Located between Staines and Chertsey in Surrey, Thorpe Park is one of the UK’s most popular theme parks, attracting almost 2 million visitors in 2015. It contains a number of thrilling rides for adrenalin-seekers, notably ‘Saw - The Ride’ which has the steepest free-fall drop in the world and the Colossus, a rollercoaster with no less than ten loops. Its most recent additions are the ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’ maze and the multi-sensory psychological ride new for 2016: ‘Derren Brown’s Ghost Train’. Designed in the form of an island, Thorpe Park also boasts a number of water-based rides, such as Storm Surge, a spinning ride over water rapids. The park also holds regular Ministry of Sound club nights as well as Hallowe’en event, ‘Fright Nights’.
General admission to Thorpe Park starts at £27.99 per person if you buy your ticket online and at least five days in advance. The park opening hours vary according to season. The nearest station is Staines which can be reached from London Waterloo in around half an hour on a direct train and The 950 bus to the park runs from Staines station every 20 minutes. The nearest airport is Heathrow Airport but the park is accessible from any of the London airports.
Thorpe Park offers a Rainy Day Guarantee which means that if you are unlucky enough to experience heavy and continual rain for an hour or more during your time at the park, you will be able to come back for free on another specific date.
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If you’re planning to spend some time Chertsey during your visit, you’ll find lots of other sights and activities nearby, including: Chertsey Museum, 6th Gear Experience and the Great Cockrow Railway. If you’re looking for pubs, restaurants and nightlife, you’ll find that London is your best choice and is only half an hour by train.
To find out more information about Thorpe Park in Chertsey, including tickets, a full list of rides such as Nemesis Inferno, Derren Brown’s Ghost Train and Swarm as well as details about how to get there, please visit the park’s official website.
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