Weather in the UK is usually the crucial factor for most of the activities. There are many skateparks, however not all of them are available at all times, and during different weather conditions. Therefore, we will present you the top 5weather-proof skateparks in the UK that you will probably love to check out.
1) Ramp 1 Indoor Skatepark, Warrington
Ramp1 is located halfway between Manchester and Liverpool, which makes it perfect for skateboarders from both cities. It offers some fantastic features, including a 165ft long plaza section and 112ft bowl. Besides, the park has two sections - the simple beginner section and pro-standard rhythm section. The first one has many features available to help you gain confidence before moving onto bigger stuff, while the latter is perfect for getting some massive airtime and stomping landings.
A 2.5-hour long session costs between £6.50 during weekdays and £8.50 on the weekend. So it is quite affordable considering the variety of obstacles and features available.
2) Bay Sixty6 Indoor Skatepark, London
Recently this place was renovated by Nike SBL, which makes it one of the best skateparks in the UK. Bay Sixty6 offers many exciting features like ledges, quarters, hub bas, transfers, flat banks, gaps, wall rides and a huge bowl. The skatepark also has some special occasions like skateboard nights and girls-only evenings providing girls with the quality time to spend with their skateboards. This skatepark is included on our list of indoor parks even though it has no walls, only a roof. Because of this, the park was able to preserve its urban street vibe. A session in Bay Sixty6, London costs £7.
3) Rush Indoor Skatepark, Stroud
Rush is gigantic indoor skatepark with 40,000 square feet of smooth tarmac and impressive jib features. We can easily say that Rush Skatepark is one of the largest in Europe. This vast area provides a huge variety of possibilities, for both beginners and professional skaters. The park offers rhythm and bowl section with a million lines to choose from, giving the opportunity to skateboarders to make some crazy combinations. Besides, there is also a resi section where you can practice big airs and landings. In case you are not a member, you can have a ride in the park for £8.50 per session.
4) Mount Hawke Indoor Skatepark, Cornwall
The South West of the UK also has one of the best indoor skateparks called Mount Hawke, located just down the coast from Newquay. This makes it very attractive location since here you can surf in the morning, and skate in the afternoon.
Mount Hawke offers a decent variety of features, and the skatepark management is interested in introducing more. The park has a street section which is available for all abilities. There are also BMX dedicated sessions as well as skate sessions. Most importantly, a whole day session costs only £8, which makes it a good enough reason to visit this park if you are in the neighbourhood.
5) Rockcity Indoor Skatepark, Hull
Hull has the chance to be chosen as the 2017 European Capital of Culture, and join the cities like Paris, Madrid, Prague, Istanbul, and Amsterdam. One of the key elements in this selection was certainly Hull´s skatepark Rockcity. The park offers a wide range of features such as rails, transfers, ledges, and banks, as well as a foam pit and resi jump box. Also, Rockcity has the UK´s largest rhythm section as well as the largest plaza area.
A three-hour session costs £10 for non-members, which may be a bit pricey, but considering the number of possibilities and the huge area with fresh lines, this is a good price.