2. Alton Towers, Staffordshire
The Smiler is the new ride to watch out for this year, although there are 50 others to choose from, along with two on-site hotels. The £18m ride is the world's first 14-loop rollercoaster, with added psychological effects including optical illusions and blinding lights.
From £29.25 child and £34.65 adult, altontowers.com