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    UK Theme Parks - pick one!!

    Looking for a day out next month, and decided on a theme park. Thing is, can't decide which one! As such, I'm throwing it open to you guys and girls to persuade me which one is best. Not been to any of them (sure sign I work too much if ever there was one) so if you can elaborate then that'd be cool

    So, as per the poll, which would you choose from...

    Alton Towers?
    Thorpe Park?
    Drayton Manor?
    or "Other"?
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    As I am sure you know a group of us from EA went to Thorpe Park last October 31st for Fright Nights and had an excellent time, even though we were there about 10/11 hours and only went on 9 rides in that time ... and queued for 2 and a half hours to go on the Saw ride, it was a really good day out.

    I would say if your going to go Thorpe Park, try and go during term time.

    Never been to the others so can't comment. However, may well be going Alton Towers next February seeing as we will be holiday-ing nearby.
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    Alton Towers m8, fantastic place and the Hotel is brill as well.
    We booked the Pink room for my daughter and 5 of her friends, as a birthday treat, we had a adjoining room to.
    The service was fantastic.

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    flamingo land hahaha

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    Alton Towers for your location.

    From mine Thorpe park is just an hour away so is easier to do that, But in my days I have been to all three of the big ones. Chessington, Alton Towers and Thorpe Park. Heck even been to Paultons lol

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    Alton Towers all the way been every year for 4 years and i am going back in 2 1/2 weeks for the scarefest

    Scarefest is fantastic if you can make it, the park is open until 9pm everyday

    Want to try thorpe park next year but the distance always puts us of. Drayton Manor is good for kids now in my opinion as adults can do the whole park in about 4 hours IMO.
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    alton towers also even tho i go thorpe park more often as closer but as i have a merlin pass it doesnt bother me as there both free to me

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    My fav is blackpool`s pleasure beach, had a wicked time there!!!!

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    location's not an issue really, we'll make a day of it and have a proper road trip. Am quite happy leavingat 4am if required, as I get up that time most days for work anyway.

    It'll be during term time as well I should add, and during the week.
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    blackpool good as you got whole main strip as well as fair, thw tower and the 3 piers!

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