Lightwater Valley Theme Park
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How to Find Us

Lightwater Valley is very easy to find and much closer than you think. Whether you are travelling here by car, train, bus or coach we have some easy to follow links and advice on the best way to get here.

By Car

Lightwater Valley is located just North of the City of Ripon. On arrival at the ‘Clocktower’ traffic light junction, take the A6108 towards the village of North Stainley.

For those with satellite navigation, please use HG4 3HT ensuring your option directs you to Lightwater Valley.

By Taxi

JF Cars - 01765 603171 offer an £8 standard trip to Ripon (Max 4 people) or 20% off for a mini bus on all journeys (Normal price £11), 'Quote Lightwater Valley'

By Train

Our nearest railway station is Thirsk, with direct services from Manchester, Leeds, York, Middlesbrough and London. For full details of train times and services, please visit National Rail Enquiries.

Prior to arriving at Thirsk, we recommend familiarising yourself with the Dales & District bus timetables. Service 70 operates from Thirsk railway station to Ripon bus station, with service 159 operating directly from Ripon market place to Lightwater Valley.

By Bus

We recommend utilising the Dales & District Bus service within our immediate locality. Service 159 stops at Lightwater Valley.

From Leeds and Harrogate, the Transdev 36 runs daily to Ripon bus station.


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Terms & conditions

Online  Booking Terms & Conditions

  1. Tickets purchased online are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  2. The management are not obliged to refund monies or exchange tickets.
  3. Attractions may be unavailable at any time for technical or operational reasons.
  4. All online transactions incur a £1.50 admin fee & £3.00 postage charge (if selected).
  5. When collecting tickets on arrival, we require a copy of your email booking confirmation
    (printed or on a mobile device) along with the card utilised to pay for your tickets online.
  6. If selected, tickets will only be posted to the registered cardholders address.
  7. We admit a maximum of 1 carer per disabled guest free of charge.
  8. Concessionary tickets (disabled, senior, student, military, NHS, police) must be collected on arrival and relevant ID shown.
  9. Online tickets are for guests over 1.0m in height and supersede family tickets.
  10. Online bookings close at midnight for the following day and, as such, we’re unable to accept internet bookings on the day of your visit.
  11. Email booking confirmations can be shown on a smartphone or mobile device in lieu of a printed version.
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