Top 7 Theme Parks And Amusement Parks In Wales

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There is so much to do in the city of Wales, United Kingdom and spending the day with your family that is full of fun, thrill and adventure should be on the top of your to-do list! Indulge in all things exhilarating with the many theme parks and amusement parks that offer water-based rides, exciting roller coasters and adventurous lands! Fit for all age groups, there is something to do for everyone, from Neverland themed adventure sections to the largest wooden rollercoasters, take a look at the top destinations offering diverse activities, in the charming city of Wales. Scroll below to find the top theme parks and amusement parks in Wales for children, adults and families to enjoy!

1. Oakwood Theme Park

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One of Wales’ largest theme parks, full of thrills, adventure and tons of fun, Oakwood Theme Park is an exciting venue for children, adults and families alike! With a range of rides, one of the specialities of this amusement park is Young Adventure and Neverland that offers the Giant Teacup, Clown Coaster, a Circus Train ride, a soft indoor play area, the Neverland Chase house and so much more! There are rides for your family to enjoy together, like the Bobsleigh, the Spooky 3D - a haunted house, boating at the lake and waterfall slides for everyone to get a splash! They have thrill rides if you like a little bit of adrenaline, with UK’s tallest sky-swing, wooden roller coasters and a speedy fall into the water with Drench, you can spend all day feeling the rush of innumerable rides at Oakwood Theme Park!

Oakwood Theme Park

Address: Canaston Bridge, Narberth SA67 8DE, Pembrokeshire

Website: Oakwood Theme Park

Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm

Price: 20-30 USD

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2. Splashaway Bay

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Posted by Haven on Saturday, 3 February 2018

With an adventure gold trail, ariel activities, junior segway fun and aqua jets alongside an aqua paddler, Splashaway Bay is a holiday park that you will need to spend the whole day at! A newly developed Dragon Lakes Adventure Village offers off-roaders! You can splash in at the mega indoor pool, indulge in the roller disco and even get tutored in the Learn2bike section. There are many exciting adventure trails, more than nine outdoor play areas, a multi-sports court unaffected by weather so you can have fun regardless of the season, a beautiful boating lake, a lovely paddling pool, slides, flumes and wave machines! There are entertainment activities like sing-alongs, professional dancers and singers setting the stage on fire! This holiday park is always adding newer activities to their list so you are sure to have the greatest amounts of fun, regardless of when and whom you go with because this park has something for everyone!

Splashaway Bay

Address: Hafan y Môr Holiday Park Pwllheli Gwynedd LL53 6HX, United Kingdom

Website: Splashaway Bay

Opening hours: 22 Mar - 4 Nov 2019

Price: 45-128 USD

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3. Aberavon Aqua Splash

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Posted by Aberavon Aqua Splash on Tuesday, 20 June 2017

This mini water play pool is the ideal day out for families, the pool is carefully watched by lifeguards whilst adults can bask in the sun on the green grass surrounding the area. There are mini eateries and ice cream shops alongside small shops. There are trampolines, water slides and a splash area to soak each other in fun! Ideal for the family, you can have picnics on the green pastures or at the seating area!

Aberavon Aqua Splash

Address: The Princess Margaret Way, Port Talbot SA12 7NX, UK

Website: Aberavon Aqua Splash

Opening hours: 10 am to 7 pm

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4. Barry Island Pleasure Park

Posted by Barry Island Pleasure Park on Friday, 20 October 2017

You can indulge in countless adventures at Barry Island Pleasure Park at absolutely no cost! Situated on the coast of Barry Island, the park opens every year from the beginning of Easter and stays open all day, every day until the end of summer holidays at school, around the beginning of September. There are rides like the Take-Off, Hellraiser rollercoaster, the Jungle River ride, the Cup and Saucers moving thriller, the Treasure Island arcade, the inflatable slides, tons of fun trampolines and stand-alone game booths for a fun competitive spirit during family time. Besides the adventurous rides, there are cute eateries and cafes that offer scrumptious food whilst the shops offer fun souvenirs and a few bars for adults to unwind in.

Barry Island Pleasure Park

Address: Friars Rd, Barry CF62 5TR, UK

Opening hours: 12 pm to 8 pm

Price: Free

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5. Quad Challenge

Posted by Quad Challenge on Thursday, 17 January 2019

Based in South Wales, Quad Challenge is a biking centre that began in 2005 offering various trails and terrains for different levels whilst guaranteeing every bike lover above the age of 10 a safe and sound but extremely thrilling adventure! You can spend time with your friends, family or come by yourself to enrol into the activities that are offered to you depending on your ability that is gauged by professionals and friendly staff! A professional will accompany you and your group at all times. Enjoy biking through with Quad Challenge with a scenic view of the woods!

Quad Challenge

Address: Quad Challenge, Tycroes, SA18 3RH Ammanford, Carmarthenshire

Website: Quad Challenge

Opening hours: 10 am to 5 pm

Price: 39 USD

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6. Blue Lagoon Water Park

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Posted by Blue Lagoon on Friday, 11 August 2017

This fun water park is full of adventure! The wave pool is the star of Blue Lagoon Water Park, giving six different wave patterns that also lead gently to the sloping beach. There are eight water geezers that bubble away, with a water cannon that shoots arcs of water right into the pool. The wave seat is ideal to just sit and feel the movement of the waves whilst the lazy river ride will take you on a relaxing journey around Blue Lagoon and onto the patio close to the outdoor bubble and spa pool. The outdoor spa is well equipped to provide complete relaxation and is best for young adults and older members. The Blue Lagoon Water Park is famous for the zoom-down flume, with four different ones to choose from with twisting, spiralling and turning courses all at varying speeds depending on your personal preferences! You can take breaks on the loungers, patio or observation decks, or eat at one of the many dry cafes and bar areas. The entire water park is heated by biomass and is the first of it’s kind to be involved in such practices.

Blue Lagoon Water Park

Address: Narberth SA67 8DE, UK

Website: Blue Lagoon Water Park

Opening hours: 12 pm to 6 pm

Price: 12-20 USD

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7. GreenWood Family Park

Posted by GreenWood - Gelli Gyffwrdd on Tuesday, 1 May 2018

This lovely park is ideal for a family day out as the name suggests! There are tons of activities for individuals of all ages, from adventure playground, fun slides and rides like the Giant Jumper, Enchanted Wood Barn, Great Green and Moon Parks and more, there are endless options to choose from at this amusement park. There are special events like the John the WoodTurner - wood crafted goodies, face painting time with Moira, Ricardo the Pirate Theatre, Nader’s Pyroart, Lookachu Body Art and Hair Braiding and Erwyd’s Magic Show in the theatre! The park believes in sustainability and so a lot of its energy comes from solar power, so you can enjoy guilt-free as GreenWood Family Park does its bit for the environment.

GreenWood Family Park

Address: Bush Rd, Y Felinheli LL56 4QN, UK

Website: GreenWood Family Park

Opening hours: 10 am to 5:30 pm

Price: 10-18 USD

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Fun times in Wales

Theme parks and amusement parks in Wales, United Kingdom
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With so many amazing parks that offer you a range of activities to choose from, you are bound to put these on your must-experience list! Happy times await your family at these top theme parks and amusement parks in Wales.

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