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Passholders, Welcome Back!

The 2021 season is officially upon us! We're so excited to see you back at our attractions and hope you have many epic adventures planned in the coming months. Visit this page to find out all the latest news for Merlin Annual Passholders!


FRIGHT NIGHTS Passholder Preview Event

We’re thrilled to confirm THORPE PARK Resort will hold a Passholder Preview Event for FRIGHT NIGHTS 20 Years of Fear!

Brace yourself as the UK’s premier award-winning Halloween event returns for a fearful celebration! Featuring spine-tingling scare zones, awe-inspiring live shows and truly terrifying scare mazes. Plus, some of the UK’s most thrilling rides in the dark!

Date & Time: 6pm - 9pm, Thursday 7th October
Entry: FREE entry for all Passholders
Mazes: 50% off mazes, maze tickets can be booked through your entry ticket email confirmation or via QR codes on the day located outside each maze.

Ticket Release

1st wave - Thursday 23rd September at 12pm
2nd wave - Thursday 30th September at 12pm

Head back here at the above times to book your tickets, or head to Facebook & Twitter where the links will be shared.

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You're a Star Merlin Annual Pass

Nominate a Passholder star!

Calling all Passholders! We've just launched our You’re a Star award to recognise those Merlin Annual Passholders who have been absolute stars! The badge will be awarded to Passholders who have done something to be proud of within the Passholder community – something that shouldn’t go unnoticed!

We’ll be on the look out for Passholder Stars but we’d also like to give Passholders the opportunity to nominate others within the community.

Nominate a Passholder for a You’re a Star award below!

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Trailers Scare Maze logo at THORPE PARK Resort

NEW for 2021 - Trailers at FRIGHT NIGHTS

THORPE PARK Resort has announced its new scare maze for 2021 - Trailers! Immerse yourself in a dimension of nostalgia as you take your seat and journey into a gruesome and spine-chilling collection of horror classics… but will you make it past the Trailers?

Witness the power of film come to life this Halloween at SuperSpark Cinema – a picture house with a shocking reputation. From demonic monsters to killer clowns, no fear will go unmissed as you find yourself stuck inside a never-ending loop of terror with no escape!

Passholders receive a 20% discount for Trailers, Platform 15 and Creek Freak Massacre.

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Oktoberfest at Alton Towers Resort

Oktoberfest returns to Alton Towers and THORPE PARK Resort

This September get ready to ride thrillful world-class rollercoasters and fantabulous family faves, enjoy an awesome choice of oomptastic themed entertainment for all ages and try some utterly delicious food! All in a cheerful, family-friendly atmosphere … with a German twist as Oktoberfest returns to Alton Towers and THORPE PARK Resort!

Book your FREE Passholder tickets on the Passholder Pre-Book Hub now!

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Discounted FRIGHT NIGHTS scare maze tickets now available!

Take on THORPE PARK Resort's terrifying scare mazes at FRIGHT NIGHTS this Halloween! Passholders receive a 20% discount on this year's scare mazes including:

  • Trailers
  • Platform 15
  • Creek Freak Massacre

Trailers - NEW for 2021! Immerse yourself in a dimension of nostalgia as you take your seat and journey into a gruesome and spine-chilling collection of horror classics… but will you make it past the Trailers.

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Friends & Family Discounts at the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort

LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort Friends and Family Discount

Passholders - get your hands on a friends and family discount leaflet at LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort to get some awesome discounts off entry across September and October!

Leaflets are available to collect from Ticket Office or Guest Services.

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Freak Show Toxic Junkyard at Alton Towers Resort Scarefest

Discounted Scarefest scare maze tickets

Scarefest will return to Alton Towers Resort for Halloween 2021! Are you mad enough to enter four award-winning terrifying mazes? Don't miss out - use your 20% Passholder discount to gain entry to the below epic mazes:

  • Freak Show: Toxic Junkyard 
  • The Attic: Terror of the Towers 
  • Altonville Mine Tours: Uncover the Legend of the Skin Snatchers 
  • Darkest Depths 

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Lady Rara at Wilderfest at Chessington World of Adventures Resort

Behind the scences at Wilderfest

How ROAR-some was Wilderfest at Chessington World of Adventures Resort?!

We went behind the scenes to chat with Lady Rara, Led Zebra and the Groupie Troupe! Check out what they had to say in this exclusive video.

Get creative with Merlin Annual Pass

Get Creative winners announced!

We’ve been super impressed with all your awesome entries for our Get Creative campaign! We’ve seen some epic drawings, paintings, models, pop badge designs (to name a few!) and are very excited to announce our winners. Head to the link below to find out our Passholder champions!

Winners announced

AA Breakdown Cover Discount

Up to 40% off breakdown cover with the AA*

Passholders! Enjoy your trip with the AA by your side! Merlin Annual Passholders now receive up to 40% off* AA breakdown cover, starting from £4 per month.

The AA fix 8 out of 10 cars at the roadside and aim to get you going again in around 30 minutes of arrival, allowing you to continue your adventure! With more dedicated patrols than anyone else, you’ll never be left stranded. Plus, enjoy discounts on restaurants, days out, car care and more with Smart Benefits when you take out breakdown cover.

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Free magazines with Readly

Get 3 months FREE with Readly

Passholders! Enjoy 3 months of free, unlimited reading from top magazines and newspapers including Hello, BBC Gardeners World, T3, OK, Time, Women’s Health, BBC Good Food, Cosmo and many more.

Whether you are planning your next trip, redecorating your home, or looking for recipes and tips to stay healthy, Readly has all the inspiration you need. With unlimited reading on up to five devices, the whole family can enjoy their favourite magazines on the go or offline.

After three months, a standard subscription of £7.99 per month starts, which can be cancelled at any time.

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Discount at Welcome Break for Merlin Annual Passholders

Enjoy 20% off selected brands at Welcome Break

Merlin Annual Passholders are now entitled to 20% off Starbucks, Welcome Break PizzaExpress, Waitrose, Burger King, Harry Ramsden, Pret, Chopstix, Ramada Bar/Restaurant and WHSmith, whenever they visit a Welcome Break in the UK.

So, why not enjoy a bite to eat when you're on the road to your next Merlin adventure?!

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Croc Drop at Chessington World of Adventures Resort

What's New?

Check out What’s New at our attractions. You’ll find all the latest information on new rides, events and experiences.

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How To Pre-Book Passholder Tickets | Merlin Annual Pass

How to pre-book your Passholder tickets

Our new pre-booking portal has now launched! Watch the video to learn how to pre-book your tickets and change your booking.

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