Real Ice Skating in Taunton

Castle Green, TA1 1NF

9 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020

Real Ice Skating in Taunton


Come and join us for a skate on real ice and feel festive in the beautiful surroundings of Castle Green.

The real ice experience must be enjoyed by all. Whether you’re a complete beginner or skating’s next best thing, it’s the perfect day out with family and friends.

Visitors can skate on the ice rain or shine, with a fully enclosed marquee, decorated with festive lights and music. If skating’s not your thing, why not relax at the festive huts with a hot chocolate or mulled wine?
Skate sessions run on the hour and each session lasts one hour including skate change. We recommend you arrive at the venue a minimum of 15 minutes before your skating session starts to allow time for putting on your skates.
T's and C's and FAQs

Taunton Ice Rink is currently closed; the answers to our FAQs apply only when the event is running.
If there is any conflict between any part of the website and the Terms and Conditions, the Terms and Conditions prevail.

Where is Taunton’s Ice Rink?
Taunton’s Ice Rink is located in Castle Green, Taunton TA1 1NF

Can I buy tickets at Taunton's Ice Rink?
Tickets are purchased on-line. Tickets will not be sold at the rink, pre-booking is strongly advised.

Is Taunton's Ice Rink undercover?
Taunton’s Ice Rink is undercover, so regardless of the weather, you're guaranteed a great time.
Can I park at the Ice Rink?
No, there are a number of public car parks nearby, the closest being Castle Street car park. You can find a full list of available car parks in Taunton by

Is there somewhere to purchase food and drink at the Ice Rink?
We have light refreshments available at the Ice Rink, but plenty of choice in the heart of the town.
Are you open every day?
The Ice Rink will be closed on Christmas Day.
Is there wheelchair access?

The site is wheelchair accessible. Please note: Wheelchair users must be accompanied on the ice by a competent skater.
Will you be running any sessions for people with disabilities?

We are unable to provide any specific session, quieter session are likely to be during the first sessions of the day.  
Are there toilets at the Ice Rink?
The Ice Rink attendees can use the public toilets in Castle Green.
Is there anywhere to store my belongings whilst on the Taunton Ice Rink?
All items are left at your own risk and Taunton Ice Rink does not take any responsibility for any lost or stolen items. 
Are there any age restrictions at the Taunton Ice Rink?

The minimum age for skating on the ice rink is 4 years old. Skaters aged between 4 – 10 years must be accompanied by an adult (16+) on the ice. A ratio of 1 adult to 2 children will be accepted. Under 4s will not be allowed to skate. You can skate on the Taunton Ice Rink up to any age but please be aware of the health risks. Skating is not recommended for anyone with serious illness or heart conditions. Skating is also not recommended for pregnant women.
I am not an experienced skater – will there be help on hand?
Our ice skate marshals are available at all times to monitor and encourage safe skating and will assist where possible, however they do not provide tuition and the ice skate marshals' priority will be the safety of all users of the Ice Rink.  
Can I bring my own skates?
Skate hire is included in the price of the tickets – however, if you prefer to bring your own skates then you are welcome to do so. There is no reduction in price if you bring your own skates.
How long will an ice skating session last?
Skating sessions last for 45 minutes with a further 15 minutes designated for shoe change. Please arrive at the Taunton Ice Rink at least 15 minutes before your desired session to allow ample time to change shoes and get on the ice.
Is the Taunton Ice Rink all–weather?
The Taunton Ice Rink is covered and will be in operation in most weather conditions. We therefore urge you to dress appropriately. Wrap up warm with hats and gloves. Long skirts and long coats should not be worn on the ice rink for your own safety. Please note: there is no indoor waiting area at the Taunton Ice Rink.
Is there a spectator area?

The marquee has glass sides suited to watch the skaters.
Can I book a skate aid in advance?
The skate aids are available on a first come, first serve basis and can be booked in advance. We do not recommend the use of skate aids for those over 110cm tall. (Please note: we cannot guarantee the availability of the skate aids as there are only limited numbers available.) 
Do I need to book in advance or can I turn up on the day?
We strongly recommend that all sessions are pre-booked to avoid disappointment. please use our online booking system. Advance tickets can not be purchased at the Ice Rink.   
I have booked online… what next?
You will receive an e-ticket via our ticketing platform to the email you supplied at the time of booking. You can download the ticket onto your smartphone and show this at the Ice Rink. If you do not receive your ticket please contact us at
If I cannot make it to my booked session, will I get a refund?

Unfortunately, we cannot offer any refunds for non-attendance.
Can I change my booking?
Bookings cannot be amended after payment is confirmed. Please ensure that you are able to attend your chosen time slot.
What is the 'service charge'?
The service charge is a transaction fee from our ticketing provider, who provide the Ice Rink online booking system.


Opening Hours

Opening Times vary, please check out the booking system for available times and dates.


Adults are £10
Children aged 15 or under are £8

Please a note a service charges apply from our online booking provider.

Road Directions

Follow signs for the Castle Hotel, Taunton.

Public Transport Directions

The park and ride will be operating over the Christmas period and on Saturdays throughout December.

Please visit The First Group for details


Real Ice Skating in Taunton
Castle Green
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