Hero’s 10th Anniversary

Today it’s Hero’s 10th official anniversary!

The “Defenders of Earth” flying coaster officially opened to the public on the 24th of July 2013 after a soft opening on the 15th. Flamingo land resort held an opening event featuring sports and tv stars, superheroes, and radio presenters including Chris Eubank, Donner Air and singer Lemar also performed before cutting the ribbon. The instalment of Hero manufactured by Zamperla replaced the wild mouse ride for 8 million pounds.

Hero information

  • Manufacturer – Zamperla
  • G-Force – 3.7G
  • Speed – 25mph
  • Restrictions – Min Height 4′ 2″ / 1.27m

In 2022 bakery chain cooplands left flamingo land leaving the unit at the side of Hero empty, arcade machines were moved in and recently the Hero photo booth was relocated inside selling a selection of gifts, snacks and drinks. The building now has a fresh look and a name! HeroVerse! The signs feature photos from the opening event, so if you wonder why you might see a photo of Lemar now you know why.

Construction Photos


Flamingo Land Update 2024

This is our first update for 2024!  Today Flamingo Land opened for the February half-term so we thought we would visit and take a look


February Half Term & March Weekends

What’s On! Flamingo Land Resort opens this weekend for February half-term and March weekends. Running from Saturday 10th February – Sunday 25th February and March