Paultons Theme Park is the home of Peppa Pig World, set in 120 acres of scenic parkland with over 60 theme rides and attractions for your family to enjoy. It is located at the edge of the New Forest National Park in Hampshire. Peppa Pig World is the ultimate day out for many toddlers and young children, giving them the chance to hang out and have fun with Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig and many other characters from the much-loved show.
The Peppa Pig World attraction is set over about three acres of Paultons Park. It’s a vibrant wonderland for younger children where everything you see is Peppa Pig-tastic! It can be very busy at weekends during peak season, so if you are visiting with tiny folk in tow, we would recommend a visit midweek to avoid the queues. The Peppa Pig World map is a handy tool for navigating about the attraction.
Here’s the definitive lowdown on how to make the most of your family day out at Peppa Pig World and Paultons Park.
Peppa Pig World rides and attractions
There are seven gentle rides in Peppa Pig World - a whole land of fun for your little ones!
- Peppa's Big Balloon Ride
- George's Dinosaur Adventure
- Grandpa Pig's Boat Trip
- Daddy Pig's Car Ride
- Miss Rabbit's Helicopter Flight
- Grandpa Pig's Little Train
- Windy Castle Ride
There are lots of other themed areas within Peppa Pig World to explore and play in, which small children will recognise in delight, such as Peppa Pig's house, school, campervan and the paddling ducks! The indoor play centre, George's Spaceship Playzone, offers lots of fun and there are outdoor play areas too, with Mr Potato’s Playground offering the perfect spot where the children can let off steam. There's also a water splash area (so bring a change of dry clothes!) so your little ones can join Peppa in her favourite activity of jumping in muddy puddles.
Last of all, visitors will have the chance to meet all of their favourite characters up close - say hi to Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig, Suzy Sheep and Zoe Zebra.
Eating at Peppa Pig World
For lunch, there is a themed cafe, Daddy Pig's Big Tummy Cafe, and a toddlers' picnic area. There are lots of other eateries across Paultons Park to stop at throughout your day too: the Wild Forest Family Restaurant, Base Camp, the Railroad Diner and a variety of kiosks.
Other attractions at Paultons Park
Paultons' newest spectacle is The Lost Island, which features two rollercoaster rides and a variety of family rides that take you on a ride back in time across millions of years to the Jurassic Period, the age of the dinosaurs.
Among the other top attractions found across the park are the Magma drop ride, The Sky Swinger, a pirate ship, water rides and a 4D cinema. There's also Critter’s Creek, a mini-land of weird and wonderful discoveries from the park’s resident nutty professor: Professor Blast. Don't miss out on a trip down to the Beasty Burrow - a wonderful showcase of Paulton's collection of creepy crawlies! Across the whole of Paulton's Park, there are a total of 35 rides to enjoy for all ages.
There are also a number of activities throughout the park suitable for all. Try your hand at the Gold Rush Falls Adventure Golf, follow the Discovery Trail through the woods, splash about in the Water Kingdom and ride the Rio Grande train for a laid-back tour of the park.
For more ride info including age and height restrictions click here.
Flora and Fauna
Far away from the crowds, Paulton's also has its quiet pockets of the park to get lost in. A veritable array of birds and animals ranging from flamingos to meerkats and giant tortoises are waiting to be spotted. The kids will love watching the daily penguin feeding sessions at noon and 3.30pm too.
Paultons is also host to some beautiful gardens, so there are plenty of pretty spots to bask in the sunshine. These include the Japanese Garden, the Africa-themed Jungle Falls Garden, and the Forest Friends Garden, decorated with topiary animals. The park even boasts its own tranquil lake and weir.
- Prices: Adults and children 1m and over £31.75, seniors £29.25, family tickets from £92.75, children under 1m free
- Opening times vary - check website for full details
- Wheelchair-friendly with many rides offering wheelchair access
- Restaurants and gift shops on site
- Toilets and baby changing facilities on site
- Assistance dogs welcome only
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