Friday, 22 July 2022 08:51

Paultons Park up for Major Theme Park Awards

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Paultons Park has been nominated in 10 of the 22 categories in this years UK Theme Park Awards. 

The annual UK Theme Park Awards celebrate the best theme parks in the country you can now vote for Bournemouth's local theme park, Paultons Park, at ukthemeparkawards.com

For the third year, the British public are able to vote for their favourite theme parks in national awards recognising the best rides and attractions, shows and events. The awards are organised by ThemeParks-UK.com, an independent consumer guide to UK theme parks. This year, the awards are presented in association with AttractionTickets.com

There are 22 categories this year, including Theme Park of the Year, Best Customer Service and Best Value. New categories include Best Steel Coaster, Best Wooden Coaster and Best Mascot.

In advance of the public vote, a shortlist has been compiled using public nominations and with the help of a panel of judges including Paul Kelly (Chief Executive of the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions) and Andy Hine MBE (Chairman of the Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain). 36,828 nominations were received, with a total of 30 theme parks nominated for awards in 2022.

The major contenders for the awards include Alton Towers and Drayton Manor in Staffordshire, Blackpool Pleasure Beach in Lancashire, Thorpe Park and Chessington World of Adventures in Surrey, LEGOLAND Windsor in Berkshire and Paultons Park in Hampshire.

The awards will also acknowledge the growing community of theme park content creators with three awards; Blogger of the Year, YouTuber of the Year and Instagrammer of the Year.

Voting is now open at ukthemeparkawards.com