They take their thrills seriously at Flamingo Land. If you survive the Cliff Hanger – a vertical drop ride that does its very best to simulate the feeling of jumping from a building – the Flip Flop will send you swinging, rotating (and probably screaming) over a lake.
1. Flamingo Land Resort, North Yorkshire
Oakwood is the biggest theme park in Wales and is home to some of the fastest and most extreme, stomach churning rides, including Megafobia which has been voted the best wooden roller-coaster ride in the UK a number times and has devotees around the world!
2. Oakwood Theme Park, Pembrokeshire
Visit Scotland’s only indoor tropical rainforest packed with exotic animals, birds and creepy crawlies! Then have a giggle in the ‘Glow in the dark’ indoor bowling and indulge in seven rides that will make your palms sweaty.
3. M&D’s, Strathclyde
This massive park is home to some seriously frightening rides such as Rita, a rollercoaster that has earned the nickname “The Queen of Speed”. It accelerates to 60mph in 2.5 seconds from a standing start
4. Alton Towers, Staffordshire
Thorpe Park is probably Britain’s scariest theme park. Built on an island in an artificial lake it offers a bunch of aquatic-themed rides including Tidal Wave, Colossus and Nemesis Inferno.
5. Thorpe Park, Surrey
This theme park is home to the UK’s tallest rollercoaster, looping coaster and suspended looping coaster – so if you are an adrenaline junkie then this one if for you.
6. Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Blackpool
You can combine a visit to this theme park with a visit to Chessington’s famous zoo (home to more than 1,000 animals) – but the thing to do at Chessington is to challenge yourself to go on the Dragon’s Fury spinning coaster that has a vertical turn.
7. Chessington World of Adventures, Chessington
Beautiful English countryside and some fun rides: what’s not to like? Crealy Adventure Park is home to the 12-metre high Twister rollercoaster offering 310-metres of twists and turn
8. Crealy Adventure Park, Devon
Gulliver was the guy who found himself towering over the locals in the kingdom of Lilliput. We’re not sure exactly what that has to do with this theme park in Warrington, but there’s fun to be had nonethele
9. Gulliver’s World, Buckinghamshire
Most of us grew up playing with the colourful little bricks from Denmark, so a trip to Legoland is a bit like reverting to childhood
10. Legoland, Berkshire – England