Great Cockcrow Railway - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Great Cockcrow Railway
This miniature railway is one of the most extensive of its kind in the country. There are two different routes you can choose from, both departing and returning to Hardwick Central Station. t is usually open on Sunday afternoons from May to October inclusive, plus Wednesday afternoons during August as well as May Bank Holiday.
Attractions Near Great Cockcrow Railway
2.16km from Great Cockcrow Railway
Colossus is a steel roller coaster at Thorpe Park in Surrey, England, and the park's first major attraction. It was built by Swiss manufacturers Intamin and designed by Werner Stengel as an adaptation of Monte Makaya in Brazil, with consultation from Tussauds attraction developer John Wardley. Colossus was the world's first roller coaster with ten inversions; an exact replica, called the 10 Inversion Roller Coaster, was later built at Chimelong Paradise in Guangzhou, China.
2.18km from Great Cockcrow Railway
Nemesis Inferno is THORPE PARK Resort's Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M) inverted coaster, meaning that for the entire ride your feet are dangling beneath you! Themed around a tropical volcano island, the inverted ride position offers a variety of thrilling forces, foot-chopper elements, and with B&M's pioneering ride technology you can ensure your ride will be glass smooth. Nemesis Inferno has been found to have matured with age, offering a much more intense ride than during its first few seasons.
SAW - The Ride
2.19km from Great Cockcrow Railway
Saw - The Ride is a steel rollercoaster manufactured by Gerstlauer. This Euro-Fighter model roller coaster is located at Thorpe Park in the United Kingdom. The ride is themed around the horror movie franchise, "Saw". The ride was opened to the public as the steepest freefall roller coaster in the world on 14 March 2009, with a drop angle of 100 degrees.
Derren Brown's Ghost Train
2.2km from Great Cockcrow Railway
Derren Brown's Ghost Train: Rise of the Demon, previously called Derren Brown's Ghost Train, is a dark ride at Thorpe Park in Surrey, England. The attraction incorporates virtual reality, motion simulation and illusions in collaboration with British mentalist Derren Brown. It is set in a derelict Victorian railway depot with a loose theme of fracking. It first opened in July 2016.
The Walking Dead: The Ride
2.26km from Great Cockcrow Railway
The Walking Dead: The Ride is the world’s first roller coaster themed around the global TV phenomenon. It was themed around a rave and had the strapline "Ride on a wave of light and sound" — when it was titled X — but currently The Walking Dead: The Ride's slogan is “Those who ride, survive”. It is a complete transformation of the former roller coaster X with all new theming and effects throughout, including a pre-show, walkthrough and live actors.
2.3km from Great Cockcrow Railway
Stealth is a launched roller coaster in the Amity area of Thorpe Park located in Surrey, England. This rollercoaster designed by Intamin of Switzerland for £12 million, the Accelerator Coaster model opened in 2006, a year after another Accelerator, Rita, opened at sister park Alton Towers. It reaches a height of 62.5 metres and accelerates from 0 to 80 mph in 1.9 seconds. It is the fastest roller coaster in the UK, and the second tallest after the Big One at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
Discover More Attractions in Surrey, Home of Great Cockcrow Railway
Surrey is a county in South East England which borders Kent to the east, a very short border with East Sussex to the southeast, West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast. With about 1.2 million people, Surrey is the 12th-most populous English county, the third-most populous home county, after Kent and Essex, and the third-most populous in the Southeast, after Hampshire and Kent.
Location of Great Cockcrow Railway
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