Wellington Country Park
Wellington Country Park
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Wellington Country Park is an award-winning destination for a family day out or overnight stay in the country. Beautifully rural yet easily accessible. Each season brings a different experience where your children’s imagination can run free. Perfect for children up to 8 years old, spend family time together and make unforgettable memories. Fuel your adventure at one of our cafés. Tuck into hot food or grab something to takeaway. Catch up with friends over a tasty picnic or enjoy a delicious barbeque in the sun. Discover our Nature Trails and wave to our deer. Wander through our woodlands and feed our Farm animals. Finish the day with an ice cream by the Lake. There are a whole host of outdoor attractions and exciting events to enjoy. There is lots of choice for group visits too. Attend a School Trip and become a Nature Detective. Eat lots of Birthday cake and play in our Party room. Book an open-air space for a corporate day or celebrate an event in a special way.
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  • Zoë S
    England, United Kingdom253 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful and very clean
    Took my two sons (2 and 5) for the day and met some friends as it’s a half way point between our two homes. Wow. It’s beautiful, so clean, well looked after, great outdoor playgrounds and great facilities! We loved the kids being active and outdoors all day. We hardly moved from the entrance as they enjoyed the bounce pillow, tractor and dinosaurs, then the playground, then the sand and water area etc etc. we walked all the way around and ended at the splash park. The weather started off wet but dried up and the kids got wet playing in water anyway. My only gripe….the expense!!! All tickets are £18.95: two and up, all adults, even disabled children or adults….everyone is £18.95 and then you have to pay extras for the train, the animal feed, welly wheels…. I expected the train to be included in the cost and the welly wheels. Either charge less and let others pay extra for those things or include them in the very high price! We bought some drinks and ice cream at the splash park kiosk and it cost over £20. It was a very expensive day for a park, as beautiful as it is! We would love to visit again but unfortunately it’s not financially viable for us. Which is a shame! If you’re wondering whether or not to visit; definitely save and go once at least! Was a lovely day out
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 18 August 2023
  • 98ChrisD
    Crowthorne, United Kingdom21 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great kids summer day out at Wellington Country Park
    A really good day out for young kids and families. Lots to do for a full day out with play parks, splash zone, train ride, bouncy castles and many other attractions. The petting zoo was well run and the staff friendly. Lots of places for adults to sit and picnic or watch their kids play. A great day had by all.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 27 August 2023
  • Katherine E
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic for young families and excellent camping facilities
    Just returned from 3 nights camping at Wellington Country park. PARK: amazing for little ones. It’s clearly fully designed for little ones under 8yrs. Loads to do with plenty of easy (and clean) toilet facilities everywhere; the many little parks were great, the dinosaurs were a good attraction, the train ride is well worth the extra £1, lasts around 5mins and two tunnels the kids get to scream through which was a hit! Animal farm, jumping pillow, and so so much more. The biggest hit was the splash zone. Really safe, easy to see the little ones even when busy. They loved it. One thing I was really impressed with was the cleanliness and maintenance of the park. The first day was very wet but it didn’t distract from the kids being able to access and play everything safely. CAMPSITE: love that you are a few mins walk into the park from the site. We stayed in pitch 45. It was brilliant. Firm and stoney ground (we were in a campervan), huge pitch and even though it looked close to the elsen point, bins and loos, you would never know it. It even had a little private path straight to the shower/toilet block! The facilities were brilliantly maintained, cleaning was very regular and efficient. I’m a bit funny about site facilities and these were up there with some of the best we have stayed at. All staff were incredible. There was no noise after around 9pm but probably due to being aimed at young families! It was really different being able to camp in the middle of a forest too. Really made it memorable. After 3 nights there, we had started to feel like we had done everything enough, not that our 4yr and 3yr agreed. They didn’t want to come home! Such a great place. Pricier than some sites but you’re paying for the park access (which is 24hr, so it’s fantastic to get to use almost everything after it closes to the public too!). Highly recommended and I expect we will be back as my little humans haven’t stopped talking about how much they loved it yet!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 September 2023
  • HampshireSue
    22 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Magical Neverland!
    What a fun time we had at Wellington Country Park Neverland Illuminations. It was brilliantly themed throughout and we enjoyed the adventures of Hope. Fantastic visuals which had a wide range of variations. Good for all ages. Particularly enjoyed the interactive parts. Thoroughly recommend.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 November 2023
  • Emma
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Another outstanding weekend at Welly Park
    This is our 5th year visiting Welly Park as part of a primary school family camping trip. Thanks to WCP - especially Samantha, Ellie and Mark - for helping make the weekend so special. We had a blast. Great facilities, and plenty of adventure as ever. Highly recommended! See you next year, Emma + 70 very tired, happy children and their parents!
    Dear Emma, We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your comments. We look forward to welcoming back next year. Regards WCP
    Written 11 June 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 3 June 2024
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Emma
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Friends
This is our 5th year visiting Welly Park as part of a primary school family camping trip.

Thanks to WCP - especially Samantha, Ellie and Mark - for helping make the weekend so special. We had a blast. Great facilities, and plenty of adventure as ever.

Highly recommended!

See you next year,
Emma + 70 very tired, happy children and their parents!
Written 3 June 2024
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Dear Emma, We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your comments. We look forward to welcoming back next year. Regards WCP
Written 11 June 2024
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Sazzy B
england1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Too pricey,Adults and children are charged the same rate, which is generally expensive. The park offers fewer attractions compared to other national countryside parks. Additionally, the rides inside require separate fees, and the coffee shop is not worth visiting
Written 28 May 2024
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Dear 620sazzyb, We are very sorry you did not enjoy your visit. With regard pricing, it is now very common to have the one price for both adult and child for the sake of ease, clarity and transparency. However different operations can charge in different ways so comparing can be a bit more involved eg ages, parking etc. I would also like to point out that obviously national country parks are maintained by the council and we all pay for their upkeep through our taxes. However we are a private park, so all our revenue has to be collated through entry fees with no support through grants, taxes, or donations so our headline price compared to these will appear to be higher. We believe that with our many varied and different types of play and play areas, our main adventure climbing facility, our splash zone, our dino trail, our mini golf, the enchanted forest and our petting farm, we do offer more than other countryside parks. We have actually been recognised nationally for our variation of play and play equipment so it is disappointing to hear you felt there was fewer attractions. It is true that both the train and our electric jeeps are additional but not everyone can or wants to use these facilities so we leave it up to the individual visitor to decide if they want to. Finally, we have 3 cafes available offering a selection of drinks & snacks, so again we are sorry if you did not find something you enjoyed. We appreciate that perceived value will be different for all families relevant to their own unique circumstances and we are sorry on this occasion we did not meet yours. Kind regards WCP.
Written 11 June 2024
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HampshireSue
Hartley Wintney, United Kingdom22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
What a fun time we had at Wellington Country Park Neverland Illuminations. It was brilliantly themed throughout and we enjoyed the adventures of Hope. Fantastic visuals which had a wide range of variations. Good for all ages. Particularly enjoyed the interactive parts. Thoroughly recommend.
Written 18 November 2023
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Greg H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Solo
Amazing things to do for the family, the prices seemed steep but were truly worth it. Staff were kind and helpful.
Written 10 October 2023
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Giorgia D
9 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Charge full price an hour before closing. Rude staff. Extortionate food for poor quality. Pretty frustrating when you have had to pay fulll price for an hour.
Written 17 September 2023
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tiggyash
Guildford, UK2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Family
Unfortunately we didn't get to go as my partner got Covid, and there is a strict no rescheduling policy for illness. Certainly worth noting before buying any tickets in advance - there is no chance of rescheduling. Family a little disappointed, but i didn't read the small print before booking.
Written 12 September 2023
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Pritesh M
Leamington Spa, UK717 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Most parks have car parking fees, and some charge for entry as they have exciting activities that you can do for both adults and kids. Or they have staggered prices for either ages or entrance times. Therefore a cost can be justified. In this instance, the price is extortionate. Nearly £20 / person, including children regardless of their age and the time you arrive.

Don't get me wrong, the park and facilities are clean, but there is no way the price justifies what is offered. On top of that, the park closes before 6pm, so what is the purpose of having a "peak summer" price!

Coffee and snacks are the usual tourist prices, so no subsidy there.

Would I go again. At that price - NO. Would I recommend - NO. There are other parks that have better facilities and only charge car parking. Just for reference, I paid nearly £80 here for our family (2 adult and 2 teenage daughters) and I paid just under £5 for Irchester Country Park (near Wellingborough) for parking, and did virtually the same thing!

At least the staff were friendly, apart from the initial receptionist, who seemed really annoyed. Thankfully she moved away and a more polite receptionist took her place, whilst the transaction was taking place. Didn't reduce the price, but at least he was polite.

Summary - NO... Not at those prices!
Written 4 September 2023
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Nick F
16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
Genuinely great for families with young children. Loads of different areas and loads of space; we went on a sunny Saturday and it never felt too busy. You could easily spend a couple of days here - we did - as the variety of areas means it doesn’t feel repetitive. Our son is coming up to 3 and nothing felt too big or unsuitable for him.

Must admit I partly want to write this after seeing Scribbles-in-Lincs’ review; their annoyance at having to pay for an attraction is amazing. I wouldn’t expect to walk around Alton Towers for nowt, breeze through Buckingham Palace on a freebie, or have a quick go on the London Eye without forking out some cash. If you’d spent even half as much time researching as you did leaving your review then you’d have worked out it’s not what you were after. You’d have also found a dozen actually suitable places within a 20-mile radius that you could have trudged round instead. Though maybe you’re too tight to pay for the mobile data.

Anyway, the park is great and everyone there seemed to be having a fantastic time.
Written 3 September 2023
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Katherine E
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
Just returned from 3 nights camping at Wellington Country park.

PARK: amazing for little ones. It’s clearly fully designed for little ones under 8yrs. Loads to do with plenty of easy (and clean) toilet facilities everywhere; the many little parks were great, the dinosaurs were a good attraction, the train ride is well worth the extra £1, lasts around 5mins and two tunnels the kids get to scream through which was a hit! Animal farm, jumping pillow, and so so much more. The biggest hit was the splash zone. Really safe, easy to see the little ones even when busy. They loved it. One thing I was really impressed with was the cleanliness and maintenance of the park. The first day was very wet but it didn’t distract from the kids being able to access and play everything safely.

CAMPSITE: love that you are a few mins walk into the park from the site. We stayed in pitch 45. It was brilliant. Firm and stoney ground (we were in a campervan), huge pitch and even though it looked close to the elsen point, bins and loos, you would never know it. It even had a little private path straight to the shower/toilet block! The facilities were brilliantly maintained, cleaning was very regular and efficient. I’m a bit funny about site facilities and these were up there with some of the best we have stayed at. All staff were incredible. There was no noise after around 9pm but probably due to being aimed at young families! It was really different being able to camp in the middle of a forest too. Really made it memorable.

After 3 nights there, we had started to feel like we had done everything enough, not that our 4yr and 3yr agreed. They didn’t want to come home!

Such a great place. Pricier than some sites but you’re paying for the park access (which is 24hr, so it’s fantastic to get to use almost everything after it closes to the public too!). Highly recommended and I expect we will be back as my little humans haven’t stopped talking about how much they loved it yet!
Written 3 September 2023
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98ChrisD
Crowthorne, UK21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
A really good day out for young kids and families. Lots to do for a full day out with play parks, splash zone, train ride, bouncy castles and many other attractions. The petting zoo was well run and the staff friendly. Lots of places for adults to sit and picnic or watch their kids play. A great day had by all.
Written 27 August 2023
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