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Nemesis named UK number one in Hawker poll

Nemesis at Alton Towers is the highest-placed British steel rollercoaster in the results of the acclaimed Mitch Hawker poll. The results were revealed today, and ranked Bizarro at Six Flags New England as the world’s…


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Vote for the next sponsored ride using AV and FPTP

In a topical bit of fun, we’re asking you to vote for which Alton Towers ride you would prefer to see next receive theme-destroying, irrelevant sponsorship. Obviously I’m sure most of you would prefer none…



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Legoland submarine ride launching next week

Legoland Windsor’s new Sea Life-based ride Atlantis Submarine Voyage will open on Friday 20 May, it was revealed today. The £8 million attraction, being built by Mack Rides, will feature more than 2,500 marine creatures…


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Annual Pass holders to get one-off ERT on Thirteen

Merlin Annual Pass holders will be able to ride Thirteen during early ride time (ERT) at Alton Towers on Friday. In a special perk for this Friday the 13th only, the ride will be available alongside…


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Merlin sued by Universal over US attraction name

Merlin Entertainments are facing legal action over the name of a planned development in the United States. Universal Orlando Resort claim that the name I-Walk too closely impacts on the title of their CityWalk entertainment…


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Fantasy Island offers 50% discount for early summer

Fantasy Island is offering a 50% discount on unlimited ride wristbands between 6 June and 3 July. The Lincolnshire theme park will offer wristbands for £10 when guests show an email recently sent out to…


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Striving for UK influence in Mitch Hawker poll

The Mitch Hawker rollercoaster poll, one of the most-respected gauges of enthusiast views on rides, sees voting close this Sunday. » The poll’s website can be found by clicking here    I’m encouraging all of…