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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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Monday, September 28, 2009 07:49

Alton Towers has removed the remains of the Skyride station that was destroyed by a fire earlier this year.

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Monday, September 28, 2009 07:16

Theme parks around the world began Halloween events over the weekend, with special offers still available for guests looking for a spooky bargain.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 19:10

Alton Towers has announced that it will once again run its "Adrenaline Week" in November, allowing guests to experience the park's major thrill rides one last time before they close for the winter.

Friday, September 11, 2009 18:46

Alton Towers has announced details of its February opening period in 2010, including a list of the attractions that will be operating.

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Monday, September 07, 2009 19:00

Theme parks around the world are gearing up for their Halloween celebrations - and there are big savings to be made for visitors who book in advance.

Thursday, September 03, 2009 07:12

Alton Towers has begun preparations for its annual Halloween Scarefest event, which will take place from October 17 - November 1.

Thursday, August 27, 2009 19:04

Alton Towers has announced its opening date for the 2010 season - a date which is also likely to see the opening of its long-awaited SW6 rollercoaster.

Thursday, August 27, 2009 17:23

Alton Towers has pushed up ticket prices for the second time this year, with the increases far outstripping the rate of inflation.

Thursday, July 23, 2009 07:49

The Sky Ride at Alton Towers is expected to be closed for the rest of the 2009 season after a fire completely destroyed one of the ride's stations.

Sunday, April 26, 2009 17:03

A major power outage caused many of the most popular rides at Alton Towers to shut down on April 26, stranding some riders for over an hour.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 18:55

WH Smith stores in the UK are offering 2 for 1 vouchers for Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, Legoland Windsor and Chessington World of Adventures until March 29.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 22:18

There is good news for Alton Towers fans, with the park's latest rollercoaster being approved for construction.

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