30 December 2018

2018 Year in Review

2021-10-19T10:23:58+01:0030th December 2018|Alton Towers Resort, Wicker Man|

2018 was set to be one of the most important years in Alton Towers Resort’s recent history. With the opening of the Resort’s first wooden rollercoaster, Wicker Man, construction beginning on a brand new accommodation offering, Alton Towers Stargazing Pods, and of course a year packed full of events including [...]

9 March 2018

Wicker Man – ‘Meet The Maker’ at Alton Towers Resort

2021-02-07T14:39:28+00:009th March 2018|Alton Towers Resort, Wicker Man|

Wicker Man has awoken! On Thursday 8th March, TowersTimes was invited to a special ‘Meet the Maker’ event, alongside other enthusiast communities to get a special preview of Wicker Man ahead of its grand opening on 17th March 2018. TowersTimes take a look at all the details of Alton Towers [...]

16 February 2018

Alton Towers Resort Reveal First Official Images of Wicker Man

2021-02-07T14:40:14+00:0016th February 2018|Alton Towers Resort, Wicker Man|

Alton Towers Resort have today revealed the first official images of Wicker Man, the latest addition to the Resort and the first wooden rollercoaster to open in the UK for 21 years. The stunning images depict the central, six-storey, theming structure which features an upwards facing human face on one [...]

30 December 2017

2017 Year in Review

2021-02-07T15:09:14+00:0030th December 2017|Alton Towers Resort, Wicker Man|

2017 certainly hasn’t been a quiet year for Alton Towers Resort. With not one, but two new additions to CBeebies Land, the return of a much missed legend, a brand new hotel, and the construction of the next Secret Weapon, there’s been plenty to keep an eye on over the [...]

8 November 2017

SW8 Construction Update – 4th November 2017

2021-02-07T15:10:35+00:008th November 2017|Alton Towers Resort, Wicker Man|

With Alton Towers Resort closing the theme park gates for the final time on the main 2017 season, the annual Ultimate Fireworks Spectacular offered an opportunity to take a last detailed look at construction of the Resort’s upcoming wooden rollercoaster. TowersTimes take a look at the latest progress. [...]

19 September 2017

Secret Weapon 8 Construction Update – 17th September 2017

2021-10-18T13:57:42+01:0019th September 2017|Alton Towers Resort, Wicker Man|

With summer drawing to a close and the busy Halloween season fast approaching, Secret Weapon 8 is continuing to take shape, with construction progressing at a steady pace. TowersTimes take a look at the latest progress on the Resort’s wooden roller coaster. Perhaps the most prominent addition to [...]

14 August 2017

Secret Weapon 8 Construction Update – 12th August 2017

2021-02-07T15:13:12+00:0014th August 2017|Alton Towers Resort, Wicker Man|

With the summer season at its peak, work shows no sign of slowing down on Secret Weapon 8. We take a look at the latest developments on the site of Alton Towers Resort’s new wooden rollercoaster. Having completed the majority of the structural work on the station and maintenance building, [...]