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“Really not such good value for money!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Joyland

Joyland
Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth NR30 2EH, England
+44 1493 844094
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Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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“Really not such good value for money!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013 via mobile

Read good reviews about this before visiting as part of our holiday to the area. Have to say we were very disappointed at the charges.. As we walked in, we said to each other "oh great, only one token per ride" We had purchased 5 tokens, 5 rides for our 2 year old we thought. My husband went to take our son on the famous snails "oh it's a token for you as we'll, mate"... Seriously?!" So only 2 rides later we had only one token left, which wasn't good enough for anything. Avoid the Neptune ride if you don't want to waste tokens on what is essentially a circle through some polystyrene fish hanging from the ceiling in the dark..lasted 1min 20.. I kid you not. Staff were grumpy & did not interact with kids. Except for the very enthusiastic guy at the photo booth who was avidly trying to sell us a photo from the snail ride for £7-10. In summary; A rip off.

Visited June 2013
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essex
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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“Fun Few Hours”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Some of the rides are looking a bit tired, but nevertheless was a great hit with our 3 year old grandson. Not bad value really, a bag of 12 tokens for £10 and rides were 1 token per person. You have to accompany the little ones, but as some of the rides are quite fast i think that is sensible. Staff seemed friendly.

Visited June 2013
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Doncaster, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Brilliant for the under Tens”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Tokens only 12 for £10 most rides only one token so not bad value for money at all, eat at the diner at the side and received a free ride token per £15 spent.

Visited May 2013
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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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“Great family fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Had a lovely day here with my family ... All the staff were super friendly especially the guys in the photo booth who staged another photograph of my children for us. Great range of rides and would definitely recommend :) thanks all x x x x the Thomas family x x x x

Visited June 2013
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northampton
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Good Value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

I used to take our own children and now I take the grandchildren excellent value for money. The rides are suitable for all of the younger pnes

Visited May 2013
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