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Nice family day out (or two) and lots to see

As you would expect it is fairly commercialised, but pretty good value and a good day out for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glenn A
Good for children, pricey for the grown ups!

We visited Blackgang Chine with my 6 year old son and my parents in early October 2018. We were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joanne L
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Eastbourne, 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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Ventnor PO38 2HN, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

This place is amazing, I've been coming since a young child and it never disappoints. We've now brought our own children here a few times and they always have a great time. So much to do and you can bring a picnic if you want....More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went recently with my wife. It has been open for 175 years now! Some parts of the park are new to me, other bits still familiar. Still a great place for kids, especially the younger ones, plenty of fuel for their imaginations.

Thank AlexSkinner
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you would expect it is fairly commercialised, but pretty good value and a good day out for the kids. There are some steep paths, so for the less able or anyone in a wheelchair some of the site would be very difficult to access...More

1  Thank Glenn A
Reviewed 1 week ago

the oldest theme park in Britain and lucky enough to visit during its birthday with fantastic actors putting on shows throughout the evening all topped off with a firework extravaganza from the cliffs above didn't expect it to be for me as a middle aged...More

1  Thank mredfern1887
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Blackgang Chine with my 6 year old son and my parents in early October 2018. We were struck at the price, £20 per person or £76 for the 4 of us (2 seniors, 1 adult, 1 child) as the weather was dire and...More

1  Thank Joanne L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent value and you can go back with in 7 days on the sand ticket. Great fun and the kids loved the stuff a lot of time and thought had gone into this. Some of the pieces were looking a bit tired and need a...More

1  Thank Scenic558989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ventured there with guests to look at the attractions, very expensive to enter and once inside, yes, it is all for the benefit of children. Adults on hand to keep paying out. Can think of better things to do on the island and not as...More

1  Thank LawrenceSalvoni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was expecting a little more for the money, however I haven't been before and had a vision in my head of what I was expecting. Definately for younger children as it is very much about exploring and imagination. We spent 4 hours there and...More

1  Thank hunbun81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiteexpensivefor a family of four but thourily enjoyed our visit, suitable for under 10’s but lovely for the mum & dads too. Only critism is very limited menu in the cafe not many healthy options so if you want healthy take a packed lunch.

1  Thank Liz K K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

£20 a head just to get in the place then we find some of the rides were not running. The park is just there to releave you of your hard earned cash.More

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vectisadventurer, General Manager at Blackgang Chine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear that you felt the entrance price to the park was expensive. Unfortunately the day you visited one of our rides, we only have three, was undergoing routine maintenance. Were you aware that all of our park tickets come with complimentary...More

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S R
27 August 2018|
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Response from suzitsangari | Reviewed this property |
If you buy online, you save about £1 per ticket, depending on the tickets that are purchased.
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12 August 2018|
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Response from Kate B | Reviewed this property |
I’d say no in heavy rain it’s all outdoors and walking between things only really the haunted house that’s inside and the cafe/restaurant
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