The largest and most iconic travelling roller coaster in the world will set up residency at the huge winter event in … Read more
Merlin Entertainments’ September trading update has shown what has been described as a ‘disappointing year’ by some analysts.
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A family theme park chain is set to open their fourth location in Yorkshire.
A detailed report covering the opening day of the re-imagined Dreamland Margate.
The heritage amusement park reopened today after a ten year closure.
Airgates’ contributing writer Michael Mander has appeared on BBC Radio 5Live, as well as a number of BBC regional radio programmes, to discuss what could be next for The Smiler.
One of the victims involved in the crash on The Smiler has took to social media for the first time … Read more
Take part in our latest survey, in collaboration with research agency ‘urviews’.
The results are in and a majority of Airgates readers think The Blade should stay!
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
A round-up of 20 things we didn’t know last year.
The next four months with no coasters will be tough, but you can get through it. Here’s how.
This week has seen much history in the theme park world. This article takes a look back to the past, as well as a glimpse into the future.
Airgates reporter Michael Mander investigates joking about ride safety. He speaks to the girl who thought her restraint was going to come undone, the Alton Towers employee obsessed with safety and discovers a shocking revelation from an anonymous ex-Oakwood employee.
What links stinky wee, 83 naked students and Jedward on fire? Thorpe Park of course!
What links a wandering deer, a blowing poncho and 16ft of missing track? Things that could go wrong at theme parks!
What links Edvard Grieg, King Ceolred of Mercia and 200 abandoned gnomes? Alton Towers of course!