What's New at Alton Towers

Join Kyan, Xuli, Lars and Foz on a Go Jetters global adventure as little thrill seekers fly around the world in a Vroomster. With their very own controls, youngsters can guide their Vroomster up and down as they launch from the Jetpad to help to find Grandmaster Glitch. The ride will the first ever Quadstar Aerial Roundabout manufactured by the UK based Garmendale Engineering.

A brand new live and interactive show, where you can join Phoebe, Funella, Furgus, Elmo and Cookie Monster at The Furchester Hotel. Make your way through the famous revolving doors before being welcomed with furry arms into the hotel. The show sees the hotel prepare for the exciting arrival of Chick Swagger, you can sing and dance along to the rock-a-doodle-do hit, Tail Feather Shake.

Alton Towers has transformed Air into Galactica, the world's first rollercoaster dedicated to virtual reality.

The exhilarating new experience combines all the physical exertion and adrenaline rush of the iconic flying rollercoaster Air, with the breathtaking emotive experience of travelling through space. Cutting edge technology launches riders into a different world, with stunning visuals that are perfectly synchronised to the thrilling twists, turns and inversions of the rollercoaster to recreate the sensation of hurtling through space.

The UK's first Rollercoaster Restaurant has opened at Alton Towers, set below a vast network of rollercoaster tracks that diners watch their food orders tackle, before dropping 8 metres down a tornado spiral to their table.

We visited the new Rollercoaster Restaurant during the opening weekend and were very impressed by not only the entertaining experience but the food quality and service.

Dive into CBeebies Land and join Captain Barnacles and crew as The Octonauts have arrived at Alton Towers for 2015 with a brand new attraction. The Octonauts Rollercoaster Adventure is now open and allows little thrill seekers to board a convoy of GUPs for a rescue mission with some of their favourite characters.

Through interactive elements children will be able to discover some fascinating sea creatures and learn about some of the Octonauts most exciting missions as they take a tour of the Octopod before heading to the launch bay to join the GUP convoy with Captain Barnacles in the driving seat. On the rollercoaster adventure help Peso rescue a baby whale, give Dashi a wave as you pass her camera and look out for some cool creatures hidden on the sea floor!

Alton Towers is launching a brand new attraction for 2015, with the opening of the Enchanted Forest Tree Top Quest. A fantastical high ropes course set within the captivating woodland of the brand new Enchanted Village; the Tree Top Quest will feature both an adult and junior course.

With 19 challenging elements on the adult course, guests can swing from the trees as they navigate their way through the forest. Starting from the tower turret, transverse nets, swing tyres and stepping stones await before hurtling back down to earth on a zipwire. Those with a head for heights can tackle the series of obstacles and even zipwire through an enclosed tunnel.

Alton Towers have launched the world’s first ever CBeebies Land for 2014, bringing some of the most-loved children’s characters to Britain’s number one theme park.

The new land is home to a unique range of themed rides, attractions and live entertainment and is a completely interactive world for children and young families to enjoy.

CBeebies Land includes rides, immersive play areas, live experiences, character appearances and is a safe and fun environment for pre-schoolers to play and learn. CBeebies Land has created experiences that inspire children with bright ideas, provide hands-on learning experiences, encourage pre-schoolers to explore and understand more about themselves and put a smile on the face of everyone who visits.