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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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Paramount Park Spain concept art
Monday, May 27, 2013 10:58

The Smiler delays continue at Alton Towers, Full Throttle takes shape at Six Flags Magic Mountain and plans for Spain's Paramount Park are revealed.

the smiler
Monday, May 27, 2013 10:51

Alton Towers has removed all mentions of an opening date for The Smiler from its official website, prompting speculation that the park's new roller coaster will not open for some time.

the smiler
Friday, May 24, 2013 09:53

Alton Towers fans are still waiting for the park's new roller coaster, The Smiler, to open as the park confirmed that it will remain out of action on Friday, May 24, 2013.

the smiler
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 14:04

Alton Towers has revealed that its much-delayed new roller coaster, The Smiler, will now miss its scheduled opening date of May 23, 2013.

the smiler
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 10:05

Alton Towers has begun advertising its new roller coaster, The Smiler, on television ahead of its opening day on May 23, 2013.

Alton Towers hut concept art
Thursday, May 16, 2013 16:04

The Alton Towers Resort has withdrawn its application for planning consent to build 150 on-site lodges, which had been expected to open in 2014.

the smiler
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 11:55

Alton Towers has begun offering preview rides on its new roller coaster, The Smiler, to members of the media ahead of its official debut on May 23, 2013.

the smiler
Friday, May 10, 2013 09:45

The Guinness Book of World Records has officially confirmed The Smiler roller coaster at Alton Towers as having more inversions than any other coaster.

Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Paris
Thursday, May 09, 2013 09:45

Alton Towers finally confirms The Smiler opening date, Star Wars Weekend details announced by Walt Disney World and Disneyland Paris narrows losses.

The Smiler
Thursday, May 09, 2013 09:35

Alton Towers has confirmed that its record-breaking new roller coaster, The Smiler, will officially open on Thursday, May 23, 2013.

Six Flags Season Pass
Monday, May 06, 2013 10:53

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Ghost Town in the Sky logo
Thursday, April 25, 2013 10:23

Alton Towers completes The Smiler's circuit, Curious George to close at Universal Studios Hollywood and Old Western Town returns to Ghost Town in the Sky.


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