Follow the park’s annual development from 1980 to present day using our timeline indicating the addition, update or removal of any attractions. You may be surprised at just how many attractions have come and gone at the theme park!

Please note that the areas/attractions/shows stated to have been removed from the Resort did so either during or at the end of the season in which they are listed.

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1980s

1980

Additions

Talbot Centre
Springfield Centre
Ingestre Centre

Corkscrew
Rupert Bear Magic Show
Pirate Ship
Cine 2000
Big Top

The Parrot Show

Removals

Donkey Rides

Updated

No attractions were updated this year

1981

Additions

Talbot Street
AdventureLand 4-11

Wild Water Flume
Around the World in Eighty Days
Talbot Theatre
The Dolls House
Adventure Railway
Blue Carousel
Junior Flyer

Fantastic Fountains

Removals

No attractions were removed this year

Updated

No attractions were updated this year

1982

Additions

Cine 360
Mini Apple Coaster
Thunderbirds – Space 1999
Hold Tight

Removals

No attractions were removed this year

Updated

The Log Flume – renamed Wild Water Flume

1983

Additions

Spaceboat
Mini Dragon Coaster
Vintage Car Ride
Red Indian Canoes

Circus Hassani

Removals

Spaceboat
Dinosaur Land

Updated

The Parrot Show – relocated in Ingestre Centre

1984

Additions

Black Hole
Enterprise
Wave Swinger
Magic Carpet
Octopus
Turbo Star

Removals

No attractions were removed this year

Updated

Fantasy World – renamed Springfield Centre
Festival Park – renamed Talbot Centre
Aqualand – renamed Ingestre Centre

The Log Flume – Dinosaurs added
Adventureland Playground – relocated to Fantasy World

1985

Additions

4 Man Bob
1001 Nights
Ferris Wheel
Mississippi Showboat
Crown Carousel

Removals

Magic Carpet

Updated

No attractions were updated this year

1986

Additions

Towers Street
Kiddies Kingdom

Grand Canyon Rapids
The Spider

Removals

Cable Cars
Alpine Bobsleigh
Ferris Wheel
Rupert Bear Magic Show
Sunliner Trains

Circus Hassani

Updated

Ferris Wheel – relocated in Festival Park
Wildlife Museum – relocated to Talbot Street

1987

Additions

Monorail
Skyride
Swan Boats
Tea Cup Ride
Motor Museum
Open Air Theatre

International Circus

Removals

Cine 360
Planetarium
Red Indian Canoes
Hold Tight

Updated

Crown Carousel – relocated to Talbot Street

1988

Additions

Alton Beast
Alton Mouse
3D Cinema

Henry’s Parades

Removals

International Circus
The Parrot Show

Updated

New Black Hole – reprofiled and new cars introduced

1989

Additions

Britannia Farm

Canal Boat Ride

Laser Adventure Show

Removals

Turbo Star

Laser Adventure Show

Updated

Festival Park Dome – Dome added to Open Air Theatre

1990s

1990

Additions

Thunder Looper
Gravitron

Circus on Ice

Removals

4 Man Bob
Thunderbirds – Space 1999
Sea Lions

Circus on Ice

Updated

No attractions were updated this year

1991

Additions

Tri-Star
Gallopers Carousel

Laser Ice Spectacular

Removals

Aqualand
Adventureland 4-11

Alton Mouse
The Spider
Mississippi Showboat
Blue Carousel
Baby Flug

Laser Ice Spectacular

Updated

No attractions were updated this year

1992

Additions

Gloomy Wood
Katanga Canyon
Thunder Valley

The Haunted House
Runaway Mine Train

Captain Henry’s Gold

Removals

Tri-Star
Cine 2000
Gravitron
Talbot Street
Doom and Sons
Motor Museum
Wildlife Museum
Octopus
Adventure Railway
Astroglide
Paddling Pool
Model Railway

Fantastic Fountains

Updated

Safeway Farm – rethemed Britannia Farm

Congo River Rapids – rethemed Grand Canyon Rapids
The Beast – relocated Alton Beast
The Beastie – relocated to Thunder Valley
Octopus – relocated to Talbot Street
Mini Apple Coaster – relocated to Talbot Street
Tri-Star – relocated to Festival Park
Big Top – relocated to Towers Street

1993