Pleasurewood Hills

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  1. MattyH

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    This is Rattlesnake. It's the same coaster going around the same track. The ammount of work on this wouldn't have been approved unless it was something brand new.
     
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    When did Merlin acquire Pleasurewood Hills?
     
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    Fan site Pleasurewood Maniacs have put a photo ofconstruction of the new station for Egg-spress.

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    The park has confirmed that Adult entry this year will be £22 on the gate or £15 if you book online.
     
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    The park will open this coming Saturday at 10am. Mini Dodgems and Cannonball Express will not be open at the start of the year, opening later in the season.
     
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    Why was Hob's Pit shut down? Only decent thing in the park when I went in 2013.
     
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    Not enough hipsters were visiting the park so they turned it into a family ride with more appeal.

    Well I liked the creativity of Hobs Pit and glad it happened, it was the only novel thing left at the park today. But it was very misplaced. The replacement actually works a lot better with the space they had even though it's a basic shooter, it looks good

    PH needs a big kick to get it going again, it's in a similar state Paultons was in during the early 2000s and that's doing well now. Might be slow progress, hopefully the management wont crash N burn
     
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    The new General Manager seems to be trying to improve as much as he can.
     
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    Yeah, to be fair I only went because it was on the way back from Latitude.
     
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    Went whislt on holiday a few years ago, and I have to say I was disappointed with Hobbs Pit. It really was not as scary as marketed.
     
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    The old rattle snake now looks egg-citing :rolleyes:
     
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    The old mini dodgems have reopened as bumper car garage today. The stump of the old tide traveller ride looks to be in the process of being removed.
     
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    Is it expected that Cannonball Express will in fact reopen?

    The latest photos on RCDB do make you wonder... https://rcdb.com/852.htm
     
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    If you go back along to the pictures from 2011 it doesn't look much better (aside from being complete and operating).
     
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    How on earth is this place still operating?
     
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    Cannonball is rumoured that it's either opening in October or next season with a new theme.

    Park is cleaner and tidier than its been in years, the pirate ship is currently down but everything else is working.

    The park has a big owning group behind it who are currently investing in the place. Lots of rumours about next season already, including the fact the park are applying to have a small zoo, which is presumably a new petting zoo.
     
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    I guess not been to far away from gt Yarmouth it makes its most money from holiday makers.
     
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    An update on Everybodys favourite theme park located in the North East of Suffolk.

    Cannonball will return at some point.

    Details of the parks Halloween offering have been announced

    As well as the usual Family events, This year there will be two 16+ mazes from the AtmosFEAR company.

    These are;

    Full Scream Ahead

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    Guests are invited aboard a train full of Exhumated Corpses, this will be based inside the old train.

    Hob's Revenge


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    Hob's Revenge will give brave guests the chance to explore an abandoned flint mine, which has sat undisturbed since the closure of Hob's Pit. Navigating through a subterranean labyrinth, guests will need to keep their wits about them as Hob is out for revenge! This will take place underneath the castle theatre in the old Laser Labrinth.

    Pleasurewood Chills is on from 19th to 27th October 2019.
     
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    I think they should just show the park's finances and future prospects for Halloween this year. That's enough to scare the living daylights out of anyone.
     
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