Alton Towers to reopen Hex ride

Alton Towers

Alton Towers will reopen its Hex dark ride this season, after mothballing it during 2016.

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Alton Towers moves opening time to 10:30

Alton Towers has moved its daily opening time back by 30 minutes, with the park now fully opening at 10:30 each day.

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Blackpool Pleasure Beach records small loss

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach recorded a loss of £2,000 after tax for the year ending 22 March 2016, accounts show.

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Merlin Annual Pass discounted in January sale

The Merlin Annual Pass has once again been placed in sale in the New Year.

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2016: The year in review

2016: The year in review

2016 has proven memorable in the UK theme park industry for a number of reasons.

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Christmas Message 2016

2016 has been a year of losses.

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Tom Renouf: Photographer of the Year 2016

Tom Renouf's winning photograph of Saw - The Ride at Thorpe Park

Tom Renouf is Ride Rater’s Photographer of the Year 2016, with his stunning capture of Saw – The Ride at Thorpe Park.

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Best New Addition 2016: Galactica wins award

Galactica at Alton Towers

Alton Towers’ reworking of the Air rollercoaster into Galactica has won Ride Rater’s Best New Addition 2016 award.

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