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Winter Wonderland

The Racecourse, Chester CH1 2LY, England
+44 1244 304610
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I agree 'What a Rip Off'

Wish I had read the reviews before taking our 2 grandchildren. Main reason for going was that they... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2014
Jan T
Ruthin, United Kingdom

Well, all I can say is this was a nightmare of a day out. Had the misfortune to use the helter... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2014
Frank J
Southport, United Kingdom
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This year the whole of the paddock area of ChesterRacecourse will be transformed in to the city's firstChristmas destination - a magical Winter Wonderland. There are new attractions on offer, such as Christmas craft workshops and a Black Light Puppet Theatre are amongst some of its newest attractions. Direct from the Chuckle Brothers live show, the Black Light Puppet Theatre will leave children enthralled as singing and dancing puppets come to life via UV lights and music.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good14%
  • Average11%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible45%
3 Jan 2016
“waste of money”
23 Nov 2015
“" Wow " What a Venue”
The Racecourse, Chester CH1 2LY, England
+44 1244 304610
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Reviewed 23 December 2014

Wish I had read the reviews before taking our 2 grandchildren. Main reason for going was that they wanted to ice skate. As previously mentioned by other reviewers, you have to pay to walk through the gate and for pretty much everything else once you...More

Thank Jan T
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Well, all I can say is this was a nightmare of a day out. Had the misfortune to use the helter skelter only to realise at the bottom somebody had defecated on the slide and I skidded through the whole lot and left a sizeable...More

6  Thank Frank J
Reviewed 22 December 2014

We attended last year and really enjoyed it. It was lovely. the grotto was a huge room and we was able to take as many pictures (of a very real looking Santa) as we wanted! The entrance to the park was lovely decorated and gave...More

3  Thank Xclare
Reviewed 22 December 2014

If there was a 0 that's what this place would score! First you pay £2.50 for parking then £7 per adult to go in. On the website it states - "Once in Winter Wonderland, there are plenty of free attractions to enjoy as well as...More

3  Thank Julie E
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Visited on Friday 19th Dec with 3 yo grandchild. Tried to buy tickets online on the day (had waited to see what weather was like before deciding to go) but problems with website and was told on phone that you could only buy online 24...More

3  Thank Lesley R
Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

Having read the poor reviews from other visitors we were dubious about what to expect and so didn't have any great expectations when we arrived. However I'm pleased to say we actually had a good day out! Booking tickets online meant 2 adults and a...More

Thank alispanish
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Although it was a nice magical place it was a damn sight rip off!!! £31 to get in with a disabled child, then when you get in you have to pay for EVERYTHING. £2 for 1 go on the helter skelter yes just 1 slide....More

1  Thank Jojo123sick
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Couldn't get on web site when I phoned the girl said they had been experiencing problems !!! Maybe because it was cheaper ?? Anyway paid £30 for 2 adults and 3kids and 1 15yr old since when have they been adults can't vote,drink or get...More

1  Thank ChesterZoony
Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

I booked my tickets online before reading reviews on trip advisor and when I did I was expecting the worst, however as soon as we arrived at Winter wonderland it was clear we had made the right choice. There was lots of rides that can...More

2  Thank selena7610
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Having read terrible reviews of chester's winterwonderland I almost decided not to bother, however as we live locally we decided to try it anyway and I'm very glad we did. We had a great afternoon. We booked out tickets on line so saved a bit...More

Thank 416rachel
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Ronnie L
When is this on this year 2015?
11 October 2015|
Response from Francesca W |
Hi, it starts on 14th November and is there until Christmas Eve :)