How to get to Waterworld Stoke by train
To get a train to Waterworld Stoke, visitors need to get a service to Stoke-On-Trent station. Trains to Stoke can be boarded from many UK towns and cities including Manchester Piccadilly, Crewe, and London Euston, with the London to Stoke train journey taking just under two hours.
Once you’ve arrived at Stoke-on-Trent station, you can take the number 25 bus towards Hanley City Centre before changing to the 4 or 4a bus to Festival Park.
Alternatively, it's possible to travel to Stoke-on-Trent via a coach, most of which terminate at Hanley bus station. From here you can catch a 4 or 4a bus to Festival Park.
What to do at Waterworld Stoke
Waterworld Stoke is a great place to spend a day out with friends or family. Full of adrenaline, thrills, spills and splashes, kids are sure to have a great time in this indoor water park and resort.
Take on the Twister White Knuckle Ride as a family, enjoy some time out relaxing in the Rapids, or get your adrenaline pumping in the Thunderbolt. With 21 water rides to try, there’s plenty of fun for children (and adults) of all ages.
Waterworld is a popular destination for birthday parties and group trips. There are also special events for those with additional needs and discounts available for families looking for a midweek day out or a half-term activity.
Waterworld also has a mini golf adventure course, as well as a spa and fitness club for those who fancy taking a break away from the water.
Once people have had their fill of fun, everyone can fill up with delicious treats or a meal from one of Waterworld’s eateries. There’s the Water’s Edge restaurant, the Sweets and Treats Dessert bar, and even an onsite Subway.
There are also souvenirs, t-shirts, flip-flops, and more available from the merchandise shop. All you need to remember is a towel and your favourite swimming costume for a great day out.
About Waterworld Stoke
First opened in 1989, Waterworld Stoke is the UK’s main tropical water park and welcomes thousands of thrill-seeking visitors every year.
Waterworld is an ideal place to visit, any day of the week and in any weather conditions. Thanks to this, it’s a favourite for both adults and children alike, with thousands of people taking to the rides every year.
If you’re looking for a place to hold your birthday party, a day out during half term or a location to help your children get more confident in the water, then Waterworld Stoke is a must-visit destination.
Ways to save on your train ticket to Waterworld Stoke
If you’re a group of adults and children looking to take a train to Waterworld Stoke-on-Trent then you can save money by buying a Family ticket. These cover travel for up to two adults and three children at a lower fare and guarantee you a table. Alternatively, you can buy Child tickets for those aged under five or use a Family & Friends Railcard to get a discount of between a third and 60%.
You can also save money by booking in advance, choosing to travel in Off-Peak hours wherever possible or buying a Group ticket if you’re visiting with friends.
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