Roll up, roll up, step right this way! All the fun of the fair is on offer on theme park holidays. Mixing the eccentricity of traditional Victorian attractions with the modernity and sleek thrill rides of rollercoasters, there is much to be enjoyed on theme park breaks. Spin around, upside down and back to front, eat candyfloss and toffee-apples, and make sure you pack a change of clothes in case the water ride delivers more splash for your cash than first anticipated. Everyone has a scream at theme parks in England.
With more than 50 rides and attractions suitable for the whole family, a short break to Gulliver's World is sure to leave you giddy with glee.
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
See the London Eye, Big Ben and Tower Bridge made entirely of LEGO in the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort's Miniland attraction.
Location: Windsor, Berkshire
Climb aboard the safari truck and head off to Chessington World of Adventures in search of flamingos, giraffes and white rhinos.
Location: Chessington, Surrey
Lose yourself in the Land of Imagination at Blackgang Chine…the UK’s oldest amusement park where you step out of the everyday and into a magical world where the only constraint is your own creativity.
Location: Blackgang, Isle of Wight
Blackpool Pleasure Beach has joined forces with the world famous Red Arrows for a new 72ft-high white knuckle ride that’s great for family holidays.
Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
Meet their favourite characters and enjoy a variety of toddler-friendly rides at the first official Peppa Pig theme park in the world.
Location: New Forest, Hampshire
Round up your little devils and set off to Fantasy Land - a fun-packed amusement park, in the seaside resort of Skegness, with attractions for all the family, even the smallest members!
Location: Skegness, Lincolnshire
Non-stop adventures await all the family with thrilling rides, Gruffalo themed shows and even an on-site zoo and aquarium.
Location: Chessington, Surrey
From the traditional helter skelter to heart-racing thrills overlooking the sea, the iconic Brighton Pier is a seaside theme park for families of all ages.
Location: Brighton & Hove, East Sussex
Adrenaline-seekers will not want to miss this adventure park which has 25 thrills and attractions so there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Location: Chertsey, Surrey
Venture to Hertfordshire for an exciting day out with the family at this award-winning zoo; see a range of exotic animals and enjoy a whole host of experiences and attractions.
Location: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
The centre is made up of a series of interactive features to immerse kids into a world where their imagination can run wild at every turn.
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Gather the family and get your skates on for the UK’s biggest outdoor ice rink at London’s Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park.
Where else can you clamber aboard stylishly restored, recreated and retro-fitted rides and amusements from the Golden Age of British seaside hols?
Location: Margate, Kent
The Adventurous Activity Company offers you the chance to explore the urban landscape with their unique Bristol Urban Adventure Challenge.
Visit the largest collection of working vintage fairground rides and world-class fairground art in Britain at this fantastic indoor attraction.
Location: Lifton, Devon
Visit Yorkshire's ultimate theme park and the UK's most visited Zoo for family friendly entertainment brimming with spooky fun this October.
Location: Malton, North Yorkshire