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Theme Parks In The UK

Theme Parks in the UK include Alton Towers, Chessington World of Adventures, Legoland Windsor, Thorpe Park, and Wet ‘n Wild.

Alton Towers

Alton Towers is one of the largest theme parks in the world with more than 100 rides and attractions. It has been voted as the number 1 theme park by readers of the British newspaper The Telegraph.

Get ready to be amazed by the top ten attractions at Alton Towers!

The Top 10 Attractions at Alton Towers

Alton Towers is an amusement park in Staffordshire, England that has been around since April 1980.

Flight – A thrilling rollercoaster ride through the skies above the park.

This attraction takes riders up to speeds of 80mph (130km/h) as they hurtle down a twisting track. It’s one of the world’s fastest roller coasters with a drop of more than 300ft (91m).

Whizzer – An exhilarating family coaster with twists and turns.

The ride starts off slowly enough so that children can enjoy it without being scared. However, once the train reaches its peak speed of 70 mph (113 km/h), the ride becomes much faster and more intense.

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Nemesis – One of the world’s fastest roller coasters.

This ride has been voted as one of the scariest rides in the UK. It was designed by John Wardley and opened in 1991. It is located at Alton Towers theme park in Staffordshire, England.

Oblivion – A high-speed thrill ride which takes you over 200ft into the air.

The ride starts with a slow descent down a hill, before picking up speed and taking you through an enclosed tunnel. You then enter a large chamber where you will feel the force of gravity pulling you towards the ground. As you reach the bottom of the ride, you will see the Oblivion sign above you.

Dragon Challenge – This is one of the most popular rides at Alton Towers.

The Dragon Challenge is a rollercoaster designed by Bolliger & Mabillard. It has four cars, each holding two people. Each car goes round twice, giving a total of eight loops. The ride lasts approximately three minutes.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach – The World Famous Theme Park

It was opened in 1894 and is now owned by Merlin Entertainments, one of the most famous amusement parks in the world. It has been voted the best theme park in the UK by readers of Top 10s magazine.

There are lots of things to do at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. You can go on rides such as the

  • Big Dipper rollercoaster
  • Tornado
  • Tilt Train
  • Sky Coaster
  • Giant Drop
  • Dragon Coaster
  • Big Thrill
  • Big Wheel
  • Big One
  • and much much more…
Take a ride on the rollercoaster

If you love thrill rides then Blackpool Pleasure Beach will not disappoint. The park offers more than 50 thrilling rides and attractions. The park also features an indoor ice rink, a bowling alley, a cinema, a casino, a nightclub, a restaurant, a shop, and a variety of other entertainment venues.

See the dolphin show

Blackpool Pleasure beach is home to the largest collection of dolphins in Europe. The park holds two shows daily where visitors can see these amazing creatures perform tricks and play with them.

Have fun at the fairground rides

There are more than 30 rides at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Visitors can enjoy the thrill of riding roller coasters, go on an adventure through the jungle, or take part in some games.

Chessington World Of Adventures

Chessington World of Adventure is an indoor theme park located near London. It has been open since 1989 and features rides, shows, shops, restaurants, and hotels.

Drayton Manor

Drayton Manor is a theme park located in the village of Drayton Bassett, England. It opened in 1965 as a children’s amusement park and was later expanded into a full-scale theme park with roller coasters, water slides, and other attractions.


Dreamland Amusements Ltd. is an English company that owns and operates several theme parks in the United States and Canada. They also own and operate two theme parks in the United Kingdom; Drayton Manor Theme Park and Alton Towers Resort.