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9 10, 2018

Scarefest Returns for Another Year of Frights and Thrills

2018-10-10T22:07:12+00:00October 9th, 2018|

Scarefest has returned to Alton Towers Resort for another year packed full of spooky fun, frights, and thrills. With a brand new scare maze – Project 42; the return of some previous favourites; new entertainment; and the first chance to experience Wicker Man in the dark, TowersTimes headed to the Resort for

27 09, 2018

Further Details and Pricing Revealed for Alton Towers Stargazing Pods

2018-09-27T21:01:33+00:00September 27th, 2018|

Alton Towers Resort have today officially launched their newest accommodation offering, Alton Towers Stargazing Pods, with guests now able to book stays from Friday 12th April 2019. Available for stays throughout the peak summer and school holiday periods (Easter, May half term, June, July and August, and October half term), as well

30 08, 2018

Stargazing Pods Photo Construction Update – 25th August 2018

2018-08-31T18:16:06+00:00August 30th, 2018|

With summer drawing to a close, construction has been continuing at a rapid pace on the site of Alton Towers Resort’s Stargazing Pods. TowersTimes take a look at the latest progress on the site of the Resort’s latest accommodation offering. Across the site, groundwork for the pods and associated building has been

15 08, 2018

Enchanted Village Expansion Construction Update – 12th August 2018

2018-08-15T18:38:05+00:00August 15th, 2018|

Construction has commenced on Alton Towers Resort’s latest accommodation. Planned as an expansion to The Enchanted Village, and given approval by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council just last month, the latest addition to the Resort’s accommodation portfolio will see a further 102 rooms added to the already extensive overnight offering. TowersTimes take a

25 03, 2018

Alton Towers Resort Nominated for Two ScareCON SCAR Awards

2018-03-25T20:04:39+00:00March 25th, 2018|

Alton Towers Resort has received two nominations for the ScareCON SCAR awards, the annual awards which recognise and champion all aspects of the scare industry – from Halloween events, to year round scare attractions. In the nominations for the 11th annual awards, which were revealed earlier by ScareCON, the resort

9 03, 2018

Wicker Man – ‘Meet The Maker’ at Alton Towers Resort

2018-03-09T20:17:54+00:00March 9th, 2018|

Wicker Man has awoken! On Thursday 8th March, TowersTimes was invited to a special ‘Meet the Maker’ event, alongside other enthusiast communities to get a special preview of Wicker Man ahead of its grand opening on 17th March 2018. TowersTimes take a look at all the details of Alton Towers Resort’s latest

7 03, 2018

Plans for Alternative Enchanted Village Expansion Submitted by Alton Towers Resort

2018-03-08T15:52:54+00:00March 7th, 2018|

Alton Towers Resort have submitted a planning application for an expansion of the Enchanted Village, comprising 102 accommodation pods with shower and toilet facilities, reception building and tipis. Proposed to be located to the north west of the current lodge accommodation, on an area of land currently used as a village green

3 03, 2018

Pirate and Princess Takeover 2018 – The Swashbuckling Adventure Returns to Alton Towers Resort

2018-03-03T20:15:22+00:00March 3rd, 2018|

Whilst the Resort's main season is not far away, the recent February half-term event saw the return of the Pirates and Princesses short breaks at Alton Towers Resort. For 2018 the Resort substantially increased the programme of entertainment, making this an unmissable event, particularly for those with children. TowersTimes was given exclusive