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Steam Swings

Pull the rope to swing yourself high on our steam-powered swing boats.

This place has a great atmosphere. Everyone is so nice and the rides are great! An excellent day for everyone.

Family from Guildford

Our steam swings are controlled by the rider to provide a swing which is anything from gentle to breathtaking.

The ride consists of six boats driven by an overhead line shaft from a 1901 Brown & May portable engine. The riders in each boat pull a rope to control the drive and therefore the height to which their boat swings.

Height restrictions apply. Minimum height: 1.3m (4ft 3in)

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