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|name        = Black Pearl
|name        = Black Pearl
|park        = [[Lightwater Valley]]
|park        = [[Lightwater Valley]]
|location    = North Stainley, North Yorkshire, England
|location    = North Stainley, North Yorkshire, England, UK
|country      = UK
|country      = UK
|status      = operating
|status      = defunct
|opened      = 2011
|opened      = 2011
|closed      =  
|closed      = 2020
|cost        =  
|cost        =  
|restriction  = 1.4m
|restriction  = 1.4 m
|manufacturer = [[Weber]]
|manufacturer = [[Weber]]
|builder      =  
|builder      =  
|designer    =  
|designer    =  
|category1    = [[Ranger]]
|product      = [[Traum Boot]]
|product      = [[Traum Boot]]
|dimension1  =  
|dimension1  =  
|dimension2  =  
|dimension2  =  
|capacity    =  
|capacity    = 40 per cycle
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|riders/hour  =  
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{{past location
{{past location
  |park        = [[Loudoun Castle]]
  |park        = [[Loudoun Castle]]
  |location    = Galston, East Ayrshire, Scotland
  |location    = Galston, East Ayrshire, Scotland, UK
  |country    = UK
  |country    = UK
  |opened      = 2004
  |opened      = 2004
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  |replaced    =  
  |replacement =  
  |replacement =  
|name        = Black Pearl
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{{past location
{{past location
  |park        = [[Pluton Park]]
  |park        = [[Pluton Park]] (loan)
  |location    = Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
  |location    = Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
  |country    = Spain
  |country    = Spain
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  |replaced    =  
  |replaced    =  
  |replacement =  
  |replacement =  
|name        = Mary Rose
}}
}}
{{past location
{{past location
  |park        = [[Loudoun Castle]]
  |park        = [[Loudoun Castle]] (loan)
  |location    = Galston, East Ayrshire, Scotland
  |location    = Galston, East Ayrshire, Scotland, UK
  |country    = UK
  |country    = UK
  |opened      = 1996
  |opened      = 1996
  |closed      = 1998
  |closed      = 1999
  |cost        =  
  |cost        =  
  |replaced    =  
  |replaced    =  
  |replacement = [[Evolution (Loudoun Castle)|Evolution]]
  |replacement = [[Evolution (Loudoun Castle)|Evolution]]
|name        = Wallace Sword
}}
}}
{{past location
{{past location
  |park        = [[Dreamland Margate]]
  |park        = [[Dreamland Margate]]
  |location    = Margate, Kent, England
  |location    = Margate, Kent, England, UK
  |country    = UK
  |country    = UK
  |opened      = March 1983
  |opened      = March 1983
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  |replaced    =  
  |replaced    =  
  |replacement = [[Skymaster (Margate)|Skymaster]]
  |replacement = [[Skymaster (Margate)|Skymaster]]
|name        = Mary Rose
}}
}}
}}
}}
'''Black Pearl''' is a [[Ranger]] from German manufacturer [[Weber]] currently operating at [[Lightwater Valley]] in North Stainley, North Yorkshire, England, UK. It has operated in the ''Skeleton Cove'' area of the park since 2011, alongside a number of other ex-[[Loudoun Castle]] rides.
'''Black Pearl''' was a [[Ranger]] built by German manufacturer [[Weber]] previously located at [[Lightwater Valley]] in North Stainley, North Yorkshire, England, UK. It operated in the ''Skeleton Cove'' area of the park from 2011 to 2020, alongside a number of other ex-[[Loudoun Castle]] rides.
 
==History==
On 1 February 2021, the park announced via its website that Black Pearl would be removed as the park repositioned itself as an attraction for younger families.<ref>{{cite web |title=Lightwater Valley set to broaden offering for young families in 2021 |url=https://www.lightwatervalley.co.uk/news/view/lightwater-valley-set-to-broaden-offering-for-young-families-in-2021 |publisher=Lightwater Valley |date=1 February 2021 |accessdate=1 February 2021 |archiveurl=http://web.archive.org/web/20210201161511/https://www.lightwatervalley.co.uk/news/view/lightwater-valley-set-to-broaden-offering-for-young-families-in-2021 |archivedate=1 February 2021}}</ref>
 
 
[[File:Black Pearl (Lightwater Valley) 2015 01.jpg|center|thumb|At [[Lightwater Valley]] in 2015]]
 
==External Links==
{{external link
|image  =
|website = NFCA Digital
|link    = https://cdm15847.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p15847coll3/search/searchterm/v36
|title  = {{{title|Images of the ride}}}
}}


==References==
<references />
{{Lightwater Valley}}
[[Category:Ranger]]
[[Category:Ranger]]
[[Category:Rides opened in 1983]]
[[Category:Rides opened in 1983]]
[[Category:Rides closed in 2020]]
[[Category:Rides manufactured by Weber]]
[[Category:Rides manufactured by Weber]]
[[Category:Traum Boot]]
[[Category:Traum Boot]]

Latest revision as of 17:34, 17 August 2021

Black Pearl
Lightwater Valley
Location North Stainley, North Yorkshire, England, UK
Status Defunct
Operated 2011 to 2020
Height restriction 1.4 m
Loudoun Castle
Name Black Pearl
Location Galston, East Ayrshire, Scotland, UK
Operated 2004 to 2010
Pluton Park (loan)
Name Mary Rose
Location Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
Operated 2000 to 2002
Loudoun Castle (loan)
Name Wallace Sword
Location Galston, East Ayrshire, Scotland, UK
Operated 1996 to 1999
Replaced by Evolution
Dreamland Margate
Name Mary Rose
Location Margate, Kent, England, UK
Operated March 1983 to 1995
Replaced by Skymaster
Statistics
Manufacturer Weber
Product Traum Boot
Type Ranger
Capacity 40 per cycle
HELP

Black Pearl was a Ranger built by German manufacturer Weber previously located at Lightwater Valley in North Stainley, North Yorkshire, England, UK. It operated in the Skeleton Cove area of the park from 2011 to 2020, alongside a number of other ex-Loudoun Castle rides.

History

On 1 February 2021, the park announced via its website that Black Pearl would be removed as the park repositioned itself as an attraction for younger families.[1]


External Links

References

Articles on Lightwater Valley