Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland, York

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#6 of 8 in Theme Parks in North Yorkshire
Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland, York’s magical festive experience, returns to the grounds of McArthur Glen’s York Designer Outlet this winter incorporating outdoor ice skating on the North of England’s largest outdoor ice rink, a traditional funfair, Santa’s grotto, Christmas shopping and exciting new Scandi-licious treats from PapaKitchen.

Tickets for ice skating at The Ice Factor go on sale Friday 1st September at 10am
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  • Had to come off the ice after 10 minutes because it resembled a swimming pool and not a ice ring due to mild weather! Complained at the time. They we're not interested in offering a refund or even a p...  more »
  • The ice rink itself was great and my kids loved it, especially as it was snowing the day they went. However I have only given it a 3 star because the staff who were running it were very unfriendly and...  more »
  • Lovely atmosphere and nice little treat xmas eve, however the amount of money they charge really should ensure the ice remains as ice is was like skating in a paddling pool...a mild few days and thous...  more »
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  • The ice was a total mess, if it survives the weekend I'll be surprised. £27 for 2 adults and 1 child with skate hire, although you're paying to have your feet in pain for an hour. I don't think they've changed the skates since they first started doing the Ice Factor in York. The lining is all worn out and the casings are bent up meaning they need to be really tight to be secure, but the casings dig into your foot. Also the ice was totally overcrowded with only 6 penguins available for kids to use (£2 extra hire fee). It's crazy that it's advertised as a family attraction but there's no where near enough aids for kids. Also you don't know there's not enough until you get there and have already pre booked. Overall it's crazy how poor the experience was, especially considering you can pay a lot less to skate in central London with comfortable Bauer skates, a bigger rink & a dedicated kids learning area.
  • The rink was very good and cafe next door was delightful. Worth every penny.
  • The rink was good and nice cabin to have a mulled wine in. Rides were all closed though which was a shame
  • Nice ice skating rink. Bit pricey.
  • Ice skating was really good but very cold, wrap up warm if your going here.

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