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As the nights get longer, tiptoe into Alton Towers Resort for all sorts of creepy scares, shocks and thrills. Expect spines to be tingled!

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  • 11th October - 3rd November

Scarefest returns for 2024!

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Scarefest - The Ancestors

Spooktacular fun, spine-tingling scare mazes and rides in the dark!

As the nights get longer, Scarefest beckons. On October’s spookiest dates, tiptoe into Alton Towers Resort for all sorts of creepy scares and shocks as its award-winning Scarefest returns for 2024 with live entertainment for all ages and our award-winning spooktacular scare experiences for the bravest of souls.  Open until 9pm each day daring guests can face our head-spinning, hair-raising rides and attractions in darkness including Wicker Man and The Smiler! 

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Spooky fun, thrills and spine-tingling terror awaits...

Extend your Scarefest day out into a short break

One day just isn't enough! Let the fantabulous fun continue with an amazing short break at Alton Towers Resort. Choose from five themed accommodations including the Alton Towers Hotel - its extraordinary combination of splendiferous accommodation, quirky class and fantabulous eccentricity guarantees rocket-loads of giggles and glee for the whole family!

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Scarefest Day Passes

  • Save when you book in advance
  • Under 90cm go free to the Theme Park

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One Day Theme Park

Short Break

  • Enjoy a stay in our on-site hotels
  • Bed, breakfast, entertainment & Extraordinary Golf
  • Add tickets for guaranteed entry

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Annual Passes

  • Visit the Theme Park again and again with an Alton Towers Annual Pass
  • Or the UK's best attractions with a Merlin Annual Pass.
  • Great Passholder perks
  • Exclusive discounts including dining, shopping and special events

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