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Kids are in for a spectacular treat with a trip to Peppa Pig World, whether you’re spoiling them with a half-term getaway or an Easter or summer holiday adventure. Perfect for an active day out in the fresh air, the much-loved character’s theme park is ideal for children aged from one to six years old. Peppa Pig World is part of Paultons Park and features a variety of family friendly rides, such as roller coasters and water rides, as well as attractions and shows featuring Peppa Pig and George.

Magical and exciting, a visit to Peppa Pig World is one of the best things to do in England with kids, and it’ll keep them entertained for hours. Read on to discover how to get to there, where to eat, and what you can expect from your fun day out at this attraction.

Where is Peppa Pig World?

Peppa Pig World is found in Paultons Park, on the edge of the New Forest National Park, near Ower in Hampshire. The theme park is located just 8 miles from Southampton Central station, so it’s easy to reach for visitors travelling by train.

Be sure to check Peppa Pig World opening times and book your tickets – and accommodation if you’re staying overnight – before you visit.

How do I get to Peppa Pig World?

Peppa Pig World is easy to get to from around Britain, especially by public transport.

Travelling by train

The closest station to Peppa Pig World is Southampton Central. After arriving at the station, take a short 20-minute bus journey on the Salisbury Reds X7 bus to the attraction’s nearest stops: Paultons Park Main Entrance or Ower, Mortimer Arms, or take a taxi instead. Some of the most popular train routes to Southampton Central run from Woking, Bournemouth, Southampton Airport Parkway and Winchester.

There is a flexible range of ticket types to choose from. Get cheap train tickets to Peppa Pig World by travelling off-peak or booking in advance, and save more money with a Railcard.

How to get Peppa Pig World from London

There’s a direct train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central that runs frequently throughout the day. The train from London Waterloo also stops at Clapham Junction, so you can hop on here if it’s more convenient. Be sure to double-check your train times and routes before your journey.

Things to do at Peppa Pig World

There’s so much for toddlers to see and do during a day or weekend at Peppa Pig World, including rides, shows and a chance to meet their favourite characters.

Rides at Peppa Pig World

There are nine wonderful rides for little ones to enjoy during their visit to Peppa Pig World, all themed around the beloved show’s characters, including Peppa herself and her pals Grandpa Pig, Daddy Pig and Miss Rabbit.

Peppa’s Big Balloon Ride

Embark on a voyage into the air that gives you bird’s-eye views of Peppa Pig World. Kids can soak up the sights of the park and adults can enjoy the luscious green landscapes beyond, while sitting in a colourful and captivating hot air balloon. There’s no height restriction for this ride and it fits up to four adults and two children per basket.

Peppa’s Big Balloon Ride
Peppa’s Big Balloon Ride

Miss Rabbit’s Helicopter Flight

An absolute treat for kids of all ages, this helicopter-themed Ferris wheel ride will take you on a spin in the sky. Vibrant and fun, the ride is sure to entice little ones who will be in awe of the views. Four people can fit in each helicopter.

Grandpa Pig’s Boat Trip

Grandpa Pig loves sailing, and he also collects ships in a bottle, so it’s no surprise that he’s got his very own boat ride at Peppa Pig World. Set sail in one of Grandpa Pig’s miniature boats that gently spins you around on a voyage. Kids of all heights can enjoy this ride, and there’s also an allowance of four people per boat.

Daddy Pig’s Car Ride

Your kids will love this car ride as much as Daddy Pig himself, as they ‘steer’ their way around the course, while looking out for some of their favourite characters from the show. Don’t forget to wave to passing traffic as you weave your way through this adventure in your four-seater car. Treat your little ones to a ride photo afterwards as a special souvenir from the day.

George's Dinosaur Adventure

Little ones will be thrilled to see George’s Mr Dinosaur toy come to life as they take a bouncy ride on his back through gorgeous greenery and a path filled with Peppa Pig’s friends. Hold on tight, hop on, and prepare your biggest grins for the ride photos, too. This ride is suitable for kids over 0.85 metres tall.

Grandpa Pig’s Little Train

All aboard this magical train journey, which sees Grandpa Pig, the master of mending and making things, taking you and your family on a journey around its tracks. Get cosy in your colourful family-sized carriage, which sits two adults and two children, as you delight in its exciting trail.

Windy Castle Ride

Braver children will have a whale of a time on the speedy Windy Castle Ride as you bob up and down in a rotating cloud. You’ll see the vast grounds of Peppa Pig World as you fly high in the sky in a cabin that can fit two adults and two children.

Grampy Rabbit’s Sailing Club

Splash your way through a spinning boat journey at Grampy Rabbit’s Sailing Club, as Grampy Rabbit and the gang look on. These colourful boats will sail you to Pirate Island – but be sure to look out for the Queen’s Flying Coach Ride above you, too.

Grampy Rabbit's Sailing Club
Grampy Rabbit's Sailing Club

The Queen’s Flying Coach Ride

There’s no better way to take in the magnificent sights of Peppa Pig World than aboard the Queen’s Flying Coach ride, which seats up to four adults and two children. Beginning at the Queen’s castle and meandering around the park, this monorail-style attraction takes you on an unmissable tour of the attraction inside your very own carriage.

What to look out for at Peppa Pig World

There’s lots to see and do at Peppa Pig World on your fun family day out, with no shortage of activities to enjoy at this special attraction. Aside from taking a spin on the rides, your children will get the opportunity to see the show’s stars Peppa and George throughout the park and even get photos with them as a reminder of their visit – look out for them on the Queen’s Flying Coach Ride, too.

For some active fun to tire the little ones out, head indoors to George’s Spaceship Playzone where they’ll be able to enjoy climbing structures, George's Spaceship Rocket Slide, Peppa’s Recycling Centre (with soft balls galore) and even an area for tiny tots, too. For outdoor excitement, Mr Potato’s Playground features swings, climbing, tunnels and a magical rainbow trail. And be sure to pack their wellies and a spare pair of clothes as the magical Muddy Puddles section gives kids the chance to jump in puddles to their hearts’ content in a mini water playground.

Food and drink

When it comes to refreshments at Peppa Pig World, there’s something for everyone, from sit down meals and hot food to coffee and snacks, with all dietary requirements catered for. For a quick bite to eat head to Daddy Pig’s Cafe or The Queen’s Kitchen, featuring pizzas, pasties, sausage rolls, sweet treats and more. Or head just outside of Peppa Pig World to Paulton Park’s Wild Forest Family Restaurant for a delicious feast of burgers, chicken skewers and so much more. Flagging grown-ups can refuel at the Coffee Station next to the entrance to Peppa Pig World.

Family-friendly places to stay near Peppa Pig World

Make the most of your trip and extend it to a short break by staying at one of the nearby family-friendly hotels in Southampton. For families on a budget, there’s a Holiday Inn, an Ibis, and a Jurys Inn.

Boutique hotels nearby include the White Rabbit Hotel by Greene King Inns, Lime Wood Hotel and The Crown Manor House Hotel. Or to really get that holiday feeling, treat yourselves to a luxury stay at Woodlands Lodge Hotel or Leonardo Royal Southampton Grand Harbour.

Peppa Pig World accessibility

Guests with disabilities needing extra assistance are welcomed at Peppa Pig World, with wheelchair and mobility scooter-dependent guests admitted for free. Several of the rides are fully accessible, there’s special parking available, restaurants and shops are wheelchair accessible, and you can hire manual wheelchairs free of charge on site but be sure to pre-book during busier periods. For more information, visit the website.

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