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10 December 2018

Merlin Re-introduce Monthly Membership Scheme

By |2021-02-07T14:33:32+00:0010th December 2018|Industry News|

Merlin Entertainments have re-launched their Monthly Memberships, offering customers the opportunity to pay for all the same benefits of a Merlin Annual Pass in small monthly instalments. Costing £8.99 a month for a Standard Membership, with a £29.99 joining fee, and £11.99 a month for a Premium Membership, [...]

1 November 2018

Alton Towers Stargazing Pods Construction Update – 30th October 2018

By |2021-02-07T14:35:31+00:001st November 2018|Alton Towers Resort|

Whilst the 2018 theme park season may be drawing to a close, construction of the Alton Towers Stargazing Pods has taken a significant step forward. TowersTimes takes a look at the latest progress on Alton Towers Resort’s newest accommodation. In what marks a significant step for the project, the first [...]

17 October 2018

Screamfest Burton Unleashes Nightmares this Halloween

By |2021-02-07T14:35:50+00:0017th October 2018|Industry News|

Nightmares are brought to life as Screamfest returns with a brand new maze and a range of great Halloween attractions and entertainment for 2018. Based at the National Forest Adventure Farm in Burton-on-Trent and located 20 miles from Alton Towers Resort. TowersTimes were invited to the preview night to be [...]

9 October 2018

Scarefest Returns for Another Year of Frights and Thrills

By |2021-02-07T14:36:33+00:009th October 2018|Alton Towers Resort|

Scarefest has returned to Alton Towers Resort for another year packed full of spooky fun, frights, and thrills. With a brand new scare maze – Project 42; the return of some previous favourites; new entertainment; and the first chance to experience Wicker Man in the dark, TowersTimes headed to the [...]

27 September 2018

Further Details and Pricing Revealed for Alton Towers Stargazing Pods

By |2021-02-07T14:36:49+00:0027th September 2018|Alton Towers Resort|

Alton Towers Resort have today officially launched their newest accommodation offering, Alton Towers Stargazing Pods, with guests now able to book stays from Friday 12th April 2019. Available for stays throughout the peak summer and school holiday periods (Easter, May half term, June, July and August, and October half term), [...]

30 August 2018

Stargazing Pods Photo Construction Update – 25th August 2018

By |2021-02-07T14:37:01+00:0030th August 2018|Alton Towers Resort|

With summer drawing to a close, construction has been continuing at a rapid pace on the site of Alton Towers Resort’s Stargazing Pods. TowersTimes take a look at the latest progress on the site of the Resort’s latest accommodation offering. Across the site, groundwork for the pods and associated building [...]

15 August 2018

Enchanted Village Expansion Construction Update – 12th August 2018

By |2021-02-07T14:37:12+00:0015th August 2018|Alton Towers Resort|

Construction has commenced on Alton Towers Resort’s latest accommodation. Planned as an expansion to The Enchanted Village, and given approval by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council just last month, the latest addition to the Resort’s accommodation portfolio will see a further 102 rooms added to the already extensive overnight offering. TowersTimes [...]

25 March 2018

Alton Towers Resort Nominated for Two ScareCON SCAR Awards

By |2021-02-07T14:38:30+00:0025th March 2018|Alton Towers Resort|

Alton Towers Resort has received two 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 11th annual awards, which were revealed earlier by ScareCON, [...]