Seaside Funfairs

Best UK Seaside Funfairs and Attractions

For a fun family day out find the best seaside funfairs and amusements around the UK Coast. From traditional seaside arcades and fairgrounds to roller coasters and theme parks.

Family Entertainment along the coast

For a great day out take the kids to an amusement park by the beach. There are a mix of attractions fron traditional seaside fairgrounds to family theme parks.

Seaside Funfairs

Blackgang Chine

Isle of Wight

NEAREST BEACH: Blackgang Beach

The UK’s oldest theme park, Blackgang Chine is set on the cliff tops, with stunning sea-views, and filled with an eclectic mix of attractions, magical theme worlds and exciting rides, you’ll find something for all the family on a day out to Blackgang Chine.

Brighton Pier

East Sussex

NEAREST BEACH: Brighton Beach

Iconic Brighton Pier attracts 6.2 million visitors each year offering the classic British seaside funfair experience. Fish and chips, sticks of rock, a ghost train and a helter-skelter and amusements. Open daily; free entry, rides priced individually.



NEAREST BEACH: Margate Main Sands

Amusement park in Margate Kent with vintage rides, roller disco, art installations, street food and more.

Fantasy Island Amusement Park


NEAREST BEACH: Ingoldmells Beach

The ultimate family trip with the kids this summer in Ingoldmells on the East Coast of Lincolnshire. Fantasy Island Amusement Park have everything you need from shopping, food, entertainment and, of course, the extensive range of thrilling rides we have for both adults and the little ones.

Funland Amusement Park

Hayling Island

NEAREST BEACH: Ingoldmells Beach

Situated along the ‘Blue Flag’ beach resort of Hayling Island, Funland Amusement Park offers a variety of attractions indoors and out, so whatever the weather, rain or shine, there is always plenty to do.

Adventure Island

Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Families visiting Southend Pier in Essex can enjoy a day out with the kids at Adventure Island amusement park. There are rides for all ages including, the Time Machine, Pirate Plunge ride and a carousel, soft play area for toddlers.

Harbour Park Amusements

West Sussex

NEAREST BEACH: Littlehampton

Family fun in a beachfront amusement park with traditional rides for kids aged 2 to 14, plus food.

Pleasure Beach


NEAREST BEACH: Blackpool Sands

Blackpool Pleasure Beach in Lancashire is one of the UK’s top amusement parks and home to the UK’s only Nickelodeon Land. The attractions is home to both white knuckle rides and family friendly fun. Thrill seekers can experience the UK’s tallest rollercoaster, The Big One, the UK’s first looping coaster, Revolution and the UK’s first suspended looping coaster completely over water, Infusion.

Pleasure Beach

Great Yarmouth

NEAREST BEACH: Great Yarmouth Central Beach

Great Yarmouth’s Pleasure Beach offers an exciting mix of white-knuckle and child-friendly rides makes the Pleasure Beach ideal for a fun family day out.

Pleasurewood Hills



Pleasurewood Hills on the Suffolk coast is a family amusement park with thrill rides, animal shows and laser tag and a kiddie zone.

Funland Theme Park


NEAREST BEACH: Western Supermare

Weston Super Mare’s only outdoor Theme Park! located on the Seafront of the original British Seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare on the North Somerset Coast.

Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

Tyne & Wear

NEAREST BEACH: Sandhaven Beach

FREE admission theme park with over 40 rides and attractions. Fun filled family day out

If you want to explore the coast use our guide to find a beach near you. Just choose the county and click on ‘start here’ and follow the coast, by following the next beach along.