I was knocked out by the bar as I flew off a roundabout! 15 retro pictures of Blackpool parks and playgrounds

We can all resonate with these vintage photos of Blackpool playgrounds from another era.

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They are ingrained memories of steep, graffiti ridden slides made from metal which was ice cold in the summer and scorching hot in the summer. And they had nothing but concrete to break a fall. Gripping on to roundabouts with fear of slipping underneath by the ankles and see-saws which flung the lightest child into the air before a painful bump back on the seat. The generation survived what were eventually branded perilous playgrounds. Your memories reflected the era. Kath Coops said: “I fell off a swing onto concrete had two stitches and straight back on swing. Told to be more careful! And Catharine Boyle commented: “Claremont Park was the best with the witches hat and crows nest slide. Best park ever!” In case you missed them: 19 nostalgic scenes to take you back to Blackpool in 1980