Alton Towers Resort - 22 things to do before you're 1.4m

Discover how much there is to do at Alton Towers with our new mini mission

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Have you completed 22 Things To Do Before You're 1.4 Metres yet? Sarah's team have all earned the title of Towers Voyager or Towers Explorer, and you could be next!

PLUS, complete our Mini Mission between 26th May and 3rd June, and you'll be in with the chance of winning Season Passes for your whole family.

Find out more:

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There's only ONE DAY to go, and we're so excited to welcome Bing's Picnic to CBeebies Land! Will you be joining us?

Get a FREE Fastrack with every new Season Pass this Half Term!


Get a FREE FASTRACK when you buy a Season Pass online or during your visit this half-term!

Grab yours and find out more at

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2 days to go until Bing's Picnic arrives at CBeebies Land! From 26th May, Bingsters will be able to join us on this Bingtastic adventure.

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3 days to go Bingsters! You’ll soon be able to join Bing’s Picnic live show at CBeebies Land.

Visit to find out more and book!

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To celebrate the launch of Bing’s Picnic coming to CBeebies Land from May 26th, we are looking for your Bingspiration - what tasty treat you would bring to the picnic? Comment below - two of our favourites will WIN a pair of tickets to the Theme Park!


RIBBIT 🐸 Count the frog fountains on Towers Street as part of 22 Things To Do Before You're 1.4m.

PLUS to celebrate the launch of this exciting new Mini Mission, every day from 26th May to 3rd June we'll be surprising ten lucky families, who successfully complete it, with Alton Towers Season Passes to come back all year!

Find out more: #altontowers22things

22 Things To Do Before You're 1.4 Metres! #altontowers22things

Have your little ones taken on our Mini Mission yet? Explore the entire Theme Park, with bonus activities and incredible attractions to experience before you hit the height limit for some of our biggest rides.

Oh, and there are some amazing prizes to be won too! #altontowers22things

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We’re getting set to welcome Bing to CBeebies Land from May 26th. We’d love to hear your ideas on how you think we should prepare for Bing’s grand arrival?

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Have you seen our fantastic competition with Original Source and UNILAD? Make sure you enter on the original post - good luck! 🌿

Fancy a workplace with a view like this?! We're running a recruitment event at the Moat House in Stoke-on-Trent TOMORROW, for a variety of roles, ahead of our busy Summer season.

Like Careers at Alton Towers Resort on Facebook to find out more!

#AltonTowers22Things: Spinball Whizzer

BALL IN PLAY! Whiz and spin aboard Spinball Whizzer as part of our new Mini Mission: 22 Things To Do Before You're 1.4 Metres. Pack even more fun into your little one's day, and there's even the chance to win some awesome prizes:

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EXCITING NEWS – it’s a Bing thing! From May 26th you’ll be able to join Bing for his brand new live show in CBeebies Land!

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Don't forget, the Theme Park's closed tomorrow (Wednesday 16th May), so Thursday is your next chance to jump on board Wicker Man!

Tomorrow's opening times:
🏊 Waterpark: 10am to 4pm

⛳ Extraordinary Golf: 10am to 4pm

💖 Spa: 10am to 6pm

Looking for a sneaky peak behind the curtain, for an exclusive insight into the creativity and innovation which goes into creating Alton Towers Resort and some of the world's best attractions?

Follow Merlin Backstage on Facebook to find out more!

We're down to the last few Wicker Man Premium Photography Boxes! Don't miss out on this exclusive souvenir, which includes a unique piece of the ride itself. 🔥

Find out more:

Rollercoaster Restaurant: Lit Up

It's Rollercoaster Restaurant's 2nd Birthday! To mark two years of utterly loopy meals, we're celebrating all things 'second'! Check out our Twitter @altontowers to see some of our invites.

Book your table now:

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Looking for an fun-packed job, creating incredible memories in the most fantastical surroundings? We're recruiting for a variety of roles on Friday 18th May at the Moat House in Stoke On Trent.

Like Careers at Alton Towers Resort for more information on amazing job opportunities!

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If you're coming for a fantastical sleepover, a swim, a round of golf, or a pampering session, we can't wait to welcome you today! If you're after Theme Park thrills, please don't travel today - it's back open tomorrow.

As always, Opening Times can be found here:

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🕓 Opening Times: Wednesday 9th May 2018 🕓

🎢 Theme Park: CLOSED (reopens Thursday!)
🏊 Waterpark: 10am to 4pm
⛳ Extraordinary Golf: 10am to 4pm
💖 Spa: 10am to 6pm

The Beornen are celebrating the bank holiday in their traditional way. How are you celebrating the long weekend? Join the ritual today, with extra special prizes hidden throughout the Resort to celebrate #StaffordshireDay!

ONLY 48 HOURS LEFT to take advantage of our incredible Kids Go Free offer this May Half Term! Book now:

Don't forget, we've hidden incredible Towers Treats all over the Resort to celebrate #Staffordshire. They'll be hidden today, tomorrow and Monday, so keep your eyes peeled for the chance to win fantastic prizes!

Superbike vs Wicker Man

Ahead of competing at Oulton Park today, in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship, Bradley Ray, Jason O'Halloran, Christian Iddon and Tarran Mackenzie were chosen to tackle Wicker Man.

Will you be next?

Staffordshire Day - How to draw the knot!

We're celebrating #StaffordshireDay throughout the bank holiday weekend! Anyone who brings a drawing of a knot is in with a chance to win, so we've hired a Professional Artist* to demonstrate the art of the knot.

We're also hiding hundreds of freebies across the Resort, from a box of donuts to a day out at the Waterpark, so keep your eyes peeled for our golden tickets - you do *knot* want to miss out!

We welcomed a very special visitor from Chessington World of Adventures Resort today! Rocky just had time to join us for a ride on Wicker Man, ahead of Land of the Tiger opening tomorrow. #rockysroadtrip

Bennetts British Superbike Championship

Today we proudly welcomed contenders from the Bennetts British Superbike Championship for some adrenaline-fuelled fun off the race track! They joined us for some thrillseeking action to get them 'revved up' ahead of the next round of the championship at Oulton Park taking place this Bank Holiday weekend....

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Kids go FREE on short breaks this May Half Term, and the whole family can enjoy a free round of Extraordinary Golf.

Throw in a delicious breakfast, free parking, and early access to our brand new Wicker Man, and you've got the recipe for the BEST HOLIDAY EVER!

Plan your stay:

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To celebrate #StaffordshireDay, we'll be offering half price Theme Park entry to anyone who brings a hand-drawn Staffordshire Knot on 5th, 6th or 7th May.

We'll also be hiding golden knots across the Resort, with fantastic prizes to be won if you find one. You do KNOT want to miss this!

Visit all bank holiday with an Alton Towers Season Pass:

Squaaaaawk! Step into the dock and face Feathers McClaw as part of our brand new Mini Mission: 22 Things To Do Before You're 1.4 Metres.

The challenge is on every single day, and there are fantastic prizes to be won! Find out more: #altontowers22things

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Make a splash with our incredible Waterpark Escapes, and spend the night in the country's quirkiest hotels!

Find out more about this splashtastic package:

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Ever wanted a glimpse behind the curtain, into some of the creative wizardry which leaves our guests spellbound? Follow Merlin Backstage on Facebook for exclusive insights from incredible attractions across the globe!

May Half Term: Kids go free!

Book an incredible overnight stay this May Half Term, and kids go FREE. There's a whole host of benefits to staying over, including early access to rides and a free round of Extraordinary Golf!

Young explorers can escape to our Theme Park again and again, and tackle 22 Things To Do Before You're 1.4 metres, with an Alton Towers Season Pass. Pay for the day, come back all season for free!

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One month of Wicker Man!

Today marks one month of Wicker Man, and with most riders rating our new ride a whopping 10/10, it's your favourite Alton Towers coaster ever! 🔥

Over 100,000 riders have already been Chosen... Will you be next?

High five a Wicker Man host ✋ and receive an exclusive sticker as part of your Mini Mission, when you take on 22 Things To Do Before You're 1.4 Metres! #AltonTowers22Things

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Waterpark Escapes at Alton Towers Resort

Enjoy a midweek splash from just £60 per person, with our Waterpark Escapes! This splashtastic package includes a day in our tropical Waterpark, and an overnight stay in one of our superb hotels.

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We're holding a Recruitment Fair on Friday 27th April at Quality Hotel in Stoke-on-Trent. Roles are available in a whole host of teams including Reception, Restaurant & Bars in the quirkiest hotels around.

Bring your passport, bags of enthusiasm and a great big smile - we can't wait to meet you!

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Our new-look exclusive Alton Towers Resort Monopoly is now available to purchase from our online shop. The perfect gift for a collector, or an Alton Towers fan!

Visiting us to enjoy the weather this weekend? Younger ones in tow? Don't forget to tackle our Mini Mission: 22 Things To Do Before You're 1.4 Metres!

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How HOT is Wicker Man looking in today's sun? 🔥 With a fantastic forecast into the weekend, there's no better time to grab an Alton Towers Season Pass and come back for even more fun:

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Tomorrow's set to be a beautiful sunny day! Who's joining us for a day on the theme park? ☀️

Pay for a day & come back ALL SEASON for free, with an Alton Towers Season Pass:

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Don't forget - our Theme Park is closed today, and reopens tomorrow!

🏊 Waterpark: 10am to 4pm
⛳ Extraordinary Golf: 10am to 4pm
🍾 Spa: 10am to 6pm

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#ChooChoo! Climb on board Runaway Mine Train as part of our new Mini Mission: 22 Things To Do Before You're 1.4 metres, and earn the title of Towers Voyager. #AltonTowers22Things

Find out more:

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There’s so much for you to see and do at the Theme Park, so we're challenging you to take on our Mini Mission: 22 Things To Do Before You’re 1.4m!

Got what it takes to earn the title of Towers Voyager or Towers Explorer? It's as simple as this...

✨ Pick up your Mini Mission Pack before 3pm from Towers Trading Co. as you enter the park.

✨ Find answers, complete tasks and collect stickers to complete your Mini Mission Pack

.✨ Share your mission experience online for the chance to win a family escape to Alton Towers Resort


Weekend Games offer!

Tag a mate who thinks they could smash this in one try! 🏀

Visiting this weekend? Enjoy a whopping £40 worth of games vouchers for just £20. PLUS, Season Pass holders get an extra tenner: £50 worth of vouchers for just £20!

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Did you know? Wicker Man is the first wooden rollercoaster built in the UK in over 20 years!

Experience our incredible new ride with an Alton Towers Season Pass:

WIN a pair of Season Passes!

Don't forget to enter our incredible competition, for your chance to win Alton Towers Season Passes for you and a friend! Just tag the friend you'd bring to tackle Wicker Man.

Entries close at 23:59 on Friday 13th April 2018.

Wicker Man: The first rider!

Lucas Betts, aged 10 from Leicester, was the first member of the public to board Wicker Man for our Opening Ceremony! Find out what he thought of our brand new rollercoaster. #wickermanride