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Little Dipper (Lightwater Valley)

Roller coaster
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Little Dipper
Caterpillar (Lightwater Valley)2.jpg
Lightwater Valley
Location Ripon, Yorkshire, England, UK
Status Operating since 2003
Height restriction 1 m unaccompanied
Manufacturer D.P.V. Rides
Product Brucomela
Type Steel - Family
Track layout Wacky Worm (Big Apple)
Inversions 0
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Little Dipper is a steel family roller coaster built by Italian manufacturer D.P.V. Rides currently located at Lightwater Valley in Ripon, Yorkshire, England, UK.


The ride opened in 2003 as the Caterpillar and was located on the spot of the former Batflyer. For the 2014 season, the ride was relocated within the park, rethemed and renamed Little Dipper.


The ride follows one of the most cloned layouts ever, the Big Apple / Wacky Worm figure-eight layout.


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

External links

Articles on Lightwater Valley