Days Out York

Theme Parks

Theme Parks

Have you visited a great theme park?  If yes, please tell us about it here so we can add it to the list.


Alton Towers including Cbeebies land – Staffordshire

Distance from York: 111 miles

Theme Park including CBeebies land. Also a Waterpark and Spa.

“We took our little girl (2) in April  and she had the time of her life! 100% recommend!”

Mumbler KS, June 16

Farley Lane, Alton ST10 4DB

T: 0871 222 3330


Flamingo Land – Malton

Distance from York: 25 miles

Theme Park and zoo.
Open until November, from 10am. Zoo does open in Winter (Check website for daily closing times as they vary off season).

“Flamingo land is a great idea and lots to do for kids depending on height and under 3s go in for free! The zoo is great!!”

Mumbler CB, April 17

“We had the best day ever with our 2 yr old and didn’t manage to do everything we wanted to. Will defo be taking her back this year while she’s still free! There is some really good water play so if it’s good weather go prepared for that.”

Mumbler BG, Feb 17

Kirby Misperton, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 6UX

T: 0871 9118000


Lightwater Valley – Ripon

Distance from York: 34 miles

Open from March until November (check website for specific dates as only open on weekends during spring and autumn other than school holidays). A variety of rides for all ages, from rotating teacups to The ultimate, a 1.5 mile long rollercoaster. There is also a discount shopping village.

North Stainley, Ripon, HG4 3HT

T: 01765 635321


Sundown Adventureland – Nottinghamshire

Distance from York: 70 miles

A theme park designed exclusively for the under 10’s. It is highly recommended by many MUMblers as a superb day out for young children and well worth the journey. Seasonal activities including Santa visits in December.

“Its brill.. we took our 3 year old when i was 20 weeks pregnant and so much to do for all ages, u can easily spend a full day there n still only get half way round.. when we go again we will set off early.”

Mumbler ST, Sept 16

“Absolutely brilliant honestly fantastic place”

Mumbler ES, June 17

Treswell Road, near Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 0HX

T: 01777 248274