Opening Meet 2015

Note: Following confirmation that The Blade will be sticking around at least for the beginning of the 2015 season, our Saturday photo point has now moved to outside The Blade at approximately 2pm. #PoseForBlade

Time to say hello to the 2015 main season….

It seems like forever since we said goodbye to the 2014 season, but the 2015 main season is now finally upon us! Join us on park for a weekend of rides and catching up on what everyone has been up to over those dark dark days of closed season.

When and where?Talk Topic

This is a two day meet on Saturday 21st March & Sunday 22nd March. We’ll be at the Alton Towers Resort for both days, where a full lineup of rides is currently expected across the weekend.

Friday, 20th March 2015 (optional)
For those who want to head to Staffordshire before the meet, check in to the Travelodge in Rugeley town centre at your leisure.
7.30pm – Pre-meet social at The Plaza (Wetherspoons) just 100 metres walk from the hotel.

Saturday. 21st March 2015
9:00am – Meet outside the Box Office on Towers Street at Alton Towers.
5:00pm – Park closes; those staying over return to Rugeley
8.30pm – Evening meal at The Plaza (Wetherspoons) just 100 metres walk from the hotel.

Sunday, 22nd March 2015
10:00am – Meet outside the Box Office on Towers Street at Alton Towers
5:00pm – Park close


Suggested accommodation is at Rugeley Travelodge, around a 30-35 minute drive from Alton Towers. Book over 28 days in advance for the best rates on the Travelodge website.

Note: As Rugeley Travelodge is some distance from Alton Towers, you’ll need transport to get there. Please check out our who’s going list below or our forum topic for the meet should you need a lift.

Group photo

ATR Opening Meet 2013 - Saturday (1) - 16/03/2013Following feedback, we’re now announcing our group photo locations in advance. So bring your best smiles, strike a pose, and join in with everyone for a photo at the following times across the weekend

Remember: These are subject to change, and we’ll always update our photo location each day of the meet on our Facebook page and on Twitter.

Saturday 21st March: Outside The Blade at 2pm.
Sunday 22nd March: Submission’s former location in X Sector at 2pm.