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Flamingo Land

Key information

Location:
Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire, England

Operator:
The Gibb Family

Official website:
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Located in North Yorkshire, England, Flamingo Land is among the UK’s most popular theme parks. It is home to a range of large-scale roller coasters, including Kumali (a Vekoma Suspended Looping Coaster), Mumbo Jumbo (which was briefly the steepest coaster in the world) and Velocity (the UK’s only motorbike coaster). The park also boasts one of the UK’s top zoos, which sprawls across a wide area. Big cats, giraffes and hippos are just some of the animals on display, while the Lost River Ride combines the theme park and zoo elements into one mega-attraction.

History: Flamingo Land dates back to 1959, when entrepreneur Edwin Pentland Hick bought up a bankrupt country club. Within a few years, a colony of pink flamingos had been introduced to the site, becoming some of the first residents of the park’s zoo. Rides and attractions were added during the 1960s, and the park was taken over by its current owners, the Gibb family, in 1978. While the park grew steadily during the 1980s and 1990s, it was the new millennium that saw its ambitions grow. The Velocity and Kumali roller coasters were added in 2005 and 2006 respectively, with Mumbo Jumbo following in 2009. These have helped to establish Flamingo Land as one of the UK’s leading theme parks.

Top Rides and Shows:

Sand Play
Your rating: None (17 votes)
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Kumali
Your rating: None (38 votes)
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Hero
Your rating: None (28 votes)
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Pterodactyl
Your rating: None (23 votes)
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Cyclosaurus
Your rating: None (33 votes)
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Top Restaurants:

Pitchers Sports Bar
Your rating: None (49 votes)
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Picnic Planet
Your rating: None (58 votes)
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The Big Pizza Pie Shop
Your rating: None (95 votes)
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Plaza Kiosk
Your rating: None (36 votes)
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The Diner
Your rating: None (35 votes)
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Top Hotels:

Holiday Homes and Log Cabins
Your rating: None (47 votes)
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More information:

New attraction opening dates
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Refurbishment schedule
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