Wide choice of gravity-defying rides, including (new for 2010) the chilling Th13teen roller-coaster.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Home to The Big One, Europe’s tallest roller-coaster.
Camelot Theme Park
Medieval diversions include school of wizardry, jousting tournaments and rides such as Knightmare, which includes a mid-ride plunge known as the Psycho Drop.
Chessington World of Adventure
Rides and safari park with new Africa-inspired Wanyama Village and Reserve.
Drayton Manor Theme Park
Combines white-knuckle rides with plenty of entertainment for younger children such as the recently opened Dino Trail.
Lego-themed rides and adventurous activities for younger children, including Pirates Landing, opened this year, with play area and swinging galleon.
Oakwood Theme Park
One of the top rides is The Bounce, which blasts riders into the air at speeds of up to 70mph.
Sundown Adventure Land
Aimed at families with children aged 10 and under, themed on nursery rhymes, well-known stories and cuddly animals.
The Flambards Experience
Entertainers, indoor theatre and plenty of thrill rides, including Britain’s first twisting drop tower.
Large choice of adrenalin-fuelled rides plus, new for 2010, a spine-chilling Saw Alive horror maze.