Scarefest 2019 sees the debut of new scare maze, The Attic: Terror of the Towers, and new family maze, Darkest Depths. Existing mazes will also be returning, alongside the annual resurrection of the Alton Ancestors, and the return of the Freaky Five.

We’ve got all the information you could possibly need to decide which of these spooktacular attractions you want to brave!

Please note that there are age restrictions in place on the resort’s scare mazes, and other attractions have age recommendations – see the individual attraction pages for details of these.

Scare Mazes


The Attic: Terror of the Towers – NEW

Dare you venture inside this live action scare maze to discover the story of ‘The Governess’, whose ghost still tries to avenge the death of her charges?

Project 42

Valiant volunteers are required to rescue the technician and find a vaccination for the escaped human test subjects, which have been infected by a mutant antidote!

Altonville Mine Tours

The Altonville Mines are reopening for another year, with guests invited on a tour to uncover the legend of the Skin Snatchers once more.

Sub Species: The End Games

Descend deep underground to a post-apocalyptic sewer system, where you will choose your own route in an attempt to avoid the creatures that chase after you!

Other Scares

The Alton Towers Dungeon

The Dungeon is promising less laughs and more screams with the arrival of Halloween, so prepare yourself for even more shocks and surprises.

Family Attractions

Darkest Depths – NEW

Embark on a ghostly voyage into pirate folklore and come face-to-face with legendary creatures of the deep, in this new family maze.

Freaky Fun Zone

Franklyn, Skelvin, Patch, Phil, and Gretyl return with four shows which promise plenty of spooktacular fun for all the family.

CBeebies Land

Halloween is coming to CBeebies Land – both the characters and Funsters are ready to celebrate the spookiest of seasons with a show and party!

Alton Ancestors

Meet the friendly ghoulish characters who once used to roam the grounds of the Resort, and have now risen from the grave for another Halloween.

Hotel Entertainment

The Halloween fun continues at the hotels as Alton Towers Hotel becomes Witches’ Haunt Inn and Splash Landings Hotel sprouts into Patch’s Pumpkin Pad.