October 24, 2019
A THEME park in the Moorlands has teamed up with a best-selling author and television comedian to start on a project that will see his book characters come to life across the park in Spring 2020. Alton Towers Resort has announced it has partnered up with children's writer David Walliams to incorporate the themes of many of the stories he has written for youngsters over the past few years. The company revealed that the project would be around the Cloud Cuckoo Land area of the theme park but is keeping it's cards close to it's chest on any further information.
April 25, 2019
THRILL-seekers who share a name with an infamous Staffordshire witch can get half price entry to Alton Towers for Staffordshire Day. The notorious Molly Leigh features in the resorts new Dungeon attraction and anyone called Molly or Lee can enter the park half-price this weekend. All guests visiting the theme park during Staffordshire Day celebrations will also be in with the chance of receiving some free treats, from ice-creams to rollercoaster fastracks.
February 28, 2019
AN auction of quirky Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ride theming, staged by Alton Towers, has attracted thousands of bids and raised over £10,700 for charity. The Oompa-lump sum of cash was raised by Alton Towers Resort as it auctioned off items from its former Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ride to make way for its latest attraction, the Alton Towers Dungeon, which opens next month. Both theme park and Roald Dahl fans jumped at the chance to get their hands on some golden memorabilia, raising £10,781, which will now be split between two UK charities.