The festive season is upon us, and there’s no better place to be than North Yorkshire Water Park, with winter magic for all the family from the 18th – 23rd of December with our Christmas Market.

Come and meet Father Christmas and his helpers at his lake side grotto next to his favourite Café for £12 per person including gift and 10% off Café purchases, with a selection of fun rides to choose from or hop onto the magical land train which passes round the scenic lakes.

Step into a world of festive delights this December at North Yorkshire Water Park with our family-friendly magical Christmas experience. Visitors can get into the Christmas spirit with delicious mince pies, hearty German bratwurst and spiced mulled wine, market stalls with a selection of crafts, local produce and delicious food and drink,  supplied by local businesses whilst taking in the gorgeous views of the lakes.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so why not make it even more special by taking your little ones to join in with the festivities here at North Yorkshire Water Park.

TIME: 12pm-7pm everyday


Santa’s Grotto; £12 per child including gift and 10% off Café purchase

Park Entry and Parking Free

HOW TO BOOK SANTA’S GROTTO: Tickets are available to book from today at

Our winter program is now in effect, the main headline is we are remaining open through out the Autumn and Winter. The café will be serving breakfast and our new winter warmer menu from October 2021.

So please come down and try our delicious food or have a coffee and a cake while you relax and enjoy the view.


Please see the details below.


Main Gate

Opens- 8am 

Closed- 4pm


Café Opening Times 

Weekends 9am till 4pm

Monday – CLOSED

Tuesday 10am till 4pm

Wednesday 10am till 4pm

Thursday 10am till 4pm

Friday 10am till 4pm


Fishing – Everyday 8am – 4pm  

Course Fishing

Predator Fishing


Water Sports – Weekends Only 10am – 3pm all bookable online

Paddle Boarding


Wake Boarding

Open Water Swimming – Saturday’s & Sunday’s – 0945-1045


How to find us

North Yorkshire Water Park,
Wykeham Lakes,
Long Causeway Road,
YO13 9QU
01723 865 052