Feel the thrifty thrill this Summer: We compare ticket prices at UK Family Theme Parks

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APH is helping savvy parents and grandparents plan ahead and budget this summer by comparing ticket prices at some of the most popular theme parks in the U.K.

 


Alton Towers

ADULT TICKET

  • 1 Day Ticket £50.40
  • 2 Day Ticket £57.90

Note: If adult is accompanied by a child under 4 years old, a 10% discount off the adult ticket is applied

CHILD TICKET

  • 1 Day Ticket £45.60 (aged 4-11) Children under 4 are free
  • 2 Day Ticket £53.10 (aged 4-11) Children under 4 are free

SENIOR TICKET

  • 1 Day Ticket £25.00
  • 2 Day Ticket £32.70

FAMILY TICKETS

  • Groups of 10+ receive 35% off regular admission

ANNUAL PASS

Standard Merlin Annual Pass includes the following:

  • 12 month entry
  • Discounts on food and drink
  • Discounts on short breaks
  • Early ride time
  • Cost: £129.00

Premium Merlin Annual Pass includes the following:

  • Visit anytime
  • Free parking
  • Priority entry
  • Exclusive ‘Privilege Pack’ with lanyards and vouchers
  • Cost: £169.00

VIP PACKAGES

  • All VIP Packages include:
  • Early ride time
  • Express parking
  • VIP lanyard
  • Quick access
  • Discounts to theme shops

VIP Bronze

  • 15% discount at shops
  • Cost: £75

VIP Silver

  • 15% discount at shops
  • All-day dining
  • Cost: £85

VIP Gold

  • Unlimited drinks
  • Cost: £120

VIP Platinum

  • VIP Host
  • Cost: £170


Adventure Wonderland

ADULT TICKET

  • £12.95
  • Ticket receives a 10% discount if purchased online

CHILD TICKET

  • £12.95 (aged 3+)
  • £6.95 (aged 2)
  • Children under 2 are free

SENIOR TICKET

  • £9.95
  • Ticket receives a 10% discount if purchased online

FAMILY TICKETS

  • £48.00 for a family of 4
  • £12.00 is charged per additional family member

ANNUAL PASS

Adventure Wonderland Annual Membership includes:

  • Unlimited free entry
  • Exclusive member offers
  • Cost: £65.00 per adult
  • Cost: £75.00 per child aged 3+
  • Cost: £55.00 per child aged 2
  • Cost: £50 per registered carer

VIP PACKAGES

Winter Wild Thing Membership includes:

  • Unlimited visits during winter
  • Cost: £20.00 per adult
  • Cost: £32.95 per child

Summer Membership includes

  • Unlimited visits during summer
  • Cost: £48.00 adult and child ticket


Blackpool Pleasure Beach

ADULT TICKET

Gate Price

  • £30.00

Online Peak Price

  • £23.00
  • £20.00 if booked 10 days in advance

Online Off-Peak Price

  • £21.00
  • £18.00 if booked 10 days in advance

CHILD TICKET

Gate Price

  • £27.00

Online Peak Price

  • £21.00
  • £18.00 if booked 10 days in advance

Online Off-Peak Price

  • £19.00
  • £16.00 if booked 10 days in advance

Note: Children aged two and over require either a wristband or Pleasure Beach Pass to enter the park

SENIOR TICKET

N/A

FAMILY TICKET

N/A

ANNUAL PASS

2015 Diamond Pass includes:

  • Unlimited access during the season
  • Cost: £41.50

2015 Platinum Pass Includes:

  • Access to Nickelodeon Land
  • Cost: £189.60 if collected at park
  • Cost: £191.10 if delivered

VIP PACKAGES

N/A


Chessington World of Adventures

ADULT TICKET

1 Day Ticket

  • £47.00 if purchased on the day
  • £32.00 if purchased 1-4 days in advance
  • £27.00 if purchased 5+ days in advance

2 Day Ticket

  • Additional charge of £7 per ticket

CHILD TICKET

1 Day Ticket

  • £51.00 for 12+ years old
  • £47.00 under 12 years old

2 Day Ticket

  • Additional £7 charged per ticket

SENIOR TICKET

N/A

FAMILY TICKET

  • £36.00 per person for groups of 2+ if purchased on the same day

ANNUAL PASS

Chessington Annual Pass includes the following:

  • Free parking
  • 20% off eating, shopping, fast track tickets and hotels
  • Cost: £67.50 for adults and children 12 +
  • Cost: £54.00 for children under 12 years old
  • Cost: £54.00 per person for group of 3-5 people

VIP PACKAGES

Chessington VIP Experience includes the following:

  • Theme park entry
  • Personal VIP host to escort you around the Park for the entire day
  • First ride of the day on your chosen ride
  • Unlimited VIP ride access
  • Unlimited food
  • Unlimited souvenir photography downloads
  • Free parking
  • Goodie bag
  • Belongings storage
  • Cost: £350 per person

N/A


Crealy Adventure Park

ADULT TICKET

Gate Price

  • £15.95

Online Price

  • £12.76

CHILD TICKET

Gate Price

  • £11.95

Online Price

  • £9.56

SENIOR TICKET

Gate Price

  • £10.95

Online Price

  • £8.76

FAMILY TICKET

Gate Price

  • £14.95

Online Price

  • £12.76

ANNUAL PASS

  • Crealy Membership includes the following:
  • 10% discount at retail outlets, and selected food and drink
  • Special member events throughout the year
  • Unlimited entrance to Crealy Devon and Crealy Cornwall
  • 10% discount when Camping at the 5-Star Crealy Meadows Caravan and Camping Park
  • Cost: £65.00 per adult

 Mini Membership

  • Valid for any child between 92 and 100 cm
  • Cost: £25

VIP PACKAGES

N/A


Drayton Manor Theme Park

ADULT TICKET

1 Day Ticket

  • £36.00 on the day
  • £25.00 if purchased less than 7 days in advance
  • £20.00 if purchased 7 days or more in advance

2 Day Ticket

  • Additional charge of £12.00

CHILD TICKET

1 Day Ticket

  • £27.00 on the day
  • £20.00 if purchased less than 7 days in advance
  • £15.00 if purchased 7 days or more in advance
  • £5.00 for children aged 2-3
  • Free for children under 2

2 Day Ticket

  • Additional charge of £12.00

SENIOR TICKET

1 Day Ticket

  • £27.00 on the day
  • £20.00 if purchased less than 7 days in advance
  • £15.00 if purchased 7 days or more in advance

2 Day Ticket

  • Additional charge of £12.00

FAMILY TICKET

Family of 3

  • £81.00 on the day

Family of 4

  • £108.00 on the day
  • £80.00 if purchased less than 7 days in advance
  • £65.00 if purchased 7 days or more in advance

Family of 5

  • £135.00 on the day

ANNUAL PASS

Season Pass includes the following:

  • 20% off in all park catering outlets
  • 20% off in all park retail outlets
  • 10 x friends and family vouchers per season
  • Free car parking
  • Exclusive period to buy tickets for special events
  • Discounted tickets for special events including the Firework Spectacular and Magical Christmas
  • Cost: £60.00 (aged 4+ years)

Season Pass Plus includes the following:

  • Access to the Firework Spectacular weekend and unlimited access to Magical Christmas
  • 20% off in all park and retail outlets
  • 10 x friends and family discount vouchers per season
  • Free car parking
  • Cost: £90.00 (aged 4+ years)
  • Cost: £45.00 (aged 2-3 years)

VIP PACKAGES

Ultimate Thomas Land VIP Experience includes the following:

  • Access to private suite for the day
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Restocked refreshments
  • Cost: £250 for up to 10 guests
  • Cost: £500 for up to 20 guests


Fantasy Island Theme Park

ADULT TICKET

High Season (24 July – 4 September 2015)

  • £20.00

CHILD TICKET

High Season (24 July – 4 September 2015)

  • £10.00

Note: Child ticket applies for those under 12

SENIOR TICKET

N/A

FAMILY TICKET

N/A

ANNUAL PASS

No Annual Pass

7 Day Ride Pass

  • £80.00 for adults
  • £40.00 for children under 12 years old
  • Free for children under 3 years old

VIP PACKAGES

N/A


Flambards

ADULT TICKET

  • £19.95
  • 10% discount if purchased online

CHILD TICKET

  • £13.95 if a child is over 111cm but under 16-years-old
  • £9.95 if child is between 95cm – 110cm
  • Free for infants

SENIOR TICKET

  • £15.95

FAMILY TICKET

N/A

ANNUAL PASS

  • Flambards Season Ticket includes:
  • Unlimited access for the season
  • Cost: £30.95

VIP PACKAGES

N/A


LEGOLAND

ADULT TICKET

1 Day Ticket

  • £49.20 if purchased at gate
  • £36.90 if purchased online

2 Day Ticket

  • £70.80 if purchased at gate
  • £63.72 if purchased online

CHILD TICKET

1 Day Ticket

  • £45.00 if purchased at gate
  • £33.75 if purchased online

2 Day Ticket

  • £61.20 if purchased at gate
  • £55.08 if purchased online

SENIOR TICKET

1 Day Ticket

  • £45.00 if purchased at gate
  • £33.75 if purchased online

2 Day Ticket

  • £61.20 if purchased at gate
  • £55.08 if purchased online

FAMILY TICKET

Family of 3

  • £143.40 if purchased at gate
  • £86.04 if purchased online

Family of 4

  • £188.40 if purchased at gate
  • £113.04 if purchased online

Family of 5

  • £233.40 if purchased at gate
  • £140.04 if purchased online

ANNUAL PASS

Premium Annual Pass

Adult Price:

  • £110.00 if purchased at gate
  • £99.00 if purchased online

Child & Senior Price:

  • £85.00 if purchased at gate
  • £76.50 if purchased online

Pre-School Annual Pass

Adult & Child Price:

  • £60.00

VIP PACKAGES

Gold VIP Experiences

  • Complimentary parking
  • Exclusive access through the hotel
  • Instant Ride access
  • Reserved dining area within the hotel

 Platinum VIP Experience includes the Gold VIP Experience plus:

  • Personal tour guide
  • Unlimited dining
  • Priority seating for shows
  • Children’s goodie bag
  • Cost: from £200 per guest


Oakwood Theme Park

ADULT TICKET

Gate Price

  • £23.00

Online Price

  • £18.40

CHILD TICKET

Gate Price

  • £16.00 for children between 3 to 12 years old
  • Children under 3 are free

Online Price

  • £12.80 for children between 3 to 12 years old

SENIOR TICKET

Gate Price

  • £16.00

Online Price

  • £12.80

FAMILY TICKET

Family of 4

  • £68.00 if purchased at gate
  • £61.00 if purchased online

Family of 5

  • £82.00 if purchased at gate
  • £74.50 if purchased online

Family of 6

  • £98.00 if purchased at gate

ANNUAL PASS

  • £58.50 for an adult fare
  • £40.50 for a child fare

VIP PACKAGES

N/A


Paultons Park/Peppa Pig World

ADULT TICKET

1 Day Ticket

  • £28.40
  • £24.25 if purchased in advance

2 Day Ticket

  • £50.50
  • £44.50 if purchased in advance

CHILD TICKET

1 Day Ticket

  • £28.40
  • £24.25 if purchased in advance
  • Free for child under 1 metre

2 Day Ticket

  • £50.50
  • £44.50 if purchased in advance

SENIOR TICKET

1 Day Ticket

  • £25.50
  • £21.75 if purchased in advance

2 Day Ticket

  • £48.00
  • £42.00 if purchased in advance

FAMILY TICKET

1 Day Ticket

Family of 3

  • £81.50
  • £70.25 if purchased in advance

Family of 4

  • £108.00
  • £93.00 if purchased in advance

Family of 5

  •  £135.00
  • £116.25 if purchased in advance

2 Day Ticket

Family of 3

  •  £149.00
  • £131.00 if purchased in advance

Family of 4

  •  £198.00
  • £174.00 if purchased in advance

Family of 5

  • £247.50
  • £217.50 if purchased in advance

ANNUAL PASS

Season Ticket

  • £98.00 per adult/child ticket
  • £90.00 per senior ticket

VIP PACKAGES

N/A


Thorpe Park

ADULT TICKET

1 Day Ticket

  • £49.99 if purchased at gate
  • From £24.99 if purchased online

2 Day Ticket

  • £55.99 if purchased at gate
  • £30.99 if purchased online

CHILD TICKET

1 Day Ticket

  • £49.99 if purchased at gate
  • From £24.99 if purchased online

2 Day Ticket

  • £55.99 if purchased at gate
  • £30.99 if purchased online

SENIOR TICKET

N/A

FAMILY TICKET

Groups of 10 +

  • £49.99 per ticket if purchased at gate
  • From £23.99 per ticket if purchased online

ANNUAL PASS

  • Standard Thorpe Resort Annual Pass includes the following:
  • Unlimited visits
  • Invites to exclusive events
  • 20% food and retail
  • Premium THORPE PARK Resort Annual Pass includes the following:
  • Same benefits as standard
  • Free parking
  • Free entry to special events

VIP PACKAGES

Bronze Package

  • Personal VIP host
  • Unlimited front- of-the-line ride access
  • Premium meal deal
  • Priority parking
  • Cost: £250

Silver Package

  • Unlimited front of the line Horror Maze Access on Fright Nights dates
  • All Day Dining
  • Champagne Reception
  • Gift bag
  • Priority parking
  • Cost: £300

Gold Package

  • Priority seating for Angry Birds 4D Experience
  • All Day Dining, butler service and reservations at any of our food outlets
  • Champagne Reception
  • Gift bag
  • Priority parking
  • Cost: £400


*Prices correct as of July 2015

Media Enquiries Sarah Salord / Lauren Hill / McCluskey International / 020 8747 2170 / aph@mccluskey.co.uk

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