Scarefest Archive

Scarefest has seen many attractions come and go over the years. Here we take a look at some of the attractions from beyond the grave.

Timeline



Scare Attractions

Carnival of Screams

Final Resting Place: Adventure Land
Years: 2010 - 2013
For many years the circus rolled into town at Scarefest, but all the fun of the fair was the last thing on this troops mind. As the curtain rises, step inside and discover the hair raising acts of this sinister big top.

Zombies! Scare Zone

Final Resting Place: Dark Forest
Years: 2011 - 2014
The dead have risen from their graves and descended upon Alton Towers, as they take over an abandoned road deep within the park, ready to pounce on any unsuspecting traveller.

The Sanctuary

Final Resting Place: The Towers
Years: 2012 - 2014
Book an appointment at The Ministry of Joy's premier facility at Alton Towers. Prepare to get corrected. The Doctor will see you now...

The Ultimate Sleepover

Final Resting Place: The Towers
Years: 2014
For Scarefest 2014 the resort gained a third hotel, as The Towers threw open their doors for those brave enough to spend the exploring the Gothic Ruins and their uninvited inhabitants.

Scary Tales Scare Zone

Final Resting Place: Adventure Land
Years: 2014
Once Upon a Time arrives in the here and now, as you step into an enchanted land where dreams really can come true and nightmares never end...

Altonville Motel Dining Experience

Final Resting Place: The Towers
Years: 2014
Altonville Motel opened its doors once again, but this year the suites were fully booked for a wedding party, but don’t worry, the invitation is to an evening reception you’ll not forget in a hurry.

Sub Species: Operation Lockdown

Final Resting Place: The Towers
Years: 2015
An unidentified alien species has invaded and the threat must be contained. The Phalanx have been called in and need Operatives for their covert night-time operation.

The Haunting of Molly Crowe

Final Resting Place: X-Sector
Years: 2015
The strange case of Molly Crowe has gone down in legend, but what really happened that fateful night? Don't be left in the dark, for tonight you are invited to an exorcism…

Nox Infernus Scare Zone

Final Resting Place: Dark Forest
Years: 2015
A sinister cult has taken over the Dark Forest to spread the word that the end is nigh. The night of fire is upon us, have you accepted your fate or will you turn to The Cult for guidance…

Dark Apocalypse Scare Zone

Final Resting Place: Forbidden Valley
Years: 2015 - 2016
BREAKING NEWS: A contagion has swept through Forbidden Valley. Phalanx Control are on site to contain the threat and protect the general public. Do not be alarmed!

Terror of The Towers

Final Resting Place: The Towers
Years: 2002 - 2017
Terror has struck at the heart of this house, as the famous ruins at the centre of the park once again come to life with paranormal activity galore.

Freak Show Scare Zone

Final Resting Place: Adventure Land
Years: 2016 - 2017
A travelling side-show of circus rejects has descended. Dare you walk amongst the freakishly fascinating misfits, desperate for your undivided attention?

Family Attractions

Phil's Feathered Friends

Final Resting Place: Towers Street
Years: 2011
Feathered Friends was a late addition into the line up, replacing a proposed treasure hunt around the farm. When not performing, the birds could be found resting by the Furry Friend's barn.

Franklyn's Freaky Friends

Final Resting Place: Old MacDonald's Farmyard
Years: 2011
Located in the farm's Education Centre, Freaky Friends allowed you to get up close a personal with a whole host of creepy crawlies. Not one for the squeamish.

Franklyn's Freaky Farm

Final Resting Place: Old MacDonald's Farmyard
Years: 2011 - 2012
Franklyn and his friends have come to trick and treat guests as they join them in their Freaky Farm

Patch's Freaky Farm Talks

Final Resting Place: Old MacDonald's Farmyard
Years: 2012
Farmyards can be filled with all manner of creatures. In these Freaky Farm Talks, Patch introduced guests to some of the more weird and wonderful animals you might find.

Creepy Pottery Barn

Final Resting Place: Old MacDonald's Farmyard
Years: 2012
Located in the Education Centre, this attraction gave guests the chance to brush up on their pottery painting skills to find out who could decorate the spookiest pot.

Patch's Brilliant Bug Barn

Final Resting Place: The Towers
Years: 2013 - 2014
Patch brings out his collection of brilliant bugs and let's all of his friends get up close and personal with a barnload of weird and wonderful beasties.

Patch's Pottery Painting

Final Resting Place: Cloud Cuckoo Land
Years: 2013 - 2014
Patch loves getting creative and hopes you do too as he offers the chance to paint your own pot in the spookiest design you can.

Trick or Treat Stage

Final Resting Place: Towers Street
Years: 2007 - 2017
You are guaranteed a treat no matter which of the shows you catch on the Trick or Treat Stage...

Phil & Franklyn’s Ghoul School

Final Resting Place: Towers Street
Years: 2012 - 2017
Oh no! Franklyn has lost his scary touch and Halloween is just around the corner! Can Phil and the gang help him rediscover his inner ghoul before it's too late?

Resort Attractions

Trick or Treat Rooms

Final Resting Place: Resort
Years: 2008
Check in to one of these very special Halloween themed rooms, which is full of fun for all the family. The special decorated rooms were sure to get you into a haunting mood as you discovered all the hidden treats that are included.

Scare Rooms

Final Resting Place: Resort
Years: 2007 - 2013
Why let the scares end at your bedroom door? If you checked into one of the resort's scare rooms you could expect visitations throughout the night. Sleep tight!