Geographical Considerations: A Case Study of the Alton Towers Resort
An in depth look at the impact of The Alton Towers Resort as a tourist destination.
A Guided Tour: History of the Alton Towers Estate
What secrets does our historic site hide? Join us for a guided tour where students discover the rich and varied history of the house, gardens and grounds and how this fits into the larger history of the UK.
The Alton Towers Dungeon Presents Hideous Histories – an Interactive Local History Study
Let your students discover the dark side of our local history at the Alton Towers Dungeon experience, then join the education team to find out the truth behind the stories and much, much more!
Ever wondered how Alton Towers Resort began its life almost 700 years ago? Whose idea was it to create a national haven, where people would flock to, for hundreds of years to come? How has the resort developed over time into something that would eventually become a heritage site? Who was responsible for developing a stately home into a trend setting, gothic revival mansion? How was the resort affected by wider world influences? And how did the estate eventually end up becoming the UK’s favorite theme park? Find out in this engaging workshop.
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