Theme & Leisure Parks

Lord Vampyre at the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort

LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort to host Group Monster Weekend this summer

LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort is taking bookings for its Group Monster weekend on 23rd June to celebrate the launch of its latest ride The Haunted House Monster Party.

Blackgang Chine on the Isle of Wight celebrates 175 years

Britain’s oldest theme park celebrates 175 years

One of the Isle of Wight’s iconic attractions and Britain’s oldest theme park Blackgang Chine is marking 175 years of making magical memories.

Thomas Land

Review: Celebrating Thomas Land’s 10th anniversary

Gavin Seljamae-Waite from Yandell Media, which publishes Group Leisure & Travel, reports back from a family day out at Drayton Manor Park’s Thomas Land as it celebrates a special milestone.

Wookey Hole Caves

New activities launched at Wookey Hole Caves

Wookey Hole Caves in Somerset has embarked on a £5m investment programme which will see the addition of several attractions.

ICON soars through the lift hill of the famous Big One rollercoaster

Opening date confirmed for ICON rollercoaster

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has announced the official opening date of its much-anticipated new rollercoaster, ICON, as Friday 25th May.

Cartimandua

York Dungeon welcomes new ‘killer queen’ character

The York Dungeon has introduced a new show to its entertainment offering, featuring Cartimandua, the Queen of the Brigantes.

LEGOLAND Windsor Resort

LEGOLAND: Here’s why groups with children need to go

Michelle Ingerfield from Yandell Media, which publishes Group Leisure & Travel, reports back from LEGOLAND.

Wicksteed Park

Wicksteed Park announces three new daytime shows for 2018

The theme park in Northamptonshire will welcome three daytime shows to its 2018 programme with themed of wartime and the sixties.

LEGOLAND Miniland Explore The World

New LEGOLAND attractions open to the public

LEGOLAND Windsor Resort has now opened up its new features which include two new Miniland areas and LEGO Reef.

Alton Towers

Exciting attractions opening in the UK this year

A survival-themed adventure show and new rides at the world’s only Peppa Pig World are just some of the attractions due to open in the UK this year.

The Weasley Twins from Harry Potter

Goblet of Fire at Warner Bros. Studio Tour; more details revealed

From Easter, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London will launch a special feature dedicated to the Goblet of Fire.

Adventure Dock Co

Floating aqua park to open at Albert Dock Liverpool

A new floating aqua park, boasting a 92-metre inflatable assault course, will open at Albert Dock Liverpool this year, it has been announced.

Wicker Man

Alton Towers: Thrills galore with new Wicker Man ride opening

With a new roller-coaster due to open, there’s no time like the present to start planning a visit to Alton Towers.

Treetop Trek

Treetop Trek park launched in Manchester

Manchester has revealed the launch of a new Treetop Trek adventure park which allows groups to tackle challenging courses.

Manchester's Winter Wonderland

Details confirmed for Manchester Winter Wonderland

It’s been announced that Manchester’s biggest indoor Christmas attraction, Winter Wonderland, will return again this year.

James and the Red Balloon

James and the Red Balloon: new ride for Drayton

Drayton Manor Theme Park in Staffordshire has revealed plans for the opening of a new ride this April.

Ninjago at Legoland

Legoland introduces new themed world to park

Legoland in Windsor will be launching a brand new themed ‘world’ called Ninjago which will open in May this year.

Ferrari Land

Ticket sale release date announced for PortAventura’s Ferrari Land

Tickets for Spanish-based PortAventura’s new theme park Ferrari Land will be available from 31st January, ahead of the park’s opening on 7th April.

Screamland

Screamland returns to Margate for third year

Scare festival, Screamland, will return to Margate in Kent for its third year this October.

Colin Bryan OBE CEO at Drayton Manor Park

OBEs received by Drayton Manor Park and Twycross Zoo CEOs

Colin Bryan of Drayton Manor Park, and Dr Sharon Redrobe of Twycross Zoo, have both received an OBE.

Underwater Kingdom at Blackgang Chine

Blackgang Chine to open new Underwater Kingdom in 2017

A new theme world is expected to open at Blackgang Chine amusement park next Easter called Underwater Kingdom.

Smurfette

New comic-themed theme park to open in Antwerp

A new theme park is due to open in Antwerp, Belgium, in Easter 2017 called Comics Station.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

New £16.25m rollercoaster set to open at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in 2018

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has announced the construction of a brand new rollercoaster for 2018.