Every ride and attraction at Alton Towers Resort started off as a mound of dirt or several slabs of concrete. Dive into the construction process of many of the wonderful additions to the Resort and be blown away by just how much things sometimes change when a project on the drawing board becomes reality.
Toyland Tours closed during 2005 in order to receive a retheme and an extension which saw the ride transformed into a magical tour of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory.
‘Air’ and its former shop were together redeveloped into Galactica, the world’s first rollercoaster fully dedicated to virtual reality, and the UK’s first Rollercoaster Restaurant.
Hex was the first ride to make use of the Towers, when it opened in 2000. Although the main ride is in an external building, it still brings attention back to this historic building.
A cold front swept over the Cloud Cuckoo Land Theatre in 2012, plunging it back into the chilly climate of the Ice Age. Here’s a glimpse at the theatre’s snowy transformation.