1. ITV Report

Devon's first multi-million pound ride now open

'The Big One' is described as family friendly Photo: ITV West Country

The Big Sheep amusement park near Bideford now has the biggest, highest and fastest roller coaster in Devon.

The ride is manufactured by the German roller coaster giant Zierer Credit: ITV West Country

The ride opens in time for the Easter weekend and despite it's speed is described as a family friendly ride that anyone over the age of 3 should be able to enjoy.

Here's the rollercoaster in action:

The park's director shared this 'rider's eye view':

The rollercoaster reaches heights of up to 13 metres and speeds of 27mph.

tonnes of steel
metres of track
cubic metres of concrete

The 'Director of the Flock' at The Big Sheep, Rick Turner, says it was a massive project: