Known as the nation’s thrill capital Thorpe Park is an adrenaline rush that can be enjoyed by all the family.
With five exhilarating roller coasters and another five epic water rides the park is just right for those seeking sheer excitement.
Divided into themed areas including ancient Aztec land the Lost City, Canadian Rockies-themed Canada Creek and a beach area called Neptune’s Kingdom the park is full of white knuckle rides for all ages.
To travel from the Paddington Station area by car takes around 40 minutes to drive the 24 mile journey along the M4 to Chertsey, in Surrey.
Travelling by public transport from Paddington Station takes a little longer but regular trains run from Waterloo Station directly to Staines, which is the recommended station for travelling to Thorpe Park.
To get to Waterloo Station from Paddington is very easy and requires a trip on one line without any changes on the underground. Catch the Bakerloo line for the 17 minute journey to Waterloo underground and follow the signs to the overground service.
Approximately five trains run per hour to and from Waterloo Station with a journey time of between 30 and 50 minutes according to the amount of stations the train stops at during the journey. The 950 shuttle link operates from Staines Station running to Thorpe Park every 15 to 20 minutes.
An alternative route to Thorpe Park is available via Chertsey Station with two trains running every hour from Waterloo Station via Staines, except on Sundays when there is only one train per hour.
Travellers can then catch the 51 or the 446 bus from Heriot Road, near Chertsey Station, to the theme park.
The very rapid travelling journey from Paddington will just about prepare you for pure excitement at the fabulous Thorpe Park.