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UK Theme Parks Features and Articles

Theme Park Tourist's range of in-depth articles covering rides, attractions and restaurants at UK Theme Parks are listed below. As well as previews and reviews of new rides, look out for "Top 10" lists and tips for saving time and money on your next visit.

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Arrow Pipeline Coaster
Thursday, November 21, 2013 10:12

Legendary ride designer John Wardley discusses some of the thrilling rides and theme parks that he designed, but that never saw the light of day.

Creating my own Nemesis cover
Thursday, November 21, 2013 09:58

Legendary ride designer John Wardley released his autobiography earlier this year. Is it worth a read for theme park fans?

Brick or Treat at Legoland Windsor
Monday, November 04, 2013 09:00

Round-up of UK theme park news from October and previews of what to expect this November.

UK vs the US
Thursday, October 31, 2013 11:00

Here are a few things that US theme parks can learn from the UK, and that UK parks can learn from the US.

Fright Nights at Thorpe Park
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 09:00

To not do a Scare Maze is the scariest thing, apparently!

The Grand National
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 09:00

The UK will never see a new wooden roller coaster.  Click here to read why.

Detonator at Thorpe Park
Monday, October 14, 2013 09:00

No theme park is complete without a drop tower: here are five of the UK's finest. 

Chained Oak
Friday, October 11, 2013 10:20

Hex - The Legend of the Towers is a popular ride at Alton Towers, and tells the story of a mystical, cursed oak tree. But is there any truth behind the attraction's storyline?

Saw Billy Doll in front of Stealth
Wednesday, October 09, 2013 09:00

A look back at September and a preview of the scares to come from the UK parks in October.

Britannia Park
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 11:20

With Alton Towers established as Britain's leading theme park, rivals lined up to try and take the crown in the 1980s. Let's learn about one, the doomed Britannia Park.

Alton Towers Village artwork
Friday, October 04, 2013 12:40

Back in 1989, Alton Towers drew up plans for an on-site hotel and chalet complex that would host some 1,200 guests. It was never built, but we can take a look at what might have been.

Saw - The Ride
Monday, September 30, 2013 10:00

A guide to the very best rides and attractions that Thorpe Park has to offer.


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