about it there hasn't been much in the form of enclosed coasters in the U.K.
recently. With quite a few good up and coming parks I would have expected
one or two to have opened. You can turn a standard coaster that wouldn't
normally be a big deal in to a marketable attraction by enclosing it in a
cheap structure and adding some disco lights. Of course an even better
option is to take a great coaster, and turn it in to something magnificent,
like what has been done here.
outside it's a large spherical shaped structure. When I went it had been
decorated as a huge pumpkin for Halloween, but normally it's a giant white
sphere, that looks quite a lot like Epcot at Disney World Florida.
starts with an unusual lift system. It's a spiral
lift with the power provided by a big rotating drum in the centre the train
hooks on to. This works especially well on a dark ride, as it creates a
sense of disorientation. You're never sure how high you are, or how much
longer to the top.
Once you hit
the top the train tears around the track at an exciting pace as it twists
and turns around the dome, continuing the feeling of disorientation
throughout the ride. It stands out as a great example of an enclosed