Alton Towers News

Alton Towers has confirmed that Secret Weapon 8 will be a new wooden roller coaster called WICKER MAN and is set to open in Spring 2018.

The ground-breaking new ride development is a world class wooden roller coaster built by Great Coasters International.

We missed this last year and with a new scare maze for 2017 we were super excited to be attending the opening of Alton Towers Scarefest on Saturday 7th October 2017.

SPOILER WARNING: our review does contain spoilers, so if you want your experience to be a complete surprise don't read on...

Line IP has submitted an application for a European Trademark for the name WICKER MAN and a logo. It covers many categories including theme park rides.

This could be the confirmed name for Secret Weapon 8, the new wooden roller coaster in the area previously occupied by The Flume, opening at Alton Towers in 2018. The ground-breaking new ride development is currently being built by Great Coasters International.

Alton Towers will be celebrating Halloween in spine-tingling style, with a new fourth scare maze for 2017. Visit the theme park on 7th - 8th, 14th - 15th and 20th - 31st October for hair-raising antics and spooktacular surprises!

The park is open each day from 10am - 9pm throughout the event - giving you a whole 11 hours of scares. When night falls, it's an incredible opportunity to ride the most famous rides at Alton Towers in the dark.

CBeebies Land at Alton Towers to be even bigger and better in 2017 with the arrival of two new attractions, the Go Jetters Vroomster Zoom Ride and The Furchester Hotel Live Show.

The latest additions to the theme park open on the 25th March, and will be located between the existing Big Fun Show Time Arena and the Tree Fu Tom Training Camp.

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