The Sanctuary Returns

Escape to Alton Towers this Easter and experience The Sanctuary, a preview of biggest ever coaster, The Smiler!

New for 2013: The Smiler

The Sanctuary at Alton TowersGo along to Alton Towers this Easter and preview The Smiler by booking an appointment at The Sanctuary, the recently reopened facility. Experience the terrifying scare maze for a refreshing check up and a taste of what is to come when The Smiler opens in May.

The Sanctuary has been closed to patients for almost 50 years, but appointments are now being taken at the newly establishment as a controlling force, known only as the Ministry of Joy launches a series of trials, recruiting advocates for its new 2013 project. What starts out as a rejuvenating check up at The Sanctuary soon takes a turn for the worse. Will you make it out with a smile on your face?

With over 50 rides and attractions, Alton Towers is 'Britain's Greatest Escape' for 2013. Alongside The Sanctuary is a line up of adrenaline pumping coasters including the iconic Nemesis and Oblivion, Rita, Thirteen and Air. For those more gentle thrills, visit the coolest attraction at Ice Age The 4D Experience. Located in the Cloud Cuckoo Land Theatre, the cinema combines 3D footage with an exhilarating variety of physical effects including icy blasts, snow and bubbles! Fans will also have the opportunity to meet Sid and Scrat around Alton Towers.

With so much to squeeze in at Alton Towers, guests can extend their visit with a fantastical stay in one of the two amazing resort hotels! Located on the doorstep of everything that the resort has to offer, the Alton Towers and Splash Landings hotels are the perfect way to escape into a whole new adventure! With exclusive benefits and amazing entertainment for the whole family to enjoy, guests can stay for days at Alton Towers making it the perfect destination for a short Easter break.


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