Lose yourself in the Land of Imagination at Blackgang Chine…the UK’s oldest amusement park where you step out of the everyday and into a magical world where the only constraint is your own creativity.
Explore a world like no other where you truly can be whoever you want to be. Round up giant beasts as a courageous dinosaur keeper in Restricted Area 5; cast spells from your own castle as a magical fairy in Fairyland; chose to be either an outlaw or sheriff as a rootin’ tootin’ cowboy in Cowboy Town; challenge your friends to a duel aboard a battleship as a swashbuckling pirate in Pirate Cove; or come face to face with a 60ft whale as a deep-sea diver in Underwater Kingdom…where will your imagination take you?
Experience new thrills on the park’s TWO NEW rides including the 400ft above sea level drop-tower, Evolution, and ‘flying carpet’ style ride, Shipwrecked. Set off on an adrenaline-inducing roller coaster ride or speed down the waterslide, mixed with the wholesome nostalgia of Blackgang Chine’s quirky attractions, enjoy a classic adventure alongside timeless excitement.
On top of all that, you can watch the Land of Imagination come to life as Blackgang Chine celebrates a season filled with epic family-friendly events. From explosive cowboy shows and rawrsome entertainment in May to the biggest summer party for kids that the Isle of Wight has seen and a spooky Halloween-themed October, the park will keep you entertained throughout the year!
Every year hundreds of school parties from across the country visit Blackgang Chine. Imaginations run wild as the children enjoy the many themed areas around the park. For more information including rates please visit www.blackgangchine.com.
Blackgang Chine and Robin Hill offer a combined park ticket, allowing unlimited entry to both of the Island parks for a 7 day period. This ticket saves you money compared to purchasing tickets individually at each park. Please contact Blackgang Chine or Robin Hill for further information and prices.
Blackgang Chine is open from 10am until 5pm on most days during the peak season, with last rides at 4:30pm. There are certain exceptions to this rule, and plenty of special events for which the park stays open for longer.
Some indoor attractions and Blackgang Chine rides close up to 45 minutes before the park shuts. Ride operating times, cafe facilities and shop opening times vary, depending on the time of season. Last admission to the park is one hour before the stated closing time.
Wightlink provide a fast ferry service to Blackgang Chine and the Isle of Wight. Our comfortable, well-equipped ferries can get you from the mainland to the Island as a foot passenger in half an hour or less. Blackgang Chine is on the South coast of the Isle of Wight, and easy to reach by both car and public transport. Book your ferry today for the most imaginative fun to be had in the UK!
Events at Blackgang Chine
The rides will come to life with some of the park’s iconic characters, both new and old, joining us for an epic weekend of thrills.
Embark on a Jurassic journey like no other as you reach new heights ascending Doctor Livingstone’s observation tower, Evolution! But be warned, the tower is known to experience unusual dino activity so ride with caution.
Their swashbuckling band of Pirates need your help to steer their ship to shore. The sea is a cruel mistress, but will you brave the cascading tide to save your pirate crew or abandon ship as you’re thrown up and over the waves on our new ride, Shipwrecked?