Botton's Pleasure Beach

Amusement park in the United Kingdom

Botton's Pleasure Beach
Skegness, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Status Operating
Opened 1927
Aerial view of Skegness, including Botton's Pleasure Beach, taken in 2018

Botton's Pleasure Beach is an amusement park in Skegness, Lincolnshire, England, UK. It is a seaside park with four roller coasters and a ferris wheel among other flat rides.

The park has been owned by Botton's since 1965. It was previously owned by Butlin's.

Roller coasters


Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Big Apple Pinfari Kiddie 1987
Queen Bee Pinfari Inverted
Rockin Roller Fabbri Spinning
Wild Mouse
June 2006
Runaway Train Big Country Motioneering Kiddie 1991


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Storm Pinfari Sit-down 1991 2005 Unknown
Scenic Railway Lot Morgan Wooden 1931 c.1961 Scrapped
Wild Mouse Butlin's Wild Mouse 1962 1978 Scrapped
Zyklon Pinfari Sit-down 1979 1990 Unknown



Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Cups & Saucers S&W Amusement Sales Junior Teacups 1990s
Dodgems Bertazzon Dodgems 2013
Dumbo Kolmax-Plus Jets 2017
Freak Out KMG Afterburner 2016
Freefall SBF Visa Group Junior Drop Tower 2022
Gallopers John H. Rundle Junior Carousel 2002
Ghost Train Chapman / PBA Tracked Dark Ride 1978
Giant Wheel Fabbri Ferris Wheel 2004
Pirate Ship HUSS Pirate Ship 1983
Safari Train Falgas Amusement Rides Junior Railway 2002
Super Trooper PWS Rides Paratrooper 2023
Twister Sonacase Twist 1998
Waltzer Maxwell Waltzer 1972
Wild River Reverchon Log Flume 2004
Yo-Yo S&W Amusement Sales Junior Chair-O-Plane 2001 or earlier


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Ark R.J. Lakin Ark/Speedway 1933 1933 Traveling UK
Cactus Canyon W.G.H. Transportation Engineering Scenic Boat Ride 1997 2020 Scrapped
Caterpillar Unknown Caterpillar 1930 1933 Unknown
Dive Bomber Lusse Roll-O-Plane 1966 1969 Relocated to Battersea Funfair
Dodgems Supercar Dodgems 1969.c 2012 Scrapped
Extreme Tivoli Extreme 2010 2016 Relocated to Tramore Amusement Park
Flying Saucers Lang Wheels Ferris Wheel 1965 2003 To John H. Rundle
Flying Skid R.J. Lakin Swirl/Skid 1966 1976 Relocated to Fairworld Seaton Carew
Gallopers Robert Tidman Carousel 1966 1990 Relocated to Southport Pier
Hurricane Jets Lang Wheels Jets 1957 1960s Travelling Ireland
Matterhorn Reverchon Matterhorn 1981 1986 Relocated to Clarence Pier
Raiders Of The Lost Jungle Unknown Tracked Dark Ride 1970s 1991 or later Scrapped
Rock-O-Plane Eyerly Aircraft Company Rock-O-Plane 1962 1969 Travelling UK
Rockin' Tug Zamperla Rockin' Tug 2004 2010 Unknown
Rotor Orton & Spooner Rotor 1974 1978 Traveling UK
Scenic Whales Orton & Spooner Gondola Switchback/Scenic Railway 1954 1956 Relocated to North Parade Amusement Park
Ski Jump Aero-Affiliates Flying Coaster 1962 1966 Relocated to Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
Ski Jump Aero-Affiliates Flying Coaster 1969 1973 Traveling UK
Sky Diver Maxwell Lifting Paratrooper 1974 2006 Relocated to Dunes Leisure Family Fun Fair
Space Satellite R.J. Lakin & Maxwell Moonrocket 1961 1965 Scrapped
Super Speedway R.J. Lakin Ark/Speedway Unknown 1980s Relocated to Clacton Pier
Surf Rider A.R.M. Rainbow 1997 2011 To John H. Rundle
Skymaster A.R.M. Ranger 1995 1996 Traveling UK
The Glider R.J. Lakin Mont Blanc 1940s 1960s Scrapped
Tristar Fairmatt Troika 1993 1997 Traveling UK
Twister Edwin Hall Twist 1971.c 1997 Traveling UK
Vampire Jets Lang Wheels Jets 1967 1977 Relocated to Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
Vampire Jets Lang Wheels Jets 1979 1979 Relocated to Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
Vampire Jets Lang Wheels Jets 1982 1982 Relocated to Funland Hayling Island
Waltzer R.J. Lakin Waltzer c.1947 1948 Relocated to Butlin's Littlehampton
Waltzer R.J. Lakin Waltzer 1950s 1954 Relocated to Butlin's Littlehampton
Waltzer Maxwell Waltzer 1963 1964 Relocated to Butlin's Filey
Whirlaround Edwin Hall Twist 1960 1970 Traveling UK

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