If you enjoy living life on the edge, and adventure gives you a crazy rush, then the Thorpe Park amusement park is the place for you! With rides designed to bring out the kid in you, you will surely cherish every moment you spend here. It comes as no surprise, that it is known to be England’s and one of Europe’s best theme parks.
Situated at Chertsey, Thorpe Park is part of the county of Surrey, in the south of UK. It is just 20 miles from the capital and is easily accessible by road or train. The area is full of hotels, B&Bs and lodges to put up enthusiastic visitors comfortably. You have choices ranging from the Waterfront Hotel, Hilton Cobham, Premier Inn Sunbury, Mercure London Staines hotel and many more. There are plenty of eateries around as well to satisfy your gastronomical desires!
Depending on the time of the year, the park opens between 9.30 and 10 in the morning, and closes between 5 pm and 10 pm, so do check before you plan a visit. It also holds special events such as Fright Nights periodically, for those who get a thrill in being spooked!
There are plenty of rides to watch out for at Thorpe Park, for young and old. With nine themed areas, there are plenty of attractions to choose from. The Amity Cove, for instance, is best known for its roller coaster Stealth, which is also Europe’s tallest and fastest roller coaster ride! You can also try the Nemesis Inferno inverted roller coaster which winds through a volcanic and tropical land at the Calypso Quay. Water lovers can enjoy the Rumba Rapids, or the Loggers Leap log flume that goes through a canyon. You can also just sit back and relax on the beaches of Neptune’s Kingdom or slide down its watery slides. If horror is your thing, don’t miss the SAW – the movie themed roller coaster which will scare your pants off!
Countless amusement park fans flock to Thorpe Park every year, so planning your visit in advance may save you a world of discomfort. You can book your tickets online and make your stay arrangements as well beforehand. Be prepared to have spend a great, happy vacation at Thorpe Park with your friends and family!