With the Alton Towers Scarefest announcement made over the past few days, we thought we should take a trip to Alton Towers to check out the construction for the event this year as we had heard that it was well underway!
Twirling Toadstool at Alton Towers has been listed as being closed under the Towers Loving Care scheme for the past 2 seasons. Originally listed for having a paint job during the first year of the scheme the work was postponed due to bad weather.
Alton Towers has today announced the line up for Scarefest 2018. Running from 6th - 7th, 13th - 14th, 19th October - 2nd November 2018. Scarefest is back and has more spine-tingling terrors than ever before! This years line up see’s the park drop the famous maze, Terror of the Towers.
Zombie Hunt at Thorpe Park begins on 21st July and runs until 3rd September. As part of the Year of The Walking Dead, the attraction is based around zombies, however, is nothing to do with the walking dead franchise.
Foundations for the Haunted House ride at Legoland are underway, concrete appears to already have been poured in some areas of the foundations for the ride. Metal rebar and wooden slots for more foundations have been set up down one end of the site.
Alton Towers have been granted permission to build more accommodation on the lawn area across the road from the Enchanted Village. The new 102 accommodation village looks to be themed around stargazing with some of the plans for the area having the words “Stargazing Lodges” written on them.
Starting this weekend Legoland Windsor will be hosting an event called “Summer of Fun” Running from 7th July until 2nd September, Legoland will be hosting its first ever beach party designed for kids with pop music, challenges, pop up sandy beach and Lego building activities.
In 18 days time, Jigsaw is back to play at Thorpe Park Resort for the summer season. Open from 21st July until 3rd September 2018, the maze puts guests into iconic scenes from the Saw films. From the bathroom scene from the first film to the carousel spinning gun room.
Thorpe Park is celebrating Armed Forces Day tomorrow 30th June by giving British Military Personal free entry to the park. With the park open from 10 am until 10 pm it’s the perfect way to spend the day when it’s warm and sunny outside!
Merlin Entertainments the group behind Thorpe Park, Alton Towers etc has obtained a high court injunction in order to deter unauthorized access to any of its attractions.