Overview & description

2016 sees the 12th season of the much-loved ice rink and fun fair, voted Visitor Attraction of the Year (under 50,000 visitors) at last year’s Visit York Awards. The perfect festive day out for all the family, where visitors can find over 120 designer, premium and high street brands at up to 60% off the RRP.

Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland is home to the north of England’s largest outdoor ice rink, The Ice Factor, complete with a 30ft high Christmas tree and a Christmas village, this year inspired by Narnia.

PapaKitchen is the Alpine-themed café at The Ice Factor, which will offer an après-skate ambience of rustic wooden tables and benches complete with cosy furs and the warming scent of Glühwein. With a menu of delicious homemade fare – including hot dogs with Scandi-relish - and a licensed bar serving mulled wine, ales and hot chocolate, it’s the ultimate location for warming up after a session on the ice.

The Ice Factor will be open daily from Saturday 19th November 2016 until Monday 2nd January 2017, with tickets for a one-hour skating session priced at £10.45 for adults and £9.45 for children. Family packages are available for families of three, four or five people. Special packages are also available for parties, schools, clubs and youth groups, with discounts applying to groups of 20 or more.

Booking is recommended for skating at The Ice Factor, as well as for visits to Santa’s Grotto. Tickets for both, as well as tickets for the funfair, can also be purchased on site. For full details of prices and times visit www.yorkshireswinterwonderland.com or call 01653 619169.

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Type Price
Adult £10.45
Child £9.45
Concession £9.45
Family of 3 (Admits 3. 2 x Adults and 1 x Child, or 1 x Adult and 2 x Children) £27.00
Family of 4 (Admits 4. 2 x Adults and 2 x Children or 1 x Adult and 3 x Children) £36.00
Family of 5 (Admits 5. 2 x Adults and 3 x Children or 1 x Adult and 4 x Children) £45.00

Facilities available at Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland

  • Disabled Access
  • On-Site Parking
  • Child Friendly
  • Booking Essential
  • Food & Drink Available