7 03, 2018

Plans for Alternative Enchanted Village Expansion Submitted by Alton Towers Resort

2018-03-08T15:52:54+00:00March 7th, 2018|

Alton Towers Resort have submitted a planning application for an expansion of the Enchanted Village, comprising 102 accommodation pods with shower and toilet facilities, reception building and tipis. Proposed to be located to the north west of the current lodge accommodation, on an area of land currently used as a village green

3 03, 2018

Pirate and Princess Takeover 2018 – The Swashbuckling Adventure Returns to Alton Towers Resort

2018-03-03T20:15:22+00:00March 3rd, 2018|

Whilst the Resort's main season is not far away, the recent February half-term event saw the return of the Pirates and Princesses short breaks at Alton Towers Resort. For 2018 the Resort substantially increased the programme of entertainment, making this an unmissable event, particularly for those with children. TowersTimes was given exclusive

16 02, 2018

Alton Towers Resort Reveal First Official Images of Wicker Man

2018-02-16T19:39:36+00:00February 16th, 2018|

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 side and

22 01, 2018

Changes to Early Ride Time and Staggered Openings Confirmed

2018-01-25T20:05:36+00:00January 22nd, 2018|

***Since the publication of this article Alton Towers Resort have revised the plans for staggered openings. Full details can be found in our article dated 25th January 2018*** Alton Towers Resort have today confirmed the Early Ride Time line-up for the 2018 season, alongside revealing that many of the Resort’s rides and

20 01, 2018

Pirates and Princesses to Invade Alton Towers Resort for February Half Term

2018-01-20T16:44:35+00:00January 20th, 2018|

Alton Towers Resort have confirmed full details of their Pirate and Princess family getaways for this February half-term. From Saturday 10th February to Sunday 25th February, the Resort are offering families the chance to join them on a voyage of discovery with the Resort being transformed into a fully-themed Pirate and Princess

30 12, 2017

2017 Year in Review

2017-12-30T16:30:09+00:00December 30th, 2017|

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 course of

23 12, 2017

A Magical Christmas at Alton Towers Resort 2017

2017-12-24T11:23:01+00:00December 23rd, 2017|

With Christmas just around the corner, Alton Towers Resort have been offering a selection of festive short breaks to enable guests to enjoy a magical Santa’s Sleepover at the Resort. Featuring a complete range of Christmas experiences, from festive activities, a selection of rides in the Theme Park, the Resort’s very own

29 11, 2017

Merlin Entertainments Relegated from FTSE 100 Index

2017-11-29T19:42:29+00:00November 29th, 2017|

FTSE Russell, the global stock market index provider, has today confirmed that Merlin Entertainments will drop from the top tier FTSE 100 index to the FTSE 250 as part of the quarterly review of the FTSE UK Index Series. Merlin Entertainments' relegation from the UK’s leading share index follows a significant decline

28 11, 2017

Merlin confirm Changes to Standard and Premium Annual Passes

2017-11-28T19:52:21+00:00November 28th, 2017|

Merlin Annual Pass have today confirmed the full changes to their Annual Pass packages for new Standard and Premium Passes for 2017/18. One of the largest changes being made is the introduction of additional restrictions to the validity of the Standard Annual Pass. Passes purchased from 28th November onwards will now not