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Blackgang Chine

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Address: Ventnor PO38 2HN, England
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Blackgang Chine is a park and gardens themed with a wide range of fantasy...

Blackgang Chine is a park and gardens themed with a wide range of fantasy attractions as well as heritage exhibitions and adventure play. Children can enjoy playing in Cowboy Town, Pirate Cove, Fairyland or Dinosaurland - fantasy play areas to encourage imaginative play, parents can relax or join in the fun! Opened in 1843 Blackgang Chine is still owned and run by the family of the founder and now also run a sister park, Robin Hill, near Newport on the Isle of Wight.

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A fun day out

A fun day out. Very quirky. The dinosaurs were great. It is a bit expensive, but we all had a good time. We took our own lunch which saved some money. There's lots of different... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fun day out. Very quirky. The dinosaurs were great. It is a bit expensive, but we all had a good time. We took our own lunch which saved some money. There's lots of different themes throughout the park and it's well laid out.

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Bristol
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Kids love it (aged 4) especially the shadow and Sheila show, which was on while we were there, it was nice to see a new attraction (underwater kingdom). It's a bit hilly in places but that's a bonus for tiring out the kids. Beautiful flora and fauna, and great views (for those not bothered about attractions). Ice cream hut was... More 

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Fife, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

All enjoyed the experience and was easy to find our way around. The rollercoaster played a favourite attraction within our group.

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1 Thank Casey030503
Wetherby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The park is amazing and there are so many attractions for the kids and adults and is very fun. The staff are quite helpful however my main issue is that it is a Bit overpriced for what you get. Also, I payed for a tattoo which came off in less than 10 mins. The rides are fun and thrilling and... More 

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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the ferry to the Island with my family. The kids enjoyed ' lunch with the dinosaurs '. The place was very clean and well signposted. Lots of fun activities for younger kids such as playing on pirate ship whilst squatting water at opponents ship. You can get discount if you book the attraction ticket plus the ferry ticket at... More 

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Tadley, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a Great time here the little ones had a whale of a time ... It's well laid out and one attraction leads to another so you can't really miss anything out. The new underwater world is Great and the dinosaurs are awesome. Like any other park out there it can get expensive,so bring a picnic to to save... More 

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Ventnor, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great themes and so many activities for the young and young at heart. This attraction has been going for over a hundred years and is ever popular with visitors returning as adults with their children.

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Suffolk
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day out here. Our two and five year old were thrilled and the husband had a great time too. The new underwater area is brilliant as is the pirate area where you can squirty he water cannons and those on the adjoined ship. My children got us on her spinning barrel rides three times and still... More 

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2 Thank SuffolkTripLover
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have known Blackgang for nearly all my life and it is still a brilliant place to visit. Would be considered by many to be low tech these days but this is part of the charm as it allows for the imagination to run wild. There has been an obvious large investment over the last few years which is bound... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took me and my 2 kids ( over 10 yrs) We all loved this magical place :) Full of magic and wonders with a beautiful sea view.

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