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  • Sunday February 13th 2022
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Following two years of social restrictions and rescheduled celebrations, with a return to normality and weddings back on the table, THORPE PARK Resort has devised the perfect way to celebrate! 

With research revealing that almost a quarter (24%) of 25–34-year-olds are attending a UK Hen or Stag do in 2022 and almost a third (30%) of Brits are more likely to choose to celebrate in the UK following the pandemici, the UK’s most thrilling theme park has launched a once-in-a-wife-time competition, celebrating the “I Do Crew”!  

Offering one lucky maid of honour, best man or best woman the chance to win the ultimate Stag or Hen do for their bride or groom-to-be bestie, Thorpe Park have come up with the ultimate adrenaline-fuelled, fun-filled, hassle-free do! The awesome prize package includes: 

  • Free entry for the Bride or Groom to be plus 9 friends to THORPE PARK Resort  
  • Island Unlimited Fastrack for each member of the group, giving the party queue-jump entry all day long 
  • £300 worth of F&B vouchers for the group to spend across the Resort during their visit 
  • A celebratory ‘shout out’ on the park-wide tannoy  
  • A complimentary professional group picture or favourite ride photo for each party member 
  • An exclusive VIP area at Infinity Bar and Kitchen, decorated for either a Hen or Stag celebration for the evening 
  • Complimentary welcome drink on arrival at Infinity Bar and Kitchen for each group member  
  • An overnight stay on a B&B basis for Team Bride or Team Groom at the THORPE SHARK Cabinsiii 

For the chance to win, best men and maids of honour who have a bride or groom getting married in 2022 simply need to email by 23:59 on 28th February 2022, with 50-100 words on why they should winii 

The return of group tickets! 

Not only are Thorpe Park giving one lucky party the chance to win their Hen or Stag ‘do’ at the UK’s most thrilling theme park for memories that’ll last a life time, they have also relaunched their group tickets giving groups of 10 or more an exclusive saving – perfect for anyone looking to book their own Hen or Stag ‘Do’ at Thorpe Park Resort! With perfectly placed onsite accommodation too, Thorpe Shark Cabins offer the perfect solution to turning a Hen or Stag Do into an overnight short break celebration!  

Ready, set, PRE-BOOK, go!  

With the gates to the park set to re-open on 25th March, it won’t be long before hearts will once again be racing as guests speed, twist, sweep and soar on some of Europe’s most thrilling coasters and immerse themselves in a season full of unmissable events too!  

Thorpe Park is reawakening and is a must-visit for those looking to embark on an exhilarating adventure with friends and family. With 2022 set to be their year of unmissable events, Thorpe Park is THE destination for the long sought-after fun-filled days we’re all craving. 

With money-saving and advanced planning high on the agenda for many, tickets for Thorpe Park Resort in 2022 are now available to pre-book and purchase online! Better still, by pre-booking on you can save up to 35% off the on the day price per person! Visit for more information and to book tickets*.   

Extend Your Thrills with a Short Break  

Not only are preparations in place to re-open the park gates, also set to re-open are the jawsome THORPE SHARK Cabins. Extend your adventure with an overnight stay; these quirky self-contained Cabins are conveniently located within Thorpe Park Resort so you’re always just a stone’s throw away from the thrills. Overnight stays in the Cabins also include theme park entry, complimentary parking, Wi-Fi and more! Book that staycation now and find out more here. 

Europe’s Most Thrilling Coasters  

The Resort’s nerve-shredding and record-breaking coasters, including Stealth, the UK’s fastest coaster, Colossus, the world’s first ten looping coaster and SAW - The Ride, the world’s first horror-movie themed coaster, are ready to ramp up the fear factor as you heartline roll, corkscrew and beyond vertical drop into the new season. 

UK’s Wettest Theme Park  

Plunge down the super-soaking 85ft drop on Tidal Wave, get drenched on the 64ft spiralling descent on Storm Surge and play splash roulette on the Island’s ferocious Rumba Rapids as you experience the UK’s wettest water rides.  

Young Thrill seekers  

Younger theme park fans can grab their adrenaline apprenticeship as they journey on our awesome junior coaster Flying Fish, before enjoying exhilarating rides such as the gravity defying Zodiac and a magic carpet flight on Quantum. PLUS experience the wettest water rides in the UK including the super-soaking Tidal Wave, Storm Surge and Rumba Rapids, all set to guarantee thrills and fun.  

Thorpe Park Resort is open from 25th March to 31st October 2022**. Visit for more information and to book tickets. Park entrance tickets from £35pp when booked in advance online***.  

Thrills for a Whole Year 

Offering amazing value for those looking for regular thrills is the Thorpe Park Annual Pass! With passes starting at just £99 for a Thorpe Park Annual Pass, perks include a year's entry to Thorpe Park Resort, fantastic discounts on overnight stays, exclusive access to special offers and news plus extra perks including free parking! For more information and to purchase visit 

To ensure you have a brilliant time at Thorpe Park Resort, required health and safety measures will be in place to ensure you and your party can have an amazing and safe day out that you won’t forget! 


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*When booked on our website Tickets subject to availability and savings will vary throughout the season. On the day park ticket price £55pp.  

**Thorpe Park Resort is open from 25th March to 31st October 2022. Visit our website for details of opening dates and opening times as these vary throughout the season.  For those looking to extend the thrills and make it a staycation, why not book an overnight stay in the on-site Thorpe Shark Cabins. For more details and to book a 2022 short break, visit For those looking to celebrate their own Hen or Stag at Thorpe Park Resort, pre-book your discounted group tickets here 

***When booked in advance on our website. Subject to availability. On the day park ticket price £55pp. 

Events - as always, we’ll be taking the lead from the Government and following their guidance to ensure we keep everyone as safe as possible whilst making sure we continue to deliver memorable days out like no other! 

For more information please contact:   

01494 413170  

Notes to Editors 

About Thorpe Park Resort 

Take on the towering skyline of Thorpe Park Resort with seven thrilling coasters with a combined height of over 650ft. Brace yourself against an average of 4.5gs per coaster and get ready to twist and turn through 22 inversions all at Thorpe Park, Europe’s most intense theme park experience.  

2022 will see Thorpe Park enter another decade of immersive experiences and unmissable events for the whole family to enjoy! With an adrenaline-fuelled season ahead, you can experience world class rollercoasters from the iconic Stealth, one of Europe’s fastest and tallest rollercoasters, to the UK’s only winged rollercoaster The SWARM. Endure the searing heat of Nemesis Inferno as you twist through the scorching forces and lava-laden loops of this intense and volatile volcanic voyage before getting a super-soaking from the 85ft plunge of Tidal Wave. Where else can you enjoy all of this alongside a variety of shows, attractions and exciting events? Pre-booking tickets in advance on our website is essential to ensure you guarantee your entry to the most thrilling amount of fun you’ll have this year.   

Getting to Thorpe Park Resort 

Thorpe Park Resort, Staines Road, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8PN  

Train: Staines Station is just 32 minutes direct from London Waterloo   

Bus: On open days a shuttle bus runs between Staines Station and Thorpe Park Resort every 15 minutes. Alternatively, both the 950 and 951 buses get you right up to the gates.   

Follow us on social media: 

Instagram: @thorpeparkofficial  


Facebook: @thorpepark  

Twitter: @THORPEPARK  

YouTube: THORPE PARK Resort Official  

About Merlin Entertainments 

Merlin Entertainments is a global leader in location-based, family entertainment. As Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates 130 attractions, 20 hotels and 6 holiday villages in 25 countries and across 4 continents. Merlin’s purpose is to deliver memorable experiences to its 67 million guests around the world, through its iconic brands and multiple attraction formats, and the commitment and passion of its c.28,000 employees (peak season).   

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