Portobello Amusement Park

Amusement park in the United Kingdom

Portobello Amusement Park
The park entrance in August 1989
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Status Defunct
Closed 2000 or later

Portobello Amusement Park was an amusement park previously located in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

General view of the park in May 1988

Past roller coasters

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Figure Eight Unknown Wooden
Side Friction
1910 1957 Scrapped
Nessi Diego Cavazza Family 1990 1999 Relocated to Rhyl Children's Village
Sprinter J. Bakker Denies Kiddie 1989 1989 Relocated to Clacton Pier

Former attractions

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Chair-O-Plane Unknown Chair-O-Plane 1970s c.1978 Travelling UK
Cyclone Bennett Twist 1990 1990 Relocated to New Brighton Palace
Disco Waltzer R.J. Lakin Waltzer 1971 or earlier 1985 Travelling UK
Dodgems Unknown Dodgems 1987 1988 Travelling UK
Dodgems A.P.E. Dodgems 1989 1999 Relocated to Largs Amusements
Dodgems Unknown Dodgems 2000 Unknown Unknown
Ferris Wheel Eli Bridge Company Ferris Wheel 1978 1980s Unknown
Jungle Ride Orton & Spooner Ark/Speedway 1932 1936 Travelling UK
Miami Sluijs-Smalcor Miami 1991 1991 Relocated to Coney Beach Pleasure Park
Octopus Lusse Octopus 1967 1974 Relocated to Sheerness Amusement Park
Octopus Hayes Fabrication Octopus 1982 1985 Travelling UK
Paratrooper Hrubetz Lifting Paratrooper 1989 1991 Relocated to Bundoran Adventure Park
Swirl Unknown Swirl/Skid 1956 1960s Travelling UK
Waltzer H.P. Jackson Waltzer 1987 1990 Travelling UK
Waltzer Orton & Spooner Waltzer 1991 1999 Travelling UK

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