Theme parks will be forced to close from Thursday after the British government announced a second COVID-19 lockdown in England.
Lancashire has been placed in the government’s ‘very high’ level of COVID-19 restrictions, affecting Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
Alton Towers and Thorpe Park have confirmed their 2021 season commencement dates and have placed tickets on sale.
44,000 people have signed a petition for Alton Towers staff to receive disability awareness training following a reported incident at the park.
Merlin Entertainments has removed its annual passes from sale, as it looks set to announce new alternatives.
Merlin Entertainments has begun market research on the prospect of “revising and updating” its annual passes in the UK.
Pre-bookable weekend tickets for holders of annual and season passes at Alton Towers have all been claimed.
Thorpe Park is charging up to £25 for holders of its season passes and the standard Merlin annual pass.