As Torquay prepares for a lockdown downgrade the iconic Big Wheel is due to arrive next week

Big Wheel Torquay
The Big Wheel in Torquay

The Big Wheel in Torquay, on the English Riviera is due to arrive on Tuesday after the Bank Holiday weekend. It will take about 1 week to setup the big wheel and opens officially on Monday the 12th of April. It will remain until the summer season ends.

In its 9th year of operation and standing at nearly 100ft riders can take in amazing views of the harbour and surrounding area. The arrival of the Big Wheel coincides with step two of the roadmap out of lockdown. And it is hoped The Big Wheel will bring in tourists to the area.

Strict social distancing measures will be in place and regular cleaning of the open air pods will take place to ensure a safe experience. Users will also have to scan QR codes before using the ride to track and trace any outbreaks. All staff will be fully trained and wear the correct PPE during its time in Torquay.

Big Wheel Torquay

The Big Wheel Torquay is open from 10am until 8pm daily and until 10pm during the school holidays. Tickets will cost 6 pounds for adults and 4 pounds for children. Family tickets will be available for 18 pounds.

This attraction has been chosen to open again as it adheres to Covid-19 guidelines. It will certainly be an exciting experience for the entire family.

For reviews of the Big Wheel Torquay click here: Tripaadvisor, or for local accommodation available to book that meets Covid -19 guidelines click here: Accommodation.

We look forward to seeing you in Torquay again soon.