Alton Towers is expected to unveil the name and more details regarding its wooden rollercoaster SW8 on Monday.
The Wild Mouse wooden rollercoaster has been removed from Blackpool Pleasure Beach after 60 years.
Merlin Entertainments will discount its annual pass renewals by £20 in its forthcoming January sale.
Merlin Entertainments has announced that its ‘standard’ Annual Pass will no longer allow entry to its UK theme parks during weekends in peak summer periods.
Shares in Merlin Entertainments closed down 19.9% today, after the company released a trading update showing near-stagnation in revenue.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach recorded after-tax losses of £314,000 for the year ending 26 March 2017, accounts show.
Alton Towers is expected to theme its forthcoming wooden rollercoaster on a ‘Wicker Man’ concept, following a trademark application.
The manager of Alton Towers has described the forthcoming SW8 rollercoaster as being “very different” to the park’s other offerings.