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FRISBEE and MAGIC rides, new for 2018 at Fantasy Island

Watch the two new rides in action!

  • Funfairs
  • 8 March 2018

Apologies for the delay, here’s an UPDATE!

We've been a little quiet on the blogging side of things - but be sure to check out all of our latest videos!

  • Announcements
  • 20 June 2016

S&D Leisure to debut Xtreme Top Scan at Truckfest

Stanley and Krystal Reeves' Mondial Top Scan will make it's UK debut at the Peterborough Truckfest 2016.

  • Funfairs
  • 28 April 2016

The beginning of the end for Olympia Looping?

After 26 years, the World's largest transportable roller coaster is entering semi-retirement from the travelling circuit.

  • Funfairs
  • 9 March 2016

Mellors Group purchase Fantasy Island

Mellors have announced their purchase of the Skegness Theme Park and Holiday Resort.

  • Theme Parks
  • 4 March 2016

Mack Rides reveals new BigDipper train for Walibi Holland

Mack have developed their first "Wing Rider" style coaster train, which will debut on the Lost Gravity ride at Walibi Holland in 2016.

  • Theme Parks
  • 20 February 2016

New Log Flume for Barry Island Pleasure Park

A new log flume has arrived at Barry Island, replacing the iconic ride that was demolished in 2015.

  • Funfairs
  • 3 February 2016

All Aboard Derren Brown’s Ghost Train at Thorpe Park

Thorpe Park have revealed details of their new-for-2016 ride. Derren Brown's Ghost Train will re-write the rules of what theme parks can do.

  • Theme Parks
  • 18 January 2016

Efteling to open Symbolica Dark Ride in 2017

Dutch Theme Park Efteling have announced their latest project to be a €35 million dark ride named Symbolica

  • Theme Parks
  • 14 January 2016

Alton Towers to open Galactica Virtual Reality Rollercoaster

Alton Towers have announced that they will be retheming the Air Rollercoaster ride to incorporate VR headsets.

  • Theme Parks
  • 12 January 2016

Churchdown Funfair Extravaganza – 16th January 2016

The Churchdown Funfair Extravaganza is one of the largest fairground exhibition/social events of it's kind. We have all the details you need!

  • Funfairs
  • 10 January 2016

Reverchon’s new Swinging Drifting Coaster

The new Swing Coaster from Reverchon has been testing an it looks awesome! We have all the facts about this new travelling coaster.

  • Funfairs
  • 8 December 2015

Thorpe Park release teaser video of Derren Brown dark ride

Thorpe Park's new Derren Brown inspired dark ride looks set to be dark and twisted with the release of this creepy teaser video.

  • Theme Parks
  • 3 December 2015

S&D Leisure tease of Top Scan purchase

S&D Leisure have today posted a teasing image that would suggest that they have purchased a Mondial Top Scan.

  • Funfairs
  • 22 November 2015

Confirmed: S&D Leisure purchase Top Scan ride

S&D Leisure have confirmed that they have indeed purchased a Mondial Top Scan ride.

  • Funfairs
  • 22 November 2015

Paramount Theme Park one step closer to becoming a reality

London Paramount has been a hot topic for almost 3 years - will it or won't it happen? In the latest, things are looking up for the project.

  • Theme Parks
  • 15 July 2015

A walk around The Enchanted Village

Alton Towers have just opened their brand new lodge accommodation - the Enchanted Village. We've taken a walk around the site!

  • Attractions
  • 16 May 2015

The FIRST EVER Hold Tight Riders blog post

Everybody has to start somewhere - and in this post we rewind to 2012 to show you the first blog post we ever wrote!

  • Announcements
  • 24 March 2012