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20th Oct 2021

Scares return for 2021 at Screamfest Resurrected

By |20th October 2021|Scare Attractions|

Last weekend signalled the return of Screamfest, a popular, must-experience Halloween event in the Staffordshire Moorlands. Well and truly “Resurrected” after a year’s absence due to COVID-19, the event features a line-up that includes some fresh twists on Screamfest classics, returning scares, and two new attractions. Attraction Source was invited [...]

10th Oct 2021

FRIGHT NIGHTS 2021 commemorates 20 years of fear at Thorpe Park Resort

By |10th October 2021|Thorpe Park Resort|

FRIGHT NIGHTS 2021 is now underway at Thorpe Park Resort, with the event celebrating 20 years of fear. With three scare mazes, four scare zones, roaming scarecrows, and two scare shows, the 2021 line-up is one of the most comprehensive to date. Attraction Source was invited to the preview event [...]

2nd Sep 2021

New Merlin Annual Passes go back on sale

By |2nd September 2021|Industry News|

Merlin Entertainments have today recommenced sales of new annual passes, following the suspension of new pass sales while they evaluated their pass offering and attraction capacity restrictions were in place throughout the coronavirus pandemic. In December 2020, Merlin announced that the previous Standard and Premium Passes would not be returning [...]

25th Aug 2021

Thorpe Park Resort prepares to celebrate 20 years of fear at FRIGHT NIGHTS 2021

By |25th August 2021|Thorpe Park Resort|

Thorpe Park Resort have today unveiled the majority of the line-up for FRIGHT NIGHTS 2021, as they prepare to celebrate 20 years of fear. With new scare zones and shows, and a new scare maze yet to be announced, Attraction Source examines all the details for 2021's event. [...]

9th Aug 2021

Chessington submit plans for new Amazon Land and rollercoaster

By |9th August 2021|Chessington World of Adventures Resort|

The full planning application for Chessington World of Adventures Resort's new Amazon Land development has today been published, offering a more detailed insight into the proposals, which include a rollercoaster, and generating speculation that the area could be themed around Jumanji. Planned to be [...]

10th Jul 2021

Merlin Entertainments publish financial results for 2020

By |10th July 2021|Industry News|

Merlin Entertainments have recently published their financial results for 2020, revealing the significant impact that the COVID-19 pandemic had on the business. With the group operating within the leisure and hospitality industry, one of the most significantly impacted industries by COVID, the results set out in the 2020 [...]

17th May 2021

Chessington commence public consultation for new Amazon Land rollercoaster

By |17th May 2021|Chessington World of Adventures Resort|

Chessington World of Adventures Resort have today commenced a two week public consultation on a proposed new themed 'Amazon Land' encompassing a rollercoaster and two children's rides, providing a first look at the prospective attractions. Planned to be located on the field opposite Dragon's Fury, in the southern [...]

13th May 2021

Winners announced for 2021 ScareCON SCAR Awards

By |13th May 2021|Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Industry News, Thorpe Park Resort|

The winners of the 2021 ScareCON SCAR Awards were unveiled last night, seeing a range of theme parks and scare attractions recognised for their 2020 offerings. Amongst the winners were Thorpe Park Resort in the category of 'Best original concept & design' for its scare zones, and Chessington [...]

20th Apr 2021

The London Resort reveals details of planned prehistoric theme park area

By |20th April 2021|The London Resort|

The London Resort has unveiled details of its first theme park area, which will be an entire land dedicated to dinosaurs, adventure and the legacy of unsung heroes of palaeontology. Base Camp – the world’s first prehistoric nature reserve – will be located in the north west corner [...]

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