TowersStreet News

2017 Ride Line-Up Released

Alton Towers have today released details of the rides which will be available for the 2017 season

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New Year News Update

With a little over ten weeks to go until the 2017 season kicks off, we take a look at the news trickling out of the resort so far

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Christmas 2016 News Update

A round up of the latest Alton Towers news, including the potential of Splash Landings Hotel closing for the first few months of the year.

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Fireworks Spectacular: Through the Years

The resort’s annual Fireworks Spectacular is almost upon us, and we take a look back at past displays and the music used

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Scarefest 2016 News Roundup

As the first weekend of Scarefest draws to a close, we round up what 2016’s event has to offer

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Merlin fined £5 million for Smiler incident

Merlin Attractions Operating Ltd, the operator of Alton Towers, have been fined £5 million and ordered to pay £69,955.40 in costs following an incident on The Smiler in June 2015 where two carriages collided.

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SW8 Planning Permission Granted

Plans for SW8, a new wooden rollercoaster, have been given the go ahead by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council.

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News round-up July 2016

Join us as we round up the most recent developments from the Resort, including the CBeebies Hotel announcment…

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CBeebies Land expansion planned for 2017

Recently submitted plans have shown an expansion of CBeebies Land is coming to Alton Towers Resort in 2017.

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SW8 plans published

A round up of the newly released SW8 wooden rollercoaster plans

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