Come back for free when there's bad weather

Island Return Guarantee


Read on to find out how you can come back for free if Bad Weather affects the ride offering during your visit.


If Bad Weather affects the ride offering for an hour or more during your visit, we'll give you a free*  return visit on selected dates in 2019.

This means that you can choose your date and enjoy great online savings without having to worry about the weather:

  • No more checking the weather forecast - if it’s Bad Weather and the ride offering is affected for an hour or more then you can come back for FREE* on selected dates in  2019.
  • Visiting when the weather isn't so good often means the queues are shorter
  • There are indoor attractions, restaurants & shops to explore


You don't need to book again, just keep hold of your original tickets and bring them with you on one of the return visit dates below.

Please check our list of valid rainy days and return dates below, before you plan a return visit.


The dates below are ones where the offer applies:

  • 23/09/2018
  • 21/09/2018


You are welcome to return for free during the dates below. Just show your original tickets at the Admissions Ticket Desk and they'll be happy to help.

  • Selected dates in 2019  (April 1st -May 26th)  (2nd -30th September)

Please check the resort opening times on our website to confirm the resort is open on the day you are aiming to visit.

are you an annual passholder?

THORPE PARK Annual Passholders and Merlin Annual Passholders will be entitled to one Priority Ride Pass each to queue jump one attraction on their next visit, this MUST be collected on the day that our Island Return Guarantee is activated


Please note, any of the following tickets are also valid for a FREE return visit: 

The Sun Free tickets

It does not include:

Car Park tickets, Accommodation(including THORPE SHARK Hotel stays), Fastrack, Bounceback or VIP Experience tickets, any THORPE PARK Resort or Merlin Annual Passes visits, Schools, pre-organised events, corporate discounted tickets, park buy-outs, Merlin's Magic Wand tickets, open dated tickets, two day open-dated tickets, tickets purchased using third party reward loyalty points.

Terms and conditions apply.


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