The UK boasts some of the world’s best pleasure beaches and coastal theme parks, from traditional seaside arcades and fairgrounds to thrill-packed amusements, age-old piers, seaside funfairs, and vintage roller coasters overlooking the sea.
An amazing day out at a seaside Pleasure Beach has so much to offer! Of course, there are the rides, and amusements to keep everyone entertained plus, there’s the sea for a quick dip to calm the nerves after those pulse-racing rides plus a number of excellent places to eat scattered up and down the country.
We list some of the very best pleasure beaches including Great Yarmouth pleasure beach, located on the Norfolk coast with its thrilling mix of white-knuckle and child-friendly rides which makes for an ideal fun family day out.
Further south you have the famous and iconic Brighton Pier which attracts and massive 6.2 million visitors every year, the pier offers the classic British seaside funfair experience. From super fresh fish and chips and sticks of rock to a classic ghost train and of course a helter-skelter plus amusement.
Located up north in Lancashire is the big daddy of pleasure beaches and this is the world-famous Black Pool pleasure beach, one of the UK’s most visited amusement parks.
This mammoth attraction is home to a vast number of white-knuckle rides and family-friendly fun.
Thrill-seekers won’t be disappointed as Blackpool Pleasure beach features the UK’s tallest roller coaster, The Big One, the UK’s first suspended looping coaster completely over water, Infusion, and the UK’s very first looping coaster, Revolution all of which are not to be missed if you visit this amazing pleasure beach.