Longest Roller Coaster Tracks in United Kingdom
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Which is the longest roller coaster ride in United Kingdom?
The longest roller coaster ride in United Kingdom is The Ultimate of Lightwater Valley with a length of 2,268 meters. The entire ride takes 7 minutes 34 seconds.

The second longest roller coaster ride in United Kingdom is the 1,675-meter long The Big One of Blackpool Pleasure Beach in United Kingdom. At third, is The Smiler of Alton Towers in United Kingdom, stretching 1,170 meters. The lengths of the roller coaster track around United Kingdom can range from 400 meters to 2,268 meters, with the average length of roller coaster tracks spanning 1,087.7 meters.

 Compare The Ultimate with Colossus (Thorpe Park)


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

The Ultimate.

The Ultimate Front Row POV HD GoPro (Youtube/Coaster Crazy)

The Ultimate is a steel roller coaster attraction at Lightwater Valley in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. The roller coaster track is 33 meters tall.

  Second longest roller coaster track in the world at 2,268 meters — The Ultimate is built by British Rail and stretches 2,268 meters in length.

  Roller coaster ride with the longest ride duration in the world — Total ride time: 7 minutes 34 seconds.

 

 Compare The Ultimate with Golden Wings In Snowfield from Happy Valley Beijing, China.

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


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 — The Big One is a steel roller coaster attraction with a height of 65 meters and a drop of 62 meters at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom.

  Second longest roller coaster track in Europe at 1,675 meters — Built by Arrow Dynamics, The Big One stretches 1,675 meters in length 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 track has a G force of 4g, enabling the roller coaster to reach a maximum speed of 119 km/h.

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

 

 Compare The Big One with The Swarm from Thorpe Park, United Kingdom.

 Compare The Big One with The Smiler from Alton Towers, United Kingdom.


The Smiler.

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

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

  Third longest roller coaster track in United Kingdom at 1,170 meters — The Smiler is built by Gerstlauer and 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 The Big One from Blackpool Pleasure Beach, United Kingdom.

 Compare The Smiler with 10 Inversion Roller Coaster from Chimelong Paradise, China.


Icon.

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

Icon is a steel roller coaster attraction at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom. The roller coaster track is 27 meters tall and has a drop of 25 meters.

Third longest roller coaster track built by Mack Rides — Icon is built by Mack Rides and 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 The Swarm from Thorpe Park, United Kingdom.

 Compare Icon with Superman Escape from Warner Bros. Movie World (Gold Coast), Australia.


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 stretches 850 meters in length.

Colossus (Thorpe Park) streaks to a top speed of 72 km/h along its 10-inversion track with a G force of 4g.

Total ride time: 1 minutes 45 seconds.

 

 Compare Colossus (Thorpe Park) with Goliath (Six Flags Fiesta Texas) from Six Flags Fiesta Texas, United States.

 Compare Colossus (Thorpe Park) with Golden Loop from Gold Reef City, South Africa.


Wicker Man.

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

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

Wicker Man is built by Great Coasters International and spans a length of 795 meters.

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

 

 Compare Wicker Man with Zeus from Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, United States.

 Compare Wicker Man with El Toro from Six Flags Great Adventure, United States.


The Swarm.

The Swarm - Thorpe Park 2018 - 4K (Youtube/Nolimitscoasterfan)

  Third tallest roller coaster track in United Kingdom at 39 meters — Located at Thorpe Park in Surrey, United Kingdom, The Swarm is a 39-meter tall steel roller coaster attraction.

The Swarm is built by Bolliger & Mabillard and stretches 775 meters in length.

  Third fastest roller coaster in United Kingdom at a max speed of 95 km/h — The Swarm streaks to a top speed of 95 km/h along its 5-inversion track with a G force of 5g.

Total ride time: 1 minutes 15 seconds.

 

 Compare The Swarm with Blue Fire from Europa-Park, Germany.

 Compare The Swarm with Furius Baco from PortAventura Park, 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 steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track is 13 meters tall and has a drop of 32 meters.

Nemesis is built by Bolliger & Mabillard and spans a length of 716 meters.

Nemesis races along its track with a G force of 4g and 4 inversions, reaching a top speed of 80 km/h.

Total ride time: 1 minutes 20 seconds.

 

 Compare Nemesis with Fujiyama from Fuji-Q Highland, Japan.

 Compare Nemesis with The Swarm from Thorpe Park, United Kingdom.


Stealth.

Stealth (Thorpe Park) - Planet Coaster (Youtube/Loakin)

  Second tallest roller coaster track in United Kingdom at 63 meters — Located at Thorpe Park in Surrey, United Kingdom, Stealth is a steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track is 63 meters tall.

Built by Intamin, Stealth stretches 400 meters in length and has a maximum vertical angle of 90 degrees.

Total ride time: 50 seconds.

 

 Compare Stealth with Anaconda (Kings Dominion) from Kings Dominion, United States.

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


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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