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Blackgang Chine

Ventnor PO38 2HN, England
+44 1983 730330
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Great place to visit - even better than it was in 1962!

Family of 4 plus two small children. Great all round. The dinosaur park is brilliant as is the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bedford, ENGLAND
Even better than ever

I took my grandchildren here for the first time, though I have been a regular with my children... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Blackgang Chine is a park and gardens themed with a wide range of fantasy attractions as well as heritage exhibitions and adventure play. Children can enjoy playing in Cowboy Town, Pirate Cove, Fairyland or Dinosaurland - fantasy play areas to encourage imaginative play, parents can relax or join in the fun! Opened in 1843 Blackgang Chine is still owned and run by the family of the founder and now also run a sister park, Robin Hill, near Newport on the Isle of Wight.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“roller coaster” (283 reviews)
“cowboy town” (187 reviews)
“water slide” (144 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Ventnor PO38 2HN, England
+44 1983 730330
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Reviewed yesterday

Family of 4 plus two small children. Great all round. The dinosaur park is brilliant as is the Underwater World and they still have the whale skeleton I remember from 55 years ago. This attraction has got better over the years and is now far...More

Thank Bedfordsims
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took my grandchildren here for the first time, though I have been a regular with my children since they were little. It was always a huge hit, with the right balance between static displays and features (which allow the imagination free reign) and rides...More

Thank Jezza3591
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There are lots of things to see and do even if you don't want to go on any of the rides. There are rides suitable for all age groups. The rides all have height restrictions. The paths to some areas are extremely steep and not...More

1  Thank June S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well the kids loved it. We thought it could do with a couple more rides. Lots of things to see and the dinosaur trail with the t rex is one of the best we've seen.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I loved black gang chine as a kid and as an adult it was still fun. Was great to see new parts added and old sections refurbished. The dinosaur section was incredible. Made me feel like a kid. Food was cheap and good which was...More

Thank Rikt87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was on holiday in the Isle of Wight and thought we would give Black Gang Chine a go as it looked good on the websites . So bear in mind it cost £74 for a family of four in OFF PEAK and goes up in...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

First it is difficult to get to if traveling by bus as the service is appalling, only one an hour and not even that at times. Now to the attractions, underwater kingdom is a joke, not a drop of water in sight and fish etc...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For me simply hearing the words 'Black Gang Chine' makes me smile. I enjoyed it as a child, as a mum I loved to join my sons enjoyment & nowadays I take great pleasure in sharing the fun & adventures with my grandchildren. A lot...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took 4 adults 3 kids 1 baby something for everyone expensive but thoroughly enjoyed it .. jurassic park dinosaur land amazing cowboy land. Lots places to have picnic really clean tidy here waterside great fun. Yummy snacks great roller coaster ride loved the underwater part...More

1  Thank reevekrr
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a stunning location, this is a place which the whole family can enjoy but it's a particularly good attraction for children who can interact with many of the displays. We've visited several times over a number of years and never tire of the place....More

1  Thank Patrick M
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nope everything is included... great price and place
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