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Retro Squad

Retrotastic thrill vibes

Many, many years ago, a message asking for help to bring more funk-tastic thrills to Alton Towers Resort for the nation to enjoy was sent out into the galaxy. The cry for help was answered by The Retro Squad! Arriving on planet Earth their mission was to bring you wickedly awesome thrills thanks to their totally 80’s and fairground-inspired vibe! All was going well until 2023 saw the arrival of Twistatron, a new unruly squad member who’s on a mission for mischief! This brand new, totally rad ride with its mind-bending twirls is guaranteed to get your head-spinning from it’s totally twisted tilt… Cowabunga! Don’t miss your chance to spin back to the 80’s  and spin, slide, and fly on: Twistatron, Spinjam and Funk’n’Fly for guaranteed funk-tastic thrills. Take on the Retro Squad line-up and feel totally rad!!

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New for 2023


There’s a new Retro Squad member in town, and they’re on a mission for mischief! Get set to experience Twistatron, the unruly new addition with its mind-bending twirls that is guaranteed to get your head-spinning. Get set, cowabunga!

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Get ready for electrifying action, spin out on this mind-bending Retrograde in a head-spinning, totally rad experience!

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Ready for a thrillingly funk-tastic flight? Then ride Funk’n’Fly and reach new retrotastic heights!

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Once upon a Short Break...

Share massive giggles, mega thrills and major glee with your family in 2023 at Alton Towers Resort! As well as amazing new attractions, the Resort will be hosting fantastic events and entertainment for the nation to enjoy!

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Ride Stats

  • Location: Around the Theme Park
  • Can you ride? You must be at least 1.2m to ride Funk'n'Fly. You must be at least 1.4m to ride Spinjam

Buy in advance & save!

  • Experience over 40 rides & attractions
  • Save up to £33 when you book in advance
  • Under 3's go free to the Theme Park
  • Rainy Day Guarantee - get a free return visit

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


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