Blackgang Chine

Blackgang Chine celebrates its 175th birthday in 2018, and you’re all invited to join the party!

Let your imagination run wild as you start your very own adventure…

You can fight pirates on-board your own ship, discover life sized moving dinosaurs, become a sheriff of your own town, and lock up the outlaws in jail, experience the magic of becoming a fairy princess in your own castle… or explore a sunken shipwreck in our newest theme world Underwater Kingdom. 

Blackgang Chine is open from 18 March – 3rd November, 10am – 5pm.
From the 20th October to 3rd November 2018, Blackgang Chine will now open from 10am – 10pm, with Wicked Nights still taking place from 6pm – 10pm. Visitors can now enjoy the park throughout the day for an extra week, as well as the NEW FOR 2018 event, Wicked Nights. Tickets to Blackgang Chine are inclusive of the Wicked Nights event, from 6pm – 10pm.

May half term and summer holidays, open daily 10am – 6pm.

Open late evenings every Monday and Wednesday in summer holidays.

Admission price 

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Why should I visit?

    • Experience a family day out like no other in the land of imagination
    • Brave a ride on the Cliff Hanger rollercoaster
    • Make a splash on the Water Force water slide
    • See the UK’s largest animatronic T-Rex
    • Become a sheriff, outlaw or bounty hunter in Cowboy Town


Assistance dogs allowed
Baby changing facilities
Disabled access
Disabled parking available
Dogs accepted
Free parking on site
Gift shop
On site parking
Suitable for ages 12 and above
Suitable for ages 3 and above
Suitable for ages 5 and above
Suitable for ages 8 and above
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Terror Island

19/10/2019 - 02/11/2019

Blackgang Chine

NEW for 2019. Prepare to be petrified as you discover the hidden secrets of TERROR ISLAND…Join us if you dare. But be warned. THERE IS NO... 

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Where to find us


Blackgang Chine
Nr Ventnor
Isle of Wight
PO38 2HN

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By car

Blackgang is situated on the A3055 about 6 miles from Ventnor and about a mile or so further on from the village of Niton. It is about 13 miles from Freshwater.From Fishbourne ferry port, (15 miles) take the A3054 to Newport and then take the A3020 to Blackwater Hollow and on to Rookley. Take the turning right onto the Niton road and follow the signs through to Chale and Blackgang.

By bus

There are several bus routes via Blackgang Chine. Please visit Island Buses to plan your route.

Kids activities

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  • Water Force Water Slide - Whether you choose the fast 'over flows', or the scary 'plug hole', Water Force is great wild fun for all the family!
  • Cliff Hanger Roller Coaster - This exciting roller coaster is perched near the edge of vertical cliffs!
  • Pirate Cove - The perfect place for sea battles between a Pirate ship and a French frigate, complete with water cannons!
  • Cowboy Town - Be the Sheriff (or Outlaw!) of your own town in this stunning replica of a Western town.
  • Restricted Area 5 - Marvel at the gargantuan scale of the life-size moving dinosaurs and encounter the most realistic experience since time began