Thorpe Park to re-open in March with brand new ride that’s one of longest in UK

Visitors to Thorpe Park should prepare to have the fright of their lives as a brand new ghost train ride is set to open soon.

It's perfect for those who love to shriek and scream around the park.

On March 24 the Surrey destination will reopen for the year, bringing with it a ride which could have you shivering with fright.

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Ghost Train promises to take thrill seekers on a harrowing ride into the realms beneath the resort to where the supernatural believers call home, reports the Mirror.

It is one of the UK’s longest ride experiences meaning you'll be a big fan if you have to wait in a long queue.

Featuring live actors and multisensory effects to create a terrifying concoction of thrills and horror it's worth every minute for those who love a scare.

Tickets for the 2023 season are now live and on sale on the Thorpe Park website, where you can save up to £30 when booking online in advance.

If a day's visit isn't enough then you can stay in the park's Shark cabins which are located just a stone's throw away from the thrills.

Thorpe Park is now selling 'Unlimited Fastrack breaks' from £129 for two people.

For that price you get an overnight stay, one day's entry into the theme park and unlimited fastrack worth, buffet breakfast, Wi-Fi, free parking and 10% off snacks and merchandise in the shops.

One of the first big events of the year at the park are its Mardi Gras celebrations, which run from May 18 to June 11.

"Delivering Louisiana vibes, world-class rides, authentic street food and more beads than Mr T has gold chains, Mardi Gras is set to be the most exhilarating, fun-filled celebration you’ll attend this spring," a statement from the park promises.

"Turn up the temperature and endure the sizzling speeds of Nemesis Inferno as your legs dangle freely below 750 meters of twisted track!

"Then, take a break from the thrills and experience the flavours of mouth-watering Mardi Gras delights and be immersed in a variety of live entertainment excitement."

If you can wait until then, from July 21 until August 28 the park will be turned into a big carnival.

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"Ride our world-class coasters and vibe with our awesome live entertainment including vibrant stage shows that are sure to have you watching in amazement," Thorpe Park entices.

"Home to some of the world’s most thrilling coasters, we’ll have you launching like a human cannonball as you accelerate to 80mph in under two seconds on Stealth, then take on the twisted Colossus boasting not one, not two, but ten acrobatic loops.

"Top-class rides, tasty sides and sweet summer vibes, Thorpe Park Resort is a must-visit for the ultimate day out."

Thorpe Park is open until 31 October 2023.

Park tickets cost from £34pp when booked in advance online, while on the day park ticket are priced from £64.


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