Paultons is the UK’s Number 1 Family Theme Park — located in Hampshire with over 70 exciting rides and attractions, set within 140 acres of beautiful parkland on the edge of the New Forest National Park. Paultons is also home of the UK Exclusive Peppa Pig World with 9 fun Peppa-themed rides, great for an amazing day out with the kids. Enjoy roller coasters, thrill rides, family rides, indoor and outdoor play areas, water splash parks, entertainments and an astonishing collection of birds and animals at our amusement park.
Come on Storm Chasers! Set in a midwest desert resort town in the American heyday of the 1950’s, a trip to Tornado Springs is a vacation like no other! Covering over four acres and featuring 8 exciting rides and experiences!
A highlight of the attractions in Tornado Springs is Storm Chaser an exhilarating family spinning rollercoaster that takes guests to height of 20 metres above ground before ‘riding the storm’. Cyclonator – a huge Gyro Swing spinning pendulum ride, swings guests to a height of 25 metres –it is sure to put you in a spin!
The land also features Al’s Auto Academy – a garage-themed driving school ride with 30 electric cars, which uniquely gives parents the opportunity to hop on board and help guide more novice younger drivers around the track! All this plus two fun family drop rides called Windmill Towers, the Buffalo Falls water raft ride, and Trekking Tractors that complete the line-up of rides available at Tornado Springs.
In addition, the themed world of Tornado Springs offers Al’s Shop & Service, a confectionery based shop; Route 83 Diner, a family fast food restaurant; - and two amazing playgrounds, Parking Lot Tots and Junkyard Junction, to cater for differing age ranges.
NEW FOR 2022: An amazing new junior coaster, Farmyard Flyer is now open in Tornado Springs!
Peppa Pig World
A world first and UK exclusive, Peppa Pig World is an amazing land that lets youngsters discover Peppa’s World in 5 acres of fully themed fun! Meet Peppa Pig along with Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig and George, all in their very own land with Peppa Pig themed rides and restaurants. Enjoy The Queen’s Flying Coach Ride, Grampy Rabbit’s Sailing Club, Daddy Pig’s Car Ride, an indoor playzone, Muddy Puddles water splash park and much more!
Don’t forget to visit Lost Kingdom, where dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes greet you at every turn. Journey back 150 million years to discover the forgotten era of dinosaurs Take a Jurassic Jeep expedition, ride the Velociraptor family coaster as it rockets around tight bends at speeds up to 40mph and soar high into the sky on The Flight of the Pterosaur – a suspended family coaster! With plenty for young explorers to discover it will be a Jurassic Adventure for the whole family to enjoy.
Critter Creek is a fully themed world of strange mixed-up creatures known as the ‘Curious Critters’! Meet the Fly-ger or say hello to the Horned Swamp Donkey! You can take a ride on the Cat-o-pillar rollercoaster and discover enormous colourful plants the likes of which have never been seen before. Critter Creek is also home to Professor Blast’s Discovery Express Train, a delightful journey for little ones and Beastie Burrow, a real life bug emporium complete with fascinating and unusual insects, fish and lizards!
See the Park’s own little corner of Africa and discover the amazing animals and birds of the savannah. From Meerkats, to Porcupines, Lizards to Mongooses there are animals of all shapes and size to delight and entertain. Visit the nocturnal house to see the Fennec Fox, Giant Pouched Rats and African pygmy mice before venturing back in to the picturesque free flying aviary to meet Trumpeter Hornbills, Black-Crowned Night Herons and many, many more fascinating species.
Perfect for thrill seekers is the Park’s breath-taking ride, EDGE. Riders swoop and spin through the air reaching a height of 15 metres on a giant disc that travels along a 90 metre track featuring a ‘camelback’ hill to create an amazing floating sensation. EDGE was the first ride of its type in the UK and perfectly complements the Park’s other thrilling rides and attractions including The Cobra. Cobra features a thrilling combination of twists, drops and turns that have made it a great family favourite.
There are plenty of slower rides such as the Victorian Carousel and a 4D cinema to cater for a gentler experience!
Guests will love Water Kingdom! It’s a whole world of water jets, giant tipping buckets, sprays, fountains, and super soakers for the little ones to enjoy and explore. This huge 8,500ft2 kids’ splash park paradise features more than 20 different ways of getting wet and has a seated patio area nearby so parents can relax whilst watching the fun.
Daily penguin feeding sessions also take place throughout the year, featuring an entertaining keeper talk which gives visitors a chance to learn more about these unusual and often humorous birds.
|Open (19 Feb 2023 - 23 Dec 2023)|
* Paultons Park is open on selected dates during the Autumn-Winter, all through Spring and Summer each year. Please check opening times carefully when planning your visit and note that the Park is closed 24th - 31st December, all of January and selected dates in February, March, October, November and December. Please see Paultons Park website for further information.
Map & Directions
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Paultons is easy to reach being Just off exit 2 of the M27, close to the edge of the New Forest National Park. Follow the brown tourist signs on the motorway.
West bound traffic - when leaving the M3 to join M27 please bear left to take M27 West towards Bournemouth and Southampton. Do not follow signs to M27 E (Portsmouth).
Public Transport Directions
The X7 Salisbury-Southampton service stops at Ower, Vine Inn outside the Park which is a 5-10 minute walk along the drive to the Paultons main entrance. During certain Wiltshire School Holidays some journeys travel direct to the Park's main entrance.
The nearest mainline train stations are: Southampton Airport Parkway - 10 miles away with a 15 minute taxi drive to the Park and Southampton Central - 8 miles away with a 10-15 minute taxi drive to the Park.
Paultons is a short car trip from the Southampton International and Bournemouth International Airports.
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