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“Awful dont buy online wrist band isnt worth it. Rides are dull”
Review of The Pleasure Beach

The Pleasure Beach
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Owner description: The Pleasure Beach with its mixture of high-octane rides and traditional attractions sits at the top of Great Yarmouth's Golden Mile dominating the seafront skyline with its famous Skydrop. Spread over nine acres, the Pleasure Beach offers huge family fun, full-throttle white knuckle rides to exhilarate and thrill, water attractions to catch your breath and fun rides to keep the children happy for hours. Our roller coaster has been the star attraction since 1932 and is still a crowd puller today. More than 1.1 million visitors enjoyed the Pleasure Beach experience in 2013, confirming our place in the top 10 UK free entry amusement parks. And even more attractions, rides and innovations are on their way.
Essex
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Awful dont buy online wrist band isnt worth it. Rides are dull”
Reviewed 9 October 2013

I am glad that I did not buy a wrist band before arrival. Shocking. The ghost house looked great from the outside but inside, awful. The child’s drive around cars had nothing to drive around other than one parking sign, just a large patch of cement. Awful. No inspiration, no imagination. Utterly disappointed. The log flume wasn’t working and I’m glad it wasn’t, it looked like a health hazard! The toy grabbing machines in the corner by the toilet wasn’t even working and the whole place looked run down. We spent about £8 on tokens. wouldnt go again.

Visited October 2013
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Lichfield
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47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Lovely olde worlde pleasure beach”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Some new rides, but some very old ones. Good day out and the wristbands are good value. Food is available.

Visited August 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Excting!”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

The pleasure beach has so much to offer for all the family! We had children as young as 6 and our grandparents with us! All enjoyed so much!

Visited August 2013
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west yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A little Disappointing”
Reviewed 29 September 2013

I am a real fan of Great Yarmouth and love it with all my heart but i have to say on our recent holiday my husband and I didn't really ride anything in the pleasure beach, our old favourites are still there, The roller coaster our favourite, it's iconic and i'd be upset if it was ever removed but the rest of the park could do with a whole new make over now and i did feel the rides were a bit too over priced for the amount available. If it's a first visit to Yarmouth then people would probably quite like the pleasure beach but for returning holiday makers it is feeling a bit tired now. A new ride has arrived since last year which looks pretty good but it might be nice to see the log flume removed and a larger up to date roller coaster style ride installed in it's place. Also the food available in there isn't great im afraid.

Visited September 2013
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“Pricey”
Reviewed 28 September 2013 via mobile

Spent a few hours with my lad here whilst on holiday.
It wasn't particularly busy so no ques, the length of time for the rides is ridiculous. 2-3 minutes at most for most the rides.
As my lad had a wristband (cost £17) he was free to go the rides as often as he choose he enjoyed his time here. I, however, believe the price should be at least a fiver cheaper considering the amount of rides.
Benches to sit on and plenty of food stalls and a pub!

Visited September 2013
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