If you love theme parks, then you can’t beat buying a Merlin Annual Pass. The pass, on sale until February 12, means you can visit the UK’s best theme parks and attractions as often as you want.

The pass – allowing holders to experience favourites, including the Coca-Cola London Eye, THORPE PARK Resort, DreamWorks Tours Shrek’s Adventure! London, Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Alton Towers Resort, LEGOLAND Windsor Resort and SEA LIFE Centres – costs from £109 per person.

George Paige, Head of Merlin Annual Pass, says: “As we all know, the New Year is the perfect time to reflect on the 12 months gone by and make new plans for the year ahead. It’s pretty easy to make resolutions but keeping them is much tougher!

Alton Towers: New wooden rollercoaster is coming to the park

Merlin has some new exciting new additions for 2018. Alton Towers is launching its wooden rollercoaster experience, being hailed as one of “the most compelling themed attractions we’ve built in a very long time”. The first wooden rollercoaster to be built in the UK for more than 20 years will be revealed this spring, with a globally unique twist and fantastic theme.

Chessington: Opening its new, multi-million pound Land of the Tiger

Chessington World of Adventures Resort, is opening its new, multi-million pound Land of the Tiger, featuring an innovative enclosure and Europe’s first overhead big cat trails, all set to welcome a family of four endangered Amur Tigers this spring.

As the foursome roam with a cat’s-eye view of the Land, guests will be able to wander underneath the tigers, before making a splash at Tiger Rock – the exhilarating log flume.

Sea Life Centres: They are included in the Merlin Pass

See www.merlinannualpass.co.uk