Blackpool Great Wheel

Name Blackpool Great Wheel
Height m (220ft)
Opened 8/22/1896
Country UK
Location Winter Gardens; Blackpool
Number of Cabins 30
Passengers per Cabin 30
Seating Capacity 900
Hourly Capacity
Ride Duration (minutes)
Climate Controlled No
Construction Cost Unknown
Status Defunct
Type Fixed
Number of Turns (Rotations) Per Ride
VIP Area
Ticket Cost to Ride

Additional Notes: Later called The Jolly Wheel. The Blackpool Great Wheel opened on 8/22/1896 in Winter Gardens; Blackpool, UK. The observation wheel was 220 feet tall. There were 30 cabins capable of holding up to 30 people at one time resulting in a seating capacity of 900 passengers.

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