Category: Special Reports

Gulliver’s Giant Plans for Yorkshire

*Breaking News* This story is currently developing, and as such details are currently emerging. A family theme park chain is set to open their fourth location...

Airgates On Air!

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...

How to take #ThemeParkSelfies

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...

This Week in History

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...

Hold On Tight! A Joke too Far?

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...

10 Things: Thorpe Park

What links stinky wee, 83 naked students and Jedward on fire? Thorpe Park of course! ...

10 Things: That Could Go Wrong

What links a wandering deer, a blowing poncho and 16ft of missing track? Things that could go wrong at theme parks!...

10 Things: Alton Towers

What links Edvard Grieg, King Ceolred of Mercia and 200 abandoned gnomes? Alton Towers of course!...