There’s always something new to enjoy at Alton Towers Resort and 2022 is no exception. This year sees the opening of three new attractions in CBeebies Land, as well as the addition of new entertainment and other improvements to the area.


Hey Duggee’s Big Adventure Badge

Climb, slide and bounce your way through a play and adventure land, then meet Hey Duggee and collect your Big Adventure Badge.


Andy’s Adventures Dinosaur Dig

Enjoy a live interactive show which will immerse you in prehistoric sights and sounds, as you see what you can dig and discover with Andy.


JoJo & Gran Gran At Home

Visit and explore Gran Gran’s house, where you can let your curiosity run wild as Gran Gran always has something exciting planned when JoJo comes to visit.

Special Events in 2022

Alton Towers Resort will be hosting several special events throughout the year. TowersTimes will have all the details nearer the time but here is a taste of what’s to come.


February Half Term

18th – 27th February

All the February Half Term action will be over at the Resort hotels with a swashbuckling pirate and princess takeover, including live shows, fancy dress and plenty of activities!


Festival of Thrills

4th April – 6th May

This new event kicks off the year and celebrates each of the Resort’s Big 7 rollercoasters, with each set to have its own live music playing out at this adrenalin-inducing event!


Mardi Gras

21st May – 19th June

Back for a second year is this carnival-style celebration full of dazzling colours, sounds and entertainment, alongside a range of foods from ‘around the world’, ready to tantalise the taste-buds of visitors. This year will also feature a new unique bar experience.



10th September – 2nd October

The return of this family fun festival with a Germanic twist, sees part of the theme park transformed to give guests a flavour of Bavaria with live music and European cuisine, as well as the chance to experience some of the theme park’s rides into the evening.



7th – 9th, 14th – 30th October

The legendary Scarefest returns in October with terrifying attractions and spooktacular family entertainment, as well as the theme park’s rides and attractions open until late.



4th, 5th & 6th November

The ultimate firework spectacular will end the season with a bang, lighting up the sky over Alton Towers Resort during the first weekend of November.




Santa Claus will be back at Alton Towers Resort during the Christmas season, bringing with him plenty of festive fun including access to selected theme park rides and attractions, as well as the return of Lightopia.