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12 06, 2019

2019 Scarefest Line-up Revealed

2019-06-12T20:27:39+01:00June 12th, 2019|

The line-up for Scarefest 2019 has been revealed by Alton Towers Resort, promising to be ‘bigger, better and spookier than ever’. With a brand-new family maze, the revival of a classic scare attraction, the return of some of the Resort’s award-winning scare mazes, and the appearance of some family favourite characters, TowersTimes

30 04, 2019

Cbeebies Land 5th Anniversary Celebrations & A Change of Leadership for Alton Towers Resort

2019-04-30T20:13:57+01:00April 30th, 2019|

With another busy Bank Holiday Weekend almost upon us, Alton Towers Resort have announced details of a special event to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of CBeebies Land. Plus, Merlin Entertainments, Alton Towers Resort’s parent company, have confirmed leadership changes which will see a new Divisional Director for Alton Towers Resort. TowersTimes looks

25 04, 2019

Alton Towers to Restore Banqueting Hall Window

2019-04-25T20:24:30+01:00April 25th, 2019|

Alton Towers Resort have submitted a “Discharge of conditions” planning application to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council for the Restoration of the Banqueting Hall Window. In the plans, submitted earlier this month, the Resort outline their intention to fully restore the window in the Banqueting Hall which forms a part of the Grade

16 04, 2019

Alton Towers Stargazing Pods Welcome First Guests

2019-04-16T21:56:16+01:00April 16th, 2019|

Alton Towers Stargazing Pods welcomed their first guests over the weekend with a special, one-off, opening ceremony featuring a special appearance from Mark Thompson, Stargazing LIVE co-host, and Sir Algenon. TowersTimes were there to experience the celebrations. To mark the official opening of Alton Towers Resort’s newest accommodation, and the

2 04, 2019

Alton Towers Resort Nominated for Four ScareCON SCAR Awards

2019-04-03T19:53:14+01:00April 2nd, 2019|

Alton Towers Resort has received four nominations for the ScareCON SCAR awards, the annual awards which recognise and champion all aspects of the scare industry – from Halloween events, to year-round scare attractions. In the nominations for the 12th annual awards, which were revealed last night by ScareCON, the Resort

14 03, 2019

Alton Towers Stargazing Pods – Meet the Maker

2019-03-14T12:11:49+01:00March 14th, 2019|

With Alton Towers Resort set to open its latest accommodation offering – Alton Towers Stargazing Pods – next month, the Resort invited TowersTimes, alongside other enthusiast communities, to a special ‘Meet the Maker’ event to explore the new accommodation site. TowersTimes explores the latest details to be revealed. Alton Towers

2 03, 2019

Pirate and Princess Takeover 2019 – Swashbuckling High Jinks Lands at Alton Towers Resort

2019-03-02T17:03:21+01:00March 2nd, 2019|

Whilst Alton Towers Resort’s theme park season is not far away, the recent February half-term saw the return of the ‘Pirate and Princess Takeover’ at the Resort. Since 2016, February half-term has not seen the Resort open the main theme park, with attention instead being focused over at the Resort's

23 01, 2019

Further Details Emerge for The Alton Towers Dungeon

2019-01-23T19:41:04+01:00January 23rd, 2019|

Further details have today been revealed for The Alton Towers Dungeon, Alton Towers Resort’s new attraction for 2019. Details unveiled by Birmingham Mail reveal just some of what awaits guests in the Resort’s newest addition which the Resort describe as being ‘hilariously hideous’. As has been widely rumoured, The Alton