What’s on at Thorpe Park??
New to Kingston and Greencoat House? There is buckets of fun to be had within easy reach of Kingston!! Visiting Thorpe Park is just one of them. You may have heard of it but with constant changes and new rides being introduced, it can be hard to keep on top of everything.
So, what’s new at Thorpe Park?
The biggest announcement at the immensely popular theme park is the arrival of an entirely new ride called ‘Ghost Train’ It takes riders on a unique psychological journey as they travel on a mysterious Victorian train carriage and encounter a series of surprise incidents along the way.
This astonishingly fun ride takes visitors on a multitude of events designed to stimulate the senses and manipulate the mind in what can only be described as a truly one-of-a-kind experience.
Whilst Ghost Train will surely be absorbing much of the limelight this year, let’s not forget the sheer abundance of other amazing rides the park has to offer.
First up: Colossus.
This gargantuan, £13.5 million structure takes visitors through a rip-roaring network of exciting twists and turns as they hurtle down the 850m of iconic white tracks.
Complete with a grand total of 10 inversions including vertical loops, corkscrews and heartline rolls, this is sure to be a hit for the adrenalin junkie amongst you.
Another firm favourite for vertical daredevils is Stealth.
Standing at a massive 205ft tall, the sheer scale of Stealth makes it impossible to miss almost anywhere inside the park’s grounds.
Jump on board and you’ll be sent from 0-80mph in the blink of an eye (1.9 seconds to be exact) which is faster than, well, just about anything! Reaching the top is just the start, however. After you’ve regained your composure following the stomach-churning ascent and absorbed the landscape’s epic views, you’ll then be sent plummeting back to earth at ungodly speeds and experience a moment of transient weightlessness before reaching safety.
These are just some of the exhilarating rides at Thorpe Park, with many more waiting to be discovered.
After a long day enjoying Thorpe Park’s perilous rides, why not make your way down to Kingston town centre for a drink along the river.