A new big wheel is now open on Worthing seafront.

The 44m high attraction, which is on the promenade between Worthing Pier and the Lido, welcomed its first customers on Tuesday after passing safety tests.

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The wheel, which has 27 red open-air "gondolas", will be open every day from 10am until 8pm weather permitting.

Worthing Borough Council said passengers can see up to ten miles in all directions on a clear day.

The views from the wheel (Image: Worthing Borough Council)

Tickets for children under 16 cost £5 and adult tickets are £6. Family tickets for four cost £20, with group tickets for up to six people in one gondola £30.

The wheel will be in place until November 10.