Birds Activity Park, the Lightwater Express train ride around the park, Eagle's Creek Farm tractor ride with animals a selection of fairground and water rides and new for 2017 our Adventure Playground and Mini Sand Diggers. Plus don't forget to visit our indoor Soft Play & Cafe perfect for under 8s to run off some energy while Mum and Dad have a seat and a relaxing coffee.

Mega adventures are for our junior thrill seekers over one metre (aged 5 - 9 years), they include; the splashtastic Falls of Terror with sharp turns and sudden drops, wet 'n' wild fun on the Wild River Rapids, and swashbuckling adventures aboard our speedy Skull Rock and the tummy-tickling Flying Cutlass Plus new for 2017 take to the sky in our Flying Nellies and jump around on our huge Jumpin' Jacks! bouncy pillow.

Ultimate adventures, are for anyone with the nerves to face up to the challenge! (over 1.2m in height and 9 to adults). Be thrown into the air in the grip of our Eagle's Claw, hurtle through deep, dark forests aboard Europe's longest roller coaster The Ultimate and venture into the underground world of Raptor Attack. See the park from a whole different viewpoint aboard Black Pearl and then hop on Apollo and take a spinning ride above the tree tops.

Lightwater Valley is a full day adventure for the whole family; we offer great value for money, with a pay once and ride all day entrance and you'll even find FREE parking!

We have an exciting range of family friendly events for 2017 including:

- Superheroes Live! - Sat 3 & Sun 4 June

- The Ultimate Plunge - Sat 1 July

- Andy Day's Prehistoric Raps Show - Sat 12 & Sun 13 Aug

- Mister Maker Live! - Sat 26 & Sun 27 Aug

- Frightwater Valley - Thurs 26 - Sun 29 Oct

- Fabulous Fireworks - Sat 4 Nov 

Book online in advance at to save up to 30% off tickets. Discounts are available for some tickets if you pre-book via their website - please click 'View Owners Website' for more details.


Book online in advance for best price of £20 per person on owners website. On the day prices for a family of 4 £100


Baby Change, Cafe / Restaurants, Gift Shops, Toilets, Picnic areas, full disabled access.

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