Theme Park Tourist features a wide-range of in-depth features and articles, covering rides, attractions and restaurants at theme parks all over the world. 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 park visit.

How to Save Time at Thorpe Park

A selection of essential tips for saving time on your next trip to Thorpe Park.

Chessington World of Memories: The Fifth Dimension, Bubbleworks and Vampire

Did Chessington World of Adventures create the three most important theme park rides in the UK?

How to Save Money at Thorpe Park

A selection of essential tips for saving money on your next visit to Thorpe Park.

Tales from the Towers: Hidden Secrets at Alton Towers

The sprawling Alton Towers estate hides a number of hidden secrets. Can you find them all?

Tales from the Towers: The weird and wacky merchandise of Alton Towers

Over the years, Alton Towers has sold all kinds of bizarre merchandise related to its rides and attractions. Read all about some of the most unusual items that have been offered by the park.

The Top 5 Restaurants at Thorpe Park

A guide to the top 5 restaurants at Thorpe Park, as rated and reviewed by Theme Park Tourist readers.

Tales from the Towers: John Wardley's infamous cross-valley wooden roller coaster design

In 2003, Alton Towers submitted plans for a stunning new wooden roller coaster that would swoop between the Ug Land and Forbidden Valley areas. However, it faced fierce opposition from local residents.

Tales from the Towers: How a theme park at Woburn Abbey nearly became Alton Towers' biggest rival

In the late 1990s, Tussauds was emerging as a major player in the UK theme park market. Setting its sights on the number one spot, it planned to build a new theme park at Woburn Abbey to rival Alton Towers.

Tales from the Towers: John Broome's failed plan to turn Battersea Power Station into a theme park

In the 1980s, John Broome planned to turn Battersea Power Station in London into a theme park. The project was a disaster, and resulted in the sale of Alton Towers to Tussauds.

The Top 5 Rides and Attractions at Thorpe Park

A guide to the top 5 rides and attractions at Thorpe Park, as rated and reviewed by Theme Park Tourist readers.

Tales from the Towers: How Trentham Gardens nearly became Alton Towers' "sister park"

The story of John Broome's attempts to convert nearby Trentham Gardens into a "sister park" for Alton Towers in the early 1980s.

Tales from the Towers: How the Corkscrew catapulted Alton Towers to prominence

Learn how the iconic Corkscrew roller coaster helped propel Alton Towers to its current position as the UK's number one theme park.

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