Big Apple (Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach)

Roller coaster in the United Kingdom
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Big Apple
Big Apple in 2022
Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
Location Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, UK
Coordinates 52°35′38″N 1°44′11″E / 52.593851°N 1.736276°E / 52.593851; 1.736276
Status Operating since 1998
Alton Towers
Name Mini Apple
Location Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK
Operated 1982 to 1997
Manufacturer Pinfari
Product Big Apple MB28
Type Steel - Kiddie
Track layout Wacky Worm (Big Apple)
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Inversions 0

Big Apple is a Pinfari steel kiddie roller coaster located at Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, UK. It was previously located at Alton Towers in Staffordshire from 1982 to 1997. While located at Alton Towers, the ride was called Mini Apple.



Follows the standard Big Apple / Wacky Worm layout and goes through a giant apple.

Colour scheme

At Alton Towers the ride was painted entirely white and at Great Yarmouth the track was painted green and the supports yellow. It has since been repainted and now has yellow track and orange supports.


Single train with 6 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 24 riders per train.

At Alton Towers in the 1990s

External links

Articles on Alton Towers