UK theme parks from another point of view!

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by richard.davies.98871
Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: European Parks and Attractions
Topic: Puy du Fou - General Discussion
Replies: 1
Views: 344

Puy du Fou - General Discussion

A brand new topic for Puy de Fou theme park!

Just when you thought you’d seen or heard everything...
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by richard.davies.98871
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions
Replies: 1085
Views: 129027

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

I’m a teacher and we do annual reward trips to Thorpe Park (y9+10) and Chessington (y7+8) with several coaches going to each. Usually they register with the teacher (one teacher has about 10-12 kids to check) every 2 hours or so. We usually give the. A 30 minutes window, Invariably kids are stuck in...
by richard.davies.98871
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Rest of the World Parks and Attractions
Topic: Daytona Beach - Sand Blaster accident
Replies: 5
Views: 782

Daytona Beach - Sand Blaster accident

Think this happened yesterday https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-us-canada-44476748/rollercoaster-derails-in-florida-leaving-riders-dangling https://edition.cnn.com/2018/06/14/us/roller-coaster-derail-daytona-beach/index.html http://www.itv.com/news/2018-06-15/riders-plunge-to-ground-as-roller-coas...
by richard.davies.98871
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Topic: Chessington - General Discussion
Replies: 1677
Views: 109367

Re: Chessington - General Discussion

The staff just did their best in an impossible situation. We saw the lift hill of Dragons Fury, and the people stuck there. Staff were with them and they were ferrying water to them. The park was busy, some longish queues. Zufari throughout was not good as it was running in two trucks, but queues ra...
by richard.davies.98871
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Topic: Chessington - General Discussion
Replies: 1677
Views: 109367

Re: Chessington - General Discussion

Was at Chessington today. Thought staff that we encountered did well given tough circumstances. We had just finished riding Monkey Swingers and were walking towards the sea lion show. We walked past Danny Dyer (of all people, he’d just been doing a photo shoot we think at the penguin beach, probably...
by richard.davies.98871
Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Topic: Chessington - The Past
Replies: 41
Views: 12366

Re: Chessington 1990

With reference to Benson, I too have thought it was him since I dug out my old guide book a few years back. I checked his website and it was him. He sites his season at Cheasington as the time when things really took off for him and he realised that entertaining children would be his full time vocat...