Clarence Pier

Amusement park in the United Kingdom
Clarence Pier
Clarence Pier 2019 01.jpg
The Pier in 2019
Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK.
Status Operating
Opened 1861
Operating season March until Late October
Previous names Fun Acres
Manning's Amusement Park
Butlin's Amusement Park

Clarence Pier is an amusement park located at Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK.

Roller coasters


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Mad Mouse SBF Visa Group Sit-down March 2, 2019 Operating
Tidal Wave SBF Visa Group Spinning
April 10, 2019 Operating


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Devils Chute Orton & Spooner Wooden
Wild Mouse
1951 1959 Scrapped
Figure Eight Unknown Wooden 1938 1961 Scrapped
Happy Caterpiller Pinfari Family 2018 2018 Relocated to South Parade Pier
Skyways SDC Sit-down 1980 2017 Scrapped
Speedy Coaster D.P.V. Rides Family 2011 2017 Relocated to Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
Wild Mouse Butlin's Wild Mouse 1962 1979 Relocated to Funland Hayling Island



Name Manufacturer Type Opening
Jumping Bugs Zamperla Jump Around 2023


Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Bounce Safeco Jump & Smile 2023
Canyon River SBF Visa Group Log Flume 2020
Diamond Dodgems Barbieri Dodgems 2017
Gallopers John H. Rundle Carousel 1998
Seal Creek John H. Rundle Roundabout 2022
Tea Party Amusement Technical Junior Teacups 2023
Tornado KMG Frisbee 2023
Twister Sonacase Twist 2004
Wild West Waltzer Maxwell Waltzer 1982


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Ark R.J. Lakin Ark/Speedway 1937 1944 Travelling UK
Astroglide Bennett Giant Slide 1970s 1993 Scrapped
Balloon Wheel SBF Visa Group Junior Ferris Wheel 2010 2021 Relocated to Web Adventure Park
Big Wheel Lusse Ferris Wheel 1947 1960s.c Unknown
Bounce Safeco Jump & Smile 2003 2003 Travelling UK
Breakdance Safeco Breakdance 2015 2015 Travelling UK
Breakdance Safeco Breakdance 2017 2017 Travelling Italy
Calypso Calypso Lang Wheels 1967 1970 Travelling UK
Cavalcade R.J. Lakin Ark/Speedway 1944 1979 Relocated to Joyland Arcade
Chair-O-Plane Unknown Chair-O-Plane Unknown 1964 Travelling UK
Cyclone Moser Rides Extraordinary Bike 2007 2010 Unknown
Disk'O Zamperla Disk'O 2005 2010 Travelling Australia
Dodgems Unknown Dodgems Unknown 1992 Scrapped
Dodgems Lang Wheels Dodgems 1993 1999 Relocated to Symonds Yat Leisure Park
Dodgems Bertazzon Dodgems 2000 2016 Scrapped
Flying Dumbos Kolmax-Plus Jets 2015 2022 Unknown
Extreme Rotor Amusement Ride Manufacturers Rotor 2011 2014 Travelling UK
Fear B. Peach Walk-Through 2011 2011 Travelling UK
Flying Saucers Corbiere Ferris Wheel 1964 2000 Relocated to Pleasureland Southport
Gallopers Savage Carousel 1942 1943 Relocated to Butlin's Skegness
Gallopers Savage Carousel 1946 1997 Relocated to Dunes Leisure Family Fun Fair
Ghost Train Orton & Spooner Tracked Dark Ride 1950 1993 Scrapped
Ghoster Coaster Hayes Fabrication Tracked Dark Ride 1989 1989 Travelling UK
Helter Skelter Orton & Spooner Helter Skelter 1950s 1985 Travelling UK
Hot Air Balloons I.E. Park Samba Balloon 2011 2022
It's A Small World Ronnie Bentley Tracked Dark Ride 2002 2002 Unknown
Jurassic 3001 Unknown Tracked Dark Ride 1994 2001 Scrapped (cars to Ghost Train)
Lightning Swirl R.J. Lakin Swirl/Skid/Ben Hur 1948 1987 Scrapped
Log Flume D.P.V. Rides Log Flume 1996 1998 Travelling UK
Mega Dance Fabbri Orbiter 2012 2012 Travelling UK
Meteor Cadoxton Engineering Round-Up 1980 1993 Relocated to Butlin's Minehead
Monster Express Carpenteria 2000 Tracked Dark Ride 1996 2001 Travelling UK
Music Trip! Fairmatt Miami 2021 2022 Travelling UK
Noah's Ark R.J. Lakin Ark/Speedway 1939 1947 Travelling UK
Octopus Lusse Octopus Unknown 1950 Relocated to Battersea Funfair
Octopus Lusse Octopus 1952 1965.c Unknown (for sale 1965)
Orbiter Tivoli Manufacturing Orbiter/Extreme 1988 1993 Relocated to Brighton Seafront Amusements
Power Tower Moser Rides Drop Tower 2002 2006 Unknown
Puffa-Chuff Lang Wheels Track Ride 1953 Unknown Unknown
Rainbow HUSS Rainbow 1993 1995 Part-exchange with K.T. Enterprises
Rocket R.J. Lakin & Maxwell Moonrocket 1938 1939 Stored
Rocket R.J. Lakin & Maxwell Moonrocket 1954 1961 Scrapped
Rodeo Switchback Savage Gondola Switchback/Scenic Railway 1948 1973 Relocated to Six Flags Great Adventure
Rotor Unknown Rotor 1951 1955 Scrapped
Rotor Unknown Rotor 1960 1969 Unknown (for sale 1969)
Santa Maria Schwarzkopf Santa Maria 1985 1985 Relocated to Barry Island Pleasure Park
Satellite Chance Rides Trabant/Satellite 1980s 1983 Relocated to Chessington Zoo
Scenic Dolphins Orton & Spooner Gondola Switchback/Scenic Railway 1945 1947 Scrapped
Solent Wheel Technical Park Ferris Wheel 2016 2016 Relocated to Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
Solent Wheel Technical Park Ferris Wheel 2018 2020 Travelling UK
Super Trooper PWS Rides Paratrooper 2021 2022 Travelling UK
Speedway R.J. Lakin Ark/Speedway 1940 1940 Travelling UK
Stratorockets R.J. Lakin & Maxwell Moonrocket 1962 1966 Travelling UK
Super Loops Vekoma Super Loop 1984 1993 Exported to South America
Super Trooper Bennett Lifting Paratrooper 1976 2003 Travelling UK
Swing Tower AK Rides Star Flyer 2013 2014 Travelling UK
Swinger William Cartwright Steam Yachts 1969 1979 Travelling UK
Telstar Jets Lang Wheels Jets 1966 1993 Relocated to Brighton Seafront Amusements
The Glider R.J. Lakin Mont Blanc 1940 1940s Relocated to Grand Parade Amusement Park
Tip Top Tivoli Manufacturing Tip Top/Force 10 1993 1993 Relocated to Brighton Seafront Amusements
Topsy Turvy Reverchon Matterhorn 1987 1993 Relocated to Tramore Amusement Park
Tristar Fairmatt Troika 2009 2009 Travelling UK
Twist Eli Bridge Company Twist 1981 2000 Travelling UK
Twister K.T. Enterprises Twist 2001 2001 Travelling UK
Walt's Waltzer Maxwell Waltzer 1959 1963 Relocated to Butlin's Pwllheli
Walt's Waltzer Maxwell Waltzer 1964 1981 Part-exchange with Maxwell
Wave Rave K.T. Enterprises Miami 1996 2001 Travelling Ireland
Whip Vosper Thornycroft Whip 1946 Unknown Unknown
Whirl W.F. Mangels Whip Unknown 1945 Unknown
Whirlaround Edwin Hall Twist 1959 1965 Travelling UK
Wild River Reverchon Log Flume 1998 2009 Travelling UK

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