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Winners of the UK Theme Park Awards 2021 Announced

For the second year, the British public were invited to vote for their favourite theme parks in national awards recognising the best rides and attractions, shows and events, as well as the theme parks offering the best customer service and value.

The awards are organised by, an independent guide to UK theme parks, and the Expert Judges include Paul Kelly, Chief Executive of the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions.

There are 21 categories including Theme Park of the Year, Best New Attraction, Best Customer Service and Best Value.

176,370 public votes were combined with the scores from the Expert Judges to determine the winners in each category.

The 20-minute virtual event is available at

The biggest winners in the awards include Alton Towers in Staffordshire (15 awards), Paultons Park in Hampshire (9), Blackpool Pleasure Beach in Lancashire (7), Thorpe Park in Surrey (5) and LEGOLAND Windsor in Berkshire (5). The other theme parks with multiple awards include Chessington World of Adventures in Surrey (4) and Drayton Manor in Staffordshire (3).

Also winning awards this year were Adventure Island in Essex, Fantasy Island in Lincolnshire, Flamingo Land in Yorkshire, Pleasurewood Hills in Suffolk and Twinlakes in Leicestershire, as well as the various Gulliver's Theme Parks.

For theme park fans, there were also awards for Blogger of the Year, YouTuber of the Year and Instagrammer of the Year.