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Paultons Park

Romsey, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Home to Pepper Pig World, Paultons Park also plays host to a variety of attractions aimed at the family market, including the recently added Lost Kingdom dinosaur-themed area.

Opened17 May 1983
SeasonFebruary to December
OwnerThe Mancey family
Websitepaultonspark.co.uk
NearbyClarence Pier (23 miles)
South Parade Pier (24 miles)
Pirates Cove Fun Park (27 miles)
Blackgang Chine (27 miles)
Legoland Windsor (53 miles)
Paultons Park is home to the world's first Peppa Pig theme park

Paultons Park is home to the world's first Peppa Pig theme park

Paultons Park is a family theme park in Hampshire close to Southampton and is built on the former Paultons Estate, which gives it its name. Established in 1983, in recent years there has been huge investment in the park and it is now home to the UK's Peppa Pig World.

The majority of the park's attractions are aimed at children, with the rides in Peppa Pig World being especially child friendly. This has been a huge success for Paultons, seeing visitor numbers double to a million per year when it opened.

Get up close with a dinosaur

Get up close with a dinosaur

Paultons' most recent expansion is the Lost Kingdom area, opened in 2016. Aimed at older children and costing £9 million, it features two new rollercoasters for the park: Flight of the Pterosaur, a Vekoma Suspended Family Coaster; and Velociraptor, a Vekoma Family Boomerang. These are surrounded by lifelike animatronic dinosaurs and other attractions. The quality of the theming is far and above what you would expect for a small family theme park.

Amongst Paultons Park's other noteworthy attractions are Cobra, a fun Gerstlauer Bobsled rollercoaster; The Edge, a Zamperla Disk'O ride; and Magma, an 80 foot tall volcano themed drop tower from SBF Visa.

As a family theme park, Paultons Park ticks all the boxes. It has a good ride lineup that will appeal to both young children and their older brothers and sisters. The park is clean and well looked after, the staff are friendly, and the theming in Lost Kingdom and Peppa Pig World is amongst the best quality examples in the UK. It's definitely worth a visit for a fun, relaxed day out.

Attractions

Flight of the Pterosaur

Flight of the Pterosaur

Suspended family rollercoaster in the Lost Kingdom

Velociraptor

Velociraptor

Junior boomerang rollercoaster

Cobra

Cobra

Gerstlauer Bobsled coaster with steep drops and sharp turns

Magma

Magma

Volcanic-themed drop tower

The Edge

The Edge

Spinning Disk'O thrill ride

The Dinosaur Tour Co

The Dinosaur Tour Co

Jeep tour around animatronic dinosaurs

Boulder Dash

Boulder Dash

Ride inside a spinning boulder

Wave Runner

Wave Runner

Dinghy slide

Trekking Tractors

Trekking Tractors

Tractor ride

Cat-O-Pillar Coaster

Cat-O-Pillar Coaster

Family friendly rollercoaster

Dino Chase

Dino Chase

Small dinosaur themed kiddie rollercoaster

Kontiki

Kontiki

Boat ride

Victorian Carousel

Victorian Carousel

Old fashioned carousel

Raging River Log Flume

Raging River Log Flume

Log flume

Pirate Ship

Pirate Ship

Swinging pirate ship ride

Sky Swinger

Sky Swinger

Chair-o-planes

Go Karts

Go Karts

Race go-karts around the Paultons track

Rio Grande Train

Rio Grande Train

Train ride

Professor Blast's Expedition Express

Professor Blast's Expedition Express

Tiny train ride for small children

4D Cinema

4D Cinema

Showing 4D films throughout the day

Beastie Burrow

Beastie Burrow

Insects, fish and lizards galore

Peppa's Big Balloon Ride

Peppa's Big Balloon Ride

High flying spinning hot air balloons

Grampy Rabbit's Sailing Club

Grampy Rabbit's Sailing Club

Slow moving scenic boat ride

Windy Castle

Windy Castle

Flying big wheel

The Queen's Flying Coach Ride

The Queen's Flying Coach Ride

Monorail over Peppa Pig World

Miss Rabbit's Helicopter Flight

Miss Rabbit's Helicopter Flight

Helicopter themed big wheel

Grandpa Pig's Boat Trip

Grandpa Pig's Boat Trip

Circular boat ride

George's Dinosaur Adventure

George's Dinosaur Adventure

Sit on dinosaur ride in Peppa Pig World

Videos

ECC Paultons Park trip 2016 video

ECC Paultons Park trip 2016

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