Fun for Kids: Theme Park Lochmühle

Categories: Family and Kids, Dining

Theme Park Lochmühle
Theme Park Lochmühle

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For over 35 years, Lochmühle Amusement Park is an extraordinary and popular attraction in the Rhine-Main area.

Now spanning a size of 15 hectares, the Themepark Lochmühle attracts visitors from throughout Germany yet still offering quiet sanctuaries even on busy days.

As a former corn mill and farm, the Lochmühle chooses to distinguish itself from larger, highly mechanized parks. Instead of having a few big rides with long waiting lines, the park relies on a broad variety in a countryside setting.

Guests at the Themepark Lochmühle can choose from about 150 playing and exercising items, romp along a river's natural course or on meadows, play with indigenous animals in the petting zoo and perhaps even watch baby chicks hatch with a bit of luck. Their offer is rounded off by the possibility to picnic and barbecue in groups of all sizes.

Experiencing nature and animals, playing and fooling around, being able to spend time with the family and doing things together--this exciting mix and possibility of self-development at the Themepark Lochmühle make up a combination appreciated by school classes, kindergartens, and families.

Are you hungry afterwards?

We recommend driving to the nearby Usingen (Usingen vacation rentals | Usingen travel guide), a small town close-by. Usingen has a charming downtown. You'll recognize a church-like building (Hugenottenkirche) when driving down the main street. While it now houses the Usingen library, the Hugenottenkiche has a rich history. On the upper floors are found many places where concerts and gatherings can be accommodated. The wedding room is a favorite place for couples to plight their troth.

Find a parking spot around this area. From here you can conveniently walk around. For dinner we recommend a small Italian place called Pizzeria Romantico. They have excellent food. It is located to the right of the church building. In summer you can sit outside, just overlooking the old marketplace.

Pizzeria Romantico
Category: Italian
Marktplatz 25, Usingen
Phone: +49 (0) 66081-16054

After dinner stroll along main street. There is a good ice cafe nearby with delicious ice cream.

See driving directions from Lochmühle to Usingen.



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Location, Map, and Driving Directions

Location: Usingen-Wehrheim, Germany

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Additional travel info

Driving directions to Lochmuehle. You basically go onto A5, take the exit 16 Friedberg/Friedrichsdorf, follow the directions to Friedrichsdorf, then go towards Usingen/Wehrheim

Parking

Lots of parking available in front of the park.


Admission

Guests up to 90 cm in height have free admission, all others typically pay 11 € per person, which includes free access to all the rides and attractions.


Opening Hours

The Lochmühle theme park is typically open by mid/end of March until mid/end of October.

Opening hours are daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., admission is until 4:30 p.m.


Related Links

Theme Park Lochmühle

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