Diggerland is The Ultimate Adventure Theme Park Experience where children and adults alike can ride, drive and operate REAL diggers, dumpers and other full- size construction machinery. Located in Kent, Devon, Durham and Yorkshire, Diggerland is the perfect destination for action, fun and thrill packed family days out. Fun for all ages (subject to height restrictions), Diggerland with its 18 different rides and drives and an array of additional activities is the ideal theme park for small to large groups looking for something exciting and truly unique. There are indoor and outdoor play areas, sandpits, coin operated rides and much more where younger visitors can let off steam while their parents can just sit back, relax and watch the fun… or join in!
After a very competitive battle between 17 of Yorkshire’s favourite attractions, Diggerland was pleased to announce Diggerland Yorkshire as the winner!!
Kirby Misperton Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 6UX
Open from 10am. Check website for daily closing times as they vary off season. Check website for current ticket prices. 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.
Warrington, WA5 9YZ
With over 90 rides, attractions and shows to see each day, and an entry charge of just £14.95 (2012) Gullivers World guarantees you a great value day out. Fun for all the family throughout the year from March – September, check website for exclusions. Gulliver’s World is a family-run theme park, for families with children aged between 2 and 13 years of age.
North Stainley, near Ripon.
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%. Over 1m £19.60, under 1m £5.00, Kids 2 yrs. and under Free. Senior Citizen Free. (Over 1.3m pay on the day rate is £28.00).