Free entry at Dreamland to boost visitor numbers

The Dreamland amusement park in Margate has opened its gates for the first day of free admission for visitors.

Once inside fun seekers will pay per ride. The change has been introduced to increase the number of people who visit the attraction in Kent.

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Day 1 of free entry at Margate's Dreamland attraction

Crowd gathers at gate for entry to Dreamland in Margate

Margate's Dreamland attraction has opens its gates for the first day of free-admission for visitors.

The vintage amusement park, which re-opened a year ago, hopes the move will rescue it from financial problems by boosting the site's disappointing visitor numbers.

Instead of paying an entry fee visitors will now pay for individual rides.

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