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Alton Towers

Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“cbeebies land”(1,277 reviews)
Escape to the fantabulous world of the Alton Towers Resort - there's so much going on, the fun never stops! England's largest theme park offers 500 acres of attractions and rides the whole family can enjoy including X-Sector, Forbidden Valley, Dark...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Farley Lane, Alton ST10 4DB, England
+44 871 222 3330
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 July 2013

Busy, but a great day was had. Through careful planning you can really maximise your day even when its very busy. I regularly visit the park throughout the year, and if you follow this advice and tips you can get on most of the rides...More

280  Thank GaryH_UK
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 March 2011

I go to Alton Towers several times a year, ever since 1994, and as such hold an annual pass. Granted many of the costs I mention below I will get cheaper etc but I am writing this review from the point of view of a...More

88  Thank GaryH_UK
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to Alton in October with my daughter and her friend, both young teenagers. As usual I bought tickets on line and a season pass as it was cheaper. Once there I had to join queue to get said passes only to be told I...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fireworks spectacular, Alton towers never fails to impress with these , the only thing I did think they could have done better was after the fire works were finished and you could go back onto the rides was not organized properly, , felt like a...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great day park only open 10-4 but was quite as locals not on holiday. Went in all the major rides at least once. Found food better than I remember especially the doughnuts! Take an empty bottle with you, machine at park entrance for 50% off...More

1  Thank jenmack04
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited for scarefest this year as I do every year and was not disappointed by the quality of the scare mazes once again! I would give this a 5 star review, however Alton Towers have decided to remove the single rider queues which is a...More

Thank K183VKdanielc
Reviewed 6 days ago

Five of the main rides were broken on the day of our visit which meant that the huge queues were even longer than usual. We queued for an hour to get in and unfortunately every single thing we did involved hours of queuing. The app...More

1  Thank SeedsOfAmpthill
Reviewed 6 days ago

booked for Alton Towers last week with the firework display - could only get Silver Fastrack when we got there as they had sold out but we did all the big rides and it was a sell out day - the firework display was the...More

Thank Dawn E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I moved to Ireland a year ago. When we lived in England we attended the last night fireworks on many occasions with our young daughters. They are now 26 & 36. We decided to treat our niece and nephew 8 &12 they...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The last Alton Towers fireworks I saw was for the launch of Nemesis. I knew that the display was going to be fantastic. It didn't disappoint. If you want to see the best display in the UK this is it. It beats new year on...More

1  Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We purchased Merlin annual passes for the first (and last) time this year. We decided to take the children to the fireworks (fiasco), and as we live some distance away and needed a disabled access family room we had secured 2 nights in suitable accommodation...More

10  Thank rebecca c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got Merlin passes for this season and it was the best money we have spent in a while. Alton Towers is definitely our favourite park as it has a lovely mix of thrill rides and family rides. Yes, you have to queue but that...More

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25 October 2018|
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Response from louloumiller1 | Reviewed this property |
We used clubcard vouchers to purchase tickets online, but when you book online you have to select a date and your ticket is only valid on that day.
25 October 2018|
Response from Debbie H | Reviewed this property |
We printed ours off at home (so two printed A4 pieces of paper) and my son was able to use mine and his to ride certain rides twice that I did not want to ride. So in theory you can share them in that way!
24 October 2018|
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Response from Carrsontheroad | Reviewed this property |
There are lockers, some rides seem slightly more secure than others when leaving your belongings by the ride. Wickerman has its own bag storage place manned by staff