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Talks

Geographical Considerations: A Case Study of the Alton Towers Resort

Geography KS2/KS3

An in depth look at the impact of The Alton Towers Resort as a tourist destination.

 

The Alton Towers Dungeon Presents Hideous Histories – The Truth Behind the Tales

History KS2/KS3

Let your students discover the dark side of our history at the Alton Towers Dungeon experience, then join the education team to find out the truth behind the stories and much, much more!

Workshops

A Guided Tour: History of the Alton Towers Estate

History KS2/KS3

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

KS2/KS3 History

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.

Contact our schools team at education@alton-towers.com or call them on 01538 704439to start your journey to an amazing schools experience

Make a Provisional Booking

Have a short break booked before 25th April? We can move your stay date with no extra cost!

Further to recent updates from the Government on the response to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, we have taken the very difficult decision to close Alton Towers Resort as a precautionary measure.

For guests with short breaks arriving up to and including 25th April 2020, we have relaxed our usual terms and conditions so you can now reschedule your break to another date in the 2020 season with no additional cost*

Please visit the Manage My Booking site and complete the booking amendment form, including your booking reference and the preferred date you would like to rearrange your booking to. Our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

We look forward to welcoming you to Alton Towers Resort soon. Thank you for your patience.

*Subject to availability, please provide 3 alternative dates in order of preference, dates allocated on a first come first served basis. Please note – if you have booked a partner Hotel (a Hotel off site), most will honour the price you booked at, however there are a small number which cannot, we will let you know based on the dates you choose.