Powder Kegs

Located within Skeleton Cove, when the ride is activated, the platform rotates and the hubs rotate in the opposite direction to the platform. The combination of the platform slope, hub movement, and weight displacement within the cars cause them to rock back and forth, the oblique join mount and the motion of the ride allowing the cars to rotate through 360°. As such, this attraction has the potential to be one of our more explosive rides, assaulting the pirate senses with a fast, spinning and sometimes dizzying experience.

Due to the forces exerted on this ride, it is not suitable for anyone with back, heart or neck problems, expectant mothers or those having had recent surgery or injury.


Ride restrictions: You must be 1.3m+ to ride (1.2m+ if accompanied by someone min. 16 years old and 1.4m+). Due to the new theme park guidelines from the British Standards Institute (BS EN13814-1) regarding ride accessibility, Lightwater Valley have revie

Powder Kegs at Lightwater Valley

Ride Type

  • Rides & Attractions