15 May 2022

Latest details for Alton Towers Resort’s 2022 events round-up

2022-05-15T13:32:13+01:0015th May 2022|Alton Towers Resort|

Alton Towers Resort have this week released further details for some of the remaining events in their 2022 line-up - Mardi Gras, Scarefest and Christmas. We round-up all the latest information! After the conclusion of Festival of Thrills on 6th May, the next upcoming event is Mardi Gras, [...]

31 March 2022

Alton Towers Resort reveal details of new Festival of Thrills event

2022-03-31T22:19:02+01:0031st March 2022|Alton Towers Resort|

Alton Towers Resort have revealed details of their Festival of Thrills event, a celebration of the resort's iconic rollercoasters. With a season full of "thrilliant" events planned, including the returning Mardi Gras, Oktoberfest, Scarefest, Fireworks and Christmas, Festival of Thrills is the first of a strong line up of celebrations [...]

25 January 2022

Alton Towers Resort planning Nemesis track replacement

2022-03-16T21:05:25+00:0025th January 2022|Alton Towers Resort|

Alton Towers Resort have submitted an application to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council to confirm the lawfulness of maintenance works to Nemesis, with the intention of increasing the rollercoaster’s lifespan. The application seeks to confirm the lawfulness of the work, which in simpler terms aims to provide the Council with the [...]

20 December 2021

Alton Towers Resort announce three new CBeebies Land attractions for 2022

2021-12-20T20:12:49+00:0020th December 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

Alton Towers Resort have today announced that three new attractions will join the CBeebies Land line-up in 2022, as part of an exciting re-imagining for the area. Hey Duggee’s Big Adventure Badge will see younger guests climb, slide and bounce their way through a play and adventure land, [...]

4 December 2021

Christmas season brings sackfuls of festivities to Alton Towers Resort

2021-12-15T19:42:09+00:004th December 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

Last weekend saw Alton Towers Resort open for the 2021 Christmas season, expanded on from previous years with the addition of a Christmas Market and Europe's longest light & lantern trail - Lightopia. TowersTimes were in attendance on Saturday 27th November to experience all of the festivities on offer. Upon [...]

26 November 2021

Alton Towers Resort submit application for repair works to The Swiss Cottage

2021-11-26T21:41:20+00:0026th November 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

Alton Towers Resort have submitted an application seeking listed building consent for repair and making-good works to the rear elevation of The Swiss Cottage, an iconic feature of the Gardens. The application outlines The Swiss Cottage's history, dating from 1835, when it was built for the 16th Earl [...]

14 October 2021

Alton Towers Resort deliver spine-tingling spooks for Scarefest 2021

2021-11-09T00:14:56+00:0014th October 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

Scarefest got underway at Alton Towers Resort last weekend, bringing with it a whole host of spine-tingling attractions and spooktacular family fun. TowersTimes rounds-up what's on offer at this year's event. The main attractions are of course the scare mazes, with this year's maze line-up unchanged from 2020. [...]

30 September 2021

Alton Towers Resort partners with Lightopia to sparkle this Christmas

2021-09-30T14:11:11+01:0030th September 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

Alton Towers Resort has announced a brand-new festive attraction for this year’s Christmas celebrations. In partnership with Lightopia, the theme park will host Europe’s biggest light and lantern festival, Seasonal Wonderland, which will take guests on a magical and immersive journey through the four seasons with spectacular lanterns, stunning light [...]

15 September 2021

Oktoberfest returns to Alton Towers Resort for 2021

2021-09-15T20:19:07+01:0015th September 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

Following its debut last year, Oktoberfest returned to Alton Towers Resort last weekend as the festivities for 2021 got underway. TowersTimes visited to see what changes and improvements the Resort have implemented to build on 2020's successful event. The event is once again primarily located on the front [...]

24 May 2021

Mardi Gras brings colourful carnival vibes to Alton Towers Resort

2021-05-24T20:45:40+01:0024th May 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

This weekend saw the colourful sights and lively sounds of Mardi Gras arrive at Alton Towers Resort as this brand-new event got underway, bringing a variety of entertainment and special food options to the theme park. Key to creating the event's feel-good atmosphere are the flamboyantly-dressed 'Krewes' - [...]