Frequently Asked Questions

We’re so excited to announce Nottingham Beach is back for 2022. We’re open from Monday 25th July until Sunday 4th September.

We understand that you may have some questions regarding our latest changes. Please see if the FAQ’s below help, if not please Contact Us and we would be happy to help.

Nottingham Beach 2022 FAQ

  • 150 people at any one time. This provides ample space for our guests to be comfortable, enjoy the deckchairs and pool area.

  • We have refocused our efforts on the core elements of attractions, food and beverage – films will not feature at this year’s event.

  • Absolutely – step-free access is available for all areas of the event. Some rides are subject to their own specific risk assessments so please speak to security, stewards or the operations team members onsite to understand accessibility. Our team are always on-hand to help and we are undertaking internal audits to make sure we are providing the best service to our guests.

  • The government has removed remaining domestic restrictions in England. There are still steps you can take to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19. See https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus for more information.

  • The beach 2022 is not a socially distanced event, however we have designed the site to ensure that it is more comfortable. This includes capacity management in the family beach bar area.

  • Yes! Live music returns to the family beach bar at specific session times. Once published, the schedule can be found on our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/nottinghambeach

  • In the beach bar you will be able to take a seat, order via an online app and have your drinks brought you by our friendly team. If you choose to purchase food at any of our street food vendors, you can bring this with you in the seated area.

  • We accept cards at all rides, food stalls, in our beach bar and at the new Giant Slip ‘n Slide attraction (but we recommend you book in advance to avoid disappointment!)

Giant Slip ‘n Slide FAQ

  • The Giant Slip ‘n Slide is the newest ticketed attraction at Nottingham Beach in 2022. One ticket gets you an hour’s access to two mega-inflatables:

    1. The Arrow is the largest inflatable urban waterslide in the UK. A 55m long, 10m high, two-lane waterslide where you can race against your friends – brave it if you dare!
    2. Little John is a 22m long, 18m wide waterpark with 6 lanes of slides. Splashing in to an 18m x 10m pool that can also be used for general paddling, Little John is fun for all the family!
  • Yes! Please visit www.nottinghambeach.co.uk and follow the ‘Book Now!’ link to purchase tickets for your session.

  • To avoid disappointment we strongly suggest booking in advance. The resident discount is only available in advance, online. NG1 – NG16 postcodes are applicable.

  • Yes! The Beach and paddling pool are still free of charge, whilst the new Giant Slip ‘n Slide attraction tickets can be purchased in advance here.

  • Each session is 1 hour long which includes 10 minutes change over time so you get 50 minutes of slide time.

  • The small splash pool at the end of The Arrow is 0.4m deep.

    The larger pool at the end of Little John is 0.8m deep.

  • Please visit www.nottinghambeach.co.uk for details of opening hours for our Giant Slip ‘n Slide attraction, free-to-use beach and pool and Beach Bar.

  • Yes, please contact customerservices@gigantic.com. Please note that you must provide evidence of disability to obtain your complimentary companion ticket.

  • 5 years old is the minimum age to use the attraction.

  • Residents discount (must be purchased online, in advance): £10

    Non-residents: £12

    On the day: £12

  • Residents can purchase a discounted ticket of £10, saving £2 off the original ticket price. Note: this must be purchased online, in advance of the session.

  • One ticket gains you entry to the attraction site for both slides. The purchase of single slide access is not available.

  • Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. You must not leave children unaccompanied.

  • We have a no refund policy but will happily exchange your booking for another day provided it is organised before the day of your original booking. Please contact customerservices@gigantic.com

  • The Giant Slip ‘n Slide is a gated, ticketed attraction with a specific capacity. This means that any family members wishing to watch can do so from our Beach Bar Area if they do not wish to purchase a ticket, Note: all children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a paying adult inside the attraction area. You cannot purchase a ticket and then leave your child unaccompanied.

  • Unfortunately manufacturer’s guidance states that pregnant people must not use the attraction for safety reasons.

  • Please note that persons with limited mobility may struggle to ascend the stairs of both inflatables. However, the pool area for Little John may be suitable at 0.8m deep with a specific area for paddling. Please consult your doctor prior to attending.

  • Yes a limited number of lockers are available to hire. We recommend not bringing expensive personal items and cannot accept responsibility for these items.

  • Yes a limited number of changing rooms are available. We recommend wearing your beach clothes to avoid changing room queues!

  • We do not sell towels or swimming costumes, however there are a number of shops nearby to cater for this.

  • Re-entry is not permitted.

  • A very limited number of complimentary body boards and wetsuits are available – while stocks last!

    • Alcohol – you must not be intoxicated when visiting the attraction
    • Drugs unless prescribed medication
    • Food and drink
    • Sharp items
    • Weapons
    • Chairs – no seating will be provided
    • Phones
  • Under no circumstances may users attend the Giant Slip ‘n Slide under the influence of alcohol or drugs. You will be refused entry and no refund will be given.