Tallest Roller Coasters in United Kingdom
This dataset contains 9 entries.

  Overview

Which is the tallest roller coaster ride in United Kingdom?
The tallest roller coaster ride in United Kingdom is The Big One of Blackpool Pleasure Beach at an awesome height of 65 meters. The Big One is built by Arrow Dynamics and runs through United Kingdom's tallest track at a top speed of 119 km/h.

The second tallest roller coaster ride in United Kingdom is Stealth of Thorpe Park which stands at 63 meters, followed by The Swarm of Thorpe Park with a height of 39 meters. The heights of the roller coaster rides around United Kingdom can range from a regular 13 meters to 65 meters, with the average roller coaster ride being 35.2 meters tall.

 Compare The Big One with Colossus (Thorpe Park)


  Top 9 ranks, by height in descending order ( rank and segment full dataset - 118 items )

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Droppiest RCs. The droppiest roller coaster ride in United Kingdom is The Big One of Blackpool Pleasure Beach with a drop of 62 meters.The average drop of United Kingdom's roller coasters is around 33.5 meters.

Fastest RCs. The fastest roller coaster in United Kingdom is Stealth of Thorpe Park with a top speed of 130 km/h.The average maximum speeds of United Kingdom's roller coasters is around 90.7 km/h.

Longest RCs. The longest roller coaster ride in United Kingdom is The Ultimate of Lightwater Valley that stretches 2,268 meters long.The average lengths of United Kingdom's roller coaster rides is around 1,087.7 meters.

Longest Ride Times. The roller coaster ride with the longest ride duration in United Kingdom is The Ultimate of Lightwater Valley with a ride duration of 454 seconds.The average ride duration of United Kingdom's roller coaster rides is about 164.4 seconds.

Strongest G Forces. The roller coaster rides in United Kingdom with the strongest G forces are The Swarm of Thorpe Park and The Smiler of Alton Towers with G forces of 5g respectively.The average G force of United Kingdom's roller coaster rides is about 4.2g.

Steepest Vertical Angles. The roller coaster ride with the steepest vertical angle in United Kingdom is Stealth of Thorpe Park with a maximum vertical angle of 90 degrees.The average maximum vertical angles of United Kingdom's roller coaster rides is about 77.5 degrees.

Most Inversions. The roller coaster ride with the most inversions in United Kingdom is The Smiler of Alton Towers with 14 inversions.The average number of inversions of United Kingdom's roller coaster rides is about 3.8 inversions.


Let's check out the United Kingdom's tallest 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 — 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 — 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 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 Goliath (Six Flags Over Georgia) from Six Flags Over Georgia, United States.

 Compare The Big One with Colossus (Thorpe Park) from Thorpe Park, United Kingdom.


Stealth.

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

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

The 400-meter long Stealth is built by Intamin and has a maximum vertical angle of 90 degrees.

Total ride time: 50 seconds.

 

 Compare Stealth with Behemoth from Canada's Wonderland, Canada.

 Compare Stealth with Goliath (Six Flags Magic Mountain) from Six Flags Magic Mountain, 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.

Built by Bolliger & Mabillard, The Swarm stretches 775 meters in length.

  Third fastest roller coaster in United Kingdom at a max speed of 95 km/h — The track has 5 inversions and a G force of 5g, enabling the roller coaster to reach a maximum speed of 95 km/h.

Total ride time: 1 minutes 15 seconds.

 

 Compare The Swarm with Hair Raiser from Ocean Park Hong Kong, China.

 Compare The Swarm with Battlestar Galactica from Universal Studios Singapore, Singapore.


The Ultimate.

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

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

  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 Fury 325 from Carowinds, United States.

 Compare The Ultimate with Silver Star from Europa-Park, Germany.


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 track has 14 inversions and a G force of 5g, enabling the roller coaster to reach a maximum speed of 85 km/h.

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

 

 Compare The Smiler with Takabisha from Fuji-Q Highland, Japan.

 Compare The Smiler with Extreme Rusher from Happy Valley Beijing, China.


Colossus (Thorpe Park).

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

Located at Thorpe Park in Surrey, United Kingdom, Colossus (Thorpe Park) is a 30-meter tall steel roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track also has a drop of 30 meters.

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

The track has 10 inversions and a G force of 4g, enabling the roller coaster to reach a maximum speed of 72 km/h.

Total ride time: 1 minutes 45 seconds.

 

 Compare Colossus (Thorpe Park) with Steel Dragon 2000 from Nagashima Spa Land, Japan.

 Compare Colossus (Thorpe Park) with The Swarm from Thorpe Park, United Kingdom.


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.

Icon streaks to a top speed of 85 km/h along its 1-inversion track with a G force of 4g.

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

 

 Compare Icon with Goliath (Six Flags Over Georgia) from Six Flags Over Georgia, United States.

 Compare Icon with The Big One from Blackpool Pleasure Beach, United Kingdom.


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 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 Boulder Dash from Lake Compounce, United States.

 Compare Wicker Man with Mine Blower from Fun Spot America Kissimmee, 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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