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Friday 26th February 2021

It is also anticipated the Alton Towers's much anticipated latest attraction, Gangsta Granny: The Ride will open in the Spring after the re-opening.

Wednesday 24th February 2021

Alton Towers Resort will begin to welcome local families to enjoy The Alton Towers Gardens each day from Monday March 29th to Sunday April 11th.

Tuesday 17th November 2020

Alton Towers have updated their website with opening times for the 2021 theme park season! 

First day of the 2021 season:

20th March 2021 (10 am till 5 pm)

Potential Scarefest start:

9th October 2021 (10 am till 9 pm)

Tuesday 10th November 2020

Alton Towers Resort will be re-opening its Gardens to visitors on weekend days from Friday 13th November, in line with the latest Government guidance on gardens and outdoor paid-for attractions.

Wednesday 7th October 2020

Alton Towers Scarefest takes place from 9th - 11th, 16th October - 1st November 2020 and we are looking at all we can expect from the resort as well as safety measures put in place to ensure guests are still safe whilst experiencing the event.

Tuesday 29th September 2020

In a whirlwind afternoon, news has came out from Alton Towers Resort about their annual Fireworks Spectacular and Merlin Annual Pass about some rather unusual end of season exlusive annual passholder days.

Alton Towers Announce Fireworks Spectacular is Cancelled

Tuesday 15th September 2020

Preparations for Scarefest 2020 are well underway with the event due to start in just under a month, we can already see most of the Freak Show Scaremaze setup. 

Friday 11th September 2020

Alton Towers Resort set to dish up a taste of Germany with a quirky ‘twist’ at Oktoberfest family festival

Wednesday 12th August 2020

Alton Towers Resort reveals event plans to give your Autumn some Oomp-ARGHhhh!

Plans include brand-new family-festival ‘Oktoberfest’ to run throughout September

Much-loved spooktacular Scarefest will return with two brand new attractions for 2020

Monday 10th August 2020

Work on Scarefest 2020 has begun! 

Shipping containers have been craned into place next door to Goal Striker and up near the towers where previously you would exit the Zombie scare zone.