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

14 08, 2017

Secret Weapon 8 Construction Update – 12th August 2017

2017-08-14T18:13:49+00:00 August 14th, 2017|

With the summer season at its peak, work shows no sign of slowing down on Secret Weapon 8. We take a look at the latest developments on the site of Alton Towers Resort’s new wooden rollercoaster. Having completed the majority of the structural work on the station and maintenance building, work is

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

24 06, 2017

Alton Towers Resort Win Two ScareCON SCAR Awards

2017-06-24T10:35:53+00:00 June 24th, 2017|

Alton Towers Resort was victorious at last night’s ScareCON SCAR Awards, picking up two awards out of the five it was nominated for. Beating competition from the likes of Thorpe Park Resort, Scare Kingdom Scream Park, and Tulley’s Shocktoberfest, Alton Towers walked away with the award for ‘Best Halloween Scare Attraction’ for