Skip to main content

News Articles

Tuesday 26th February 2019

Work is continuing around Chessington to prepare the resort for the main theme park season which is due to start on the 10th March 2019.

Monday 25th February 2019

For the past few years, the Explorer Carpark at Chessington has caused many issues when it rains or the weather has been partially bad. From cars getting stuck and needing to be pulled free by tractors and generally not being the best place to park your car.

Sunday 24th February 2019

Room on the Broom is in the final stages of construction, all bar one signs referencing hocus Hocus Pocus Hall have been removed. The main sign for the attraction has been removed and repainted purple to suit the new colour scheme of Room on the Broom.

Saturday 23rd February 2019

Chessington has started to release some of the new pin badges for the 2019 theme park season.  This year's collection includes 18 new pin badges with more expected over the next few months. From current attractions to old retired rides there are pin badges to suit everyone this year.

Saturday 23rd February 2019

Over the past few weeks, Alton Towers have been repainting the Monorail station bright green. More work appears to be going on in the entrance plaza area, the entrance tower is also getting a repaint. Remaining the same colour the area around the tower has been cornered off.

Friday 22nd February 2019

Earlier this week Legoland Windsor announced that the new ride Haunted House Party will be opening on Saturday 13th April. Lord Vampyre invites you, and all the little monsters to The Haunted House Monster Party for the most spook-tacular ride EVER!

Wednesday 20th February 2019

Thorpe Park have today confirmed on their social media channels that Loggers Leap will not be returning! It has rumoured that the ride will not return for the past few years with enthusiasts and guests always left asking would it return. 

Sunday 17th February 2019

Work on the stargazing pods at Alton Towers looks to be almost complete with paths to the pods being layed yesterday, more of the standard pods have been installed since we were last on site. However, we're yet to see the premium pods arrive on site.

Friday 15th February 2019

Pirates and Princess’ have taken over Alton Towers Resort this February half term. With tonnes of Pirate and Princess theme activities for all the family, exclusive to Short Break hotel guests. No rides are open for the event however Sharkbait Reef by SEA LIFE is open during the day. 

Friday 15th February 2019

Alton Towers have started to release some of the new pin badges for the 2019 season over at the Resort hotels. Currently only 4 have been released with more expected over the next few weeks.