Looking for something big to do with your children during the summer holidays ? Look no further than world-famous theme park Thorpe Park!

Thorpe Park has opened a new ride this summer called Derren Brown's Ghost Train, designed by the famous performer.

The white-knuckle ride, described as The Journey of Terror, has 12 possible scenarios with two different endings, and will join a host of other fast and thrilling rides and rollercoasters at the theme park.

To help plan your day out, here is a guide to everything you need to know about visiting and getting to Thorpe Park.

Opening times

2016 season: March 17 to November 2

Monday to Friday: 10am to 5pm

Saturday to Sunday: 10am to 6pm

Easter holidays

March 25 to April 11: 9.30am to 6pm

May half term

May 27 to June 5: 9.30am to 6pm

Summer season

July 15 to September 4: 9.30am to 6pm

Prices

  • £49.99 on the door

  • £27.99 in advance online

  • £59.99 two-day ticket on the door

  • £33.99 two-day ticket in advance online

  • £99.99 Merlin standard annual pass unlimited entry

  • £119 Merlin premium annual pass - all the benefits of the standard pass, plus free parking and free entry to special events including Fright Night

How to get there

Address

Thorpe Park Resort, Staines Road, Chertsey, KT16 8PN - 0871 6631673

By car

From the M25, take junctions 11 or 13 and follow A320 to Thorpe Park.

Parking charges are £5 per car

By train

Regular South West Trains services run from London Waterloo direct to Staines. Trains run every 30 minutes with a journey time of 46 minutes, and a less frequent service running on Sundays.

Staines can also be reached directly via Reading, Weybridge and Windsor and Eton Riverside, every 30 minutes.

By bus

Staines bus station is a five-minute walk from the railway station. Buses to Thorpe Park depart from Stand 2, however the 950 Thorpe Park Express departs directly from the railway station running every 15 to 20 minutes.

Direct bus services also available from Addlestone, Chertsey, Staines and Woking.

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Buggies available to hire
  • Four baby changing facilities
  • Free WiFi - search for 'The Cloud'
  • First aid point at The Dome
  • Lost property point at Guest Services
  • Lockers cost £1

Disabled access

  • Wheelchairs available to hire at £50
  • Blue disability badge holders required to pay £5 car parking
  • Disabled guests are entitled to a free helper ticket
  • Guests registered as disabled should visit Guest Services
  • Guide dogs welcome

Main attractions:

Derren Brown's Ghost Train, I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! Maze, Stealth, The Swarm, SAW - The Ride, Colossus, Nemesis Inferno, Tidal Wave, Angry Birds 4D.

Each ride has its own height restrictions ranging from 0.9m to 1.4m minimum.

Food and drink:

Fin's bar and grill, Inferno's pizza and pasta, Amity fish and chips, Amity kebab, Coffee Shop, Roast & Relish, Mexican, BBQ bar and grill, Noodles, Hot Dogs & Fries.

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