Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers Owner to be prosecuted

Two women lost a leg and three others were seriously injured when their carriage collided with a stationary carriage on the same track last...

Alton Towers admits Smiler ride safety was breached

The owner of Alton Towers has been told it faces a large fine after admitting responsibility for the Smiler rollercoaster crash. Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd...

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 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...

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...
Wicker Man Overview | Alton Towers Resort

Wicker Man Opening Date Officially Confirmed | Alton Towers Resort

It has been announced today by Alton Towers Resort that the highly anticipated Wicker Man wooden coaster is set to open next Saturday, 17th...
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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...

Alton Towers Resort will re-open to the public on Monday

Alton Towers Resort will re-open to the public on Monday 8th June at 10am. Nick Varney, Chief Executive Merlin Entertainments said: “The accident last Tuesday was...

Alton Towers Resort Savagely Attacked

    Alton Towers has once again been savagely attacked but not like you'd expect. UK newspapers this week have been attacking Alton Towers over a...

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...