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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

2017-02-26T15:47:41+00:00 November 16th, 2016|

Merlin Attractions Operations fined £5 Million for The Smiler Incident

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

2017-02-26T15:47:41+00:00 September 27th, 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

2017-02-26T15:47:41+00:00 September 26th, 2016|

World’s First CBeebies Land Hotel to Open at Alton Towers Resort

The first ever CBeebies Land Hotel is set to open at Alton Towers Resort next year, as the Resort confirmed the theme of their new hotel in an announcement via their social media channels earlier today (27th July 2016). Currently under construction to the rear of the Alton Towers Hotel Gardens, the

2017-02-26T15:47:41+00:00 July 27th, 2016|

Wooden Rollercoaster Confirmed for Secret Weapon 8

Full plans have today been submitted to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council for Secret Weapon 8 at Alton Towers Resort marking the first step in the process of bringing a long awaited wooden rollercoaster to the theme park for the 2018 season. The submitted application requests permission for “Demolition of existing structures and

2017-02-26T15:47:42+00:00 May 31st, 2016|

Rollercoaster Restaurant Debuts at Alton Towers Resort

This weekend saw the opening of the UK’s first Rollercoaster Restaurant at Alton Towers Resort. The new Restaurant offers diners the chance to experience service with a difference with meals being delivered via rollercoaster tracks set above guests’ heads, giving a whole new meaning to fast food. TowersTimes went along to sample

2017-02-26T15:47:42+00:00 May 16th, 2016|