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  • Tuesday January 9th 2024
  • Thorpe Park

Press Release Website Image Charlotte Welch

Get ready for the most action-packed season yet as Thorpe Park is set to be launching the UK’s tallest and fastest coaster – Hyperia, as well as unveiling a new vibrant land for the whole family to enjoy – ‘Big Easy Boulevard,’ inspired by the easy breezy New Orleans lifestyle.   

This monumental year also marks the introduction of Thorpe Park’s dynamic NEW brand identity, propelling Thorpe Park into the next era of exhilaration! 

NEW FOR ’24! 

‘Find Your Fearless’ on the brand-new and the UK’s tallest and fastest rollercoaster, Hyperia! This golden goddess will lift you to all-new heights, towering 236ft above the landscape. Take your seat and prepare for the journey of a lifetime as you touch the sky and glide over glistening waters at speeds of over 80mph. Hyperia is unlike anything you’ve experienced before, featuring a world’s-first twist, Europe’s tallest inversion, and more weightless moments than any coaster in the nation! Will you be one of the first to try it out in 2024? 


Take a stroll down the NEW ‘Big Easy Boulevard’ and immerse yourself in the carefree atmosphere and exhilarating energy that fills the street! Here, life is a breeze as the locals have mastered the art of not taking things too seriously. Brace yourself for the ultimate blast on ‘Detonator’ where you’ll drop 100ft to an epic firework finale! Let the good times roll! 


Amongst all the exciting launches taking place in 2024, don’t forget Thorpe Park also has over 25 epic rides and attractions to experience as well as a season of events, including the toe-tappin’ Mardi Gras, yodel-inducing Oktoberfest and of course, terrifyingly terrific FRIGHT NIGHTS 


Visit the MOST Thrilling Theme Park in the UK! 

Feel your heart race in anticipation as you get ready to be launched from 0-80mph in less than 2 seconds on Stealth, mind your head as you narrowly swerve through the destruction surrounding the UK’s first winged-rollercoaster on The Swarm, hold on tight as you plunge the 100° ‘beyond vertical’ 100ft drop of the world’s first horror movie themed coaster on SAW-The Ride, and get ready for an abundance of excitement as you take on some of the UK’s most thrilling rides and rollercoasters.   


Get the Whole Family Involved!* 

Younger theme park fanatics can experience their own thrills too as they fly through the sky on the family-fun rollercoaster - Flying Fish, take a spin on the gravity defying Zodiac and feel their tummy-churn on the high-flying magic carpet ride – Quantum. Plus, experience the wettest water rides in the UK including the super-soaking - Tidal Wave, spinning sensation - Storm Surge and rapid river ride - Rumba Rapids, all set to guarantee thrills and fun.  



Embrace the Spirit of Mardi Gras Sweeping Through the Streets! 

It’s time to spice up your life in the Spring as Thorpe Park brings you a taste of the New Orleans with their toe-tappin’ Mardi Gras event. Delivering Louisiana vibes, world-class rides, authentic street food and more beads than Mr T has gold chains!  


Dust off the Lederhosen and Raise a Stein, Oktoberfest is Back! 

Dust off the old lederhosen and prepare to yodel louder as Oktoberfest returns for another awesome autumn - Prost! Tuck into classic German delights or chill out with a cool Stein of traditional Oktoberfest beer all whilst soaking up the atmosphere full to the brim with Bavarian beats and German treats. 


The Most Anticipated Event in the Calendar, Fright Nights Returns! 

Thorpe Park’s award-winning Halloween event, Fright Nights returns for spooky season. With no fears going untouched, you’ll be sleeping with the lights on after you come face-to-face with the most horrific, dreaded, and tormented terrors around every corner. Featuring spine-tingling scare mazes, truly terrifying scare zones, awe-inspiring shows, plus experience some of the UK’s most thrilling rides in the dark including the UK’s tallest and fastest rollercoaster – Hyperia. Whether you're a seasoned Thrillseeker or a Halloween first-timer, Fright Nights promises an experience that will leave you with spine-chilling stories and memories to tell for years to come. 


Extend Your Thrills with a Short Break! 

Stay right in the heart of the action and book a short break at Thorpe Shark Cabins, the quirky on-site accommodation. Each room sleeps up to four people and offers all the essentials you need for a thrilling staycation, including park entry, breakfast, hotel exclusive Fastrack, free wi-fi, dedicated parking spaces, plus discount at Thorpe Park’s retail stores. 


If you’re feeling extra boujee you can upgrade to one of the totally thrilling themed rooms, including the fiery Nemesis Inferno rooms, Stealth Speedway rooms or take shelter in The Swarm themed rooms - there’s no better way to experience the UK’s most thrilling theme park!** 


Thrills and Savings for a Whole Year 

Offering amazing value for those looking for regular thrills are the Thorpe Park Annual Passes! Gold or Silver, with passes starting at just £99 for a Thorpe Park Silver Annual Pass, choose the pass that suits you best. A Thorpe Park Annual Pass provides exceptional value no matter when they decide to seize the excitement, plus the perks are as thrilling as the rides themselves. A Thorpe Park Annual Pass gives theme park entry, enticing discounts at our restaurants and shops, plus savings on short breaks for those looking to extend the adventure with an overnight stay in our on-site hotel, Thorpe Shark Cabins. For the ultimate experience, opt for the Thorpe Park Gold Annual Pass which unlocks access to even more dates and the added convenience of parking included. For more information and to purchase visit  



Thorpe Park is open until 3rd November 2024***. Visit for more information and to pre-book your tickets at the best price, with tickets starting from £34pp****. 

*Minimum height and other restrictions apply. Please see our website, app or on-site information boards for more information. 


**Unlimited Fastrack Stays include one day theme park entry on the date of the stay.  The theme park will be closed to all guests on the subsequent date of visit. No park entry included on the second day. 


***Thorpe Park is open from 23rd March to 3rd November 2024, with selected close dates. Visit for details of opening dates and opening times as these vary throughout the season.  


****Tickets start from £34 per person, pre-book online at 


For more information please contact:  

01494 413170 


Notes to Editors 

About Thorpe Park  

Brave yourself to experience the UK’s tallest and fastest rollercoaster – Hyperia, with Thorpe Park’s thrilling set of seven rollercoasters boasting a combined height of over 860ft. Brace yourself against an average of 4.5gs per coaster and get ready to twist and turn through 23 inversions all at Thorpe Park, Europe’s most intense theme park experience.  


Thorpe Park 2024 will see its most action-packed year yet full of record-breaking experiences and unmissable events for the whole family to enjoy! With an adrenaline-fuelled season ahead, you can experience its newest attraction, Hyperia, set to be the UK’s tallest and fastest rollercoaster.  Prepare to be propelled 0-80 miles per hour in less than 2 seconds in iconic rollercoaster, Stealth and take on the UK’s first 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 rollercoaster voyage before getting a super-soaking from the 85ft plunge of the water ride, Tidal Wave. Where else can you enjoy all of this alongside a variety of shows, attractions, exciting events, and the new Big Easy Boulevard land for the whole family.  Pre-booking tickets in advance on Thorpe Park’s 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  

Thorpe Park, 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 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  


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 over 140 attractions, 23 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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