UK Theme Park Awrds Winner 2023

We won! – Best Theme Park for Toddlers

We are truly delighted to tell you some news that’s hot off the press! At the UK Theme Park Awards, we won the GOLD in the Best Theme Park for Toddlers category. Thank you so much to every one of you who voted for us. To say we are excited is a bit of an […]

Nottsbus on Demand to Sundown Adventureland

Nottsbus on Demand to Sundown Adventureland

Nottsbus on Demand is a network of connecting local bus services, helping to improve public transport links across Nottinghamshire. Nottsbus Connect provides feeder routes from local villages on to the main transport network at the centres of Gainsborough, Ollerton, Tuxford and Retford. But best of all, you can ask it to stop at Sundown Adventureland. […]

2022 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award

2022 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award

We are very proud to let you know that we have again been named as one of the best amusements and water parks in Europe by Tripadvisor. The travel guidance platform recently announced its Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Awards 2022, which analyses the quality and quantity of reviews and ratings over the past […]

Vote now for Sundown Adventureland

We’ve been shortlisted in the UK Theme Park Awards!

We are very proud to announce we have again been shortlisted in the UK Theme Park Awards and we’d LOVE your help in voting for us here.   The three categories we’ve been shortlisted for are: Best Theme Park for Toddlers Best Play Experience – Angry Birds Activity Park Best Christmas Event – Christmas Spectacular […]

Electric vehicle charging at Sundown Adventureland

Electric Car Charging is LIVE

If you’re coming to Sundown Adventureland in an electric vehicle, we have some good news for you. Our new electric car chargers are live and ready to go. You’ll find them all together in a nice quiet corner of the car park. This will allow you to charge your car, whilst enjoying your day at […]

Sundown are a 2021 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award Winner-2021

2021 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award

We’re delighted to announce that we have again been recognised in the 2021 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice awards. The award is given to businesses that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to visitors, and those that have earned positive reviews from customers on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. Because of these reviews, we’re also listed in the […]


Obituary: Audrey Rhodes, founder of Sundown Adventureland

It is with deepest sadness that Sundown Adventureland today announces the passing of its founder and visionary Audrey Rhodes, 92, who died in the early hours of Wednesday morning 24th March 2021. Audrey put her life and soul into Sundown Adventureland, a business she started with her husband in 1968 from her back garden, and […]

Meet Honey and Sunny at Sundown Adventureland this Mother's Day

Sorry – We broke the internet

But thankfully it’s now mended. We just wanted to give you a massive, huge and heartfelt apology for it being so difficult for many of you to buy tickets for our Christmas event that we released on Tuesday last week. It’s no excuse, but our computer servers were totally overwhelmed with the volume of traffic […]

Travellers Choice best of the best 2020 Sundown Adventureland

Best Amusement Park in the UK Ranking for Sundown

Three years ago, we were both excited and delighted to be voted as the sixth-best amusement park in the whole of the United Kingdom. It was a massive boost for the whole team and it genuinely spurred us on to do even better and listen to feedback to make a day at Sundown Adventureland even […]

50 years of Sundown - here's 1989

Has Humpty had his eyebrows done?

At Sundown, with 50 years of history behind us, as you can imagine, we get an awful lot of letters from people about their memories of their time with us through the ages. They share the various stages of their lives, growing up as kids, and then returning many years later with their own kids. […]