UK's Fantasy Island up for sale

Posted Thursday, December 10, 2015 10:28 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A popular Lincolnshire theme park as been put up for sale after entering administration 12 months ago with £50 million worth of debts. Fantasy Island, in the coastal holiday resort of Ingoldmells, went into administration in August last year with debts totaling £53.3 million.

Read more from The Grimsby Telegraph.

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Thursday, December 10, 2015 11:36 AM

Theme park? More like a few rides scattered around market stalls selling dubious produce...

Thursday, December 10, 2015 12:40 PM
Jeff's avatar

I love the suggestion that it can have 40k visitors in one day. Does that include the neighboring trailer park residents?

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Friday, December 11, 2015 4:50 AM
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^ I would suggest numbers like that aren't impossible. Take a look at how many caravans there are within walking distance of the park, the place ram jammed everytime I go, but I am sure the bulk of people who visit have zero interest in the rides. It's all about boozing at the market.

Nothing to see here. Move along.

Friday, December 11, 2015 9:04 AM

Not that there's anything wrong with that...
Anyway, from the photos it looks like not too bad of a place, trailer park aside, with a couple of coasters I'm not familiar with but seem ok. I'll have to look this 'park' up and see what it's all about.
Not to buy, but out of curiosity.

Friday, December 11, 2015 11:42 AM

Only half decent coaster is the Millennium Coaster.


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