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Two New Attractions For 2017 | Alton Towers Resort

With the 2017 season looming and Alton Towers Resort having started construction on SW8, we were surprised to hear that the resort also plans on...

Alton Towers admits Smiler ride safety was breached

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXpT0okgJwM?rel=0&showinfo=0] The owner of Alton Towers has been told it faces a large fine after admitting responsibility for the Smiler rollercoaster crash. Merlin Attractions Operations...

Alton Towers SW8

This description indicates that the development being proposed for the resort is the widely anticipated SW8. Described as being located ‘nearby Nemesis’, and 75...

Alton Towers Resort To Launch Galactica, The World First Virtual Reality...

Set to open in April 2016, Galactica is the world’s first rollercoaster entirely customised for the full virtual reality experience, transforming riders into astronauts...

The Smiler Incident Court Hearing | Alton Towers Resort

Today has been the court hearing case for The Smiler incident that occurred June 2015 which left two teenagers needing leg amputations and other...

Alton Towers Resort Open’s For The 2016 Season

It's that time of the year again when Alton Towers Resort re-opens to the public after a, what seemed like forever, short time closed...

Skin Snatchers | Scarefest 2016 | Alton Towers Resort

Skin Snatchers the new live action horror maze for Scarefest this year, set in the baron town of Altonville. Backstory: A family of inbred hillbillies are...

Alton Towers Smiler Ride ‘May Never Reopen’

As the first insurance payments are made to the victims of the Alton Towers crash, lawyers acting for some of the injured have said...

BREAKING NEWS: SW8 Wooden Coaster – Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers Resort has now released full plans for their latest roller coaster addition to the park, SW8! From looking at the plans it...

The Smiler Behind The Scenes

Alton Towers The Smiler Behind Closed Season maintenance in numbers: -50,000 bolts on roller coasters checked -2000 roller coaster wheels are changed -120,000 hours of maintenance takes place -150 full time technical...