Alton Towers

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Alton Towers submits plans for indoor ride

Alton Towers has submitted a planning application for the construction of a new indoor ride to the local council. The proposal, entitled “construction of a new indoor ride at Alton Towers Resort and associated hard/soft landscaping works”,…



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Alton Towers SkyRide re-opens after maintenance work

The cable car transportation attraction at Alton Towers, SkyRide, has re-opened after weeks of closure for maintenance work. Scaffolding has been sighted underneath the ride earlier in the season, although the exact scope of the…


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Pressure group revived to oppose Alton Towers growth

A pressure group founded in the 1980s to monitor the expansion of Alton Towers has been revived after lying dormant for decades. The Churnet Valley Conservation Society is concerned with the theme park’s proposed developments,…


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iPhone App launched by Alton Towers

Alton Towers has launched an iPhone application which is available for download from the Apple App Store from today. Features include live queue times and the option to purchase Waterpark tickets from your mobile device. A ‘Ride Rater’…



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Alton Towers entry price breaks £40 barrier

Admission charges to Alton Towers have passed the £40 mark for the first time, now standing at £40.80 for adult entry. Prices were £39.60 per adult at the start of the 2011 season, but this…


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Annual Pass access now allowed at Alton concerts

Access to Alton Towers with annual passes during the park’s two forthcoming concerts will now be permitted, in a u-turn of policy. It was previously announced that annual pass holders would not be allowed to enter…