Butlin's Minehead

Butlin's Minehead
amusement park
Minehead, Somerset, England
Status Operating
Opened May 1962
Owner Butlin's Ltd.
Previous names Somerwest World
Website https://www.butlins.com/

Butlin's Minehead is a holiday camp containing a small amusement park located in Minehead, Somerset, England, UK.

Attractions[edit | edit source]

Operating[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Carousel Robert Tidman Gallopers 1999
Car Ride Modern Products Juvenile Track Ride 1970s
Chair-O-Plane Zierer Waveswinger 2014
Drivetime Dodgems Soli Dodgems c.1980
Paratrooper De Boer Lifting Paratrooper 1980s
Pirate Ship Helmut Hauser Pirate Ship 1999
Rockin' Tug Zamperla Rockin' Tug 2004
Sir Billy's Helter Skelter Gravitron Slip/Helter Skelter 2014
Sir Billy's Supreme Waltzer R.J. Lakin Waltzer 1994
Super Slide Modern Products Astroglide Unknown
Trains Supercar Juvenile Track Ride 1962

Closed[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Autodrome Lang Wheels Autodrome 1966 Unknown Scrapped
Big Wheel Lusse Ferris Wheel 1962 Unknown Unknown
Big Wheel Maxwell Ferris Wheel 1993 c.1999 Scrapped
Cablecars British Ropeway Engineering Cablecars 1965 1997 Scrapped
Carousel John Allen Gallopers 1962 1998 Relocated to Dreamland Margate
Caterpillar Orton & Spooner Caterpillar 1963 1967 Travelling UK
Caterpillar R.J. Lakin Caterpillar 1989 1989 Travelling UK
Dodgems Supercar Dodgems 1962 c.1979 Unknown
Meteorite Cadoxton Engineering Round-Up 1994 2013 Travelling UK
Miniature Railway Unknown Miniature Railway 1964 1989 Scrapped
Monorail Butlin's Ltd. Monorail 1967 1996 Scrapped
Octopus A.R.M. Polyp 1987 1994 Travelling UK
Orbiter Tivoli Manufacturing Orbiter 1989 1989 Travelling UK
Phantom Chase Reverchon Matterhorn 1989 1989 Travelling UK
Quasar A.R.M. Quasar/Explorer 1987 1989 Relocated to Starcoast World
Satellite A.R.M. Trabant/Satellite 1980 2009 Sold - Stored (not used)
Skymaster A.R.M. Skymaster 2002 2013 Stored
Twister Edwin Hall Twist 1962 1990 Relocated to Hemsby Fun Park
Twister Eli-Bridge Twist 1993 1999 Travelling UK
Waltzer R.J. Lakin Waltzer 1963 1968 Travelling UK

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