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Group discounts on offer ahead of Norwich Ice Rink grand opening

PUBLISHED: 13:26 13 December 2017 | UPDATED: 13:43 13 December 2017

The ice rink in Norwich Castle Gardens is almost ready for the first skaters.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The ice rink in Norwich Castle Gardens is almost ready for the first skaters. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Archant Norfolk 2017

Families and friends are gearing up for the grand opening of the Norwich Ice Rink this Friday.

This year the ice rink will open on Friday, December 15 and run until Sunday 7 January, closing only on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.This year the ice rink will open on Friday, December 15 and run until Sunday 7 January, closing only on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

And groups who take to the ice on the Castle Mall Gardens attraction can take advantage of a group booking discount.

With the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News ice rink now installed, there is no better time for people to get their skates on for the fun day out.

The rink, which this year is sponsored by Sleeping Beauty at the Norwich Theatre Royal, has run several offers since announcing that it would be back for a third year.

It is currently offering 10pc off group bookings for 10 people or more.

The ice rink in Norwich Castle Gardens is almost ready for the first skaters.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYThe ice rink in Norwich Castle Gardens is almost ready for the first skaters. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Normal ticket prices are £12 per adult, £8 for children and concessions, and £32 for a family of two adults and two children.

Skate aids can be hired for £4.

Customers wishing to take advantage of the 10pc group booking discount should email icerink@archant.co.uk with the date and time they would like to skate.

There is also a great deal for people travelling to the rink by bus, thanks to a High5 group travel ticket for £8.

This year’s rink is sponsored by the Sleeping Beauty pantomime at the Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: Norwich Theatre RoyalThis year’s rink is sponsored by the Sleeping Beauty pantomime at the Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: Norwich Theatre Royal

The offer of a ticket for up to five people includes all Norwich Zones with First Bus.

Stephanie Griffin, one of the members of the team at the Norwich Ice Rink, said: “We know that Christmas can be an expensive time, so we have organised a variety of deals throughout the campaign for our customers so that everyone can enjoy the ice.

“With the flooring being put down for the rink this week, and with so many tickets being booked in advance, we cannot wait to start meeting people at the event.”

The rink is open from December 15 until January 7, closing only on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

This year’s rink is sponsored by the Sleeping Beauty pantomime at the Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: Norwich Theatre RoyalThis year’s rink is sponsored by the Sleeping Beauty pantomime at the Norwich Theatre Royal. Photo: Norwich Theatre Royal

Opening hours will be from 10am to 9pm daily, with the last skate session starting at 8pm.

The rink is made from real ice which promises a smooth, traditional skating experience.

It will also feature atmospheric lighting and festive music.

Snowy Joey the 50ft snowman bouncy castle will be making a return to the rink over the festive period as an extra treat for children.

The ice rink in Norwich Castle Gardens is almost ready for the first skaters.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYThe ice rink in Norwich Castle Gardens is almost ready for the first skaters. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

In 2016 more than 16,000 people took to the Norwich Ice Rink.

To book your skating tickets in advance and for more information, visit www.icerinknorwich.co.uk

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