By Michael Mander

No where can escape the ‘selfie’ trend – especially not theme parks! If you’re going to get involved and snap yourself at a park, take some advice from these #awesome #themeparkselfies


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Tweeted by @_jmella, this selfie was taken during Fright Nights at Thorpe Park.


@Ben_towers96 is clearly not afraid of losing his phone to water damage, taking a risky selfie on Loggers Leap at Thorpe Park!


Phalanxs operatives take their role very seriously … as @CarmenOfBelair found out during this Alton Towers selfie!

Here's one from @LilinahAngel taken at Chessington on the new Scorpion Express ride!

Here’s one from @LilinahAngel taken at Chessington on the new Scorpion Express ride!



Pirates at Alton Towers, snapped by @ChrisBHeath. Arghh-uably the best photo on the list (sorry!).


Another Alton Towers selfie taken by @Jellie9793 on the Runaway Train!


@Melli35 Tweeted this theme park selfie. Those pictured are job applicants, applying to work at Pleasurewood Hills!

@Sammy_Jones50 Tweeted this photo to us: "Climbing oblivion with The Smiler in the background"

@Sammy_Jones50 Tweeted this photo to us: “Climbing oblivion with The Smiler in the background”



Woody Bear gets involved in the Selfie action at Pleasurewood Hills!


A successful selfie attempt made by @sa_mitchell on The Flume at Alton Towers.


This Stormtrooper at Legoland snapped a selfie with @Shanezuspan! Aren’t you a little photogenic for a Stormtrooper?


@Tom_Henley puts his phone on the line for this selfie on Colossus at Thorpe Park.


Prepare for Air-Selfie … taken by @VictoriaButler_ at Alton Towers.

[warning]Some of these selfies were snapped without taking the health and safety warnings into place and we certainly do not condone that! The best #themeparkselfies keep you and those around you free from risk.[/warning]

Send us your best #themeparkselfies on Twitter: @AirgatesUK

Michael Mander

I mainly cover Thorpe Park, Alton Towers, Adventure Island, Paramount London and other attractions in the south of England. Contact me at:


HaydenCR · 5th April 2014 at 8:20 am

Surely it would be appropriate to be promoting pictures that have broken Health + Safety Rules?

    Michael Mander · 5th April 2014 at 12:40 pm

    Good point: we certainly don’t condone breaking health and safety rules. I’ll add this as a warning to the post.

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