Grand National

Local nameGrand National
LocationBlackpool, UK

The Grand National is a wooden roller coaster located at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in Blackpool, Lancashire in the United Kingdom. It was designed and constructed by Charles Paige in 1935 and is now one of only three surviving wooden Möbius Loop roller coasters in the world and one of the only two in Eurasia. It is themed and named after the Grand National; with elements of the ride signposted to mimic features of the horse race. The trains climb the lift-hill and pass under the 'They're Off' sign and race through 'Becher's Brook', 'Valentine's' and 'Canal Turn' before returning to the 'Winning Post'. The ride stands at 62 feet high and has a track length of 3,302 ft.The trains for this ride are manufactured by Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters The ride was designated as a Grade II listed building on 19 April 2017.The ride is notorious for being really bumpy, and in the 2018 season a sign was placed at the entrance that indicates that all riders must be fit and well enough to ride.

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Address South Shore FY4 1, United Kingdom

Coordinates 53°47'31.265" N -3°3'21.252" E

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