Alton Towers will be celebrating Halloween in spine-tingling style, with a new fourth scare maze for 2017. Visit the theme park on 7th - 8th, 14th - 15th and 20th - 31st October for hair-raising antics and spooktacular surprises!
The park is open each day from 10am - 9pm throughout the event - giving you a whole 11 hours of scares. When night falls, it's an incredible opportunity to ride the most famous rides at Alton Towers in the dark.
The proposed London Resort in Kent, is now set to open in 2023 as the application for the necessary permissions for the theme park resort has been delayed once again.
London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH), the developer behind the plans to build a multi-billion pound entertainment resort, announces that its final round of public consultation on plans for the London Resort will now be taking place in early 2018 and that it will be submitting the Development Consent Order application in Spring. This latest round of events represents the fifth stage of an extensive programme of community engagement carried out by LRCH, which has already seen over 8,000 people participate. The anticipated grand opening date is now in 2023.
Rootin Tootin Target Trail has opened on Main Street at Pleasurewood Hills, an interactive family ride that’s fun for everyone.
New for 2017, the laser shooter dark ride is suitable for adults and children of all heights and ages (under 1.1 metre must be accompanied by an adult) and replaces HoBs PiT, the previous horror-themed dark ride that opened in 2013 as 'one of the UK's scariest attractions', with a 12A restriction.
In 2017, brace yourselves for a Fright Nights with even more screams as Thorpe Park collaborates with a global horror phenomenon in anticipation of the event's most horrifying year yet.
With new horror experiences, attractions and even more scares, Fright Nights in 2017 gets even darker. AMC's smash hit TV show The Walking Dead joins the lineup.
Chessington World of Adventures has now applied for full planning permission to re-develop part of the Mystic East area of the park including the addition of three new interconnected animal enclosures and a re-theme of the Dragon Falls log flume as Tiger Falls.
The park's two existing Sumatran Tigers will be re-located to the brand new purpose built animal enclosures, with four new Amur Tigers joining them.
LEGOLAND Windsor has submitted a hybrid planning application for 8 projects at the theme park and resort, including 4 new rides, a holiday village and a series of improvements to the entrance area and the car parks.
It is all part of a 10 year development plan at what is now the UK's most visited theme park, with over 2.1 million visitors a year, more than at any other Merlin Entertainments theme park in the UK (1.9 million at Alton Towers, 1.8 million at Thorpe Park and 1.6 million at Chessington).
London Resort Company Holdings Limited and Paramount Licensing Inc. have jointly agreed to discontinue the licence agreement for the proposed theme park resort in Kent that is set to open in 2022.
LRCH have said that this does not have any effect on the timing of the planned Development Consent Order (DCO) submission for the resort in November 2017, however there is speculation that that losing such a major partner could derail the project, whilst others believe it opens up possibilities for working with new organisations.
This summer at Flamingo Land race to pole position on new 300 metre self-drive kart racing circuit Flamingo 1.
The new family attraction will be opening at the theme park resort in Yorkshire at the end of July.
You will be able to experience the thrills of self-drive kart racing on a 300 metre circuit. Featuring a figure-of-eight format, you and your fellow competitors will enjoy side-by-side action over three individual lanes.