Thorpe Park is launching Derren Brown's Ghost Train this spring.

The white knuckle ride, named The Journey of Terror, has 12 possible scenarios with two different endings will join a host of other fast and thrilling rides and rollercoasters at the theme park in Surrey, just a short journey away from west London.

To help plan your day out, here is a guide to everything you need to know about visiting and getting to Thorpe Park in 2016.

Opening times:

2016 season - March 17 to November 2

Mon-Fri 10am-5pm

Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

Easter holidays:

March 25 - April 11, 9.30am-6pm

May half term:

May 27-June 5, 9.30am-6pm

Summer season

July 15-September 4, 9.30am-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

By car:

From the M25 take junctions 11 or 13 and follow A320 to Thorpe Park. Parking charges - £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 15-20 minutes.

Swarm at Thorpe Park

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 (arrives Spring 2016), 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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