Pagan ritual: riding Alton Towers’ new Wicker Man rollercoaster

Wicker Man at Alton Towers – it plunges through fire! – is the UK’s first wooden rollercoaster for 20 years, so our writer has a burning desire to try it out. Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including Travels through History : France Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in theContinue reading “Pagan ritual: riding Alton Towers’ new Wicker Man rollercoaster”

Rev up for Europe’s fastest rollercoaster as Ferrari Land opens in PortAventura in Spain

The Red Force rollercoaster, at the Ferrari Land theme park, is also Europe’s tallest taking riders up 112 metres – and clocking in at speeds of 110mph