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Saturday 17th November 2018

Work on removing Hocus Pocus Hall at Chessington has begun, the attraction closed at the end of the 2018 season and will be replaced with a new attraction called. Room on the Broom - A Magical Journey. 

Monday 5th November 2018

Yesterday signaled the end of the 2018 theme park season. Alton Towers put on a spectacular fireworks display on the lawns opposite the towers. With both days sold out the event was a huge success.

Wednesday 31st October 2018

Tonight at 10 pm Thorpe Park Resort closed its doors to guest on the 2018 theme park season. Thorpe Park is the first of the Merlin parks to close for the end of the season. 

Monday 22nd October 2018

Work on the new waterpark called Rulantica and the new 276 room hotel Kronasar is well underway at Europa Park in Germany. Opening in 2019 the hotel is now available to pre-book with the waterpark opening later in the year. 

Friday 19th October 2018

The theme park season at Chessington World of Adventures has been extended by 4 days, the park was due to close on 31st October. This has since been changed over the past few days with the park now staying open until 4th November 2018.

Wednesday 17th October 2018

Flying into Chessington Spring 2019, Room on the Broom will be replacing Hocus Pocus Hall. Opening in 2003 the old 4D attraction has become tired over the years and has been in need of a replacement. 

Saturday 13th October 2018

Work continues on the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory building rumoured to be the location for a dungeons style attraction set to open for Alton Towers' 2019 season. 

Friday 5th October 2018

The new ride, built by Vekoma from Holland is a Mad House ride similar to Hex and we were excited to see that great progress has been made.

Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Halloween season is arguably our favourite time of the year here at Theme Park Guide.

Monday 1st October 2018

There had been several rumours that there was activity around the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory building so we took a visit to Alton Towers to check it out.