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Pandemonium at Drayton Manor: ‘Sadly, All Good Things Must Come to an End’

One of Drayton Manor's most exhilarating attractions when it opened in 2004.

Discover the Rich Heritage of Alton Towers: From Medieval Fortress to Thrill-Seeker’s Paradise

As we embark on our own adventures within these hallowed grounds, let us remember and celebrate the heritage that laid the foundation for the wonderland we revel in today.

Thrilling Memories: Riding the Log Flume at Camelot

Who remembers the Log Flume at Camelot?

The Hyper Blaster at Pleasure Island: The 90 Foot Tower of Terror Ride

The 90 foot tower of terror blasted passengers into space at a g-force of 3, before thrusting them back to ground level. Then, just when you think it's all over – you were shot back skywards again!

Remembering The Beastie: The Compact Ride that contained several head chopper effects

The Beastie was a jolly introduction to the world of rollercoasters at Alton Towers. It was just fast enough for kids to get a rush of excitement.

The Cyclone Roller Coaster at Southport Pleasureland

The Cyclone was a furious wooden coaster located at Pleasureland Southport that had you flying out of your seats on its many air-time filled drops.

Drayton Manor: The Klondike Gold Mine

Who remembers The Klondike Gold Mine Coaster?

Remembering Trauma Towers: Interactive walk through horror experience

Trauma Towers was a haunted attraction located at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

Wild Mouse: One of Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s most-loved rollercoaster

This exhilarating coaster took you on a thrilling ride up and down steep slopes before zooming round a seemingly endless number of twists with its 90 degree turns and quick pace.

Submission: 10 Years On

Submission opened in 2001 in the X-Sector area at Alton Towers and was closed and disassembled in 2013. Did you ride Submission?

SAW Alive at Thorpe Park: Did you face your fear?

A live-action horror maze based on the Saw movie series was called Saw Alive at Thorpe Park.

Slammer: The first ride of its kind outside the US

One of the world’s most awesome rotary thrill rides and the only one installed in Europe. Sadly it was plagued with reliability issues!

Zombies! Scarezone: An abandoned road that held a terrifying secret

What seemed to be an abandoned road soon revealed a much more horrific presence.

The Flume: The day the plug was pulled

The ride was approximately six minutes long and was the longest log flume attraction in the world at the time of opening.

Remembering Carnival of Screams at Alton Towers Scarefest

Who misses Carnival of Screams? did you venture inside?

Corkscrew at Alton Towers: The Iconic Roller Coaster That Defined a Generation

Corkscrew at Alton Towers was a trailblazing roller coaster that captivated the hearts of theme park enthusiasts for nearly three decades. The first of its kind in the UK, it introduced countless visitors to the exhilarating world of looping roller coasters.


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