National Science Week

23rd - 27th March 2015

Discover more about forces and learn how the combination of gravity, a 30 metre drop and 85 kilometres per hour affects your body! Then enjoy the rest of your day experiencing the science behind Alton Towers Resort's biggest rollercoasters! 

To make a booking or for further information please call 0871 282 5194

National Science Week

After a hugely successful 2013 and 2014, National Science and Engineering Week will be exploding to life at the Alton Towers Resort in 2015!


In 2015, there will be many fantastical shows and workshops taking place that are suitable for both primary and secondary school pupils   

Bookings now being taken for 2015!

Book now and don’t pay anything until 10 working days before you visit!
£8.00 per primary pupil 
£12.50 per secondary 
£2.50 per pupil per show 
1 free teacher for every 5 paying primary and every 10 paying secondary
Prices include:   
  • Entry to the Theme Park
  • Entry into our Ride Archive


Guinness World Record Attempt

To celebrate National Science Week, we broke the official Guinness World Record for the Largest Practical Science Lesson! A massive 927 pupils assembled on the Theme Park to participate in the captivating class!

We are pleased to announce that we will be attempting to break another Guinness World Record. Please email to register your interest in our record attempt.



On Friday 27th March, Alton Towers Resort will attempt to break the record of the world’s largest science-based treasure hunt, and your school are invited to be a part of it!

Record Attempt Itinerary

  • Arrive at the Theme Park for 9:30am
  • Enter the World Record Attempt Arena on the front lawns by 10:30am and register your groups to take part in the hunt
  • From 10:30am to 11:45am the World Record Attempt will begin with groups making their way around the Theme Park to find the answers to the hunt. Please note this can be done as your school makes their way around the Theme Park.
  • 12noon – The portable devices and answer sheets must be returned to the World Record Attempt Arena on the front lawns in order to count towards the Record Attempt.

During the event your school will be provided with answers sheets and portable electronic devices. These devices will show your class where to go in order to find their answers. The treasure hunt is expected to take approximately 1 hour to complete. Each school that enters will receive a certificate if the record is successfully broken plus there will be a prize for the first group back to the Arena!



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