Alton Towers News

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.

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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.

Alton Towers has confirmed that the first ever CBeebies Land Hotel will be opening in 2017, designed exclusively for young families and pre-schoolers.

Adjoining the existing Alton Towers Hotel, the all new 76-room hotel will spread over four floors and will have its own dedicated entertainment area, restaurant and reception area.

Skin Snatchers has been announced as the brand new live action horror maze joining Alton Towers Scarefest.

Alton Towers Scarefest will return for Halloween 2016 on 8th-9th, 15th-16th and 21st-31st October. This year's event includes Skin Snatchers, Sub Species: The End Games and Terror of the Towers: What Lies Within. There will also be plenty of family frights, including Skelvin’s Spooky Storytime, Phil & Franklyn’s Ghoul School, and Patch’s Trick-Or-Treat Party! 

Alton Towers has submitted a full planning application for Secret Weapon 8, a new wooden roller coaster in the area previously occupied by The Flume, to open in 2018.

The ground-breaking new ride development is likely to be built by Great Coasters International and may feature a launched lift hill section along with several inversions.

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