Days Out In Yorkshire – Perfect for the whole family!
Your days out in Yorkshire can be super fun and adventurous when teamed up with Diggerland. Guests of all ages can ride, drive and operate real diggers! All in a safe and family friendly setting.
To help you with planning your fun fueled day at Diggerland, we have provided some useful information. Whether you’re travelling by train, bus or car we have laid out directions to assist you. Have an electric car? No problem, as we have EV charging available. Want to know about parking, disabled access, cafes and more? Keep scrolling.
Days out in Yorkshire have never been better, when coupled with Diggerland. We accept both cash and card payments.
By car – leave the M62 at Jct 31. Follow the A655 towards Castleford for ½ mile. Keep going until you see the sign-posted DIGGERLAND entrance on the left. You will see there is a petrol filling station on the corner.
Using public transport – the nearest railway station is Castleford. This is approximately 1½ miles from Diggerland. From there, you will find the 184, 185 & 189 buses, operated by “West Yorkshire Metro”. These can be caught at the nearby bus station to Diggerland Yorkshire.
Contact numbers should you require travel assistance:
Northern Railway: 0800 200 6060
West Yorkshire Metro: 0113 245 7676
- Ample free on-site parking spaces
- Free coach parking
- Disabled parking
- Baby changing facilities
- Gift shop
- Disabled toilets
- Indoor eating facilities
- Outdoors seating/picnic area
- Corporate hospitality
- ATM located upstairs in The Dig Inn Cafe (fees apply).
EV Charging is available at this Diggerland Yorkshire theme park. We use Tesla Destination Chargers, up to 11kW. The chargers are free for paying Diggerland visitors and customers of EVision Electric Vehicles.
However, for those who are not visiting Diggerland and are not an EVision customer, you can plug in and charge for a flat fee of £5. The fee will cover for a time period up to two hours. Diggerland do not provide adapters for other electric vehicles. However patrons of Diggerland may bring their own adapter to charge other brands of electric vehicles. For further information click here.
We cannot guarantee a charger will be available at the time you visit and this cannot be prebooked. We would recommend visiting the ZapMap website or mobile app to check live information and availability.
You can hire an electric vehicle by the day, week, month or longer from EVision Electric Vehicles and pick it up from our Diggerland Yorkshire location. For a full list of vehicles on fleet and prices, please click here. All vehicles come with a free tank of ‘fuel’, however do not have to be returned fully charged.
Paying visitors to Diggerland are able to arrive by helicopter at all UK Diggerland locations and land without charge. Prior permission (PPR) however must be given. In order to receive permission, please supply of all the relevant information, in advance.
Diggerland needs to know:
Aircraft make and type
Pilot name and mobile number
Expected landing time
Number of passengers
Number of visitors to Diggerland
Point of departure when arriving at Diggerland
This information should be sent by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, giving at least three clear working days notice in advance.
Helicopter landing is also allowed at Diggerland for non-visitors. However this is subject to the payment of £50 + VAT landing fee. All relevant information should be supplied in advance, as detailed above.
Upon receipt of all appropriate information a swift response will be given. You will then be provided with all the information necessary to carry out a safe landing.
The ice cream machine at Diggerland Yorkshire is cash only so please bring change.