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Want to keep up with the latest Alton Towers news, including new attraction announcements, details of special events and updates on temporary ride closures? You've come to the right place!

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Alton Towers logo
Thursday, November 24, 2011 08:34

Alton Towers will host a special Spy Weekend on February 3-4, 2012, featuring a range of challenges designed to test the deductive powers of young sleuths.

Alton Towers mansion
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 08:51

Alton Towers has confirmed its operating dates and opening hours for 2012, with the full season set to kick off on Saturday, March 24.

Scrat in Ice Age
Friday, November 04, 2011 08:33

Alton Towers has revealed that a new 4-D attraction, Ice Age Dawn of the Dinosaurs – The 4-D Experience, will debut at the park on March 24, 2012.

Air rollercoaster at Alton Towers
Thursday, October 27, 2011 08:42

Alton Towers has begun selling on-ride DVDs of the Air rollercoaster, enabling guests to buy a personalised souvenir of their experience on the ride.

Nemesis: What Lies Beneath? poster
Monday, October 24, 2011 19:14

Alton Towers has received planning approval for its new ride for 2012, with construction work on Nemesis: What Lies Beneath? now set to accelerate.

Nemesis: What Lies Beneath? construction wall
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 01:52

Alton Towers has begun construction work on its new ride for 2012, Nemesis: What Lies Beneath?

Franklin at Alton Towers
Friday, October 07, 2011 19:06

In this week's poll, we ask which of the many theme park Halloween events around the world should be held up as number one.

Nemesis: What Lies Beneath? poster
Thursday, October 06, 2011 08:35

Alton Towers has launched a teaser website for its upcoming new attraction for 2012, revealing its name as Nemesis: What Lies Beneath?

Theme park season pass competition
Saturday, October 01, 2011 11:50

Are you a theme park fan? Would you love to win a 2012 annual pass to one of the top theme parks in the world?

Alton Towers Scarefest entrance
Friday, September 30, 2011 08:34

Alton Towers has revealed that two additional attractions have been added to the line-up for its Scarefest 2011 Halloween events.

Alton Towers new ride entrance image
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 08:35

The company behind the Extremis drop tower at the London Dungeon has reportedly let slip that it will be installing a similar ride at Alton Towers for the 2012 season.

Carnival of Screams clown image
Monday, September 19, 2011 08:32

Alton Towers has confirmed that all of the horror mazes at its Scarefest 2011 Halloween events will be located inside the theme park itself.

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