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Want to keep up with the latest Thorpe Park news, including new attraction announcements, details of special events and updates on temporary ride closures? You've come to the right place!

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Thorpe Shark Hotel
Thursday, March 13, 2014 08:23

Thorpe Park has renamed its new on-site hotel as the Thorpe Shark Hotel, ahead of its debut in April 2014.

Outlaw Run
Wednesday, February 05, 2014 10:16

Thorpe Park is expected to open a new roller coaster by 2017. Here are three "world first" coasters that the park might consider adding to its line-up.

Angry Birds
Friday, January 10, 2014 10:52

Thorpe Park will open a new land themed around the Angry Birds mobile game for the 2014 season, the park has announced.

Hogwarts Castle at night
Sunday, December 22, 2013 08:57

Which theme parks and attractions do our readers rate as the best in the world? Let's find out...

Waterfront Hotel
Friday, December 13, 2013 10:51

Thorpe Park will open a new version of The Crash Pad on-site hotel in 2014, rebranding the accommodation as the Waterfront Hotel.

Colossus rollercoaster image
Monday, November 11, 2013 10:52

The record-breaking The Smiler opened at Alton Towers in 2013. But when can UK theme park fans expect operator Merlin to open another major new roller coaster at one of its flagship parks?

Thorpe Park entrance
Monday, September 02, 2013 10:00

This month, we'll be focusing on Thorpe Park, with a number of in-depth features, top 5 lists and forum discussions.

Fright Nights logo
Friday, August 23, 2013 10:13

Thorpe Park has teamed up with entertainment firm Lionsgate to completely overhaul its Fright Nights Halloween events for 2013, which will feature three all-new mazes based on well-known horror movies.

The Swarm
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 08:18

Thorpe Park is experimenting with a new system that will allow riders to book slots in advance during which they can ride major attractions without waiting in a queue.

Fright Nights logo
Monday, August 19, 2013 09:46

Thorpe Park's annual Fright Nights Halloween events will return for 2013, although the park is yet to reveal the line-up of attractions that will be on offer.

The Crash Pad
Saturday, July 20, 2013 11:18

Thorpe Park hopes to extend the lifespan of its temporary Crash Pad on-site hotel, keeping it in place until 2024 and rebuilding it with a new custom design.

Thorpe Park Colossus roller coaster
Saturday, July 20, 2013 11:09

Thorpe Park is set to delay the opening date of its next major new roller coaster until 2017, although the proposed size of the ride has increased.

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