Here are some useful links:

 

http://www.napha.org

NAPHA is the National Amusement Park Historical Association. Although U.S. based, it takes an interest in Amusement Park heritage around the world, and a nicer bunch of people you could not wish to meet. Join today!

http://www.joylandbooks.com/

Joyland Books is an online bookshop to buy all your amusement and theme park related literature

www.hauntedone.co.uk

This superb site details the story of the building of Alton Towers Haunted House. It contains information even I had lost or forgotten (and I built it!)

http://www.laffinthedark.com

A splendid website for those of us who enjoy nostalgic old dark rides

http://www.dafe.org/

... and if you're a darkride and funhouse enthusiast, this is the club to join.

http://www.nolimitscoaster.de

Probably the best roller coaster simulation software on the market today. Not for little kids to play with, but ideal for those who have a genuine interest in designing serious rides.

http://www.joylandbooks.com/themagiceye/index.htm

"The Magic Eye" website celebrates the heritage of Amusement Parks, mainly in Britain. If you have happy memories as a child at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Southend Kursaal, Margate Dreamland etc. etc. this is the place to wallow!

http://www.coasterclub.org

The website of the European Coaster Club, publishers of the excellent "First Drop" magazine.

http://www.rccgb.co.uk

The website of the Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain, organisers of many trips for roller coaster fans.

http://www.rollercoastermedialibrary.com

If you need research material, books or DVD's on Coasters and related Amusement Park information, the "Media Library" is a good place to visit.