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  • Wednesday March 24th 2021
  • Gangsta Granny: The Ride
  • Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers Resort reveals first look images of ‘Gangsta Granny: The Ride’ which plans to open Monday 17th May

All new images unveil the ground-breaking, brand-new family attraction that brings to life David Walliams’ most popular children’s novel

Christmas Tree in front of entrance to CBeebies Land
  • Friday October 23rd 2020
  • Christmas
  • Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers Resort have ultimate family Christmas all wrapped up with two new enchanting experiences

The magic of Christmas will return to Alton Towers Resort from November with the chance for families to meet Father Christmas, enjoy family rides and attractions as well as embark on two new enchanting experiences.

Towers Dusk
  • Wednesday October 7th 2020
  • Scarefest
  • Alton Towers Resort

New scare measures revealed by Alton Towers Resort will leave thrillseekers with ‘nowhere to hide’ this Scarefest…

Alton Towers Resort has released details of the new safety measures that will be in place during Scarefest to keep guests and actors safe, as well as the thrills still as chilling.

Freakshow (1)
  • Thursday September 17th 2020
  • Scarefest
  • Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers Resort reveals terrifying ‘Toxic Junkyard’ scare maze to open at this year’s Scarefest

Alton Towers Resort aren’t clowning around with their latest scare maze after revealing the first image, spine-tingling video and details of Freak Show: Toxic Junkyard that hint at what will await courageous guests this Scarefest.

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  • Friday March 6th 2020
  • Gangsta Granny: The Ride
  • Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers and HarperCollins Children’s Books partner to launch national The World of David Walliams competition for UK primary schools as part of World Book Day

Alton Towers Resort has partnered with HarperCollins Children’s Books and World Book Day to launch a national primary school competition and give a class the chance to meet best-selling children’s author David Walliams, as well as attend the launch of Gangster Granny: The Ride, opening this spring.