Additional SW8 Details Confirmed

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

November 30th, 2016|

Full Details Confirmed for CBeebies Land Hotel

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

November 16th, 2016|

Scarefest Returns for Another Spooktacular Year

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

October 10th, 2016|

Sentencing Hearing Commences for The Smiler Incident

Merlin Attractions Operations Limited, the company which operate Alton Towers Resort, have today been in court as the two day sentencing hearing for the incident on The Smiler, which occurred on 2nd June 2015, commenced at Stafford Crown Court. During the first day of the hearing Bernard Thorogood, prosecuting barrister for the

September 26th, 2016|

Scarefest 2016 Line-Up Confirmed

It may be the height of the summer season, however Alton Towers Resort have in the past week turned their attention towards Halloween with the announcement of the line-up for Scarefest 2016, including a brand new scare maze, new scare zone, and a new family attraction as well as the return of

August 1st, 2016|

New Addition Planned for CBeebies Land

Plans have been unveiled today for a new extension to CBeebies Land at Alton Towers Resort which will see a brand new ride added to the popular children’s area for the 2017 season. In documents recently submitted to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, the Resort outlines plans for a new ‘rotating ride and

July 12th, 2016|