25th November - 3rd January

Bedford Park, Park Avenue

Skating under the stars

New for 2023

25th November - 3rd January

Pre Book to make sure you have a spot on the ice, it's going to be a super popular one so don't take a chance and miss out!

Tickets peak times

Tickets off-peak times

Monday to Thursday tickets are at the off peak price until the 17th of December

Skating under the stars at Christmas time is a super special thing to do, and for the first time we have our own ice rink at Winterwonderland Bedford

No bags on the ice –
Cloakroom available at Skate Hire for £2.00

Rules of the Rink:

To make the Ice Rink a fun and enjoyable experience for all, we ask you to follow these simple guidelines:


  • Don’t skate whilst pregnant.
  • Don’t sit or climb over the safety barrier.
  • Don’t chip or throw any ice.
  • Don’t skate at excessive speed.
  • Don’t smoke, drink, or eat on the ice.
  • Don’t drop litter on the ice.
  • Don’t carry babies or young children on the ice.
  • Don’t skate in chains of more than two.
  • Don’t wear scarves or loose clothing that may become entangled with other skaters.
  • Don’t carry any loose articles or bags on the ice.
  • Don’t cut across the middle of the rink.
  • Don’t play tag.
  • Don’t consume alcohol before skating.


  • Do make sure that your skates fit well and are correctly tightened.
  • Do wear gloves.
  • Do skate in an anti-clockwise direction only.
  • Obey instructions from the rink staff and have fun!


Penguin Skate Aid £5 for 45 minutes!

  • Handed out on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Availability is limited per session for safety reasons.
  • Penguins are for use by young children only, under 1.2m or under the age of 10.
  • We cannot reserve any penguins unless already booked with your ticket online.
  • Customers wanting Penguin skate aids are advised to arrive early at the Skate Exchange to avoid disappointment, no sooner than 30 minutes before the start of their session.


Ice-Rink Tickets: Terms & Conditions:

  • Tickets are valid for the date and time specified. It is your responsibility to check your tickets as mistakes cannot always be rectified.
  • Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded. There is no re-admission to an exhibition or an event.
  • Tickets must not be resold for profit or commercial gain. Failure to comply will make this ticket void.
  • Bedford Winter Wonderland reserves the right to refuse admission or attendance to any visitor.
  • Admission for latecomers cannot be guaranteed, although offered wherever possible.
  • Bedford Winter Wonderland reserves the right to make any alterations to an advertised event. Where an event is cancelled ticket holders will be offered either tickets for a rescheduled date (subject to availability) up to the face value of the original tickets, or if the ticket holder is unable to attend the rescheduled event, a refund of the ticket face value.
  • By attending this event, ticket holders consent to being photographed or filmed by Bedford Winter Wonderland. This may then be used for the purposes of marketing and publicity.