Are you excited or worried to go for days out again?

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24th June 2020

THEME parks, museums and cinemas are working out how to reopen safely, as lockdown eases in England.

Once zoos started opening again, other days-out attractions began to prepare to open their doors, too. It’s esti mated they have been losing more than £1 billion a week in ticket sales and other money spent at the venues.

Chessington World of Adventures in Surrey told First News it was planning to reopen its theme park on 4 July, following a green light from the Government to do so. But, along with other days out, things will be a bit different for visitors. “Guests can expect to have their temperature checked on arrival, hand sanitiser being readily available, social distancing markers, plus empty rows and seats left on rollercoasters,” they told us.

Blackpool’s Pleasure Beach has decided that, on rides where people scream, visitors will be more comfortable if they are made to mask up.

Are you excited or worried to go for days out again?

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pigeonfan · 7 months ago

I’m worried because there’s still coronavirus around and we can still get it and /or spread it.

saxophone7 · 7 months ago

I think that it is good that businesses like zoos and theme parks are opening. However, I also think that they should be very careful about socially distancing, or it could cause a second wave of the virus. I do think that there has to be something to keep people entertained during lockdown but it has to be safe for the visitors and the staff. I won't be going to any theme parks or zoos for a while, but it is nice to think that once the infection rates go down more, I will be able to go there and have some fun!

opalstar · 7 months ago

Me too

pizza9910 · 7 months ago

I’m worried and excited at the same time because it’s good for people to go out and enjoy theme parks but if people are not being careful, then someone will catch it. And also, there should be more places to wash hands so we can be safe.

opalstar · 7 months ago

I am really worried because the coronavirus is still out there it does not mean it has gone people might go in cars more to places that means pollution and climate change will go up we need new laws we have to STOP this💔

bias · 7 months ago

Quite frankly, no one should be worried if they are under the age of 40, unless they have an underlying health condition. Especially in London. We need to get economic output rolling again. We had a -20.4% recession this quarter so we don’t want to prolong the decline. I am up for discussion and debate.

zebra10 · 7 months ago

I am excited because none of my family have any underlined health conditions but I know that lots of people are still worried and have to continue shielding.

budgerigar · 7 months ago

I am so excited because I have been very bored in lockdown and trust the businesses opening up again to put the correct measures in place.

peebi0412 · 7 months ago

Under the current government guidelines, I would NOT feel safe going to zoos and theme parks as you cannot guarantee that everyone will abide by social distancing rules and regulations.

kuhuzoo9 · 7 months ago

I am looking forward to this but it is I am kind of wary about the situation. I think that it is an OK start and we’re trying hard. We won’t have a completely normal experience and a lot of people won’t come or at least not at peak times.🤷🏻‍♀️

kuhuzoo9 · 7 months ago

COVID-19 is still around. Be careful‼️

marmoty100 · 7 months ago

I’m excited to go back to parks and stuff because it has been very long since I last went to any of those!

ameliau · 7 months ago

I am very excited to go to cinemas amd theartres. Also I am excited to go to theme parks.

smartmaths · 7 months ago

I think that if these places maintain social distancing and other appropriate hygiene rules, then places will probably be able to reopen safely and then visitors will be able to enjoy themselves. In addition, most of these sort of businesses are suffering since lockdown without visitors, so now that they can allow visitors, they will have a much better economy.

news54321 · 7 months ago

I think that we have naturally adapted to social distancing and it will be hard to go back to the old normal again.

footym · 7 months ago

I am really excited

binbag · 7 months ago

I am excited because it will bring back some normality to life.

agysens · 7 months ago

We should not exaggerate

musiclovr · 7 months ago

I'm excited because it will be fun but I do think it's a bit silly of the government to open them again because lots of us are already going to schools and I feel like I this carries on, quarantine for 10 weeks was kind of pointless.

lunagrang · 7 months ago

3rd to comment!!!!! (i said worried ima not going nowhere till this is overrrr pls reply if you agreee

larabass123 · 7 months ago

Although I am a little worried to go to zoos and theme parks, I am also quite excited because I haven’t visited these places in a long time and it would be really enjoyable.

marvelfan2 · 7 months ago

I m very excited for films like black widow, avatar 2 and Jurassic world: domination to come out and be able watch this in the cinema.

marvelfan2 · 7 months ago

🥺🥺🤓🤓🤩🤩🎮

lunagrang · 7 months ago

I said excited but I meant after lockdown imma go nowhere til this is actually over y’all

lunagrang · 7 months ago

musiclovr i agree with u don’t y’all agreee if u do than i agree ✌︎'ω'✌︎

katkid10 · 7 months ago

Pigeonfan, you can actually TOUCH the coronavirus but as long as you don't get in your mouth, ears, eyes or nose!

katkid10 · 7 months ago

I still don't think that theme parks should open because
1. It generates pollution because people like to drive there for a fun day out with all the family (or a fun day out with you).
2. In my opinion, there is nothing good about theme parks
Sorry for those people who love theme parks...

seadra567 · 7 months ago

i am pretty much dying - i only go for runs once per week!

pumpkin135 · 7 months ago

I am excited to go out for days out again as I have missed going to my favourite places which have been closed. I think everyone is naturally social distancing so I think it is safe to reopen.

pumpkin135 · 7 months ago

I would like to go but not if it's not safe

icestarz · 7 months ago

I am kind of worried because I don't want to catch coronavirus but I haven't been on a proper day out with my family in ages so I am more excited to have fun somewhere with them.

codonnell · 7 months ago

It wouldn't be the same. I'm going to France in August and I'm really nervous because of all the rules and it just won't be the same.

jedboi · 7 months ago

JEDBOI EXITED

becca_bc · 7 months ago

It’s important for them to reopen for their business but they also need to be careful that they are following guidelines. Have fun!

becca_bc · 7 months ago

It’s important for them to reopen for their business but they also need to be careful that they are following guidelines.

candyv · 6 months ago

Reply to bias:
I don’t know if you understand that even if you won’t be affected by the coronavirus, you can still pass it on to vulnerable people.

ninjahorse · 6 months ago

im excited but nervous at the same time. I put excited because that's what i feel more, but i feel nervous because we can stll spread and get it

applepie8 · 6 months ago

I am excited but also I would like to see what measures are going to be put in place

puzzlepeas · 6 months ago

I'm really excited because I missed going out.

spagletti · 6 months ago

Children under the age of 12 do not have to socially distance anymore. Yes, they are probably safe, but they could spread it to other people in the at risk category. They should also wear masks- which can stop them spreading the virus to others if they have it.

dcfan · 5 months ago

I'm excited. I miss so many things!

freya2909 · 5 months ago

I am a bit of both really
I don't want to go into parks yet but i always know it is safe 😄

brontefan1 · 5 months ago

Of course we sould go back i mean its like AMAZING just one small problem coronavirus is still out there but of course we should go out just be safe guys!!! :) and zoo's are awsome theme parks lots of things. and my famiy have no health conditions or anything but i am still worried and EXCITED also guys do not fret thats what i say to my self after some one dies :((((( on the news .... so keep safe and stand to meters to each other and we will be fine!!!! have a nice day guys! :) and we all need fun in our lives and also a lot of social distancing and we will be fine. and Londen is also a bit of a social distance place but people who live east west south or north you will be fine. But i hate it and you probably do to when your holiday is cancelled :((( i was ment to go to meorca in spane but of course beause it has so many cases me and my fam could nt go :(((((( have a nice day guys (sorry if i said to much but i did say have a nice day 2)

brontefan1 · 5 months ago

i Am exited and worried about crona so Keep safe guys and have fun while crona still stands but not for long :)

p-unicorn · 5 months ago

I'm worried because I don't want to get coronavirus but I'm excited to see all my friends again

meepemeeps · 5 months ago

I think as long as we distance and wash our hands regularly with less people at places like theme parks we should be fine. However there is still risk. I think people should do what they feel comfortable with doing.