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Alton Towers to unveil SW8 rollercoaster details

SW8 logo

Alton Towers is expected to unveil the name and more details regarding its wooden rollercoaster SW8 on Monday.

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Blackpool Pleasure Beach: Wild Mouse removed

Wild Mouse Blackpool Pleasure Beach

The Wild Mouse wooden rollercoaster has been removed from Blackpool Pleasure Beach after 60 years.

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Best Park 2017: Fantasy Island wins award

Fantasy Island, Ingoldmells, near Skegness

Fantasy Island is the winner of Ride Rater’s Best Park Award for 2017, following a season of continued improvements under the Mellors Group.

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Best New Addition 2017: Rise of the Demon wins

Derren Brown's Ghost Train

Derren Brown’s Ghost Train: Rise of the Demon is the winner of Ride Rater’s Best New Addition Award for 2017, following a significant overhaul.

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Merlin Annual Passes reduced by £20 in January sale

Merlin Entertainments will discount its annual pass renewals by £20 in its forthcoming January sale.

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Christmas Message 2017

We would like wish all of our readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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Jamie Kingston: Photographer of the Year 2017

Jamie Kingston, Photographer of the Year 2017

Jamie Kingston is Ride Rater’s Photographer of the Year 2017, with his great capture of the Royal Air Force Red Arrows over Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

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Ride Rater Photographer of the Year 2017

Ride Rater Photographer of the Year

As another busy theme park season ends in 2017, we are once more looking to name one of you our Photographer of the Year.

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