LEGOLAND Windsor has revealed a 10 year development plan for the theme park and resort.

If the latest plans are successful there will be a £95 million investment between now and 2027, including a new Haunted House attraction and new accommodation and car parking.

The park ran a public exhibition and consultation in October last year and recently the results and amended plans went on display. They aim to submit a full planning application in May.

Thorpe Park Resort has re-launched Derren Brown's Ghost Train with a terrifying new destination for 2017, and ThemeParks-UK was invited to the press launch to experience the improved Rise of the Demon version.

The attraction brings together live action sequences, special effects, grand-scale illusion and new virtual reality created by Figment Productions using Nokia’s OZO camera and experienced with HTC Vive headsets.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is offering eight thrilling nights of late night riding and fireworks in 2017.

On 29th April, 3rd June, 29th July, 12th August, 26th August, 23rd September, 28th October and 4th November the rides at Blackpool Pleasure Beach will be open until 10pm for some late night riding followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

Flambards near Helston in Cornwall will open a spectacular new thrill ride in 2017, with Sky Force coming to the theme park in time for the Summer.

Sky Force is the first genuine ‘white knuckle’ ride to be unveiled in Cornwall and construction work has already started to ensure the attraction can open in time for the Summer school holidays in July.

Lightwater Valley opens its doors again next month with four new attractions and a year of events including a visit from children's TV star Mister Maker.

Set within 175 acres of beautiful North Yorkshire countryside, the family theme park opens on April 1 offering the chance to experience new thrills and adventures.

The first new attraction Jumpin' Jacks is a huge bouncy pillow for all the family to enjoy as they clamber, leap and bounce upon this giant inflatable, measuring 46ft long by 33ft wide. Then, Flying Nellies is an exciting new ride for younger visitors taking them into the air on a magical elephant, while the Mini Diggers offer kids all the fun of playing with sand without getting their hands dirty. And after that, parents can tire out the little ones by letting them run wild on the new interactive Adventure Playground.

Following a £3 million investment in Fantasy Island, the Lincolnshire theme park has unveiled a new indoor mini-golf course, bowling alley and six junior rides for 2017.

The theme park was purchased by Mellors Group in March last year and had a very successful 2016 season, including welcoming back the extreme 50-metre tall thrill ride G-Force.

Fantasy Island is best known for The Millennium, a 150ft tall looping roller coaster, and The Odyssey, the UK's third tallest roller coaster at 167ft tall with a top speed of 62mph.

The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure is now open at Chessington World of Adventures after a launch event that included a book signing with author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler.

The Gruffalo is one of the UK's best-loved children's book characters and the story has been magically brought to life through a series of impressive sets featuring animatronics, projections, screens and music with various added effects including lighting, smoke, smells, sounds and water fountains.

The developer of the long-awaited London Paramount Entertainment Resort in Kent has said that it expects to open the £3.2 billion attraction in 2022. 

LRCH are confident that the development scheme at the Swanscombe Peninsula will be approved when what's known as a development consent order (DCO) is submitted to the government in November.

WOW Weekends are back at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, with the park open every weekend from 11th February to 26th March and then every day from 1st April 2017.

For just £16.25 when you book online, experience all the thrills of Blackpool Pleasure Beach, from steel mega coaster the Big One, the twists and turns of inverted coaster Infusion and the aerial thrills of Red Arrows Skyforce, to the more sedate surroundings of the River Caves, there’s something for everyone. Blackpool Pleasure Beach is also home to the UK’s only Nickelodeon Land and the world’s first Wallace & Gromit ride, Thrill-O-Matic.

Experience an all new terrifying destination on board Derren Brown’s Ghost Train: Rise of the Demon.

Take your one way ticket on a horrifying journey along the unpredictable tracks as you venture deeper and darker into the chilling depths of the unknown.

Unleashed from the dark are unseen characters, thrilling physical effects and more intense live action.

Are you brave enough to come face to face with Derren’s deepest, darkest thoughts?

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