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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

19 06, 2017

Secret Weapon 8 Construction Update – 17th June 2017

2017-06-19T21:43:20+00:00 June 19th, 2017|

With temperatures rising over the past few days at Alton Towers Resort, construction on Secret Weapon 8 has been steadily progressing as the Resort’s first wooden rollercoaster continues to emerge from the site of former Flume. We take a look at the latest developments. One of the most striking developments over the

29 05, 2017

Splash Landings Hotel Re-Opens

2017-05-29T14:01:29+00:00 May 29th, 2017|

Splash Landings Hotel threw open its doors for the first time in 2017 this weekend, as Alton Towers Resort’s tropical themed hotel re-opened following its closure during the first part of the year. We take a look at some of the changes. As you approach the Hotel and enter into reception, much

11 05, 2017

CBeebies Land Hotel Construction Update – 7th May 2017

2017-05-11T17:59:19+00:00 May 11th, 2017|

With just over eight weeks until the CBeebies Land Hotel grand opening, Alton Towers Resort’s newest accommodation is entering its final construction phases. We examine all the latest progress. The only area where scaffolding now remains is on the elevation nearest The Enchanted Village, where the main entrance to the Hotel will

16 04, 2017

Alton Towers Resort Nominated for Five ScareCON Scar Awards

2017-04-16T14:20:44+00:00 April 16th, 2017|

Alton Towers Resort has received five 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 10th annual awards, which were revealed earlier today by ScareTOUR, the resort picked