10 Man-made Structures- Other to explore in Surrey
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.
Brookwood Cemetery, is a burial ground in Brookwood, Surrey, England. It is the largest cemetery in the United Kingdom and one of the largest in Europe. The 220 Acre park provides a picturesque, tranquil setting for visitors 365 days of the year. The grounds are divided into many smaller plots by a multitude of roads and avenues that boast magnificent trees and offer a wealth of flora and fauna as well as local heritage.
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.
Dapdune Wharf is a former industrial wharf and boat yard on the Wey and Godalming Navigations in Guildford, England, UK, close to the Surrey County Cricket Club ground. It is now maintained by the National Trust. Originally a goods transshipment point, before the construction of the Godalming Navigation the principal cargos were timber from the Surrey forests and gunpowder from the works at Chilworth as the Guildford authorities refused to let it pass through the town centre for loading at the
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 Flying Fish is a powered steel roller coaster located at Thorpe Park in Surrey. The ride was known as Space Station Zero upon opening in 1984, until being moved outdoors in 1990. It was removed in 2005 to make way for Stealth, but reinstalled in a different location two years later.
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.
Mizens Railway is a fun passenger-carrying miniature railway situated in a uniquely delightful 10-acre woodland site in Knaphill conveniently near Woking in Surrey. A variety of locomotives are in use, including several steam, electric, petrol and diesel engines. Three routes are operated by the railway on public running days, The Suburban, the Miler and the Highlander. The railway has many facilities for its visitors, these include the Station Building with a small kitchen, small shop, a picn
Shalford Mill is a great example of an 18th century water mill. It is a National Trust site near Guildford in Surrey. This large timber-framed mill on the River Tillingbourne was given in 1932 by a group of anonymous NT benefactors calling themselves ‘Ferguson’s Gang’.
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.
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.