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Towers Loving Care | Alton Towers Resort

During the closed season, Alton Towers Resort shuts their gates, over loads their social media pages with hotel offers for the next year and...

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 Resort 8th Of June Statement

Nick Varney, CEO Merlin Entertainments said: “We are deeply saddened by the news about Leah and all our thoughts are with her and her family....

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

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...

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...

Alton Towers SW8 Plans Revealed

The Alton Towers Secret Weapon tradition has been going on for quite a while now but whenever a whisper of a new secret weapon...
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SW8 Opening Date Announced | Alton Towers Resort

The new ride, known only as SW8 - Secret Weapon 8 - is a wooden rollercoaster, marking a step away from more commonly seen...
The Smiler From Above | Alton Towers Resort

Selected Few To Be Among First To Ride SW8 | Alton Towers Resort

As part of the Staffordshire theme park's annual Halloween event, a new scare maze has been put together to celebrate Halloween. This year, the maze...

Big Six Challenge: Coming May 2015 at Alton Towers Resort

Can you face the Big Six? Alton Towers Resort challenges you to ride six of the UK’s biggest rollercoasters. The Smiler, Air, Nemesis, Rita,...
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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...