It’s not just about the present and future of Alton Towers. There is a lot of history behind the park, including when the grounds were part of the Shrewsbury estate, when the park was just being developed and more recently when rides started to be removed.
We’ve been covering the latest developments and goings-on at Alton Towers Resort for over 20 years! During that time we’ve obtained countless updates, whether that be documenting the construction of new attractions, experiencing the various seasonal events, capturing the Resort from unique perspectives, and much more.
Behind The Scenes
Take a peek behind the Alton Towers magic and technical aspects of Britain’s top rides.
Follow the construction of rides past and present from an expanse of land into a magical attraction.
Every year the resort plays host to an array of events – see how these have evolved over the years.
Years in Review
Read our yearly review articles rounding-up all the key developments of the preceding 12 months.
The legendary Attraction Source & TowersTimes Forum ran for twenty years and was a major source for discussion on all things theme parks. Although the forum is now closed, we have kept it accessible for archive and reference purposes.
Over years, we’ve accumulated a vast archive of content that documents Alton Towers’ development into the Resort that it is today. Encompassing plans for new attractions, directories of departed attractions and mascots, historic theme park maps and other media – there’s plenty to delve into!
The Drawing Board
See if reality lived up to the plans and concepts produced for the Resort’s attractions.
The Alton Towers Guidebooks offered a wealth of information about the Resort and its heritage.
Discover never before seen marketing ephemera from the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Old Park Maps
The maps from the past are perhaps one of the best ways to observe the Resort’s year by year evolution.