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The Big One

525 Ocean Boulevard | Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Blackpool FY4 1EZ, England
+44 871 222 1234
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Amazing Coaster

I was absolutely terrified when I saw this coaster but I'm so happy I went on it, it was amazing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
David W
Great ride but long queue

We had to wait in a long queue, probably about 45 minutes to an hour but the ride was great, nerve... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“roller coaster” (251 reviews)
“great ride” (136 reviews)
“pleasure beach” (399 reviews)
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525 Ocean Boulevard | Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Blackpool FY4 1EZ, England
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+44 871 222 1234
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Reviewed yesterday

I was absolutely terrified when I saw this coaster but I'm so happy I went on it, it was amazing, the view you get from 235 feet is a lot further than you'd think and the adrenaline this thing gives you is what made me...More

Thank David W
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had to wait in a long queue, probably about 45 minutes to an hour but the ride was great, nerve wracking on the way up but the thrill is great on the drop and the rest of the ride. I personally didn’t experience any...More

Thank Owenreviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Big One is a great ride which provides an amazing view of the sea for the few seconds that you are at the top before bringing you straight back down again. The new paint job on the Pepsi Max can at the bottom really...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Husband and 8 year old went on it after it broke down the day before!! Loves it but daughter wouldn’t go back on it 😂😂😂

Thank Scottishholgirl
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Still a great ride when working. Unfortunately most times I have been in Blackpool it's been broken for some reason.

Thank Scott8446
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is full of airtime and the operations and how fast the trains are dispatched is great. Just a great ride all around

Thank David W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I felt like this was fine, he had been on it multiple times in the past and this was my first. Not sure why everyone's complaining of sore backs on here, we felt fine and my boyfriend said it was the same...More

1  Thank GraceM9831
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As someone who has ridden a vast variety of rollercoasters all round the world I would encourage everyone to ty The Big One. It has the best first drop bar none. Rough and ready so don’t expect a magic carpet ride. A must do in...More

Thank ajj26
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to love riding the big one. Its never has and never will be a smooth ride. I rode it last year and put its roughness down to being in the back of the train. It was backbreaking especially over the first drop. Yesterday...More

1  Thank Dave S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on this last week was always our favourite ride , but this year it feels very bumpy and rattly, infact it was quite painfull The new rides ( icon ) etc are awesome but please bpb please spend some pennies on these classic rides...More

2  Thank billie n
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Lisa T
13 April 2018|
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Response from Claire W | Reviewed this property |
Yes! most rides have small cubes next to where the ride starts
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Richard G
13 September 2016|
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Response from zivilek2015 | Reviewed this property |
No, chance! Supposed to be at least 1.50cm
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