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Galactica at Alton Towers Resort
  • Monday March 8th 2021
  • New for 2021
  • Merlin Annual Pass

How To Use The New Passholder Pre-Booking Portal

In order for us to safely re-open in accordance with government guidelines, all Passholders need to continue pre-booking a free ticket to present with their valid Annual Pass to help us manage this. Learn more here.

Croc Drop at Chessington World of Adventures Resort
  • Tuesday February 16th 2021
  • New for 2021
  • Merlin Annual Pass

Chessington Announces Jaw Dropping New Ride for 2021 – Croc Drop

Coming April 12 2021, Chessington World of Adventures have today announced a jaw-dropping NEW ride called Croc Drop! This brand-new drop tower ride at our family Theme Park and Zoo in Surrey is the first new ride since 2013 and represents a multi-million-pound investment.

Winter's Tail at Chessington World of Adventures Resort
  • Friday December 11th 2020
  • What's On
  • Merlin Annual Pass

What's On This Christmas at our Attractions

Passholders – get ready for some magical festivities at our attractions over the Christmas period! From winter markets, mesmerising light trails and ice rinks to delicious treats and meet and greets with Santa, we have plenty of festive experiences for every Passholder to enjoy this year.

Collosus at THORPE PARK Resort
  • Monday December 7th 2020
  • New Passes
  • Merlin Annual Pass

Introducing The New Merlin Annual Pass Range

We’d like to introduce you to the all-new Merlin Gold Pass and Merlin Platinum Pass. These two new passes join our limited-edition weekday-only Merlin Discovery Pass in our exciting new Merlin Annual Pass line-up.

The Smiler at Alton Towers Resort
  • Monday November 23rd 2020
  • New Passes
  • Merlin Annual Pass

Introducing The Merlin Discovery Pass

The season may be over, but we’re just getting started at Merlin Annual Pass!

Since we removed our passes from sale earlier in the year, we’ve been working away behind the scenes to enhance our range of passes to ensure we’re providing both magical days out and the very best value for money for you our Passholders.