The UK’s original pleasure park, Dreamland Margate, once again transforms into a world of nightmares with the major scare festival, Screamland.

The multi-award winning Screamland will be back and more terrifying than ever! For the second year in a row, Dreamland will be transformed into Screamland, with fully immersive scare experiences throughout the park, as well as unlimited use of all your favourite rides.

It's never been a better time to visit Flamingo Land in Yorkshire, as the UK’s only combined theme park, zoo and holiday village introduces a swashbuckling new live show, exclusive animal encounters, improvements to the leisure complex and premium accommodation.

Flamingo Land has launched the The Pirates of Zanzibar, a spectacular performance on the Black Heart galleon stage. The live show tells tales of swashbuckling Tanzanian pirates’ adventures, and features acrobatic sword-fighting action and plenty of special effects. It takes places 3 times across the day - 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

With balmy summer evenings well and truly upon us, Blackpool Pleasure Beach is giving guests the chance to make the most of the glorious weather by opening the theme park late into the night.

On 30th July, 13th August, 27th August and 24th September all the rides at Blackpool Pleasure Beach will be open until 10pm for some summer fun and late night riding action. This year, to celebrate Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s 120th anniversary, late night riding will be followed by a spectacular fireworks display at 10.15pm.

Alton Towers has confirmed that the first ever CBeebies Land Hotel will be opening in 2017, designed exclusively for young families and pre-schoolers.

Adjoining the existing Alton Towers Hotel, the all new 76-room hotel will spread over four floors and will have its own dedicated entertainment area, restaurant and reception area.

Skin Snatchers has been announced as the brand new live action horror maze joining Alton Towers Scarefest.

Alton Towers Scarefest will return for Halloween 2016 on 8th-9th, 15th-16th and 21st-31st October. This year's event includes Skin Snatchers, Sub Species: The End Games and Terror of the Towers: What Lies Within. There will also be plenty of family frights, including Skelvin’s Spooky Storytime, Phil & Franklyn’s Ghoul School, and Patch’s Trick-Or-Treat Party! 

It's the end of an era as the iconic Bubbleworks ride at Chessington World of Adventures will be closing down on 6th September 2016. 

The popular family ride has been running at the theme park for 26 years, enjoyed by 32 million people and completed more than 15 million circuits. Fans will get the chance to take a part in an auction to own a part of the attraction.

Following a long delay of two months, Derren Brown’s Ghost Train is now open at Thorpe Park.

The new attraction at Thorpe Park is 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!

Face your VertiGO on the new high rope adventure course at Drayton Manor, and with VertiGo Tots for younger adventurers there is something for all ages.

You don't have to be visiting the theme park to have a go on VertiGO and therefore the attraction is not included in theme park admission, but prices start at just £5 for VertiGO and £3 for VertiGO Tots.

Thorpe Park has revealed that there will be a brand new experience at Fright Nights in 2016, with the introduction of scare maze Platform 15.

Get ready for the ultimate Halloween at Thorpe Park on the 7th-9th, 14th-16th and 21st-31st October 2016 with the return of The Cabin in the Woods, The Blair Witch Project, SAW Alive, The Big Top and Containment plus the new addition.

The inverted roller coaster Tsunami at M&D's theme park in Scotland has derailed, injuring nine children and two adults.

The accident happened at round 3.40pm on Sunday 26th June with emergency services including police, fire and ambulance attending the the scene and mounting a rescue operation.

It is understood that the ride became detached from the track and fell 30ft to the ground, landing on top of a small children’s ride.

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