If you are visiting Beamish Museum this winter then you may like to take a spin on their ice rink – open daily from today 18th November 2017 until 7th January 2018 – closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Weekends only from 8th January 2018 until 9th February, daily from 10th February until 18th February (half term) and weekends only from 19th February until 25th February 2018.
Beamish Museum‘s real ice rink is twenty metres by ten metres and can accommodate up to seventy skaters and promises to be a festive experience for all the family, suitable for novice skaters up to expert.
Beamish Museum‘s ice rink is part of their winter fun fair and is decorated in a traditional Edwardian style with festoon lighting.
Ice skating tickets are available to purchase at the winter fun fair. Tickets include skate hire and cost £5 for adults and £4 for children up to 16 years old. Under 7’s must be accompanied on the ice by an adult. Children aged 8 to 12 must be supervised by an adult (from rink side).
Skate sessions last a minimum of twenty minutes. There is also a special offer – for every full paying adult, one child skates free.
Skate session times are listed below and include initial skate collection/exchange, at least twenty minutes on the ice and skate return/exchange. Skates are available in junior size 8 to adult size 15.
Session 1 – 10:15am
Session 2 – 10:45am
Session 3 – 11:15am
Session 4 – 11:45am
Session 5 – 12:15pm
Session 6 – 12:45pm
Session 7 – 1:15pm
Session 8 – 1:45pm
Session 9 – 2:15pm
Session 10 – 2:45pm
Session 11 – 3:15pm
Our bed and breakfast accommodation welcomes 100’s of guests each year who stay with us when visiting Beamish Museum – their 2017-2018 flyer can be seen below.
If you have never visited Beamish Museum before you can take a look around in this video before your visit…
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More ideas of places to visit while staying with us can be found here: Places To Visit.