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Alton Towers News

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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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.

Nemesis rollercoaster
Monday, September 12, 2011 08:33

Alton Towers has begun selling Fastrack queue-jumping passes at the entrances to its main attractions, as it aims to increase profits from the upcharge system.

Alton Towers new ride entrance image
Friday, September 09, 2011 08:55

Eagle-eyed Alton Towers fans have uncovered interior plans for the park's new ride for 2012, revealing that it will feature both pre- and post-show areas.

Alton Towers 2012 ride entrance design
Tuesday, September 06, 2011 08:35

Images of the planned exterior for Alton Tower's new indoor dark ride have been revealed, as the park prepares its headline addition for 2012.

Alton Towers Skelvin image
Monday, August 29, 2011 17:01

Alton Towers has begun to sell tickets for the two horror mazes at its Scarefest 2011 Halloween events, with a combined ticket available for £12.

Alton Towers mansion
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 21:17

Alton Towers has submitted a planning application for a new indoor ride, which is expected to open in time for the 2012 season.

Alton Towers mansion
Thursday, August 18, 2011 22:36

Alton Towers has confirmed that a new zombie-themed scare zone will feature at Scarefest 2011, as well as releasing further plot details for the other attractions at the Halloween events.

Carnival of Screams clowns
Monday, August 15, 2011 22:54

Alton Towers has confirmed the dates of its Scarefest 2011 Halloween events, as well as announcing details of the horror attractions that will be featured this year.

Skyride at Alton Towers
Monday, August 08, 2011 20:19

The Skyride attraction at Alton Towers has reopened following a lengthy closure, restoring a vital transportation link between the park's disparate lands.

Alton Towers iPhone app screenshots 1
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 08:41

Alton Towers has released an official application for the Apple iPhone, becoming the latest in a series of parks to take advantage of the boom in smartphone sales.

Alton Towers logo
Friday, July 15, 2011 08:36

Alton Towers has launched a competition that will enable the winner to become part of the design panel for its planned SW7 rollercoaster, which will open in 2013.

Alton Towers mansion
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 08:59

Alton Towers will host a BMX show during August 2011, offering guests the chance to see professional bike riders perform a variety of stunts.

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