Residents of the area surrounding Alton Towers are being consulted about a proposed indoor attraction. Here is the latest news and rumors about Alton Towers’ next big project.Continue reading “Secret Weapon Nine? Is Alton Towers Building a New Roller Coaster?”
Pleasurewood Hills – Park visit 2022
Here in the UK we are blessed to have so many beautiful parks, some surrounded by countryside and others amongst beautiful seaside destinations. Today we are going to talk about our day trip to the lovely Pleasurewood Hills in Lowestoft in the UK.Continue reading “Pleasurewood Hills – Park visit 2022”
Fantasy Island Park Report – Skegness, UK.
There are many top places to visit in the UK with beautiful beaches and fantastic funfairs and plenty of doughnuts! Many of these places have a variety of rollercoasters, flat rides, dark rides and amongst these are hidden gems! Here we talk about my first ever trip to Skegness in the UK and take a look at what Fantasy Island has to offer.Continue reading “Fantasy Island Park Report – Skegness, UK.”
Dark Rides – What you can find in the UK!
Let’s face it, the UK dark ride scene is nothing to scream about in comparison to countries such as the Netherlands or Germany, but I want to take a peek in our dark ride collection here in the UK!Continue reading “Dark Rides – What you can find in the UK!”
Paultons Park, UK – Park Visit April 2021
This week we got the chance to visit what is my childhood theme park, where my love of all things thrilling began, Paultons Park. I can’t even begin to tell you how excited we were to be back at the park after nearly 15 years and to experience Tornado Springs. In this update I will take an in depth look at this latest expansion and what else you can get up to throughout the park.Continue reading “Paultons Park, UK – Park Visit April 2021”
UK Top Ten Rollercoasters
Here in the UK we are lucky to have a great selection of rollercoasters dotted all over the country. We wanted to get a list together of our favourites and also yours too. We asked you our readers to suggest your favourites and why and combined it with my personal favourites to make this article. A special thanks to Alex from the Coaster Kings for his help with this article.
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Adventure Island – The Island of, You’ve Guessed it, Adventure!
In the UK the Theme Park scene is pretty much over for this year but there are still a few places to get your rides in. There are not many of the Coaster Kings who have had the chance to visit Adventure Island and after my first visit I wanted to tell you all about it. I’m going to use the word cute a lot in this article because Adventure Island is a cute park! Continue reading “Adventure Island – The Island of, You’ve Guessed it, Adventure!”
What to Expect from UK Theme Parks in 2021
As we all know, 2020 has not been the greatest year for our theme park industry. With many rides and construction being halted and now due to open next year, 2021 could be a fantastic year! Here we are going to have a look at the newest additions we will see open next season.
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Chessington Howl’oween – The South UKs best scare event?
The South of the UK is known for having a series of amazing scare events, from Shocktober Fest, Fright Nights and Screamland to Howloween and Brick or Treat we really are spoilt for choice in the South. 2020 was different though…so of the few events that ran, was Chessingtons the best?
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The London Resort (Paramount Park) – Construction Update October 2020
Back in October 2012 the UK heard about plans to build a huge park on the outskirts of London. Now eight years later we have a new update, possible ride manufacturers, and a possible opening year! Being built by London Resort Company Holdings, here’s what we know:
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Blackpool Pleasure Beach – Top 10 Rollercoasters
We recently visited Blackpool Pleasure Beach, winning 11 awards this year in the theme park awards it’s rated as one of the UK’s top attractions. Having such a large amount of rides in one small park provides something for everyone. Today we are going to rank our favorite coasters! Continue reading “Blackpool Pleasure Beach – Top 10 Rollercoasters”
Icon – Blackpool Pleasure Beach VS Wicker Man – Alton Towers
Sven: We just came back from the UK trip of 2018 for theme park fans: Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Alton Towers. These two big parks both opened a brand new coaster this year and so we could not resist paying them a visit. But which one of the two is the best according to us: Icon or Wicker Man? Continue reading “Icon – Blackpool Pleasure Beach VS Wicker Man – Alton Towers”
Ride Review: The Smiler – Alton Towers
Alton Towers’ newest coaster, The Smiler, smashed the world record for inversions on a coaster when it opened in 2013. Sadly, it is perhaps best known today for the terrible incident in June of last year when two trains collided on the track, resulting in multiple severe injuries to riders on the front row. But, with it being scheduled to reopen next month with the park, it’s a good time to find out whether the coaster itself lives up to the hype… Continue reading “Ride Review: The Smiler – Alton Towers”