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05th Feb 2015

Brace Yourselves: Ireland To Have The Largest Inverted Wooden Rollercoaster In Europe

Move over Disneyland...


It’s time to pack the crisp sandwiches and head to Tayto Park.

For all those adrenaline junkies, thrill seekers or overall big-kids, we have some pretty exciting news for you.

Tayto Park in Meath will soon be the home of Europe’s largest inverted rollercoaster.

In what we’re pretty sure will be a stampede to the front of the line, visitors can expect the ride to reach heights of 32.05 metres before plummeting in a stomach churning drop zone of 29 metres.

Maybe make sure to have your lunch AFTER the ride?

According to the Meath Chronicle, Mr. Tayto is taking tips from Irish mythology, and the ride will be featuring some inspiration from some of our most loved tales.

The inverted wooden rollercoaster will be the first of its kind in Europe, boasting 800,000 kgs of yellow pine wood, 100 tonnes of steel, 700,000 nails and bolts and 70 engineers and builders to put it all together before its opening this summer.

If anyone’s looking for us, we’ll be at the front of the queue… pushing kids out of our way.