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Blackgang Chine

Ventnor PO38 2HN, England
44 1983 730330
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Ranked #2 of 15 attractions in Ventnor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Went to this magical place when I was a kid...sadly now so much lost to the sea but for what there is its still a place the kids enjoy. Realistically under 10's will still see the magic beyond that age and its pretty tame. As it says its about 'imagination' so if you expect fast rides you will not get... More

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East Anglia
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7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Seemed to something for every one and the service was very quick. Plenty of outlets for ice cream and cakes!

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Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

We took our 5 yr old & 7 month old to here as I did when I was young obviously nothing for the baby but aimed more at my son. the dinosaur attraction is great but I felt they peaked too soon as it is right at the entrance and just feels like everything else is not up to standard.... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I absolutely adore this place and always have, I have been coming here for over 30 years now. I was upset to see that they have taken down the old style tyrannosaurs rex which was removed early this year...its a shame they couldn't have kept it. Love the old favourites, brings back so many wonderful memories. I just hope they... More

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I liked the place but it is steeped in history as a cove for smugglers and it would just have been nice if there was something for visitors that explained this........otherwise there are a lot of children/adults visiting who just think it is an attraction with no connection to the area. I would say its great for pre-teen children and... More

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England
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6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Went with my family (wife and an 8 years old boy). price £52 !! Inside, all plastic mobile models of dinosaurs. There are many other activities which are at extra payment. he only thing covered in your ticket is a roller coaster ride and a water slide. Lots and lots of shops to lighten your wallet but nothing creative. End... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We went to Blackgang chine after visiting many years ago. The new Area 5 attraction was brilliant. The kids (and us adults) enjoyed walking around it. Anyone who struggles with walking should probably avoid this place as its very hilly and lots of walking involved. Some of the models dotted about are looking a little tired and would benefit from... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Something for everyone, loads of walking but there are loads of seating areas. Maps help navigate. The sites for the cliffs and amazing and is well worth the money.

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Gloucester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Love this place!! Definitely worth a visit. Blackgang chine is completely original. It's weird and eccentric and great for the young at heart. It is showing signs of age but I believe that only adds to it's charm. It's reasonably priced and great for a day out with the kids

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I had fond memories of Blackgang Chine from my own childhood, so was keen to take my 17 month old daughter. I'm so glad we went. I must admit that some aspects of the park do look a little tired and tatty - peeling paint on some of the figures, and some very old cobwebs inside the display cases, but... More

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