25th July - 4th September

Nottingham Beach will be making a welcome return this year for everybody to enjoy over the summer holidays, engulfing Old Market Square in summer fun,

New for 2022 is the Giant Slip ‘n Slide, a ticketed attraction within Nottingham Beach that comprises two giant inflatable waterslides:

The Arrow is the largest inflatable urban waterslide in the UK. A 55m long, 14m wide, 13m high, two-lane waterslide where you can race against your friends.

Little John is a 22m long, 18m wide, 7.5m high waterpark with 6 lanes of slides. Splashing in to an 18m x 10m pool that can also be used for general paddling.

Visitors will require a ticket to enjoy the Giant Slip ‘n Slide with tickets bookable in advance online. There is a limited stock of complimentary wetsuits and bodyboards available. Tickets enable unlimited rides for one hour. Note that a small amount of time within this hour will be designated for changing and leaving Nottingham Residents can book at a discounted rate of £10, the full rate is £12 per hour.

Tickets are on sale now at: https://visit-nottinghamshire.gigantic.com/nottingham-beach-tickets

To obtain the discount, tickets must be booked in advance online and will require a Nottingham City Council tax Reference number and postcode.

The free to access beach has also been extended for 2022 with over 390m2 of sand, and to help beach goers cool down a 105m2 accompanying wading pool. Alongside a revamped mix of children’s rides and side-games, The Starflyer will be back to challenge the grown-ups. Towering 40m into the air, it offers amazing views over the whole beach and city beyond.

There will also be a wide range of food and drink choices catering for all tastes from slushies and ice cream through to the Filthy Vegan and the ever-popular Melt and Grill. The popular small beach shack bar will also return.

Specific low-density sensory pool sessions will be made available for those with cognitive impairments

The minimum age for the Giant Slip ‘n Slide is five years old

Local acoustic artists will perform in the beach bar area on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. There is no entry fee

Opening Hours:
Event site
Monday to Saturday from 10am until 11pm
Sunday from 10am until 10pm
The Pool/Beach area
Closes at 7.30pm daily.
Giant Slip ‘n Slide Attraction
1​​​​1am – 6pm every day
Beach Bar
Mon – Fri: 12pm – 2300 Sat: 10am – 2300  Sun: 10am – 2200

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