Big Skate


The Big Skate outdoor rink, made with real ice, has returned to The Parade for the festive season and will run until Sunday 13th January, offering fun for all the family.

The Big Skate is open seven days a week.  You can start the day with a serene morning skate or enjoy a post-work spin.  ​For those who prefer to keep their feet firmly on the ground, the perfect spectating spot can be found in the rink-side bar.

Sessions start on the hour and last 45 minutes.  Ticket price includes skate hire.

You can turn up on the day and skate if the rink is not at full capacity, or book a ticket in advance at

Monday to Friday: 12pm to 9pm
Saturday/Sunday: 11am to 9pm

TICKET PRICES:  BIG SKATE OFFER: All tickets £5 from Thursday 3rd January until Sunday 13 January – this offer applies to walk up tickets only – you will pay more if you book online! 
Adult: £8.50
Children/students: £6.50
Penguins: £3.00

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