Accommodation close to Thorpe Amusement Park in Chertsey
address : Staines Road, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 8PN, United Kingdom
Thorpe Theme Park, located in the county of Surrey nearby Chertsey in South-West England, is one of Britain’s most visited amusement parks. The park has been operating for more than 30 years (from 1979). It’s great for anyone who is looking for a fun day out, with loads of rides for both children and adults alike, and excellent facilities.
There is a good selection of well priced bed and breakfasts and hotels within short distance of the park entrance, perfect for the budget-minded traveller. Additional many properties offer free car parking and free Wi-Fi as well ! When staying in a b&b or guest house, a hearty breakfast is served in the morning, which is included in the room rate.
There is so much to do and see, get most of your visit by staying for the weekend or a couple of nights in a hotel or bed and breakfast near the park entrance.
Attraction Park in Surrey
The park is home to several thrill rides and fun attractions for the whole family. Thrill seekers will love “The Swarm”, a steel Wing Coaster, and “Saw – The Ride”, a custom Euro-Fighter roller coaster. “Tidal Wave” and “Storm Surge” are two exciting water rides. A fun area for the kids is Angry Birds Land.
If you pick the right day, you will have minimal queues of 15 minutes maximum. It gives you the chance to ride most things at least once.
If you pick a very busy day, i.e. weekend, school or summer holidays, you can expect long queues, anything from 1 to 3 hours. The only way to really get around during busy days in one day, is to purchase a fastpass.
Thorpe Park can easily be reached by car, train, plane and bus. When travelling by train, you can travel by rail to either Chertsey or Staines railway stations. Central London is less than 1 hour away by train. When driving, the park can be found on the A320 road, clearly signposted from Junctions 11 and 13 of the M25 motorway.
Compare our special deals and last minute offers. Many places to stay provide free car parking, a free breakfast or family rooms. Make the most of the thrills and stay for at least 2 days!
Thorpe Park is one of Britain’s most popular theme parks together with Alton Towers Resort near Stoke on Trent, Drayton Manor in Staffordshire, Legoland in Windsor, and Flamingo Land park (see places to stay nearby).
Where to Stay (Hotel and B&B) ?
Stay in a cheap hostel or budget-friendly hotel, a cosy bed and breakfast or boutique guest house for a few nights or a weekend. At a B&B, an English breakfast is served in the morning, and is included in the room rate. Families with children or larger groups can choose to stay in a family room or self catering apartment.
The amusement park is located southwest of central London. So, you can easily extend your holiday with a visit to the capital city for a couple of nights. Both Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace can also easily be reached from the area. The themepark is within easy reach of Twickenham Rugby Ground, and Ascot Racecourse as well.
Many establishments nearby the park provide a free car parking space, free Wi-Fi internet connection and feature an on-site restaurant. One of the nearest hotels is The Bridge Hotel, located in Chertsey.
Some properties have family rooms as well, and can accommodate a family of 2 adults and 2 children, or feature a swimming pool and gym. Many guest rooms have bathrooms with showers, baths and luxury toiletries.
Do you want to stay overnight relatively cheap ?
Reasonably priced hotels and bed & breakfasts can be found within easy reach of the park. You can stay at these affordable accommodations for less than £60 per room, per night. Look at our Value Deals for the best offers.
Low budget accommodation can get booked up during busy holidays and events, so booking ahead is advisable to find your ideal hotel.
Travel – How to get to Thrill Park
Nearest train station from Thorpe Park ?
Thorpe park can be reached by Staines and Chertsey train stations from London Waterloo station (South West Trains). There is also a coach service from London Victoria to Staines. Depending on the timetable., approx. 5 trains run per hour to and from Waterloo, with a journey time of 30 – 50 minutes.
Staines can also be reached from Reading, Weybridge and Windsor & Eton Riverside rail stations.
The 950 shuttle link operates from Staines station to THORPE PARK running every 15-20 minutes.
By Bus Transport
Sullivan Buses operates the 950 Shuttle Bus service from Staines railway station. This service operates from 9am – 12:30pm and 3:30pm – one hour after Park close. See the Sullivan Buses website for more information.
Other services by bus include from Addlestone, Slough and Windsor: Bus 51 (First Buses), from Staines and Chertsey (Heriot Road): Buses 51 (First Buses) / 446 (Abellio Buses), and from Woking: Bus 446 (Abellio Buses).
The park is within easy reach of London’s international airports.
- London Heathrow: 14 miles, 25 minutes
- London Gatwick: 32 miles, 40 minutes
- London Luton: 42 miles, 55 minutes
- London City: 35 miles, 1 hour 25 minutes
- London Stansted: 70 miles, 1 hour 25 minutes
Facts – Address
Name : Thorpe Park
Location of Thorpe Park
The theme park is located in the town of Chertsey, in the Runnymede borough of Surrey 18 miles southwest of London. From the M25 take junctions 11 or 13 and follow signs via A320 to the theme park. Car parking is free.
Address : Staines Rd, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 8PN, England, United Kingdom
Postcode Sat Nav position : If you are using GPS. The postcode of the themepark is KT16 8PN.
Tel : the telephone number is +44 871 663 1673
Opened : the park was opened in 1979
Nearest Hotels : the closest overnight accommodations are situated in the towns and villages of Chertsey, Egham, Virginia Water, Staines, Ottershaw, Shepperton, Weybridge, and Stanwell.
Things to See and Do nearby – KT16 8PN sat nav postcode area
(The Cedars, 33 Windsor Street, Chertsey KT16 8AT, England)
Very interesting museum.
(A308, Egham, England)
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Kempton Park Racecourse
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Vue Staines Cinema
(Mustard Mill Road, Two Rivers, Staines TW18 4BL, England)
Good modern cinema with ample car parking available, large screens and very comfortable seating.
Two Rivers Shopping Centre
(Mustard Hill Road, Staines TW18 4WB, England)
Shopping area with a good choice of shops and plenty of car parking.