Days Out Wakefield

Theme Parks

Diggerland Yorkshire

Diggerland is the UK’s most unique digger-themed adventure park where children and adults have the chance to ride, drive and operate REAL full size construction machinery, under the guidance of trained staff – no driving licence required!

Read our Mumbler review blog to find out more!

20% discount for Mumblers at Diggerland Yorkshire

Elsecar Heritage Railway, Elsecar S74 8

Elsecar Heritage Railway – The Coalfield Line and wish you a very pleasant day.

Trains primarily run on Sundays and Bank Holidays. Sunday services are usually at 12pm, 1pm and 2pm, but please check our timetable and web-site carefully for the day you intend to visit.
We also run special events when extra trains run including a Santa Special.

Flamingoland Theme Park & Zoo

Kirby Misperton Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 6UX (approximately 1h 20mins drive from Wakefield)

Check website for daily closing times as they vary off season and ticket prices 3 yrs and under, free. As well as the theme park there is a zoo although I understand the park is generally better suited to older children as there are only limited rides for young children.

Lightwater Valley

North Stainley, near Ripon (approx. 1r 15mins from Wakefield)

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. Theme Park tickets can be pre-booked on-line up to the day before arriving saving 30%.  Kids 2 yrs. and under Free. Senior Citizen Free.

Stockeld Park

Where magic is made and adventures begin.

Nestled in woodland within 45 minutes of Wakefield.

The award winning Halloween and Christmas Adventure opens on 22nd October until 6th January, when visitors can experience our Enchanted Forest, fun-filled by day, illuminated at night.

Try Nordic Skiing, explore and interact in our Giant Yew Tree Maze and glide over the Real Ice Rink, against a beautiful Yorkshire countryside backdrop.

In the Summer the Summer Adventure opens and the park really comes to life- a must visit even with young children.

Sundown Adventureland

Treswell Road, Rampton, near Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 0HX (approx. 1h 10mins from Wakefield)

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. 2012 prices Free for under 2’s. It’s open throughout most of the year, although may have reduced facilities off season- check the website for details. Seasonal activities including Santa visits in December.

Wakefield Cars

Wakefield Cars specialises in providing transport to all
Major Attractions
Historical Landmarks
Sporting Events
Private Tours

We are always pleased to prepare individual itineries.

Our vechicles are always in immaculate condition, our experienced drivers are carefully chosen for their driving skills and extensive route knowledge.

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