This page shows a variety of trips I have done. These only show the theme parks visited and does not show any non theme park type of activity. The route shown on the map does not necessarily show the route travelled, it merely displays the order of parks attended.

Map showing route of Chasing a Storm 2021

Chasing a Storm 2021

9th June 2021 - 13th June 2021

A weeks trip down to the UK south to ride a few missing coasters and finally visit the Isle of Wight.

  • St Nicholas Park logo
  • Legoland Windsor logo
  • Paultons Park logo
  • Blackgang Chine logo
  • Pirates Cove Fun Park logo
  • South Parade Pier logo
  • Clarence Pier logo
  • Gulliver's Land logo
  • Wicksteed Park logo
Map showing route of Skegness and Sherwood 2020

Skegness and Sherwood 2020

18th September 2020 - 19th September 2020

A very shameful but fun none the less drive over to Skegness' Fantasy Island before calling at a few smaller parks during the journey back.

  • Fantasy Island logo
  • Mablethorpe Fun Fair logo
  • Robin Hoods Wheelgate Adventure Park logo
  • Sherwood Forest Fun Park logo
Map showing route of Rhyl and Towyn 2020

Rhyl and Towyn 2020

15th August 2020

A day trip to the Rhyl area after the first UK lockdown. Only some silly kiddie coasters but just nice to finally go out for a day!

  • Rhyl Fun Fair logo
  • Tir Prince Family Funfair logo
  • Knightly's Funfair logo
Map showing route of Europe 2019

Europe 2019

9th August 2019 - 16th August 2019

After a really fun weekend in Cologne for a Stag-do, a road trip from Germany to the Netherlands and back again was completed. New parks such as Slagharen and Duinrell along with revisiting favourites such as Phantasialand, Efteling and Toverland.

  • Phantasialand logo
  • Movie Park Germany logo
  • Attractiepark Slagharen logo
  • Walibi Holland logo
  • Duinrell logo
  • Drievliet Family Park logo
  • Toverland logo
  • Bobbejaanland logo
  • Efteling logo
Map showing route of United States of America 2019

United States of America 2019

12th June 2019 - 27th June 2019

A fantastic US road trip starting in Indiana and ending up in New Jersey visiting great parks like Holiday World, Cedar Point and Hersheypark.

  • Holiday World logo
  • Kentucky Kingdom logo
  • Stricker's Grove logo
  • Kings Island logo
  • Cedar Point logo
  • Waldameer logo
  • Kennywood logo
  • Idlewild & Soakzone logo
  • Hersheypark logo
  • Knoebels Amusement Park & Resort logo
  • Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom logo
  • Morey's Piers logo
  • Playland's Castaway Cove logo
  • Casino Pier logo
  • Six Flags Great Adventure logo
Map showing route of United Arab Emirates 2018

United Arab Emirates 2018

3rd November 2018 - 11th November 2018

A late in the year visit to the United Arab Emirates to visit some of the gulfs parks and attractions. Successfully managed to visit a variety of parks and also rode the world's fastest roller coaster:- Formula Rossa, all the whilst surviving the terrifying driving!!

  • IMG Worlds of Adventure logo
  • Global Village logo
  • Yas Waterworld logo
  • Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi logo
  • Legoland Dubai logo
  • Motiongate logo
  • Ferrari World Abu Dhabi logo
  • FunWorks logo
  • VR Park Dubai logo
Map showing route of Devon and Cornwall 2018

Devon and Cornwall 2018

27th July 2018 - 29th July 2018

I spent many years looking at locations of UK theme parks on a map and every time I saw the cluster of them in the South West, I always said "Ah, I'll get to them eventually!". 2018 was finally the year. Along with very changeable weather, it was a success.

  • Crealy Adventure Park logo
  • Flambards Village Theme Park logo
  • Camel Creek Adventure Park logo
  • The Milky Way Adventure Park logo
  • The Big Sheep logo
  • Funland at the Tropicana logo
  • Brean Theme Park logo
Map showing route of Florida 2017

Florida 2017

28th November 2017 - 12th December 2017

Having spent many years of enduring "How are you a theme park enthusiast and you haven't been to Florida?", it was time to get it done. Managed to squeeze in as much theme parking and non-theme parking into a two week trip as possible. Think I managed it pretty successfully!

  • Universal Orlando Resort - Universal's Islands of Adventure logo
  • Universal Orlando Resort - Universal Studios Florida logo
  • Walt Disney World - Magic Kingdom logo
  • Walt Disney World - Disney's Animal Kingdom logo
  • Fun Spot America Kissimmee logo
  • Walt Disney World - Disney's Hollywood Studios logo
  • Legoland Florida logo
  • Fun Spot America Orlando logo
  • SeaWorld Orlando logo
  • Busch Gardens Tampa logo
  • Walt Disney World - EPCOT logo
Map showing route of Aberdeen Visit 2017

Aberdeen Visit 2017

16th September 2017 - 17th September 2017

A visit to Aberdeen to visit my cousin's family. On the way home called into Codona's and then M&D's as we were passing on the journey back home.

  • Codona's Amusement Park logo
  • M&D's Scotland's Theme Park logo
Map showing route of Crowborough Visit 2017

Crowborough Visit 2017

16th June 2017 - 17th June 2017

A trip based out of Crowborough and venturing out to Paultons Park to experience the Lost Kingdom followed by the seaside in Margate to finally see the reopened Dreamland and ride the Scenic!

  • Paultons Park logo
  • Harbour Park logo
  • Brighton Palace Pier logo
  • Dreamland logo
Map showing route of Port Aventura World 2017

Port Aventura World 2017

21st May 2017 - 24th May 2017

Port Aventura World had just added Red Force for this year, so that along with the pull of Shambhala finally managed to get me to Salou to visit this once Universal park. Just a short trip but some great rides and times were had.

  • Port Aventura World - Port Aventura Park logo
  • Port Aventura World - Ferrari Land logo
Map showing route of Theme Parking with Colin 2017

Theme Parking with Colin 2017

22nd April 2017 - 23rd April 2017

A trip to two of the UK's best theme parks with friends from abroad.

  • Alton Towers Resort logo
  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach logo
Map showing route of Southern Theme Parks weekend 2017

Southern Theme Parks weekend 2017

18th March 2017 - 19th March 2017

A weekend trip down to the southern UK Merlin parks with my first visit to Adventure Island first of all. The Saturday night was spent at the Thorpe Shark Hotel. Sunday morning was sent at Thorpe Park with the afternoon having quick visits to Chessington World of Adventures to ride the new Gruffalo River Ride and Legoland to try the recently added Ninjago: The Ride.

  • Adventure Island logo
  • Thorpe Park Resort logo
  • Legoland Windsor logo
  • Chessington World of Adventures logo
Map showing route of London with Mum 2016

London with Mum 2016

10th December 2016 - 11th December 2016

Taking my mum to see the amazing Hyde Park Winter Wonderland in London and to experience the famous Olympia Looping coaster. We followed this up with a trip to the Olympic Park, Bekonscot Model Village and Stoke Winter Wonderland on the journey home.

  • Hyde Park Winter Wonderland logo
  • Stoke Winter Wonderland logo
Map showing route of Safari and Frights 2016

Safari and Frights 2016

9th October 2016 - 10th October 2016

A quick call in to West Midland Safari Park followed by Thorpe Parks annual Fright Nights event!

  • West Midland Safari Park logo
  • Thorpe Park Resort logo
Map showing route of Europe 2016

Europe 2016

13th July 2016 - 18th July 2016

My first visit to large mainland Europe parks such as Walibi Holland, Toverland, Efteling and Phantasialand. Also contained an amazing afternoon/evening visit to Dusseldorf Rheinkirmes!

  • Efteling logo
  • Movie Park Germany logo
  • Größte Kirmes am Rhein logo
  • Phantasialand logo
  • Walibi Holland logo
  • Toverland logo
Map showing route of Theme Parking with Chris L 2016

Theme Parking with Chris L 2016

1st June 2016 - 16th June 2016

A very hectic and weirdly organised trip involving the UK and two trips to Germany within a single week. Return visits to Europa Park and Hansa Park along with my first time to Heide Park. Also started with trips to Thorpe Park, Alton Towers and Oakwood.

  • Thorpe Park Resort logo
  • Alton Towers Resort logo
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park logo
  • Oakwood Theme Park logo
  • Europa Park logo
  • Heide Park Resort logo
  • Hansa Park logo
  • Chessington World of Adventures logo
Map showing route of California 2015

California 2015

10th September 2015 - 17th September 2015

A return trip to the West Coast of the US after last visiting in 2009. Excellent to take it at a slightly more leisurely pace this time around. Brilliant fun meeting up with friends not seen for a long time and riding new additions including the fabulous Twisted Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain and stunning Radiator Springs Racers at Disney California Adventure.

  • Disneyland Resort - Disney California Adventure Park logo
  • Disneyland Resort - Disneyland logo
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain logo
  • Knott's Berry Farm logo
  • Adventure City logo
  • Universal Studios Hollywood logo
Map showing route of Malaysia and Singapore 2015

Malaysia and Singapore 2015

7th July 2015 - 17th July 2015

A fun few days addition to a trip to Borneo for a wedding. Started by visiting another Universal park followed by Malaysia's Legoland. Lots of time was spent experiencing Singapore as a whole and the area of Sentosa.

  • Universal Studios Singapore logo
  • Legoland Malaysia logo
Map showing route of Great Yarmouth 2015

Great Yarmouth 2015

4th April 2015

Three parks in the South East finally visited and the last two UK wooden coasters ridden. That Scenic Railway is such a hidden gem of a ride!

  • Pleasurewood Hills logo
  • Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach logo
  • Joyland Amusement Park logo
Map showing route of Germany 2014

Germany 2014

11th September 2014 - 14th September 2014

A trip to experience the famous Expedition GeForce at Holiday Park followed by the well renowned Europa Park ending with the delightful Tripsdrill.

  • Holiday Park logo
  • Europa Park logo
  • Erlebnispark Tripsdrill logo
Map showing route of Scandinavia 2014

Scandinavia 2014

12th June 2014 - 29th June 2014

A nice long trip to experience parks in Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway and Finland. Two plane rides, three ferries and many rides and coasters!

  • Sommerland Sjælland logo
  • Bakken logo
  • Tivoli Gardens logo
  • BonBon Land logo
  • Hansa Park logo
  • Legoland Billund logo
  • Djurs Sommerland logo
  • Tivoli Friheden logo
  • Fårup Sommerland logo
  • Tusenfryd logo
  • Liseberg logo
  • Skara Sommarland logo
  • Gröna Lund logo
  • Funpark logo
  • Power Park logo
  • Wasalandia logo
  • Särkänniemi Amusement Park logo
  • Linnanmäki logo
Map showing route of Japan 2013

Japan 2013

23rd June 2013 - 8th July 2013

A place I have wished to visit for quite some time. Finally got the experience the wonder of the Tokyo Disney Resort along with a fair number of other Japanese parks like Universal Studios Japan and Nagashima Spa Land for the worlds longest roller coaster!

  • Aqua Stadium logo
  • Tokyo Disney Resort - Tokyo DisneySea logo
  • Tobu Zoo logo
  • Universal Studios Japan logo
  • Hirakata Park logo
  • Yokohama Cosmoworld logo
  • Sea Paradise logo
  • Nagashima Spa Land logo
  • Hokkaido Greenland logo
  • Rusutsu Resort logo
  • Tokyo Joypolis logo
  • Fuji-Q Highland logo
  • Tokyo Disney Resort - Tokyo Disneyland logo
Map showing route of Taiwan 2013

Taiwan 2013

16th June 2013 - 22nd June 2013

A fun weeks trip from South to North of the island. Highlight has to be the worlds only Vekoma tilting coaster and the beautiful Aboriginal park set near Sun Moon Lake.

  • E-DA Theme Park logo
  • Janfusun Fancyworld logo
  • Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village logo
  • Atayal Resort logo
  • Lihpao Land logo
  • Shan GriLa Paradise logo
  • Leofoo Village Theme Park logo
  • Window on China Theme Park logo
Map showing route of Best of China Tour 2012

Best of China Tour 2012

9th September 2012 - 28th September 2012

A very long and interesting visit to experience the best of China. This trip took us from Beijing all the way to Hong Kong whilst passing through Chengdu, Wuhan, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Rode some fantastic rides, my first Intamin Mega-Lite, a spectacular B&M Flyer, a very unique Vekoma Flyer, my second S&S 4D coaster and some very strange knockoff coasters!

  • Crab Island Children's Amusement Park logo
  • Crab Island Amusement Park logo
  • Aoyun Fuwa Eden logo
  • Beijing World Park logo
  • Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park logo
  • Sun Park logo
  • Happy Valley Beijing logo
  • Victory Kingdom logo
  • Youth Center Children's Palace logo
  • Langfang Children's Paradise logo
  • Floraland logo
  • People's Park logo
  • Xinhua Park logo
  • Happy Valley Chengdu logo
  • Happy Valley Wuhan logo
  • Wuhan Peace Park logo
  • Zhongshan Park logo
  • Space City logo
  • Fisherman's Wharf logo
  • Jin Jiang Action Park logo
  • Chang Feng Park logo
  • Zhongshan Park logo
  • Shanghai Zoological Park logo
  • Gongqing Forest Park logo
  • Heping Park logo
  • Lu Xun Park logo
  • People's Park logo
  • Century Park logo
  • Happy Valley Shanghai logo
  • Giant Wheel Park of Suzhou logo
  • World Joyland logo
  • China Dinosaurs Park logo
  • Guangzhou Zoological Garden logo
  • Tianhe Park logo
  • Xiaofantian Paradise logo
  • Amazing World logo
  • Chimelong Paradise logo
  • Chuanlord Holiday Manor logo
  • Knight Valley logo
  • Zhongshan Park logo
  • Window of the World logo
  • Happy Valley Shenzhen logo
  • Ocean Park logo
  • Hong Kong Disneyland logo
Map showing route of Cyprus 2011

Cyprus 2011

7th August 2011 - 11th August 2011

A family holiday to Cyprus had a day trip to find Lucky Star Park near Larnaca.

  • Lucky Star Park logo
Map showing route of IntimidaTour 2010

IntimidaTour 2010

17th August 2010 - 22nd August 2010

A trip to ride the two brand new Intimidator coasters built for 2010. From Carowinds to Kings Dominion, also involving visits to both Dollywood and Busch Gardens.

  • Carowinds logo
  • Dollywood logo
  • NASCAR SpeedPark logo
  • Go-Karts Plus logo
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg logo
  • Kings Dominion logo
Map showing route of Middle America Tour 2010

Middle America Tour 2010

4th August 2010 - 16th August 2010

A jaunt around the Midwest starting in Minneapolis, heading down south to Silver Dollar City before heading back up north to end at Valleyfair.

  • Nickelodeon Universe logo
  • Adventureland logo
  • Worlds of Fun logo
  • Silver Dollar City logo
  • Six Flags St. Louis logo
  • Holiday World logo
  • Indiana Beach logo
  • Six Flags Great America logo
  • Mount Olympus Water & Theme Park logo
  • Timber Falls Adventure Park logo
  • Knuckleheads Bowling & Family Entertainment Center logo
  • Valleyfair! logo
Map showing route of West Coast Tour 2009

West Coast Tour 2009

4th August 2009 - 20th August 2009

A trip to California and Nevada to experience the major parks around. Lots of major parks including Magic Mountain, Universal Studios, Knott's Berry Farm and even the original Disneyland!

  • Pacific Park logo
  • Six Flags Discovery Kingdom logo
  • Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park logo
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk logo
  • California's Great America logo
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain logo
  • Universal Studios Hollywood logo
  • Scandia Amusement Park logo
  • John's Incredible Pizza Company logo
  • SeaWorld San Diego logo
  • Belmont Park logo
  • Legoland California logo
  • Castle Amusement Park logo
  • Knott's Berry Farm logo
  • Adventure City logo
  • Disneyland Resort - Disneyland logo
  • Disneyland Resort - Disney California Adventure Park logo
  • Buffalo Bill's Hotel & Casino logo
  • Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix logo
  • Nascar Cafe logo
  • Adventuredome logo
  • New York New York Hotel & Casino logo
Map showing route of Disneyland Resort Paris 2008

Disneyland Resort Paris 2008

11th May 2008 - 13th May 2008

My very first visit to a Disney Resort. Great to see what all the fuss was about. A fun couple of days checking out both the main park and the Studios park next door.

  • Disneyland Paris - Disneyland Park logo
  • Disneyland Paris - Walt Disney Studios logo
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Map showing route of Ohio 2005

Ohio 2005

2nd August 2005 - 11th August 2005

My very first trip to the United States of America. All brought about by seeing Top Thrill Dragster on a TV show and us all deciding to head to Cedar Point to ride it!

  • Cedar Point logo
  • Geauga Lake logo

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