Do Look Down

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Do Look Down 2017-02-26T15:47:23+00:00

You don’t normally get to see the park from this angle! Looking at these aerial photos shows you just how wonderful and magical Alton Towers actually is, set within hundreds of acres of beautiful countryside!

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1950/60s

These are our oldest aerial shots, and show what the resort was like when it first opened to the public as a fairground attraction.

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1980s

It was in this era that Towers Street was built, which has remained as one of the most iconic parts of the Alton Towers Resort. Take a look back at its construction, from the air!

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1990s

This was perhaps the most significant decade for the resort, with the construction of Secret Weapon 3: Nemesis – a rollercoaster which put them on the global theme park map.

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2001

As we moved into a new millenium, the resort were constructing yet another Secret Weapon, Air – the world’s first rollercoaster to place riders in the prone position.

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2006

Through the nougthies the park was rapidly developing into Britain’s number one theme park, with the construction of yet another rollercoaster – Rita.

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2013

Coming Soon – When the resort announced plans for the seventh Secret Weapon we unleashed MI7 to keep us updated with the ride’s construction over closed season.