Thorpe park or Alton Towers

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ok its my birthday next month i will also be 21 (muah hahah) anyway i have never been to a UK theme park so im going for haloween which is best?
Posted: 2008-10-16 12:36:36
krunchie frog
Alton Towers is the best of them. THough you have to travel up there and it's best to stay somewhere for the night. So it can be costly and put your friends off going.

Thorpe Park is very fun, and I imagine Stealth at night time would be mega-scary. It will be full of teenagers though (which puts me off, lol) and bear in mind that both will be PACKED for Halloween.
Posted: 2008-10-16 13:09:17
yeah thats true about it being packed i may go the weekend after that as its a normal day. so the rides are similar then?
Posted: 2008-10-16 13:11:49
krunchie frog
The parks will be closed after Halloween. The season ends :(
Posted: 2008-10-16 13:18:38
oh i thought it was open till 9th Nov better check!
Posted: 2008-10-16 13:33:02
For sure check!

Thorpe Park being close to London is good, but Alton Towers is easily the better park.

But you need to go to Alton Towers in school time else its WAY too busy, and you will need a car and a hotel to stay in with its location. Taxis cost us £25 each way to and from Stoke!

But there is a BRILLIANT monkey forest up in that region too : )
Posted: 2008-10-16 13:50:59
great thanks for the advise thorpe park is open till the 9th nov so may go to that then!
Posted: 2008-10-16 14:31:32
krunchie frog
ah ok cool, yeah the week after is better :) Go on a school day.
Posted: 2008-10-16 15:43:40
i have school!! (well work lol)
Posted: 2008-10-16 16:17:35
krunchie frog
Agh well weekends are no better than going on halloween to he honest. Especially if it's the last weekend.

(I used to work at Chessington World of Adventures, which is why I am a font of knowledge on this lol)
Posted: 2008-10-16 16:23:08
haha ok i may have to take a day off work but surely a friday will be just as bad?
Posted: 2008-10-16 16:47:26
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