UK theme parks from another point of view!

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by SJW
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Lightwater Valley
Replies: 1381
Views: 66891

Re: Lightwater Valley

The boy injured on Twister has now been discharged from hospital!

http://riderater.co.uk/7592/lightwater- ... -hospital/
by SJW
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019
Replies: 308
Views: 40953

Re: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019

Reaction seems to be mixed - but generally positive so far - I'd say.

One review here: http://riderater.co.uk/7444/review-the- ... s-dungeon/
by SJW
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: The Future of Spinball Whizzer and Adventure Land
Replies: 134
Views: 31233

Re: The Future of Sonic Spinball

I was thinking about this the other day, also, the 10-year plan had it slated for removal by 2022 didn't it?
by SJW
Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Adventure Island
Replies: 215
Views: 15163

Re: Adventure Island

New interview with owner Philip Miller on Ride Rater: "We once went for a giant coaster to go over and under the Pier – the planners thought we were mad!"

http://riderater.co.uk/7354/adventure-i ... nd-brexit/
by SJW
Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019
Replies: 308
Views: 40953

Re: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019

It will be interesting to see what the boat ride is like. How much room will be left?
by SJW
Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Pleasure Island
Replies: 261
Views: 19380

Re: Pleasure Island

Last bits going under the hammer later today! http://riderater.co.uk/7152/final-remna ... s-weekend/
by SJW
Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019
Replies: 308
Views: 40953

Re: The Alton Towers Dungeon - New for 2019

Paid or not paid, that is the question.
by SJW
Sun May 27, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Europa Park
Replies: 2763
Views: 108003

Re: Europa Park

Sad news, but good that no one appears to have been injured.
by SJW
Sun May 27, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Replies: 3080
Views: 196977

Re: Blackpool Pleasure Beach

by SJW
Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6767
Views: 1050602

Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Solid 4 out of 5 star review from Ride Rater: http://riderater.co.uk/6835/review-wicker-man-at-alton-towers/

"Wicker Man is an attraction that has been built to a very high quality, is thrilling and is finally adding that long-awaited new dimension to the UK’s biggest theme park."
by SJW
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Project 42 (Nemesis Sub-Terra)
Replies: 354
Views: 84395

Re: The Future of Nemesis Sub-Terra

It's also a warning for what will happen to the Wicker Man. Not likely close, but be stripped of any actors that appear in early days.
by SJW
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6767
Views: 1050602

Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

John Wardley is thrilled that the park is finally getting a wooden coaster, and he also had input into the layout!

http://riderater.co.uk/6760/alton-tower ... wood-ride/
by SJW
Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Wicker Man - General Discussion
Replies: 6767
Views: 1050602

Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

It should be a great experience.
by SJW
Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Fright Nights
Replies: 1278
Views: 160011

Re: Fright Nights

Hi - if a Saturday is a 10/10 in terms of busyness, could anyone please rank Friday and Sunday? I guess they would be a little quieter (the pricing certainly backs that up), but I was wandering if anyone could recommend a Friday over a Sunday or visa versa. Looking at the weekend of 13-15th, and hav...
by SJW
Sat Jul 02, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 440617

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

Looks good to me. Popularity is eeking up now, so it's needed.
by SJW
Tue Apr 12, 2016 7:36 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Galactica - General Discussion
Replies: 1559
Views: 249375

Re: Galactica - 2016 Air Re-theme

Many reactions I've seen on Twitter etc seem quite negative!
by SJW
Sat Nov 14, 2015 9:03 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: The Future of Hex
Replies: 36
Views: 9888

Re: How much longer will Hex last?

Many, many years!
by SJW
Fri Oct 16, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: Derren Brown's Ghost Train - Rise Of The Demon
Replies: 4882
Views: 766301

Re: Thorpe Park - New Indoor Attraction 2016

Great photos, give you a good impression of size.
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