Fond memories of your favourite theme parks? Delve into the Attraction Source archives and uncover some of our best features from times gone by.


History of Thorpe Park

Discover Thorpe Park’s evolution over its four decades of operation from what was originally an exhibition style park.


Canada Creek Railway

Step back in time for a trip to Thorpe Farm and the Canadian Rockies.

Derren Brown’s Ghost Train

Revisit the plans, construction, marketing and more of Thorpe Park’s immersive dark ride.



In 2018, Thorpe Park Resort planned to open a 250-room hotel on the former CEMEX Chertsey site, but the development remains unrealised.

Logger’s Leap

Remembering one of the flagship attractions that put Thorpe Park on the map.


Past Rides & Attractions

Remind yourself of what once resided at the resort for some Thorpe Park nostalgia.


Phantom Phantasia / Wicked Witches Haunt

An insight in to the spooky attraction that was sadly destroyed by the fire of July 2000.


Thorpe Farm

Take a look back at Thorpe Farm which provided guests with an opportunity to learn about a traditional 1930’s farm.


History of Chessington

Follow Chessington’s journey from zoological gardens to today’s World of Adventures, dating back almost a century!