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Oakwood Reveals Name of New Attraction

Oakwood Reveals Name of New Attraction

After months of secrecy, Oakwood Theme Park has finally revealed the name of its new £4m family-themed attraction which is set to open later this month. The new area which occupies ...

Onesie World Record Attempt for Drayton Manor

Onesie World Record Attempt for Drayton Manor

Drayton Manor Theme Park is planning to set a new world record for the most number of people wearing ‘onesies’ gathered in any one place. As part of the record attempt, taking plac ...

Reviewed: Zufari at Chessington

Reviewed: Zufari at Chessington

James Hardiker takes a look at the new Zufari ride at Chessington World of Adventures.. On a sunny Easter Sunday, we got chance to head to Chessington World of Adventures to ride t ...

Alton Towers Theme Park Plans to Reopen

Alton Towers Theme Park Plans to Reopen

The weather over the last few days has been exceptional across many parts of the UK resulting in Drayton Manor, Lightwater Valley and Alton Towers being forced to closed for health ...

Alton Towers Resort to Remain Closed for 3rd Day

Alton Towers Resort to Remain Closed for 3rd Day

According to the official Alton Towers website, the resort is to remain closed for a third consecutive following further snowfall across Staffordshire. The statements reads: "In sp ...

Fireman Sam Comes to Oakwood this Easter

Fireman Sam Comes to Oakwood this Easter

Fireman Sam will be on hand to help mark the official start of the new season at Oakwood Theme Park this Easter Bank Holiday Weekend with his very own mini show (March 29th – April ...

Alton Towers Closed due to Snow

Alton Towers Closed due to Snow

The Ice Age 4D cinema isn't the only snowy part of the park today. Following heavy snowfall across Staffordshire, it was announced today (Friday March 22nd) via the Alton Towers Re ...

It’s a Dog’s Life at Drayton Manor

Puppy power will head to Drayton Manor Theme Park, Staffordshire, this Saturday 23rd March to mark National Puppy Day. Puppy walkers from Guide Dogs, along with man’s best friend, will visit the popular day out attraction as part of the puppies’ training, to get them used to different types of sights, sounds and smells. Puppy walking is a crucial stage in the development of guide dogs. Volunteers dedicate t ...

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Power Cut Forces Part of Pleasure Beach to Close

It was reported by Blackpool Gazette that a power cut hit Blackpool Pleasure Beach on Saturday 16th March forcing part of the park to close. The Southern area of the park which includes Nickelodeon Land, Revolution and The Big One were affected in addition to some 300 residential homes in the area. No visitors required evacuation from any of the rides/attractions and guests were allowed to continue to enjoy ...

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Pleasurewood Hills Start New Viral Campaign Shaft #7162

Pleasurewood Hills has announced new rides & attractions for the 2013 season with some expected to be brought across from the now closed Camelot Theme Park. However today UK Park News was sent a Twitter message direct from the park which looks to be the start of a new viral campaign to promote a new (yet to be officially announced) attraction. The message includes a link to a website containing a QR cod ...

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Drayton Reveals New 4D Movie for 2013

This season visitors to Drayton Manor Theme Park, can experience the sights and sounds of the sea with “A Fish Story”, the new film for 2013 to be shown at the park’s stunning 4D cinema. The musical underwater adventure, sees Deepo, an orange Garibaldi fish, and Billy, a trainee at the aquarium who magically turns into a fish, travel on a journey to the depths of the ocean, encountering many different sea c ...

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X:\ No Way Out to Run Forwards in 2013

It was recently announced via Thorpe Park that the indoor roller coaster "X:\ No Way Out" is to run forwards for the 2013 season. Originally opened in 1996, the now newly renamed "X"was the park's first non-powered roller-coaster. The ride was marketed as the "world's first backwards roller coaster in the dark." Thorpe Park has stated it will be "reprogrammed around light and sound" yet full details of what ...

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