It’s the news UK holidaymakers with young families have been waiting to hear.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach has announced it has plans to reopen.
Visitors have been warned the attraction will be very different, with various measures in place to adhere to social distancing rules.
Face masks will be expected on some rides, the Manchester Evening News has reported.
In a statement on its website, the attraction said: “Blackpool Pleasure Beach is preparing to reopen respectfully and safely.
“We will be introducing a range of new policies and procedures to ensure our amusement park remains as safe as possible for all our guests.
“In line with current government guidance, we expect to be able to reopen Blackpool Pleasure Beach on the 4th July 2020.”
They urge visitors to book in advance online and use an eTicket to enter the park as soon as you arrive.
Do not plan to visit Blackpool Pleasure Beach “should you have any symptoms associated with Covid-19,” it warns.
“The most common symptoms of Covid-19 are recent onset of a new continuous cough or a high temperature (over 38°C) or a loss of, or change in, normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia).
“We may also ask that you have your temperature checked at the park entrance.”
Here is what you can expect
The number of guests will be capped, “give you a safe and enjoyable day out.”
Deep cleaning measures will take place across the park.
Hand gel will be readily available.
Park staff will wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and the Pleasure Beach employees will be temperature tested daily.
There will be social distancing measures in queues around the attraction and park, which visitors are expected to respect and follow.
You may have to wear face coverings on some rides. You can either bring your own or buy one there.
Empty seats on rides.
Contactless payments to be used.
Restaurants and cafes will work “different ways to that which you have been used to.”
There are online options for ordering food and making purchases from the souvenir shops.
The souvenir shops will still be open but customers will have to follow social distancing guidelines.
Security staff will be present across the park