Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Ice Skating Guide for Northamptonshire

I LOVE ice skating in Winter.  I'm absolutely rubbish and hijack one of the kids push a long penguins but I just love it and its become a Christmas tradition as we've been for the past 4 or 5 years.  We usually go to Frost's in Woburn or Beckworth Emporium but there are others to try.

Whilton Locks Garden Village

Real ice rink with a team of trained ice stewards to ensure safety. Ice skating sessions start on the hour and last for 45 minutes. Free skate hire is included in the ticket price.

Available from 18th November to 3rd January 2018.

Whilton Locks, Whilton, Daventry, Northamptonshire. NN11 2NH 01327 843 100 

Whilton Locks Ice Skating

Planet Ice with locations across the country - Our nearest locations are Coventry, Milton Keynes and Peterborough

Ice skating venue with a special Christmas show (13th December at Milton Keynes), Christmas jumper party (22nd December at Milton Keynes) and opportunity to learn to skate all year round. They also offer younger child sessions for 18 month to 5 year olds.

Beckworth Emporioum

Enormous 715 sq m real ice rink which is indoors so you can skate whatever the weather.  Sessions last 45 minutes and start on the hour.  Lots of half price sessions available and special toddler times. 

Full adult price is £14, Child £10 and Push along penguin £4  Toddler session only have to pay for the adult which is £7 and FREE push along penguin.  You can also have a go at curling and new freestyle skating for experienced people.

Open 4th November to 7th January 2018

120 -140 Glebe Rd, Mears Ashby,  Northants, UK NN6 0DL Telephone: 01604 812371

Frosts - Woburn Sands

Open seven days a week from Saturday 25th November to Sunday 7th January real ice and outdoors. Peak Adult £11.49, Peak Child £8.49 Off peak can be £6.50 each.  Adult & Toddler (Under 4 years) £14.99
Skating sessions last 45 minutes and the ticket price includes your skate hire.

Newport Road, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes, MK17 8UE Telephone 0800 954 9484

Finally not ice but snow!!!!

Snozone - Milton Keynes

Real snow and used predominately for Ski and Snowboarding but they do family sledging and snow fun for the little ones. 

Snozone Xscape 602 Marlborough Gate Central Milton Keynes MK9 3XS: T: 0333 0030 520

If you want to travel further afield there is loads of amazing locations in London the famous Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, Somerset House, National History Museum, Hampton Court, Canary Wharf and The Tower of London all turn into icy Christmas fun.  If you fancy something outside of London then Birmingham's Ice skating & Christmas Frankfurt market is a must. Finally a FREE event in Warwickshire Talisman Square, Kenilworth, CV8 1JB.
The free outdoor ice rink will be in Talisman Square from Friday, December 1, to Sunday, December 3, and will be free for the public to use. Skate hire is free too.


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