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  • Monday October 3rd 2016
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7 TOP TIPS to take on FRIGHT NIGHTS 2016

It’s back, the Island is changing and it’s going to be our most blood-curdling FRIGHT NIGHTS yet as we celebrate 15 Years of Fear. Are you prepared? Fear not, we’ve put together a handy guide for you to brave FRIGHT NIGHTS 2016 like an absolute pro!


7 Top Tips To Survive Fright Nights

1. Arrive early

Don’t be fooled by that 12 hour day, it’ll absolutely fly by once you’ve crossed that bridge onto the Island. Arrive as early as you can to make the most out of your day. Park opens at 10AM.

2. Don’t be afraid to go first

Usually everyone shies away from leading the group through our infamous horror mazes, but we’d argue that this is prime position for all the best scares! Swallow your fear and put your game face on, it really is the most exhilarating way of experiencing FRIGHT NIGHTS.

3. Get fancy

OK, we don’t allow any masks that cover your face fully, but fancy dress is 100% encouraged. Pick a theme and get your group to go all out with terrifying FRIGHT NIGHTS costumes!

4. Last man standing

Even though the park closes at 10PM, most people begin heading out at around 9PM. That means the park quietens down at the end of the day leaving more space for you to re-ride your faves!

5. Coaster prime time

Mazes open from 3PM, meaning the crowds flock there and the coaster queues empty out. Try and hold off doing the mazes until slightly later and make the most of the golden hour 3PM-4PM.

6. Come prepared

Buy your tickets online and print at home if you can – this way you won’t have to queue at the start of the day and can be one of the first in the queues for the rides!

7. Psych up for the scares

The best fun to be had is inside the mazes, so try your best not to chicken out. And if it all gets too much, just repeat – it’s only a theme park, it’s only a theme park…

That’s it from us; you’re on your own from here. Grab your mates and get ready for the most terrifying night of your life. We’ll see you on the other side!


Until next time Islanders,


Official THORPE PARK Resort Blogger

Latest information regarding Coronavirus

Further to recent updates from the Government on the response to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, we have taken the very difficult decision to close Thorpe Park Resort until further notice.

Have a short break booked when the Resort is closed?
Following the latest Government guidelines (issued on 10th May), and given the continued uncertainty about when we will be able to reopen, we are now asking guests with short breaks booked between 1st June up to and including 3rd July to move your booking free of charge (subject to availability). Please visit the Manage My Booking site to rearrange your booking.

Have a Park ticket pre-booked when the Resort is closed?
If you have booked a ticket to visit Thorpe Park Resort during the closure period your ticket will be valid for use on any date during the 2020 season (excluding FRIGHT NIGHTS and pre-advertised closed dates as outlined on our website). Further information for guests with pre-booked and promotional tickets will be published on our website prior to opening.

We are determined to be here for you, your friends and your family offering otherworldly thrills and helping you create fantastic memories as we have done for decades and will continue to do for many more.

We’ll be sharing our full plans soon. In the meantime, please keep smiling, clapping and supporting each other. See you soon!

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