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Whitley Bay Ice Rink

Hillheads Road, Whitley Bay NE25 8HP, England
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A good morning out

On arrival it looks scruffy and the corridors a dark and gloomy, but once you get on the ice it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jack F
via mobile
Pro edge hockey

Great week for teenage son at ice hockey camp and a peaceful 5 days and nights for me. Great group... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
ice8cate
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“A good morning out”
9 Apr 2018
“Pro edge hockey ”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival it looks scruffy and the corridors a dark and gloomy, but once you get on the ice it isn’t an issue. The ice skaters provided are okay. The rink is very big and there is seating area around. There is also a one...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Great week for teenage son at ice hockey camp and a peaceful 5 days and nights for me. Great group of adults training active kids.

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Dirty discussing place health hazard. Really don’t know how it’s still open. I bring my granddaughter here for lessons as she loves skating but I think it’s open for just pure greed of the owner as it’s a absolute disgrace inside and they have a...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Held a charity night in aid of Combat Stress ( The Veterans Mental Health Charity) Guests almost ,had frost bite! Some even danced with their coats on. Complained several times throughout the evening but was told the heating was on full and it would soon...More

Thank Plugva
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We normally skate in Cardiff but thought it would be nice to skate on holiday. It is like going back to the70’s as said in another review. The quality of the ice was terrible. Stalagmites on the floor where the roof leeks. Very dangerous. The...More

1  Thank Harding1000
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Probably the most grim, dirty, depressing place you can go. Toilets the most disgusting I've seen in years, no one wipes tables clean in cafe. Freezing cold in cafe and very limited view for spectators due to misted up panels around the rink. This place...More

Thank Sarah G
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

We enjoyed the experience but the ice was a lot more slippery than the rink in town which made it harder for us to skate. The drinks were nice. We had to search repeatedly for the person who was meant to be giving us the...More

3  Thank harriet c
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We had a good couple of hours fun skating here today. Skates and ice both seemed good to us. The building is old and run down but it didn't spoil our time here.

1  Thank chezabez
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

First of all i have to confess to have been there 5-6 times but this is purely because myself and two children have no other option as this is the ONLY ice rink within 50-60 miles. In any given 2 hr session the children enjoy...More

3  Thank Paul Q
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Took the family to Whitley bay ice rink, what a dump, if you would like a trip to the 70's and don't have a time machine this is the place to visit. Everything was old,dirty and run down, ice skates, cafe, rink and especially the...More

4  Thank paulineclark10
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Hollyzak456
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Response from saintlee1970 | Reviewed this property |
No they don't unless they can't skate,it said under 12's needed an adult
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Laura T
8 August 2016|
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Response from Paul Q | Reviewed this property |
They do have figure skates, our 5th replacement pair were, but take a crowbar or method of torture to pry a pair out of them!
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