Theme Parks are often considered an affordable alternative for parents looking to treat the kids without forking out for a costly holiday - but, they don't come cheap, with entry to the biggest attractions costing well above £50 per person. If you're a theme park regular, you'll already know to keep an eye on Kellogg's cereal packs for free tickets, 2 for 1 entry vouchers and annual coupons - but what happens when the deals are no more? Well, we've done a little digging to bring you the cheapest entry rates, deals and discounts to the likes of Legoland Windsor, Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, Chessington, Whipsnade Zoo. Have a scroll below to check out the offers and find ones that best suit your budget. Looking for more ideas on things to do with the kids? You can find plenty of inspiration on our dedicated Days Out page. Thorpe Park Thrill-seekers will be spoiled for choice whether you're taking on the likes of SAW or Stealth (which goes from 0 to 80mph in under two seconds), or … [Read more...] about Top tips for saving money on tickets to the UK’s biggest theme parks
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Get your adrenaline pumping at one of these turbo-charged experiences. If you're looking for a thrilling day out with family or friends or want to try something new, choose from a bucket list of skydiving, snowboarding, rollercoaster-ing, track racing and flying. We've listed activities right on your doorstep, plus some a short drive away for you to choose from. Perfect for a weekend or school holiday treat or even as a gift, take your pick from these daredevil ideas. Read More Great family things to do around Surrey 1. iFly Indoor Skydiving Soar like in a bird in a 14ft (4.3m) diameter, super-smooth, super-fast and super-cool wind tunnel. With wheelchair access and highly trained instructors, the centre welcomes flyers of all abilities. Book: Visit iflyworld.co.uk. Address: Basingstoke Leisure Park, Euskirchen Way, Basingstoke, RG22 6PG 2. Alpine Snowsports Aldershot The centre is a great venue for new and experienced snowsports fans. It’s got an ideal artificial surface for … [Read more...] about Enjoy adrenaline-pumping thrills at one of these activity sites!
Thorpe Park is one of the top attractions in the UK, with families from across the country heading to Surrey for a day out at the resort. Now that the school holidays are about to kick off it's going to be a popular spot for the summer. However a day out to Thorpe Park isn't always the most affordable experience for many of us. So to help you out we've complied a list of deals and discounts you can get ahead of your visit, as well as information about the rides and facilities at the park. Find out below how to save some pennies this year at Thorpe Park. 5 ways to get the best ticket deals and offers: 1. Check deals websites - Deals websites such as Wowcher , 365Tickets or Attractiontix will often offer reduced tickets and deals on hotels and tickets to Thorpe Park. Keep an eye on the pages to bag yourself a bargain. 2. Buy online - If you book online in advance to your visit you can receive discounts on standard ticket prices. For example you will pay £30 for an entry ticket … [Read more...] about Thorpe Park ticket deals, prices and more for 2018
THORPE Park thrill-seekers were stuck at the top of a roller coaster in the blistering 30C heat for around 20 minutes this afternoon. Riders were stranded at the top of Tidal Wave ride at around 2pm, after "multiple rides" broke down. Visitors at the Chertsey theme park became irate after staff were "flirting with each other" instead of fixing the three different rides that had broken down. Footage from the Chertsey theme park shows a group of visitors appearing exhausted still as they wait for help. A witness who filmed the incident said: "Tidal Wave ride at Thorpe Park breaks down leaving riders stuck at the top in 30-degree heat. "They've been up there a good 20 minutes now with a member of staff climbing up then down; 120 minutes queues for the ride." A member of staff can be seen walking along the ride to try and solve the apparent mechanical issue. Complaining on Twitter, Rebecca Thorpe said: "I've now queued for 3 different rides that have broken while in the queue, and the … [Read more...] about Thorpe Park thrill seekers stuck at top of rollercoaster in 30C sun ‘for 20 minutes’ as ‘multiple rides’ break down in heatwave
The school summer holidays - how do you entertain the kids for six whole weeks? From theme parks and zoos , to National Trust sites and museums , Surrey and Hampshire is home to some fantastic attractions suitable for all the family. If you need some inspiration for a top day out, check out our suggestions below - one for every day of the holidays! Read More Summery things to do in Surrey 1. Thorpe Park With more than 30 thrilling rides, attractions and live events, get your heartbeat racing on the likes of Derren Brown's Ghost Train , Stealth, The Swarm, Saw - The Ride and Colossus. Address: Staines Road, Chertsey , KT16 8PN. To book online visit www.thorpepark.com or call 0871 6631673 2. The Lightbox Discover Woking's Story with an interactive display of the town's history from the 19th century to the present day. Address: Chobham Road, Woking , GU21 4AA. Tel: 01483 737800. 3. Legoland With more than 55 interactive rides and attractions, guests can fly through the treetops … [Read more...] about Your ULTIMATE guide to enjoying the school summer holidays