Located between Staines and Chertsey, Thorpe Park is a perfect thrill spot! It is one of England's most popular amusement parks and even has its own themed hotel, The Shark Hotel! There are live events during the year, attractions and rides, and there are Holiday Inns and Travelodges close by.
There are more than 30 different rides in Thorpe Parl, including seven rollercoasters and four water rides to keep you laughing. After the day's fun, stroll back to your hotel or take a short taxi ride. There top-class hotels in Chertsey, Shepperton, and Staines-upon-Thames, to keep you super close to the action.
Travelodges in Chertsey, Egham and Staines provide comfortable accommodation. The Travelodge near Thorpe Park in Chertsey is close to the park while the accommodation in Eghan and Staines is also a short trip away, making them a good option for a weekend trip to the park. Slightly further away are hotels in Sunbury and Walton-on-Thames. Standard rooms include king-size beds, with plump pillows and duvets, showers, private TV with Freeview, soft towels, desks, a coffee area and free Wi-Fi allowance. For more luxury, you can opt for a Super or Plus room which has exclusive access to the Bar Cafe.
There are a number of Holiday Inn hotels located close to Thorpe Park. There is a good Holiday Inn near Thorpe Park in Shepperton and you can opt to stay at a Heathrow Holiday Inn which is only a 15minute drive to Thorpe Park. The Shepperton has a heated pool and 24-hour room service and it's situated on parkland so it feels natural. The hotel offers a health club, free WiFi and children stay and eat absolutely free! Rooms have smart TVs and there is a gym and pool, sauna and steam room, a Starbucks and the Regatta Restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Hotels in Chertsey are plentiful and offer excellent facilities. Chertsey is close to Thorpe Park and you'll only need a short car or taxi ride to reach the thrill rides and events. The park is located between Chertsey and Staines, making hotels in the area the perfect pick. There are cheap, budget-friendly hotels as well as more luxurious options available in Chertsey. Choose from The Bridge Hotel, Hamilton's Hostel, Thyme at the Tavern Hotel and more. These hotels are in the heart of some of the world's most well-known British Landmarks and close to Windsor Castle, Kempton Park and Twickenham, to name just a few.
Staines is less than two kilometres from Thorpe Park and an equally excellent choice when it comes to affordable accommodation. The Staines Bridge and Penton Hook island are other attractions to visit in the area. Standard rooms at most hotels in Staines include good sized beds, showers, tea and coffee making facilities, TVs and many rooms overlook the river as an added bonus. There are ensuite rooms, home-cooked meals, Wi-Fi options and personal desks. Hotels are close to Windsor Castle and Ascot racecourse. Definitely in the hub of some of the best British things to do!
With names like Stealth, Saw, Collusus and Nemesis how can you go wrong? Stealth is the UK's fastest rollercoaster at an amazing 128 km/hour and The Swarm is almost as fast! It's the UKs first winged rollercoaster! The Colossus is the world's first ten loop rollercoaster with more than 150 metres of track. Horror-movie themed rollercoaster's reach their zenith with The Saw with a vertical drop of 100 degrees! The Nemesis takes you on 750 metres of steel track at speeds of over 80 km/hour. The Tidal Wave reaches 25 metres and is one of Europe's highest water rides!
History comes to life in some of the most interesting historical places in Chertsey, Staines and Shepperton. In Chertsey, visit the great Cockrow Railway, Chertsey Museum, The Farm Shop and Chertsey Abby and in Staines you can see the Lino Statue, Thames Side Brewery and more. In Shepperton you can enjoy the Goulburn River, gorgeous inns and Victoria Park Lake as well as the Motor Museum, St.Annes Well and the quaint railway station. The All Abilities Playground is a great attraction for everyone and the Australian Botanic Gardens is the number one choice for nature lovers. Look out for resort places to stay near Thorpe Park, too!