Saving on your trip to Thorpe Park and win tickets for a family of 4

Thorpe Park was the first theme park I ever went to. It must have been nearly thirty years ago now and I remember it being incredibly exciting although I was a little bemused by the massive pink rabbit that seemed to be everywhere. We moved away soon after and I’ve never given it much thought since, until I saw some fellow bloggers had visited recently and WOW! It was a great day out before but now it really earns it reputation as the Thrill Capital of the UK.

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You can expect massive rides like The Swarm and Nemesis Inferno but also more family friendly rides like the spinning Zodiac or the magic carpet inspired Quantum and lets not forget all the water based fun with log flumes, rapids, water slides and even a beach for the little ones to splash about. If you don’t think you can squeeze all that into one day Thorpe Park also now have the ‘Crash Pad‘ so families can stay on site in an en suite family room and then, after a tasty breakfast, head off for a second day in the park.

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If you’re trying to stick to a budget there are lots of ways to save money on your tickets:

  • You can get a 2-for-1 voucher from Frijj on their Facebook Page
  • You can get 2-for-1 tickets from Coke here
  • You can save 30% by booking your tickets more than 7 days in advance
  • You can get online discounts from South West Trains

If you’d like to check out reviews from some of the bloggers who visited recently then head over to Mummy Barrow (who took her teenagers) or My Life, My Son, My Way (who took her 9 year old son who has Down Syndrome). Mammasaurus and Lunch Box World also have some great tips for getting the most out of your day.

If you think you can handle the adrenalin, the lovely folks at Thorpe Park have given me a set of family day tickets for 4 people to give away. If you’d like to be in with a chance of winning them just leave me a comment telling which ride you’d most like to go on and record your answer in the rafflecopter widget below. You can then get all the usual extra entries for tweeting etc and record them too. The giveaway will run until Monday 20th May 2013.

Please note the prize is ticket for entry for up to 4 people. Travel, accommodation, food and other expenses are not included.
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[Disclosure: Thorpe Park are providing the competition prize. All thoughts are my own]
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Comments

  1. says

    Thanks for the mention! It really IS a fantastic day out. Little things like sofas outside the coffee place by the entrance so people can sit and chill whilst others in their group go off and thrill ride.

    We had an absolute blast and will DEFINITELY be going again. Especially with all those great two for one offers available. Rude not to when it is only 30 mins up the road!

  2. Kerry A Chaston says

    I am a bit of a wimp now so won’t go on all the fast scary rides but I do love tidal wave – however my daughter loves them all and its her birthday soon so would be fab to win these tickets – fingers crossed :) x

  3. Anne Wallwin says

    well being a bit of a wimp i think i’d stay in the kids section!!! i might venture on to the log flume if i was feeling brave!

  4. k walsh says

    My bravest ride would have to be the log flume too.My kids are too old for the teeny bopper rides I used to be happy going on them with but the log flume is just about the only ride left that we will all happily go on together!

  5. Nicola Reynolds says

    I love rollercoasters and am yet to visit Thorpe Park, if I was lucky enough to win i’d love to go on Saw the Ride.

  6. Nicola Dudson says

    I have never been to Thorpe Park before but have heard that Saw is an amazing ride so would love to go on that!

  7. Rachel says

    I really don’t enjoy rides but I know how much my family absolutely love them. So I would be happier holding the bags, coats, etc and taking photographs of them enjoying all the rides so we have a lovely record of the family fun we had.

  8. Alexandra says

    I would you most like to go on The Swarm as i’m normally a complete whimp – this time I hope to conquer a scary ride.

  9. Wendy Shippam says

    Quantum sounds good to me, but my boys would probably prefer something a little more adventurous! :)

  10. Laura Vitty says

    Nemesis inferno, I’ve always wanted to try it since going on Nemesis at Alton Towers 😀

  11. NATALEE GOSIEWSKI says

    i have never been to thorpe park so i have no idea what rides they have so any ride there would be great

  12. Emily Nelson says

    I am such an adrenaline junkie, So when i saw that thorpe park had a ride called “Stealth” on there website, that goes from 0-80 to 205ft in under 2 seconds i had to choose this!

    But after seeing two more rides, Including SAW! Which i must say, I LOVE all of the films, it got me even more excited!

    I wouldn’t just pick the big thrill rides for myself, I have two young ones who i know would Absolutely LOVE the Chief Ranger’s Carousel!

    It looks like a great day out!

  13. jalila djelassi says

    the swarm wasnt built the last time we went so id love to have a go on that now its finally finished

  14. Joanne Benham says

    It’s been a long long time since I was last at Thorpe Park!, I would love to go on the Swarm x

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