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Are the rides affected by cold weather, wind, and rain?

Thursday 25th January 2024

Are the rides affected by cold weather, wind and rain?

Paultons Park is an outdoor attraction and the vast majority of the rides are outside.

Some rides and attractions are affected by the weather and may close during extreme conditions such as very low temperatures, high winds, very heavy rain or thunder and lightning.

The safety of our guests and staff is always our number one priority – please be assured that we constantly monitor weather conditions in real time, using our very own weather station, to enable us to adjust the operation of rides accordingly. Please download the free Paultons Park App for live updates on ride availability.

Heavy Rain:
During periods of heavy rain some rides may be suspended.

High Winds:
The following rides and attractions will close during periods of high winds:
Note the garden areas will be closed during high winds also.

32 mph

35 mph
Flight of the Pterosaur
Windy Castle
The Queen’s Flying Coach Ride
Storm Chaser
Rio Grande Train
Selected areas in the gardens

40 mph
Peppa’s Big Balloon Ride
Miss Rabbit’s Helicopter Flight
Raging River Ride
Sky Swinger
Farmyard Flyer
Windmill Towers
Buffalo Falls (this ride may close at lower wind speeds based on wind direction)

50 mph
Pirate Ship

Ice & Cold Weather:
Paultons continues to open during cold weather, however when sub zero temperatures are experienced overnight please expect some operational delays and disruption whilst rides and attractions are thawed out. Please note that some rides may need to remain closed should low temperatures continue into the day and/or close early should the temperatures drop and ice begins to re-form on the tracks.

Terms & Conditions:
As per the Park’s terms and conditions, guests are reminded that for technical, operational, weather or other reasons, any attraction, ride or facility may be closed, altered, removed or be otherwise unavailable at any time without prior notice. If weather conditions dictate we reserve the right to close earlier than the published time.

Guests are able to change their visit date for a £20 fee, up to midnight the day before a visit, should another date be preferable.

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