16 01, 2017

Hex to Return as Alton Towers Resort Confirm 2017 Line-Up

2017-02-26T15:47:40+00:00 January 16th, 2017|

Alton Towers Resort have today announced the rides and attractions line-up for the 2017 theme park season and confirmed that Hex: The Legend of the Towers will be returning following its closure for the 2016 season. After being closed as part of the Towers Loving Care programme, a decision which disappointed many

13 01, 2017

Go Jetters and The Furchester Hotel Confirmed for CBeebies Land

2017-02-26T15:47:40+00:00 January 13th, 2017|

Alton Towers Resort have today confirmed two new additions to CBeebies Land for the 2017 season with both Go Jetters and The Furchester Hotel joining the line-up for the new theme park season. Opening on the 25th March, the first of two new attrations will be the Go Jetters Vroomster Zoom Ride.

9 01, 2017

2017 Opening Hours Announced

2017-02-26T15:47:40+00:00 January 9th, 2017|

Alton Towers Resort have today announced their theme park opening hours for the 2017 season, confirming some significant changes to the operational times of the theme park. Opening for the new season on 25th March, the most significant change made has been to the opening time, with the theme park now not

30 12, 2016

2016 Year in Review

2017-02-26T15:47:40+00:00 December 30th, 2016|

2016 marked a new start for Alton Towers Resort following a difficult 2015. With the promise of a transformation for Air, an exciting new food and beverage offering, a programme of refreshes across the Resort in the form of Towers Loving Care, plus the unveiling of plans for Secret Weapon 8 it

12 12, 2016

CBeebies Land Hotel Construction Update – December 2016

2017-02-26T15:47:41+00:00 December 12th, 2016|

Whilst work is underway over on the site of SW8, back at the Resort Hotels construction is rapidly progressing on Alton Towers Resort’s new accommodation offering for 2017 – the CBeebies Land Hotel. The exterior skeleton of the hotel is now complete meaning the full scale of the development can clearly be

30 11, 2016

Additional SW8 Details Confirmed

2017-02-26T15:47:41+00:00 November 30th, 2016|

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

16 11, 2016

Full Details Confirmed for CBeebies Land Hotel

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

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

12 11, 2016

Up to 70 Further Jobs to be Cut at Alton Towers Resort

2017-02-26T15:47:41+00:00 November 12th, 2016|

Alton Towers Resort have announced that up to a further 70 salaried jobs could be cut across the Resort’s theme park and hotel operations as the Resort looks to continue to cut costs following the events of June 2015. Although business has started to recover, visitor numbers at the Resort are still

10 10, 2016

Scarefest Returns for Another Spooktacular Year

2017-02-26T15:47:41+00:00 October 10th, 2016|

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

3 10, 2016

CBeebies Land Hotel Construction Update – 3rd October 2016

2017-02-26T15:47:41+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|

Whilst the theme park prepares for Scarefest 2016 work has been rapidly progressing on the construction site for the CBeebies Land Hotel which is set to open in 2017. We take a look at all the latest work on the site. Vertical construction has now commenced with steel girders being erected to