30 12, 2017

2017 Year in Review

2017-12-30T16:30:09+00:00 December 30th, 2017|

2017 certainly hasn’t been a quiet year for Alton Towers Resort. With not one, but two new additions to CBeebies Land, the return of a much missed legend, a brand new hotel, and the construction of the next Secret Weapon, there’s been plenty to keep an eye on over the course of

23 12, 2017

A Magical Christmas at Alton Towers Resort 2017

2017-12-24T11:23:01+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|

With Christmas just around the corner, Alton Towers Resort have been offering a selection of festive short breaks to enable guests to enjoy a magical Santa’s Sleepover at the Resort. Featuring a complete range of Christmas experiences, from festive activities, a selection of rides in the Theme Park, the Resort’s very own

29 11, 2017

Merlin Entertainments Relegated from FTSE 100 Index

2017-11-29T19:42:29+00:00 November 29th, 2017|

FTSE Russell, the global stock market index provider, has today confirmed that Merlin Entertainments will drop from the top tier FTSE 100 index to the FTSE 250 as part of the quarterly review of the FTSE UK Index Series. Merlin Entertainments' relegation from the UK’s leading share index follows a significant decline

28 11, 2017

Merlin confirm Changes to Standard and Premium Annual Passes

2017-11-28T19:52:21+00:00 November 28th, 2017|

Merlin Annual Pass have today confirmed the full changes to their Annual Pass packages for new Standard and Premium Passes for 2017/18. One of the largest changes being made is the introduction of additional restrictions to the validity of the Standard Annual Pass. Passes purchased from 28th November onwards will now not

23 10, 2017

Scarefest Welcomes Another Year of Spine-Tingling Terrors

2017-10-23T20:03:24+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|

Scarefest has returned to Alton Towers Resort, promising a range of Halloween fun and thrills from spooky family fun, to thrilling scare mazes. With a brand new fourth scare maze joining the line-up, alongside the return of some award winning attractions, and Scarefest classics, TowersTimes has been given unrivalled access to bring you

19 09, 2017

Secret Weapon 8 Construction Update – 17th September 2017

2017-12-30T13:18:09+00:00 September 19th, 2017|

With summer drawing to a close and the busy Halloween season fast approaching, Secret Weapon 8 is continuing to take shape, with construction progressing at a steady pace. TowersTimes take a look at the latest progress on the Resort’s wooden roller coaster. Perhaps the most prominent addition to the site in recent

19 08, 2017

Scarefest 2017 Round-Up

2017-08-19T17:01:46+00:00 August 19th, 2017|

With summer nearing its end and the Scarfest Hearse appearing at the bottom of Towers Street, it can only mean one thing – the Halloween season is nearly upon us. With Alton Towers Resort recently unveiling the line-up for 2017’s event, promising it to be its biggest yet, we take a look

10 07, 2017

CBeebies Land Hotel Debuts at Alton Towers Resort

2017-07-10T19:29:14+00:00 July 10th, 2017|

This weekend, Alton Towers Resort unveiled the CBeebies Land Hotel, the Resort’s newest accommodation offering which has been fully designed around little guests. TowersTimes were given the opportunity to take a look around the new hotel. As guests approach the hotel, one of the first things they notice is the colourful theming