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“You haven't done Blackpool until you've ridden The Big One!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Big One

The Big One
Ranked #3 of 78 things to do in Blackpool
Certificate of Excellence
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“You haven't done Blackpool until you've ridden The Big One!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

This ride is almost 20yrs old but you would get the same thrill of a ride built this week!

I first went on this ride in 2000 and still get the same buzz in 2013

The queue wasn't as bad as it used to be, the fact that there is no shoulder restraints make you feel like you will fly out but that's part of the fun?!

Visited April 2013
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“brilliant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2013

price a bit steep for enter into the park but well worth it once in tip make a packed lunch and take ya own drinks

Visited May 2013
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glasgow
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“10 years later still good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

Still looks a lot worse than it really is but had a good time on it anyway. If you go and not too sure about it build up the courage and do it, you will want to go back on again.

Visited May 2013
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SY
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“Great trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

We queued for ages to get on The Big One and it broke down right at the end, my dad complained and we got fast track tickets onto Iron Bru - Front seats.. I LOVE Blackpool, always have. Good customer service where we were concerned,

Great day out.

Visited October 2012
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York, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“It broke down as did other rides!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

Blackpool Pleasure Beach seems to have been left in the dark ages as far as customer service is concerned. We queued for an age to get on The Big One for it to break down. We ten queued for the Revolution and when we were near the front it broke down. We then queued for Avalanche and you guessed it........ It broke down. As it was now lunch time we decided to call it a day. We went to reception and complained to be told to go back to the rides and tell them that the manager sent us and que jump.
We did that and the people in charge of the rides looked at us as if we were crazy, they had to call the Manager every time to see if we were genuine?
Sadly the mentality of the park and the management is lacking, wake up BPB it's 2013 and you are being left behind!

Visited March 2013
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