Are you planning a holiday in the UK to climb aboard hair-raising rides and experience exciting things in between? Here are the top theme parks the country has to offer:
Drayton Manor in Staffordshire
This theme park is known for its Tamarin Trail, which takes you through beautiful gardens where you can come face-to-face with Tamarins and Marmsosets. It is also home to the only Thomas Land in Europe, which expanded to offer new types of rides, including a stand-up rollercoaster and a 54-metre drop tower.
Chessington World of Adventures in Surrey
This is an extensive theme park with over 40 rides and attractions that is flocked by visitors, especially for its newly added Pandamonium that features life-like animatronic pandas. There is also the Trail of the Kings, where you can search for treasures as you walk among jungle giants.
Warwick Castle in Warwickshire
Though this is not officially considered a theme park, this medieval castle will offer you history, adventure, myth and magic that suit all ages. It is home to the Horrible Histories Maze, the first fully-interactive multi-sensory maze in the country, giving you a fascinating and fun experience getting lost in time. You can sleep over in its riverside medieval-themed woodland lodges of the Knight’s Village and even join the knight and jester in the evening.
The biggest theme park in Scotland, M&Ds has the Giant Condor, which is a ride that soars up to 30 metres, offering you awesome views over the rest of the park. Other big draws here include the Tsunami, the only inverted rollercoaster in the country and the Runaway Mine train rollercoaster.
This is home to the Lego Nexo Knights, which is an immersive 4D animated adventure created especially for Legoland, bringing the battle to life with wind, water and smoke. There are loads of rides here, many of which are without height restrictions.
Now, for a holiday full of thrills and adventure, these places in the UK should top your list.
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