• Ice skating at The Ark

    Get your skates on!
    Get fit and have fun with the family at The Ark

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Ice Rink

Ice skating fun for all ages

Whatever the weather outside, get your skates on and come and enjoy some fun on our all year round real ice skating rink. All ages and abilities welcome!

Watch friends or family on the ice from The Ark Café.


1 hour sessions – no need to book

Child  2-12yrs with skate hire  £5.00

Adult  12yrs+ with skate hire  £6.00

Child  2-12yrs without skate hire  £4.00

Adult  12yrs+ without skate hire  £5.00

Hire of Bobby Seal/Penguin support aid for young ones  £3.00 per 30mins and £5.00 per 60mins

NB:  Children 8 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult on the ice.

Last admission to the ice rink is 4pm on a friday due to Family Club Night.

Children's parties are held on the ice rink at weekends and as such there may be a wait to get onto the ice for non party bookings.  

April Offer No.1

Play in soft play and skate for half price.

Soft play and ice skating £7.50 for under threes and £8.50 for over threes.  Valid Monday - Friday during April.

Free entry for accompanying adults in soft play and 50% discount for ice skating with each paid child entry. 

April Offer No.2

Spend £10 or more at The Kitchen and receive 50% off same day entry to The Ark.

Receipt required from The Kitchen as proof of purchase. Maximum 4 people per receipt. Valid Monday - Friday during April.

April Offer No.3 

Skate and Meal Deal.  £10 Inclusive of boot hire and a meal deal of your choice. 

Ham coleslaw panini

Cheese panini

Mini hot dog with chips and beans
Plus a cold drink

Valid Monday - Friday during April.

Weekly Special Offers


Parent & Toddler Ice Skating
£4 for parent and one toddler, £2 for each additional child.
Suitable for children aged 3+ who must be accompanied by a participating adult.
This fun drop-in session for both mother and toddler has a qualified coach on hand to offer tips and advice on ice skating for both you and your child.
With Bobby penguins, seals, ice hockey sticks, goals, sledges and other toys. The session combines play and learning to feel confident on the ice.

Not valid in school holidays


Golden Blades - over 60s' ice skating and a free coffee to relax with afterwards.
With skate hire £6.00, without skate hire £5.00 - one free Americano or cup of tea with every full paying adult ticket. 

Not valid in school holidays


Golden Blades - over 60s' ice skating and a free coffee to relax with afterwards.
With skate hire £6.00, without skate hire £5.00 - one free Americano or cup of tea with every full paying adult ticket.

Not valid in school holidays.


Family Club Night - must be pre-booked!
Skate, Play & Eat

£29.95 (2 adults and 2 child), additional children £7.50 each
1 hour Skate – Ice Disco! Join in with the YMCA/Gangnam Style/Macarana/Agadoo.
1 hour Play – Time for the kids to run riot and you to catch your breath after dancing on ice.
1 hour Eat – Family Buffet. Drinks not included.

Please note: this offer is for families only and cannot be used as a party option.

Every day!

Meal Deals after 3pm (during term time)
Lunchbox or Mini meal - half price when combined with ice skating or soft play 

See terms and conditions.


We offer small group and one-to-one lessons. Please contact us for more details.


We welcome groups of all shapes and sizes! We can accommodate anything from school classes to corporate events. Please contact us for more details.

Birthday Parties

Celebrate that special occasion with a themed ice skating birthday party at The Ark! 
We guarantee it will be a party to remember! 

Let us help you plan and host your very own ice party - with plenty of time on the rink plus loads of fun activities, the kids are sure to have a great time.

Click here for details

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