Lightwater Valley Theme Park
Escape to Lightwater Valley!
Escape to Lightwater Valley and discover the excitement of five unique attractions set amidst 175 acres of glorious North Yorkshire countryside, along with thrilling seasonal events that are guaranteed to keep the whole family coming back for more.
Take on a day out packed with thrills, chills and adventure in Lightwater Valley Theme Park, choose to run wild on the UK's largest Angry Birds Activity Park or head to the Lightwater Falconry Centre to see over 50 amazing birds, mammals and reptiles and watch spectacular daily flying shows. 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.
For our mini adventurers, jump aboard one of our Eagle's Creek Farm tractors for a fun and entertaining journey around our farm, or enjoy sliding and hanging around in our new soft play centre & Café.
Ultimate adventures are for anyone with the nerves to face up to the challenge! Suitable for guests from nine years old upwards and over 1.2 metres in height. Start your ultimate adventure by taking to the skies on the Skyrider.
Climb aboard, if you dare, The Black Pearl and feel the momentum build as she gets ready to rotate you 360 degrees through the air. Feel the tight grip of The Eagle’s Claw as it provides an insanely extreme experience before ascending to the tree tops on The Twister.
The Ultimate is Lightwater Valley’s signature ride and provides a thrilling 1.5 mile cocktail of speed, cornering and airtime. Unique amongst modern day attractions, The Ultimate remains the longest roller coaster in Europe with a ride time approaching six minutes.
Finally venture below ground into the world of Raptor Attack’s abandoned mineshaft which offers a completely immersive, underground experience, widely regarded as one of the best dark rides in the United Kingdom.
Lightwater Valley is a full day adventure for the whole family; we offer great value for money and you'll even find FREE parking!
As well as our Theme Park here at Lightwater Valley Attractions you will also find:
Tree Top Nets - High in the trees giant trampolines, walkways, slides and tunnels made out of netting, suspended 9 metres off the ground.
Jurassic Adventure Golf - An 18 hole dinosaur-themed golf course.
Lightwater Country Shopping Village - enjoy leisurely shopping for ladies and gents' fashion, furnishings, kitchenware, toys and traditional sweets and drinks.
The Granary Café - Treat yourself to a morning coffee and croissant, delicious lunch or fabulous afternoon tea.
For latest opening times, prices and events visit https://www.lightwatervalley.co.uk/
Delve into Durham
Delve into Durham's amazing history with a break in 2018 and see the past come to life at award winning attractions and events. Don't miss the Bodies of Evidence exhibition at Palace Green Library or visit the majestic Durham Cathedral. Take a tour of Medieval Raby Castle, or visit the magnificent Bowes Museum. You could even take a tram ride!
Pets at Home
Head down to your local Pets at Home store during the summer holidays for a fantastic My Pet Pals activity workshop! Our My Pet Pals workshops help to teach children how rewarding pets can be and how to care for them responsibly. There's a truly hands-on approach to pet care, as well as loads of goodies..and the best bit is, it's all FREE! Book now