Butlin's Skegness

Amusement park in the United Kingdom

Butlin's Skegness
Skegness, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Status Operating
Opened April 1936
Owner Butlins
Previous names Funcoast World (1987-1999)
Website https://www.butlins.com/

Butlin's Skegness is a holiday camp containing a small amusement park located in Skegness, Lincolnshire, England, UK. It was the first holiday camp to be opened by Billy Butlin.

Closed roller coasters

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Dragon Zamperla Powered 1990 2005 Stored - relocated to Knightly's Fun Park
Coaster Unknown Kiddie 1962 or earlier 1994 or later Unknown
Wild Mouse Butlin's Wild Mouse 1962 1975 Scrapped



Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Car Ride Modern Products Track Ride 1970s
Carousel Savage Carousel 1958
Chair-O-Plane John H. Rundle Chair-O-Plane 2019
Dodgems Barbieri Dodgems 2004
Eclipse Zamperla ChronoZ 2023
Orbiter Zamperla Junior Drop Tower 2023
Paratrooper Hrubetz Paratrooper 1985
Rockin' Tug Zamperla Rockin' Tug 2004
Santa Fe Express Zamperla Junior Railway 2023
Satellite Turnagain Trabant/Satellite 2007
Super Swing Zamperla Happy Swing 2023
Waltzer Maxwell Waltzer 2012


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Big Wheel Lusse Ferris Wheel 1958 2000s Scrapped
Big Wheel Lusse Ferris Wheel 1958 Unknown Scrapped
Cablecars British Ropeway Engineering Ropeway 1962 1989 Scrapped
Cirrus 30 Modern Products Acrobat 1984 1989 Travelling UK (via John H. Rundle)
Dodgems Unknown Dodgems Unknown 1991 Scrapped
Dodgems Reverchon Dodgems 1992 2003 Scrapped
Galaxy Turnagain Trabant/Satellite 1983 2006 Scrapped
Helter Skelter Supercar Helter Skelter 1977 1987 Travelling UK
Miniature Railway Butlin's Ltd. Miniature Railway 1962 1986 Scrapped
Monorail Butlin's Ltd. Monorail 1965 2002 Scrapped
Moonrocket R.J. Lakin & Maxwell Moonrocket c.1961 1966 Scrapped
Santa-Fe Trains Supercar Track Ride 1958 1994 Scrapped
Swirl Unknown Swirl/Skid 1971 1973 Scrapped
Tempest Grover Watkins Tempest 1980 1993 Sold to A.R.M.
The Wave Eurofab Miami 1994 2017 Relocated to Barry Island Pleasure Park
Top Spin Fabbri Top Spin 2005 2012 Sold (stored)
Twister Edwin Hall Twist 1960 2004 Scrapped
Twister PWS Rides Twist 2021 2021 Travelling UK
Veteran Cars Supercar Track Ride Unknown 1994 Scrapped
Viking Zierer Pirate Ship 1993 1998 Relocated to Funland Hayling Island
Waltzer Lang Wheels Waltzer c.1979 1983 Travelling UK
Waltzer Maxwell Waltzer 1984 2002 Scrapped
Waltzer R.J. Lakin Waltzer 1958 Unknown Relocated to Manning's Amusement Park