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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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Merlin Annual Pass logo
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 08:37

Merlin Entertainments Group plans to introduce a parking charge for Annual Passholders across its range of UK theme parks, including Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, LEGOLAND Windsor and Chessington World of Adventures.

Shrek 4-D entrance
Friday, December 03, 2010 08:10

Plans to add a version of the popular Shrek 4-D attraction to Alton Towers have been scrapped, according to the latest rumour on the park's plans for 2011.

Alton Towers mansion
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 08:36

Alton Towers is preparing for the return of its popular fireworks events, which will take place on November 5, 6 and 7, 2010.

Shrek 4-D entrance image
Thursday, October 21, 2010 18:13

Eagle-eyed Alton Towers visitors claim to have spotted hidden theming elements that could point to the addition of a new attraction based on the Shrek movies for the 2011 season.

Six Flags season pass image
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 08:32

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to win a 2011 annual pass for one of the world's top theme parks.

Alton Towers Scarefest entrance
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 21:14

The traditional Halloween season is set to get fully underway at theme parks around the globe this weekend, with a variety of terror-inducing and milder events on offer.

Alton Towers Scarefest entrance
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 22:25

Alton Towers has announced details of its Scarefest 2010 Halloween events, with a mixture of returning attractions and new additions set to make the line-up.

Alton Towers image
Monday, June 21, 2010 20:12

Alton Towers is set to begin planning a major new attraction during the next few weeks, with the aim of opening it in 2013 or 2014.

Alton Towers Scarefest entrance
Monday, May 17, 2010 19:00

Alton Towers has confirmed that its popular fireworks event will return for the 2010 season, taking place on November 5, 6 and 7.

Sonic Spinball image
Thursday, April 29, 2010 19:05

Alton Towers has added the Sonic Spinball rollercoaster to the list of attractions that will be open during its Early Ride Time hour for the rest of the 2010 season.

Alton Towers image
Friday, April 23, 2010 19:06

Alton Towers is celebrating its 30th anniversary on May 23, 2010 with a 1980s-themed concert - and will let guests in for free in exchange for cassette tapes from the era.

Alton Towers image
Monday, April 19, 2010 20:23

Alton Towers is offering holders of season tickets at the closed Pleasure Island theme park in Cleethorpes a £50 discount on annual passes for the Staffordshire park.

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