Alton Towers Resort have today announced the rides and attractions line-up for the 2017 theme park season and confirmed that Hex: The Legend of the Towers will be returning following its closure for the 2016 season. After being closed as part of the Towers Loving Care programme, a decision which disappointed many
Alton Towers Resort have today confirmed two new additions to CBeebies Land for the 2017 season with both Go Jetters and The Furchester Hotel joining the line-up for the new theme park season. Opening on the 25th March, the first of two new attrations will be the Go Jetters Vroomster Zoom Ride.
Alton Towers Resort have today announced their theme park opening hours for the 2017 season, confirming some significant changes to the operational times of the theme park. Opening for the new season on 25th March, the most significant change made has been to the opening time, with the theme park now not
2016 marked a new start for Alton Towers Resort following a difficult 2015. With the promise of a transformation for Air, an exciting new food and beverage offering, a programme of refreshes across the Resort in the form of Towers Loving Care, plus the unveiling of plans for Secret Weapon 8 it
Whilst work is underway over on the site of SW8, back at the Resort Hotels construction is rapidly progressing on Alton Towers Resort’s new accommodation offering for 2017 – the CBeebies Land Hotel. The exterior skeleton of the hotel is now complete meaning the full scale of the development can clearly be
With work having commenced on the future site of Secret Weapon 8 at Alton Towers Resort, the area where The Flume once stood has undergone some substantial changes from the derelict site which could be seen at the end of the 2016 season. We take a look at the progress so far.
Further details have today come to light surrounding Secret Weapon 8, Alton Towers Resort’s wooden rollercoaster development set to open in 2018. In plans submitted to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council as part of the requirements of the planning permission granted earlier this year, details surrounding the manufacturer, timescale, and cost of the
Full details about Alton Towers Resort’s newest accommodation offering, the CBeebies Land Hotel, have today been revealed as booking opened for Merlin Annual Passholders. Set to open on July 8th 2017, the CBeebies Land Hotel will feature a range of themed bedrooms alongside a full programme of entertainment – including live shows
Alton Towers Resort have announced that up to a further 70 salaried jobs could be cut across the Resort’s theme park and hotel operations as the Resort looks to continue to cut costs following the events of June 2015. Although business has started to recover, visitor numbers at the Resort are still
Scarefest returned to Alton Towers Resort this weekend promising a whole range of Halloween entertainment from family frights to extreme scares. With a brand new scare maze, new family maze, and a new scare zone joining this year’s line-up alongside the return of some Scarefest classics TowersTimes takes a look at all
Whilst the theme park prepares for Scarefest 2016 work has been rapidly progressing on the construction site for the CBeebies Land Hotel which is set to open in 2017. We take a look at all the latest work on the site. Vertical construction has now commenced with steel girders being erected to
The operating company of Alton Towers Resort, Merlin Attractions Operations Limited, have today been given a £5 million fine in relation to the incident on The Smiler which occurred on 2nd June 2016. Following a two day hearing at Stafford Crown Court, Judge Michael Chambers QC described how there was a “catastrophic