'Where's That?' our UK wide skate park review series is back! In this feature we head up to Nottingham's very own indoor skatepark "Asylum". Below we will hopfully fill your noggin with all the information you need if you're thinking of broadning your horizons and testing new waters.
Apart from being home to the UK's best cup of tea, Asylum Skatepark features an incredible playground of vert & street with plans for an updated street section for the future. Asylum was built in six short weeks by Vision Ramps and a handful of volunteers who gave up their spare time to make this indoor park a reality. The park holds a barrage of skate lock-downs which have an awesome atmosphere held up by co-owner petrol head and bmx fanatic Jack. Inside the park you'll also find a shop which stocks an array of hardware for last minute tune ups or replacements and a cafe which offers home cooked food, fruit, snacks and drinks.
Fulwood Road North,
Opening Times :
Monday - Friday: 3pm to 10pm
Saturday - Sunday: 10am to 10pm
Asylum operate a two hour minimum session time and each additional hour will cost £1 if paid before entering the park. Each additional hour paid after leaving the park will cost £4 per hour, so we recommend not over running your purchased time frame.
Two Hours = £6
Three Hours = £7
Four Hours = £8
Five Hours = £9
Six Hours = £10
All Day = £14
Memberships cost £35 and will save you £104 if you visit once a week for the entire year.
For directions on how to get there, simply click on the 'Directions' button located on the map above. Then chose from either the Driving option or Transit train option followed by your starting location and Wollah! From Rollersnakes, a standard car journey took us less than 30 minutes. Plenty of on site parking so all you need to do is get yourself down there!
View from south end of the park facing towards the entrance & cafe.
Detailed shot of rail and changes in elevation.
Side shot of mini ramp including upper end of rail.
View from next to the high wall facing down the park to the back wall.
A box for foam pit donations sits at the front of the counter.
Jack's custom Asylum VW Van chillin' outside the front of the shop.
Park rules state that anyone under the age of 18 must wear a helmet. Helmets are not for hire so make sure to bring your own! The park is not open Mondays with the exception of School Holidays & Half Term.
For more information on skate only events, check out the official Asylum Skatepark page here - http://www.asylumskatepark.co.uk