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Thrilling Frights

Get ready. Scarefest is coming – and it’s as spooktacular as ever! On selected dates in October, summon your courage and enter Alton Towers Resort, where terror awaits.

Brave enough to ride our head-spinning, hair-raising coasters in total darkness? Bold enough to tiptoe through our Dungeon in the dark? Mad enough for our multi award-winning terrifying mazes? Horrifying creatures beckon in them – can you escape?

  • 7th - 9th, 14th – 30th October 2022
  • Add our terrifying scare mazes or Alton Towers Dungeon onto your escape

The information on this page is from our Spooktacular 2021 Scarefest event – check back soon for more news about our 2022 event

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Terrifying Scare Mazes

Other Spooktacular things to do

Wickerman at night

Rides in the dark

Dare you take on our world-class thrill rides in the dark? Will you hurtle towards a six-storey high Wicker Man effigy as it spectacularly bursts into flames?

  • Are you brave enough to take on our world-class thrill rides in the dark? 
  • Fly through the night sky on Galactica; or dive into Oblivion in the pitch black!
  • Master the theme park at night, on over 40 rides and attractions. 

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  • Save when you book in advance
  • Under 3's go free to the Theme Park
  • Rainy Day Guarantee - get a free return visit

One day isn't enough

  • Fantabulous overnight stay
  • On the doorstep of the Theme Park
  • Guaranteed Theme Park entry when you add tickets to your package

Entry for a whole year!

  • 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

Calling all Annual Passholders!

Tickets for Scarefest are now live for you to book - don't forget to pre-book your free passholder reservation for entry into the Alton Towers Theme Park during Scarefest.

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Halloween Family Spooktacular

Families can brave our spook-tacular Halloween shows and enjoy the brand-new attraction Trick o’ Treat Town; daring souls can face our hair-raising rides in the dark, or venture in our truly terrifying scare mazes. Expect spines to be tingled!

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