Diggerland in Castleford plans to reopen next month

A Castleford theme park has revealed its plans for reopening.

Monday, 22nd June 2020, 11:33 am
Updated Monday, 22nd June 2020, 11:34 am
Diggerland, Castleford

Diggerland in Castleford closed as a result of coronavirus pandemic but plans to reopen in mid-July.

A spokeswoman for the theme park said: "Diggerland is currently working on a reopening and hopes to see many digger fans through the doors and enjoying the rides and drives very soon. We are aiming for a mid-July reopening, government guidelines permitting, however an exact date is still yet to be confirmed.

"Customers are advised to refer to the Diggerland website for all of the latest updates and announcements.

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"Various hygiene and safety practices will be in place to ensure visitors are protected as much as possible."

Non-essential shops were allowed to reopen from last week as lockdown restrictions lift.

No fixed date has yet been announced by the government for when theme parks and other tourists attractions will be allowed to safely reopened.