Droppiest Roller Coaster Tracks in United Kingdom

By  Kujimo , views , updated
Categories: Travel Urban United Kingdom Europe
Dataset contains 9 data items (see table below).

Overview

Which is the droppiest roller coaster ride in United Kingdom?
The droppiest roller coaster ride in United Kingdom is The Big One of Blackpool Pleasure Beach, with a drop of 62 meters. The track of The Big One rises to a height of 65 meters and spans a length of 1,675 meters.

The second roller coaster ride in United Kingdom with the furthest drop is Nemesis of Alton Towers in United Kingdom with 32 meters, followed by The Smiler of Alton Towers in United Kingdom which has a drop of 30 meters. The average drop distance of the roller coaster rides around United Kingdom is around 33.5 meters.

 Compare The Big One with Stealth

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Let's check out United Kingdom's droppiest roller coaster rides:

The Big One.

The Big One Blackpool Pleasure Beach Off Ride (Youtube/Theme Park Updates)

  Tallest roller coaster track in United Kingdom at 65 meters — Located at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom, The Big One is a steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track is 65 meters tall and has a drop of 62 meters.

  Second longest roller coaster track in Europe at 1,675 meters — The 1,675-meter long The Big One is built by Arrow Dynamics and has a maximum vertical angle of 65 degrees.

  Second fastest roller coaster in United Kingdom at a max speed of 119 km/h — The Big One has a maximum speed of 119 km/h and a G force of 4g.

  Roller coaster ride with the third longest ride duration in United Kingdom — Total ride time: 3 minutes.

 

 Compare The Big One with Behemoth from Canada's Wonderland, Canada.

 Compare The Big One with Red Force from Ferrari Land, Spain.


Nemesis.

Nemesis Like You've Never Seen it Before... [aerial] (Youtube/Alton Towers)

Located at Alton Towers in Staffordshire, United Kingdom, Nemesis is a 13-meter tall steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track also has a drop of 32 meters.

Built by Bolliger & Mabillard, Nemesis stretches 716 meters in length.

The track has 4 inversions and a G force of 4g, enabling the roller coaster to reach a maximum speed of 80 km/h.

Total ride time: 1 minutes 20 seconds.

 

 Compare Nemesis with Shambhala from PortAventura Park, Spain.

 Compare Nemesis with Storm Coaster from Sea World (Australia), Australia.


The Smiler.

Smiler Cinematic Off-Ride Alton Towers (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

Third tallest roller coaster track built by Gerstlauer — Located at Alton Towers in Staffordshire, United Kingdom, The Smiler is a 30-meter tall steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track also has a drop of 30 meters.

  Third longest roller coaster track in United Kingdom at 1,170 meters — Built by Gerstlauer, The Smiler stretches 1,170 meters in length.

Third fastest roller coaster built by Gerstlauer — The Smiler streaks to a top speed of 85 km/h along its 14-inversion track with a G force of 5g.

Roller coaster built by Gerstlauer with the longest ride duration — Total ride time: 2 minutes 45 seconds.

 

 Compare The Smiler with Incredicoaster from Disney California Adventure, United States.

 Compare The Smiler with OzIris from Parc Astérix, France.


Colossus (Thorpe Park).

Colossus Offride HD Thorpe Park Resort (Youtube/Coaster Clips)

Colossus (Thorpe Park) is a steel roller coaster attraction with a height of 30 meters and a drop of 30 meters at Thorpe Park in Surrey, United Kingdom.

Colossus (Thorpe Park) is built by Intamin and spans a length of 850 meters.

Colossus (Thorpe Park) races along its track with a G force of 4g and 10 inversions, reaching a top speed of 72 km/h.

Total ride time: 1 minutes 45 seconds.

 

 Compare Colossus (Thorpe Park) with Lost Gravity from Walibi Holland, Netherlands.

 Compare Colossus (Thorpe Park) with Hyperion from Energylandia, Poland.


Icon.

Icon Cinematic Off-Ride Blackpool Pleasure Beach in 4K (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

Icon is a steel roller coaster attraction with a height of 27 meters and a drop of 25 meters at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.

Third longest roller coaster track built by Mack Rides — Built by Mack Rides, Icon stretches 1,140 meters in length.

The track has 1 inversions and a G force of 4g, enabling the roller coaster to reach a maximum speed of 85 km/h.

Roller coaster built by Mack Rides with the third longest ride duration — Total ride time: 2 minutes 41 seconds.

 

 Compare Icon with Eejanaika from Fuji-Q Highland, Japan.

 Compare Icon with Hot Wheels SideWinder from Dreamworld, Australia.


Wicker Man.

Wicker Man Drone Footage Alton Towers Resort (Youtube/blooloop)

Located at Alton Towers in Staffordshire, United Kingdom, Wicker Man is a 18-meter tall wooden roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track also has a drop of 22 meters.

Wicker Man is built by Great Coasters International and stretches 795 meters in length.

  Wooden roller coaster ride with the second longest ride duration in the world — Total ride time: 3 minutes 30 seconds.

 

 Compare Wicker Man with Screamin' Eagle from Six Flags St. Louis, United States.

 Compare Wicker Man with GhostRider from Knott's Berry Farm, United States.


Datasets on Fastest, Longest, Tallest, Droppiest Roller Coasters in the World

Tallest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  Canada  Australia  China  Japan  Germany  UK

Fastest Coasters:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  China  | Japan  Germany  UK

Longest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  China  Japan  Germany  UK

  Droppiest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  |  USA  China  Japan  Germany  UK

  Longest Duration:  World  |  Asia Europe  |  USA  |  China  |  Japan  |  Germany  |  UK

  Most Inversions:  World  |  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA  |  China  |  Japan  |  Germany  |  UK

  Fastest Wooden:  World  Asia  Europe  USA

  Longest Wooden:  World  Asia  Europe  USA

Tallest Wooden:   World  Asia  Europe  USA

Droppiest Wooden:  World  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA

Longest Duration Wooden:  World  |  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA

Well-known Roller Coasters built by: Intamin  Bolliger & Mabillard  Custom Coasters International  Mack Rides  Rocky Mountain Construction  Vekoma 

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