Whitby Ice Rink

The ice rink is back this year, bigger and better!

Once again the town will be installing a full-size undercover real ice rink, right in the centre of Whitby!

With a capacity of 80 skaters, it will be THE place to get your Christmas fun fix this winter season.

When does the ice rink open?

The ice rink opens at 11am on Friday 2nd December 2022 and runs through to 8pm on Monday 2nd January 2023 (closed Christmas day).

Opening hours are 11am to 8pm (last session is 7pm) daily

How much is the ice rink and how do I buy a ticket?

Prices start at £6 for a child and £8 for an adult, off peak times.  There are also prices for families and if you live locally you may qualify for a 20% discount! Go to Tickets for more information and to book.

IMPORTANT: You must purchase your ticket via this site to skate.  It is not possible to purchase tickets on the door.

Is the ice rink real ice, or one of those plastic ones?

It's real ice, which provides the most enjoyment and a great atmosphere.

What is the minimum age for children?

The minimum age for children is 4 years old.

Can children skate without supervision from an adult

Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult (over 18). If under 8 then an adult must accompany them on the ice, if 8 to 12 then an adult must be either on the ice or viewing.  Over 12's can skate on their own.

What if the weather is bad?

The ice rink will be fully enclosed in a marquee, so you can skate during bad weather.

How long are the sessions?

Each session is one hour - please note this includes the time you will need to enter, put on your skates and exit at the end of the session.

Where will the ice rink be located?

On Endeavour Wharf car park, next to the replica Endeavour.

Do I need to bring my own skates?

No, they are provided for free.

How big will the ice rink be?

12m x 20m which is about 40ft x 65ft with enough space for 80 skaters at a time.

Whitby ice rink December 2021.