blackpool pleasure beach

  1. DoctorAgonMD

    Blackpool Pleasure Beach - Coaster Review

    Hello, folks! With the spring season at my job being super busy and stressful, I thought it was high time I took a mini-vacation. And for just £110, I was able to travel to Blackpool Pleasure Beach and stay in a hotel for 2 nights. This report will be a review of sorts, covering the town of...
  2. DoctorAgonMD

    Your favourite coasters at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

    Hi, folks! Having been to Blackpool Pleasure Beach just moments ago, I felt obliged to get the CoasterForce consensus on the park's coasters! Its a small park but there are few noteworthy coasters due to their history. Take Steeplechase for example, a three track racing coaster that's the only...
  3. Foxstar1387

    Are the GP getting worse with "Unsafe ride" dramas

    Given the recent high winds stoppages of Big One. More and more people are screaming in that arms flailing dramatic GP way. That its NOT SAFE & MUST BE SHUT DOWN!!!!!. Some even using its re tracking as ammo that its not safe. To the point they are calling on their MP to get the park...
  4. James F

    Blackpool Pleasure Beach - Recreation [Completed]

    I've been working on and off on a recreation of my home park Blackpool Pleasure Beach for the past few months. Some areas are better than others as I have found building this park far more challenging than I expected and out of the 3 British parks I have recreated in PlanCo this one has been the...
  5. CineramaMax

    Blackpool Pleasure Beach - 'Head Above The Clouds' potential giant wheel

    A trademark has been registered by Pleasure Beach for what appears to be a giant wheel. Very unusual considering that one of the piers is currently developing a big wheel also.
  6. Matt N

    ENSO; “Icon with a twist” opening at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in 2022

    Blackpool Pleasure Beach have just put this cryptic video onto Facebook, teasing something called ENSO: Nothing is known about this at present, other than that it’s “Icon with a twist”. I wonder what it could be? My first thought was backwards, but Icon backwards is Noci (or nocI)… maybe a...
  7. vaugc002

    Blackpool Pleasure Beach 26th / 27th May 2021 Quick report

    Here's a quick one to provide some updates and personal thoughts about BPB. I first visited 15 months back, so this is a bit of a revisit report with @Climb - two full days on park and new creds ridden. New tickets The ticketing system now relies on your mobile phone rather than old-school...
  8. James F

    Blackpool Pleasure Beach - April 20th 2021

    As you can imagine, like most people here on this site I was itching to get back to the parks. Despite my initial excitement after seeing pictures of the heaving crowds of last weekend, I became pessimistic about my chances of having a good day back to my home park. I got to the park and I was...
  9. Matt N

    Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s wooden coasters: what would you do with them?

    Hi guys. Apologies if this seems like a bit of a strange thread, but as of late, I’ve noticed that Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s wooden rollercoasters have become a very contentious topic, especially since the invention and rise in popularity of certain... technologies being used to enhance older...
  10. Matt N

    Valhalla at Blackpool Pleasure Beach to be refurbished for 2023

    Hi guys. I was just scrolling through TowersStreet Talk when I saw this video from Attraction Images, which suggests a rather interesting rumour regarding Valhalla at Blackpool Pleasure Beach potentially being SBNO next year: The man in the video says that his source is reliable and has gotten...
  11. Matt N

    Blackpool Pleasure Beach 24th August 2019

    Hi guys. Today, me and my parents went to Blackpool Pleasure Beach for their Late Night Riding event. Now, we had been staying in the very nice Big Blue Hotel last night, so we were able to gain quick entry via the hotel entrance, which provided a great starting view: After getting into the...
  12. S

    Blackpool Central Leisure Development- Announcement Imminent

    Hello all! First time on this forum. I've had a brief look through the forums and I don't believe anything has been posted about this yet so I thought it'd be worth sharing. This Friday, 7 November, plans are going to be revealed for a new "world-class" attraction in Blackpool. All signs are...
  13. Joe Myler

    New Ride At Blackpool Pleasure Beach?

    Markings have been spotted on the old site of trauma towers at the pleasure beach which could indicate a new ride to soon come to Blackpool. Personally I would love to see a Mack Big Dipper because after seeing videos and clips of Lost Gravity at Walibi Holland, I would love to see one operating...
  14. Matt N

    Rank the Blackpool Pleasure Beach coasters

    Hi guys. Sorry if we've already got a thread like this, but as we've got coaster ranking threads for many other parks, I thought I'd make one for the Pleasure Beach. I'll get the ball rolling with my personal rankings, which may be a little controversial to some: Icon Nickelodeon Streak Big...
  15. Coaster Hipster

    First coaster trip in England! Blackpool, Alton, Thorpe, Chessington 18'

    For whatever reasons, I never visited English amusement parks until this year, even though coasters across the Channel - especially Alton's - had my interest ever since I became an enthusiast back in 2005. But with the additions of both Icon and Wicker Man and the opportunity to join fellow...
  16. James F

    Blackpool Pleasure Beach: Future Predictions

    So Pleasure Beach Experience just uploaded a video sharing their predictions for the pleasure beach within the next 10 years. They discuss how you have to be realistic when thinking about the restrictions that the pleasure beach has such as the limited budget they have, which got me thinking...