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CBeebies Land & Angry Birds Land open!

Today two of Merlin’s most significant investments of 2014 opened; Alton Towers’ CBeebies Land and Thorpe Park’s Angry Birds land. CBeebies Land represents a £9 Million investment from Alton Towers, to expand upon the parks existing family attraction line-up. The area, replacing Storybook Land and Old MacDonald’s Farmyard, is home to a plethora of different attractions based on popular characters… Read more →

LEGOLAND - Scandi Street

Magic Monday – LEGOLAND at a Different Level

Miniland is one of the most famous lands in the whole of the theme and amusement park industry. This area found at every LEGOLAND park or discovery centre is made up of multiple Lego sculptures, many of which resemble famous buildings and architecture, such as the Houses of Parliament in London. Today we shall be looking at several photos of… Read more →

A rough plan of the new ride

Magic Monday XTRA – 2015 projects REVEALED – APRIL FOOLS

Thanks to a source who will remain anonymous. Merlin Mania can exclusively reveal Merlin’s plans for three of it’s major theme parks in the 2015 season. Thorpe Park – Project Subferno It turns out that the rumours of the Asylum’s removal at the end of last season are in fact true, but with slight surprises. The entire maze is to… Read more →

Nemesis

Magic Monday – Twenty years of Nemesis

One of Alton Towers’ rollercoaster’s celebrated it’s twentieth birthday last Wednesday (the 19th). Whilst, for many rides, this indicates that their time in the limelight is nearly over, when that ride is Nemesis, one of the world’s favourite rides, the opposite could be said. In the late 1980’s, the amusement park world was changing. Rollercoasters were getting faster, scarier, meaner… Read more →