Tippington Town Appearances

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Tippington Town is the town where Rachel Walker lives with her family.


Tippington is quite a big town. Kirsty described it as a "metropolis compared to Wetherbury" in Rainbow Magic: Return to Rainspell Island.

There is the Morristown Aquarium near the town, two shopping centres called Tippington Fountains Shopping Centre AND the Rainbow Shopping Centre, the Tippington Theatre and Swan Theatre. Shops in the Fountains Shopping Centre consists of Winter Woolies, Bath Bliss, Tippington Toys and the Book Nook. Tippington has its own Science Museum and a village hall where Mrs Walker's surprise party was held. There is also a community centre where fun events are held.

Shops consist of the Tippington Bookshop, a costume shop, Tall Toy Store (with four floors), Fashion Fun, Fabulous Flowers, Dancing Days, and the Bakery. Tippington has a little cinema and a dental surgery. Specific roads consist of Tippington High Street, Twisty Alley and Tippington Lane, a cul-de-sac.

Tippington has a variety of sports places, such as tennis and netball courts, ice rinks, Funky Feet Dance Studios and a swimming pool.

There is a park, another park called Windy Hollow Park, and a skate park next to it, plus an Adventure Playground. The Oval Park is for roller skaters and skateboarders. Rachel attends Tippington School. Every summer, The Fernandos' Fabulous Funfair is held on the school playing field.

Tip-Top Castle is an old castle on the edge of Tippington. As well as the castle, there is Tippington Manor. The town has a Clock Tower, a botanical garden as well as a beautiful Japanese garden. There is a 'haunted' house where the community Halloween party was held. Hillfields Farm is a Christmas tree farm.

On the outskirts of town is the Greenacre Rest Home for the elderly, the Tippington Children's Hospital and Castle Springs Ballet School. There is also a bubbling brook, riding stables and Buttercup Farm. Cherrywell Village and Cooke Stadium are quite close by. Tippington Manor House has an adventure playground with a big slide and a treehouse.

Notable residents

  • Rachel Walker, Mr Walker, Mrs Walker and their dog Buttons
  • The Mayor
  • Karen Lewis (unrelated to Courtney Lewis, Kirsty's friend), Jessy and Amy, Claire, Adam, Ellie, Holly, Zac and Tanya, Isabel, Rachel's school friends
  • Lydia, Brill, Angela and Wendy, popular girls in Rachel's school
  • Sam, Rachel's neighbour (Belle)
  • Emily, Mrs Walker's friend (Charlotte)
  • Mrs Bowler, Mr Pike, Mr Nutbeam, Miss Patel, Mrs Hilaria, and Mr Beaker, teachers at Rachel's school (School Days Fairies, Darcey, Addison and Tilly)
  • Andrew, the leader of the Christmas choir (Chrissie)
  • Jane Dillon (Pet Keeper Fairies)
  • Charlie, the bookshop owner (Hannah)
  • Mrs Patterson, a resident in Cherrywell Village whose house was where the girls retrieved Chrissie's last object. (Chrissie)
  • The Kemps, the Walkers' friends who give away great Halloween sweets (Trixie)
  • Angela, Rachel's aunt (Blossom)
  • Eliza, the Tippington Youth Club leader (Maria)
  • Matilda and Georgia, the twins whose parents run The Fernandos' Fabulous Funfair (Funfair Fairies)

Stories set in Tippington

Jewel Fairies


Tippington in the Jewel Fairies series

Kirsty is staying with Rachel for half term, when they are whisked to Fairyland to discover that the fairies' magic jewels are missing. The girls are determined to return the jewels before the magic fades away.

Fun Day Fairies


Tippington in the Fun Day Fairies series

Kirsty and Rachel are together again. But when they notice that people are miserable everyday, they strike out to help the fairies find the Fun Day Flags. 

Sporty Fairies


Tippington in the Sporty Fairies series

The girls are trying out many different sports, all whilst helping their friends, the Sporty Fairies, seek their magic objects before the Fairyland Olympics.

Showtime Fairies


Tippington in the Showtime Fairies series

Kirsty is visiting Rachel in time for the Tippington Variety Show. They attend many audtions and help their fairy friends to find their magic stars at the same time. 

Fashion Fairies


Tippington in the Fashion Fairies series

The girls are excited for a new shopping centre to open. But things soon go wrong and they are caught in another adventure to help the fairies before the charity fashion show. 

School Days Fairies


Tippington in the School Days Fairies series

Kirsty is attending Rachel's school for a week. Whilst there, they help their new friends, the School Days Fairies, to find their badges so Tippington School can recieve an outstanding report. 

Fairytale Fairies


Tippington in the Fairytale Fairies series

The girls are helping their fairy friends to find their missing objects while staying at Tiptop Castle for the Fairytale Festival. 

Helping Fairies


Tippington in the Helping Fairies series

Rachel's aunt, Lesley, and Kirsty, are staying with the Walkers. But when the girls begin to notice strange things occurring, they must help their friends once more before the Tippington Helper of the Year is awarded. 

Funfair Fairies


Tippington in the Funfair Fairies series

Kirsty is staying with Rachel for a weekend and they go to the funfair together. The Funfair Fairies appear, asking the girls for their help as Jack Frost has stolen their magical key rings.

Holly the Christmas Fairy


Tippington in Holly's book

In the run up to Christmas, Rachel and Kirsty are preparing and help Holly to find the missing presents and Santa's sleigh. 

Paige the Pantomime Fairy


Tippington in Paige's book

Kirsty is staying with Rachel until Christmas Eve and the Tippington Christmas pantomime is taking place in 3 days time. The girls must help Paige recover her items before the pantomime is in a mess.

Chrissie the Wish Fairy


Tippington in Chrissie's book

Kirsty is spending the week before Christmas at Rachel's. Chrissie asks them for their help so festive wishes can be granted. 

Trixie the Halloween Fairy


Tippington in Trixie's book

The girls are excited to go trick or treating together. But first, they must help Trixie to find her magic sweets before the night is over. 

Belle the Birthday Fairy


Tippington in Belle's book

After Belle's birthday charms go missing, the girls are determined to find them before Mrs Walker's surprise party is spoiled. 

Tamara the Tooth Fairy


Tippington in Tamara's book

After Tamara fails to collect Kirsty's tooth, the girls help her find the objects again so dentists can do their jobs properly.

Alyssa the Snow Queen Fairy


Tippington in Alyssa's book

The girls are spending the weekend together when they are visited by Alyssa who needs their help so winter can go smoothly.

Tilly the Teacher Fairy


Tippington in Tilly's book

Kirsty is spending the day at Rachel's school for the grand opening of an ICT Centre. They help Tilly to find her objects before the ceremony is ruined. 

Angelica the Angel Fairy


Tippington in Angelica's book

Kirsty and Rachel are in the same Brownie pack, helping with festive activities for the elderly and sick children and helping Angelica at the same time. 

Carly the Schoolfriend Fairy


Tippington in Carly's book

The girls go head to head in a school competition. But when Carly appears and asks for their help, the competition is ruined by Jack Frost and his goblins. 

Giselle the Christmas Ballet Fairy


Tippington in Giselle's book

The girls win a competition to spend a day at the Castle Springs Ballet School. There, they meet Giselle and get the opportunity to see the behind-the-scenes of the Christmas ballet they're to see later on.

Addison the April Fool's Day Fairy


Tippington in Addison's book

Kirsty is, for some reason, going to school with Rachel on the first day of April, which means tricks and pranks are certainly heading their way, but when they aren't as funny as they'd usually find them, the girls help Addison find her magic objects.

Blossom the Flower Girl Fairy


Tippington in Blossom's book

Rachel and Kirsty help Aunt Angela to organise the biggest wedding Tippington has seen, until they get caught up in another fairy adventure.

Hannah the Happy Ever After Fairy


Tippington in Hannah's book

The girls are helping out in the Tippington Bookshop when Jack Frost himself drops in for a quick adventure.

Kate the Royal Wedding Fairy


Tippington is not shown in Kate's book

Rachel and Kirsty are taking a stroll in the park after roller skating when they are taken to Fairyland to help Kate find the True Love Crown, so the royal Fairyland wedding can go ahead. 

Charlotte the Baby Princess Fairy


Tippington in Charlotte's book

Kirsty is spending part of the summer at Rachel's. They are taken to Goblin Grotto by Charlotte to find the lion soft toy so babies everywhere can sleep peacefully. 

Lila and Myla the Twins Fairies


Tippington in Lila and Myla's book

When Kirsty comes to visit Tippington, the girls go to Rachel's school friends Jessy and Amy's birthday party. As things start to go wrong, they meet two special fairies, Lila and Myla.

Tiana the Toy Fairy in the Land of Sweets


Tippington in Tiana's book

Kirsty and Rachel are at Tippington School's school disco but everyone is taking all the sweets for themselves, even the teachers. At that moment, they come across a familiar fairy friend, Tiana the Toy Fairy.

Samira the Superhero Fairy


Tippington in Samira's book

Rachel and Kirsty are going to see the new superhero movie featuring their two favourite superheroes, until everything goes wrong and they need to help Samira retrieve her objects.

Maria the Mother's Day Fairy


Tippington in Maria's book

Kirsty is staying with Rachel over the weekend and they are getting ready for Mother's Day. Just as the plan for the Mother's Day Picnic turns into chaos, Maria appears and asks for the girls' help.

Meghan the Wedding Sparkle Fairy


Tippington in Meghan's book

Kirsty is in Tippington for the spring half-term holiday when they spot various engaged couples in the park bickering. They know something is wrong until they find Jack Frost and his goblins fighting over a ring by the pond.


  • The town is usually shortened to just 'Tippington'.
  • Rachel lives in a circle.
  • Tippington's local football team is the Tippington Rovers.
  • Tippington is quite a built-up town with many shopping centres, theatres and entertainment areas. However, it also has lots of greenery, with fields and parks.
  • Tippington's first appearance is in Holly the Christmas Fairy but isn't mentioned apart from the map. The first time the name is written into the story is Amy the Amethyst Fairy.

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