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Croc Drop is the new drop tower ride for the 2021 season, currently under construction at Chessington. Here we take a look at the current progress on site.
A day trip to Chessington to check out all that's new for 2020, both rides and Coronavirus changes, all sadly overshadowed by a general lack of social distancing.
More pin badges, this time the new pins available at Chessington World of Adventures.
Thorpe Park have released a new range of pin badges for 2020, including a new "Thorpe retro" range.
Touring around Thorpe Park on its delayed opening weekend, with a look at the changes the park have had to bring in to keep everyone safe during the Coronavirus pandemic.
A trip to Legoland Windsor for the opening day of Duplo Dino Coaster, and a look at the changes brought in due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
Three minutes of highlights from the 2019 season, which included the opening of the Alton Towers Dungeon, trips to Dreamland, Gulliver's Land and Gulliver's World, plus The Netherlands, Germany and Poland together with the usual UK parks and events.
Time to wrap up warm for a visit to Winter Wonderland's Giant Wheel and The Magical Ice Kingdom.
There's plenty of winter fun to be had in London, exploring Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland and the Merlin Midway attractions on the South Bank.
Alton Towers' annual fireworks spectacular, this year unleashing the Power of The Towers.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with a rainy fireworks spectacular at Drayton Manor.
Completing the tour of major Halloween events with a visit to Chessington's family friendly Howl'o'ween.
Alton Towers had two new mazes to explore at Scarefest this year, together with returning favourites and plenty of spooky fun.
This year, my first stop on the annual tour of Halloween events was Xtreme Scream, which takes over Twinlakes Theme Park in Melton Mowbray at night and hosts five terrifying scare mazes and other Halloween attractions.
Photos from my trip to this year's Fright Nights at Thorpe Park, including the new Creek Freak Massacre scare maze.
Thorpe Park's new scare maze for Fright Nights 2019 is taking shape - here are some photos of the transformation of Logger's Leap into Creek Freak Massacre.
A disappointing visit to a sunny and rather busy Thorpe Park, which appeared to have run out of ... almost everything!
A slightly bonkers long weekend trip to Germany and The Netherlands covering almost 1000 kilometres and visiting the Hamburg Dom fair plus Hansa Park, De Waarbeek, Hellendoorn, Slagharen, Toverland and Movie Park Germany.
Ten years have passed since Rich, Paul and myself have had a theme park trip together, so it was well overdue time for a reunion at Alton Towers!
Another rainy theme park trip - this time to Drayton Manor near the end of the school summer holidays.
A trip to visit Clarence Pier and South Parade Pier at Portsmouth, and ride the three new rollercoasters added for the 2019 season.
Photos of the latest construction progress on the multi-million pound Tornado Springs area due to open at Paultons Park in 2020.
Paultons Park on a rainy summer day in the school holidays ... and a fantastic day was had by all!
Reviews of İsfanbul, one of Turkey's largest theme parks, and its major rides.
The European Coaster Club got a rare opportunity to visit two of the Gulliver's theme parks - see photos and watch the trip videos showing what we got up to at Gulliver's World in Warrington and Gulliver's Land in Milton Keynes.
Who in their right mind would go to Alton Towers during school trip season? I popped in for a few hours on my way up North to see just how bad it really was...
Chessington's new Room on the Broom: A Magical Journey - the replacement for Hocus Pocus Hall - is new for 2019.
Ninety people from the European Coaster Club went for a long weekend of partying and visiting the major theme parks around Krakow including Energylandia and Legendia - here's my trip report, photos and a video of all the shenanigans!
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Photos from a trip with the European Coaster Club to the revamped Dreamland in Margate
Legoland Windsor's long awaited Haunted House has finally opened
The brand new Alton Towers Dungeon attraction reviewed
2018 was the year that wood finally came to Alton Towers with Wicker Man, the star of Coaster Mania at Cedar Point was Steel Vengeance, and the European Coaster Club became the first major theme park group to visit Turkey.
Chessington's Howl'o'ween 2018 celebrating Halloween and the end of the theme park season.
A review and video of Legoland Windsor's end of season fireworks display.
Reviews of all the mazes at Fright Nights 2018, including the brand new Vulcan Peak, Dead Creek Woods and The Walking Dead: Do or Die.
Review of Project 42, the new scare maze for Scarefest 2018 at Alton Towers.
Chessington World of Adventures have rethemed their Dragon Falls log flume for 2018, transforming it into Tiger Rock in the Land of the Tiger.
Updated the Alton Towers Scarefest section with details of the attractions line-up for 2018, and early pictures of the new Project 42 Scare Maze construction.
I recently visited Conneaut Lake Park as part of a road trip in the USA - here's a new section featuring reviews, history and photos of the park and its major attractions, including the classic Blue Streak rollercoaster.
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My first visit to Cedar Point coincided with their annual CoasterMania event: the park was open for eighteen hours from 6am to midnight, dedicated to rollercoaster enthusiasts and Cedar Point fans.
Wicker Man, the UK's first wooden rollercoaster in 21 years, officially opened at Alton Towers on 24 March 2018.
A short video capturing some of my highlights of 2017, the year I finally got to go to Disneyland, the original theme park; I rode Formula Rossa, the fastest rollercoaster in the world; went to Six Flags Magic Mountain, the park with the most rollercoasters on the planet; and visited incredible parks like Phantasialand, Universal Studios and PortAventura. And I got Chosen...
People's memories of Alton Towers played a big part in this year's end of season fireworks display.
The final chance of the 2017 season to take a look at construction on Alton Towers' new rollercoaster, including the first opportunity to walk underneath the lift hill.
A large number of new pictures from the SW8 construction site, including new views made possible by the reopening of the Katanga Canyon path.
Video of the full Ninjago themed end of season fireworks show at Legoland Windsor.
Information and reviews from Alton Towers' Scarefest Halloween event, featuring The Welcoming: Be Chosen, the brand new scare maze for 2017.
Lots of work has been going on at the Secret Weapon 8 construction site since my last visit, with much of the trackwork now in place.
Disneyland page added together with a set of pages and videos for major attractions at the park. More Californian theme parks coming soon!
Construction of SW8 continues, with the structure of the lift hill now towering over the site together with part of the potential "Wicker Man" statue.
New review and video from my recent trip to Movie Park Germany.
Report and videos from my trip with the European Coaster Club to the United Arab Emirates in March.
An update from the SW8 contruction site, with the station building framework now going vertical and some more of the track foundations visible.
Find out all about Motiongate, IMG Worlds of Adventure, Legoland Dubai, Ferrari World and more... videos and a trip report are coming soon!
Photos and video from the construction site of Alton Towers' Secret Weapon 8, the new wooden rollercoaster opening for the 2018 season.
Info, photos and a PoV video of Chessington's new for 2017 Bubbleworks replacement, The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure.
All (well OK, some) of the best bits of the 2016 season, crammed into less than 4 minutes.
Alton Towers' 2016 Fireworks were themed around Galactica, the VR retro-fit overlay on Air. The story was pretty poor and the display didn't feel as big as in previous years, but I still managed to capture it from multiple angles over two nights in glorious 4K.