So, there has been a lot of recent debate about what is and is not allowed with regards to taking photos and videos on various rides and attractions at Alton Towers. It goes without saying that it is a massive no no on rollercoasters and thrill rides. But what about things like the Rapids, Duel, Postman Pat, the Skyride? Alton Towers have apparently released the following statement: To ensure the safety of all our guests, we cannot allow filming on our rides and attractions. Our ride operators use CCTV to monitor guests and, where appropriate, are trained to stop some of our rides if they see a guest using their phone or camera. This is primarily for the safety of our guests, but also to reduce the risk of damage to our rides if a phone is dropped, and to ensure the availability of our rides is not disrupted for other guests. This is an issue that’s very important to us, and we will take any breaches of our ride rules very seriously. So you are not allowed to film on any rides or attractions. Although it does not strictly say that you cannot take photos. I'm pretty sure most people on here will have taken a photo on a ride at Alton Towers in the past; whether that just be the Skyride or Duel. So what do we think of all of this. And please let's keep to the topic in hand and not what other people/fansites etc. do or do not do.