19 May 2021

The World of David Walliams opens at Alton Towers Resort

2021-05-19T08:50:32+01:0019th May 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Alton Towers Resort have this week opened The World of David Walliams, a colourful area inspired by David Walliams' popular children's books that includes flagship attraction Gangsta Granny: The Ride.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Following the postponement of its original Spring 2020 opening, Gangsta Granny: The Ride opened to much anticipation over the experience this [...]

13 May 2021

Alton Towers Resort triumphs with two ScareCON SCAR Awards

2021-05-13T20:21:44+01:0013th May 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Alton Towers Resort was triumphant at last night’s virtual ScareCON SCAR Awards, picking up two awards out of the six nominations it received.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Beating competition from a range of high quality scare attractions and events, Alton Towers Resort walked away with the award for 'Best set and design' for Freak Show: [...]

5 May 2021

Alton Towers Resort reveal details of new Mardi Gras event

2021-05-05T19:51:44+01:005th May 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Alton Towers Resort have revealed more details of their Mardi Gras event, the brand-new carnival style celebration that is set to dazzle with an explosion of colours, sounds, high-energy entertainment and much more.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The event will see the Resort transformed with music, street performers and food, to create a fantabulous feel-good [...]

16 April 2021

2021 season gets underway at Alton Towers Resort

2021-04-16T17:47:04+01:0016th April 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The 2021 theme park season is now underway at Alton Towers Resort! TowersTimes visited on Monday 12th April to see what changes have been made over the winter, and check out what's in store for the rest of the season.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Following the circulation of rumours during the last few months, the [...]

7 April 2021

The Retro Squad pop-up rides arrive at Alton Towers Resort for 2021

2021-04-07T20:49:37+01:007th April 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Alton Towers Resort has today confirmed full details of 'The Retro Squad', a collection of three retro-inspired pop-up rides which are due to feature as part of the ride line-up in 2021.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It is said that 41 years ago a message asking for help to bring more funktastic thrills for the [...]

3 April 2021

Gardens reopen at Alton Towers Resort providing preview of 2021 season

2021-04-03T18:15:16+01:003rd April 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Alton Towers Resort has this week begun to welcome guests back for the first time in 2021, with its Gardens open for local families to enjoy, providing a first look at some of the changes and new additions to the theme park for this year.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The first developments are on Towers [...]

30 March 2021

Alton Towers Resort announces 2021 events and entertainment

2021-04-03T18:34:53+01:0030th March 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Alton Towers Resort has today announced an exciting calendar of events and entertainment set to feature in 2021. From the return of fan favourites such as Oktoberfest and Scarefest as well as the addition of a brand new Mardi Gras event, TowersTimes looks into all the info on this 'thrilliant' [...]

18 March 2021

Alton Towers Resort nominated for six ScareCON SCAR Awards

2021-04-10T11:13:37+01:0018th March 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Alton Towers Resort has received six nominations across six categories 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.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the nominations for the 14th annual awards, which were revealed last night by ScareTOUR, [...]

25 February 2021

Alton Towers Resort confirm 2021 re-opening plans

2021-02-25T21:26:25+00:0025th February 2021|Alton Towers Resort|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Alton Towers Resort have confirmed their re-opening plans for the 2021 season, following the recent Government announcement regarding the relaxation of lockdown measures.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Resort will begin to welcome local families to enjoy the Alton Towers Gardens every day from Monday 29th March to Sunday 11th April. On these dates, the [...]

7 December 2020

Merlin Entertainments launches new Gold & Platinum Annual Passes

2021-01-30T00:41:03+00:007th December 2020|Industry News|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Merlin Entertainments have today launched two brand new Annual Passes with the introduction of the Merlin Gold Pass and Merlin Platinum Pass. These new products are being introduced after it was revealed on 23rd November that the Standard and Premium passes would not be returning to sale, following the suspension [...]

6 December 2020

Christmas arrives at Alton Towers Resort for Festive Days Out

2021-01-30T00:42:54+00:006th December 2020|Alton Towers Resort|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Christmas arrived at Alton Towers Resort this weekend with the first of this year's Festive Day Out dates. TowersTimes takes a look at the seasonal delights on offer, which have been adapted to comply with current coronavirus restrictions.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With the announcement that Staffordshire would be subject to Tier 3 restrictions from [...]

10 November 2020

Alton Towers Resort to reopen Gardens to the public from 13th November

2021-01-30T00:43:46+00:0010th November 2020|Alton Towers Resort|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Alton Towers Resort will be re-opening its Gardens to visitors on weekend days from Friday 13th November, in line with the latest Government guidance on gardens and outdoor paid-for attractions. The Gardens will be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, meaning local communities and guests will be able to enjoy [...]