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Written by Sruthi on April 22, 2020 Share on

5 Best Theme Parks in London for a Fun-Filled Day

A vacation to Uk is not complete without visits to Theme Parks in London. The capital city of England is house to some of the best theme parks in the world. Catering to all age groups, these amusement parks serves as a complete package for an entertaining day out with the whole family. 

Getting your adrenaline high in London is easy. From animal safaris to haunted houses, rollercoasters and Peppa pig rides, the list is endless. For the thrillseekers and family groups alike looking for a day of fun, we have put together a list of the five best theme parks in London. Fasten your safety belts, we are in for a jolly good ride. 

 

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Top 5 Theme Parks in London

  1. Thorpe Park
  2. Paultons Family Theme Park
  3. Legoland Windsor Resort
  4. Warner Bros Studio
  5. Chessington World of Adventures

Read on to understand a bit more on some of the popular theme park in London.

London Theme park at night
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1. Thorpe Park 

Known for its white knuckle rides, the park is a must-visit for the adrenaline junkies. Taking inspiration for its rides from horror movies like The Saw and The Walking Dead, the park also has the fastest roller coaster in the UK called the Stealth, which goes from 0 to 80mph in under 2 seconds. Undoubtedly one of the best theme parks in London.

Thorpe Park Ride, London
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Price

  • Ages 2 and below – Free of Cost 
  • Pre-purchase online – 40 Euros per ticket
  • At the counter – 65 Euros per ticket

How to get there

  • Train –  From London Waterloo, the train takes about 30 minutes to Staines, then a quick bus ride
  • Taxi –  From Central London around 45 minutes 

Expert’s two cents before you go: 

  • Ride Access Pass – For disabled visitors with accessibility concerns, the park allows access to the ride via a virtual queuing system. This removes the need for riders to wait in the main queue.
  • Do download the full accessibility guide from their official website 

2. Paultons Family Theme Park in London

The home of the Peppa Pig World has rides to keep the kids happy throughout the day. The park has plenty to offer in addition to its star attraction – The  Peppa Pig’s Hot Air Balloon Ride and is one of the best theme parks in London. The animal persons can visit Little Africa to treat their eyes to some of the African rodents, from the biggest Gambian pouched rat to the smallest African pygmy mouse. Nope, not the ones in your kitchen cupboard. 

Family Theme park in London
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Price 

  • Children under 1 meter – Free of Cost 
  • Pre-purchase online – 36 Euros per ticket
  • At the counter – 42 Euros per ticket

How to get there

  • Train –  From London Waterloo, the train takes about 1.5 hours to Totton, then a quick bus ride
  • Taxi –  From Central London around 1.5 hours 

Expert’s two cents before you go: 

  • Entry free of cost for visitors who are wheelchair dependent or mobility scooter, users 
  • Queue assist policy – Fast track for disabled visitors  

3. Legoland Windsor Resort, The Kids Theme Park in London

The target group for this fun-filled park being 3- 12 years, the folks accompanying the kids can marvel at the mini London made out of Legos. You can explore the Lego go-karts, Vampire house parties, Treasure Hunts along with your daily dose of shows and interactive experiences to keep yourself entertained. This is one of the best theme parks in London.

Windsor Legoland in London
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Price 

  • Ages 2 and below – Free of Cost 
  • Pre-purchase online – 34 Euros per ticket
  • At the counter – 55 Euros per ticket

How to get there

  • Train –  From London Paddington, the train takes around 15 minutes to Slough, then a bus ride of around 30 minutes 
  • Taxi –  From Central London around 45 minutes 

Expert’s two cents before you go: 

  • Pre-book your parking and meals online to save up to 20% of the costs. 

4. Warner Bros Studio, Theme Park in London 

Welcome to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. For the potter heads who have always dreamt of joining Hogwarts and well, experiencing all the cool things from butter beers to the quidditch matches. You get to tour the breathtaking sets of Great hall ( no, you might not experience the feast ), Diagon Alley and the Forbidden Forest (Watch out for large spiders Y’all). You will also get to see the tour props and costumes used in the movies. It is one of the best, if not the best theme parks in London. The team has put together detailed sets of Umbridge’s office, Puking pastilles, costumes from the Yule Ball, quidditch uniforms and many more to take us all back to Harry’s school years.

Hogwarts at Warner Bros, London
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Price 

  • Children below 5 years – Free of Cost 
  • The ticket must be pre-purchased – 55 Euros per ticket 

How to get there

  • Train –  From London Euston, the train takes around 20 minutes to Watford Junction, then a bus ride of around 15 minutes 
  • Taxi –  From Central London around 50 minutes 

Expert’s two cents before you go: 

  •  Take enough water to keep yourself hydrated 
  • Book your tickets as early as possible as they get sold out pretty quickly

5. Chessington World of Adventures, The Family theme park in London

This is a zoo, hotel complex and theme park in one package. You experience the best of 3 worlds in this resort that has wild animal safari, adventure rides, underwater experiences, and safari hotel. The resort is divided into 3 sections – the Theme park section has more than 40 rides and 10 themed lands, the Zoo which is home to over 1000 animals and SEA LIFE aquarium with loads of stingrays, sharks, and other aquatic animals. This is without a doubt one of the best theme parks in London.

Chessington Theme Park
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Price 

  • Ages 3 and below – Free of Cost 
  • Pre-purchase online – 35 Euros per ticket
  • At the counter – 60 Euros per ticket

How to get there

  • Train –  From London Waterloo, the train takes around 35 minutes to Chessington south, then a bus ride of around 10 minutes. 
  • Taxi –  From Central London around 45 minutes 

Expert’s two cents before you go: 

  • Download their app from the official website. 
  • Reach early, buy the fast pass the avoid the queue.
 

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Well, I hope this gave you some inspiration to be the daredevil you always dreamt to be. So what are you waiting for? Let’s start planning your next trip to London with the experts at Pickyourtrail. You can explore the previously booked that are our traveller’s favourites or curate a personalized one. Don’t forget to let us know your choice from the above listed theme parks in London you want to include in your London holiday. Stop touring, Start Travelling. 

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