Thorpe Park News

The secret is revealed, Derren Brown's Ghost Train will be arriving in Spring 2016 at Thorpe Park. A world's first, one-of-a-kind multi-sensory theme park experience, like nothing you have ever seen before. Re-invented for the 21st century, this unique new ride will blow your mind!

Crafted by the master of mind control, this new 13-minute experience will be the world’s only fully immersive psychological attraction designed to manipulate the human mind. It will provide a mixture of exhilarating live action sequences, 4D special effects, grand-scale illusions, next generation technology, and physical transit.

Thorpe Park has confirmed that English illusionist, mentalist and hypnotist Derren Brown is behind their new attraction for 2016.

Following three years in development, the theme park’s biggest investment to date is set to be a 'next generation' and 'world's first' attraction when it opens next Spring.

It wouldn't be Halloween without a visit to Thorpe Park Fright Nights, and with two new scare experiences for 2015 we prepared ourselves for a night full of frights.

SPOILER WARNING: our review does contain spoilers, so if you want your experience to be a complete surprise don't read on...

Roll up! Roll Up! Fright Nights returns to Thorpe Park with a brand new horror maze experience, The Big Top, a carnival brimming with sordid characters including adult babies, clowns, mime artists and a jack-in-the-box.

New for 2015, guests are invited to join the show as they twist their way through the brand new scare maze set in an abandoned carnival on the island’s Amity Beach. Prepare for screams at the carnival, experiences include a Fortune Tellers Wagon, a mirror maze brimming with chuckling clowns and mime artists, a creepy fun house, a torture chamber, game stalls with a twist, a circus scare room and the clown’s dressing room. The Carnival owners, the Figaro Bros, will greet you along your journey. Guests quickly discover this is no longer a place of laughter. Will they make it through the final encore of the Carnival show?

Thorpe Park has announced there will be two brand new scare experiences at Fright Nights in 2015, with the end of The Director and the introduction of The Ringleader.

Get ready for the ultimate Halloween at Thorpe Park on the 9th-11th, 16th-18th and 23rd-31st October and 1st November 2015 as The Big Top and Containment join Fright Nights.

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