What was the theme park at Southend called?

Peter Pan’s Adventure Island
Adventure Island (amusement park)

Previously known as Peter Pan’s Playground, Peter Pan’s Adventure Island
Location Southend-on-Sea, England
Coordinates 51°31′57″N 0°42′57″E
Opened 1976

Does Southend have a fun fair?

There are 13 Southend On Sea theme parks and funfairs to pick from. Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

Does Southend beach have rides?

The Park has over 40 mind-blowing rides to jump on, for the thrill seekers it’s the swinging and spinning Axis or for those who prefer to soak up the sights of the sea front The Big Wheel is one to hop onto.

What is the scariest ride at Southend?

Rage is a steel roller coaster situated at Adventure Island in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England. Rage is a Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter model roller coaster (the 6th overall to be built). At 97 degrees, it is steeper-than-vertical and tied for the third steepest roller coaster in the United Kingdom.

When did Adventure Island Open Southend?

1976Adventure Island / Opened

When did Southend Kursaal close?

Decline and closure (1973–1986) At the end of 1977 the decision was made to close the ballroom, with the main building finally succumbing in 1986.

How many rides are there in Adventure Island Southend?

How many rides are at Adventure Island? At the time of writing, Adventure Island has over 40 rides suitable for all ages and thrill levels.

What rides are at Southend Adventure Island?

Green Scream
RageBarnstormerMighty Mini MegaKiddi Koasta
Adventure Island/Rides

What is included in Adventure Island?

Spreading over 62 acres of land, Adventure Island is divided into two sections: the Amusement Park and the Lagoon or artificial lake, which are joined by a bridge. While the amusement park invites thrill-seekers, the Lagoon offers a unique boating experience.

What attractions are at Adventure Island?

Wahoo Run
Caribbean Corkscrew

How many rides are there at Adventure Island?

What happened to the Kursaal Southend?

Main building reopening (1998) The building originally contained a McDonald’s, but the fastfood chain left in 2008. The bowling alley closed permanently in 2019, and the casino closed permanently in 2020.