Flamingo land and Zoo Pickering

Flamingo land and Zoo Pickering

Flamingo Land Resort is located in North Yorkshire, England. It is noted for being the only site in the United Kingdom which contains a theme park and a zoo at the same location. Also on site is a gym, a leisure centre, a spa, a golf course and holiday accommodation.

The park is set in 375 acres (1.52 km2) of North Yorkshire countryside, in the Ryedale district with views of the Yorkshire Moors. As well as being the largest amusement park in North England by quite a size, the park is also the largest and most popular privately-owned amusement park in the United Kingdom. Most larger English theme parks that are now owned by national corporations, such as Alton Towers and Thorpe Park.)

During the 2005 season (April until October) the park attracted over 1.4 million visitors, mostly from the North East of England but also including many from the rest of the country and abroad.

At any one time were an estimated 4,000 holidaymakers staying in the holiday village.