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UK Theme Parks News

Want to keep up with the latest UK Theme Parks 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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Sky Force
Monday, October 27, 2014 10:32

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has announced its latest thrill ride: Sky Force.

Good Morning Vietnam
Thursday, August 14, 2014 11:20

The news of Robin Williams untimely passing hit many in the Disney community very hard. Though both attractions that featured Robin Williams have since been retired, those that have visited Disney Parks in the past may have fond memories of visiting these two attractions over the years.

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.

Lodge concept art
Friday, March 07, 2014 12:16

Alton Towers has resubmitted its planning application to build a third on-site hotel, this time consisting of a number of small lodges. Here's a summary of what we know about the plans.

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.

Submission logo
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 10:00

Alton Towers will remove the Submission ride from X-Sector for the 2014 season. We take a look at which rides could follow it out of the park over the next few years.

Air Race
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 10:49

Drayton Manor has revealed that it will add a Zamperla Air Race attraction for the 2014 season - making it the only theme park in the UK to add a thrill ride for the new season.

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.

Camelot
Wednesday, January 08, 2014 10:02

The Camelot theme park in Lancashire, England closed at the end of the 2012 season. Take a look at some stunning photos of what has since become of the site.

CBeebies Land logo
Tuesday, January 07, 2014 08:41

Alton Towers has revealed details of the attractions that will feature in its new CBeebies Land area, which is due to open on May 24, 2014.

CBeebies Land logo
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 12:26

Alton Towers has announced the opening date for the under-construction CBeebies Land, while parent company Merlin is offering 30+ percent off its annual passes.

Chessington giraffe
Monday, December 23, 2013 13:18

Chessington World of Adventures will remain closed until after Christmas 2013, following a major fire in the Creaky Cafe.

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