Since the earliest days of TowersTimes, we have produced yearly review articles which round-up all the key developments of the preceding 12 months. From the construction and opening of new attractions and accommodation, to the annual seasonal events, let these be your comprehensive guides to years past at Alton Towers Resort.

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Review of the Year: 2002

Reminisce about Air’s opening season as we reflected on some of our highlights of the 2002 season.


Review of the Year: 2003

2003’s developments included construction of Splash Landings Hotel and The Haunted House’s revamp.


Review of the Year: 2004

2004 saw the closure of numerous rides, resignation of the park’s manager and Ropers court case.

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2014 Year in Review

From CBeebies Land to Scarefest, take a look back at all the key moments from the 2014 season.


2015 Year in Review

The 2015 season would prove to be one of the most challenging in the Resort’s history.


2016 Year in Review

2016 represented a new start, with Air transformed into Galactica and new Rollercoaster Restaurant.


2017 Year in Review

This year saw additions to CBeebies Land, the new CBeebies Land Hotel, and construction of SW8.

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2018 Year in Review

This season marked the opening of Wicker Man, while construction of the Stargazing Pods got underway.