Wicker Man: Are you ready for the ritual to begin?

The story begins Spring 2018.

Wicker Man - only at Alton Towers Resort!

Buy your 2018 Season Pass now. Pay for a day and come back for free all season: only £55!

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Be among the first to ride Wicker Man, then ride again and again with our brand new Season Pass - just £55! 🔥

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Over 40,000 tonnes of soil have been excavated, to clear the way for 2,000ft of wooden coaster track. Wicker Man opens Spring 2018! 🔥

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Feb Half Term: Pirate & Princess Takeover 2018

We're having such a blast this Feb Half Term, here's a glimpse into just some of the fun we've had so far during our Pirate & Princess Takeover. There's still plenty of time to join in the fun: https://www.altontowers.com/activities/events/february-half-term/

Photos from Alton Towers's post

Opening Spring 2018, Wicker Man will see riders race through the chest of a spectacular flaming six-story structure, on the first wooden rollercoaster built in the UK for 21 years! #wickermanride 🔥

http://www.altontowers.com/wickerman/

Performed three times daily, High Seas & Hijinks is a 90 minute pirate spectacular, exclusively for Feb Half Term!

For the first time EVER, CBeebies Land Hotel is available for a Pirates & Princess takeover. Book now: https://www.altontowers.com/activities/events/february-half-term/

Photos from Alton Towers's post

Pirate & Princess Takeover is in full swing, and for the first time ever CBeebies Land Hotel has joined the Feb Half Term fun! Where better to enjoy your stay than one of our Swashbuckle themed rooms?!

https://www.altontowers.com/activities/events/february-half-term/

💙 Happy ValenDINE's Day from Rollercoaster Restaurant! 💙

We're looking for people who've found love at Alton Towers Resort! Met your companion on the Corkscrew? Your bae in Mutiny Bay?

Comment below with your Alton Towers Resort love story, our favourite will win a meal for two with a twist!

Feb Half Term: Jellyfish

How cool do our jellyfish look this morning?! 👏👏

Sharkbait Reef is open for Hotel guests every day until 25th February, as part of our Pirate & Princess takeover: https://www.altontowers.com/activities/events/february-half-term/

Photos from Alton Towers's post

Join the Lost Boys & Fairy Princesses in their Enchanted Tipi this Feb Half Term for fun and games all night long, in a spellbinding setting! ✨

Don't miss out - rooms are still available for our Pirate & Princess takeover: https://www.altontowers.com/activities/events/february-half-term/

February Half Term - Pirate and Princess Week

Ahoy! Join us at the Alton Towers Resort this February for our Pirate and Princess takeover...

🎤 Jam-packed live entertainment schedule
🌊 Waterpark
⛳ Crazy Golf
💰 Treasure hunt
‍☠️ Pirate and princess themed activities
🦈 Deep sea adventure in Sharkbait Reef by SEA LIFE

From £40pppn, based on a family of four sharing!

https://www.altontowers.com/activities/events/february-half-term/

Tick tock! 🕒

SALE ENDS SOON: https://www.altontowers.com/tickets/annual-passes/

Pirate & Princess Takeover has begun! Throughout Feb Half Term guests staying over with us can enjoy Waterpark access, incredible entertainment, and plunge into the depths of the ocean at Sharkbait Reef by SEA LIFE.

Find out more and book your room: https://www.altontowers.com/activities/events/february-half-term/

Good luck to everyone who entered our Feb Half Term competition, we'll be contacting the winner directly!

There are still a few rooms left if you'd like to join us for a Pirate & Princess Takeover, it's not to be missed: https://www.altontowers.com/activities/events/february-half-term/

Feb Half Term: Baby rays!

There's been a real baby boom in Sharkbait Reef by SEA LIFE lately. Just TWO days before it opens for our Pirate & Princess Takeover this Feb Half Term, and our two baby rays can't wait to meet guests at Skeleton Bay! 🏴‍☠️

Book your Feb Half Term stay today: https://www.altontowers.com/activities/events/february-half-term/

⚓ Competition Time! 👑

There are just THREE DAYS to go until Pirates & Princesses take over our hotels for a fantastical Feb Half Term. To celebrate, we have an overnight stay during the event to give away to one lucky family.

Fancy dress is an important part of the stay, so to be in with a chance, comment below with a photo of your little pirate or princess! Best of luck!

https://www.altontowers.com/activities/events/february-half-term/

T&Cs: https://www.altontowers.com/competitions/

Make your mark on the Park

✨MAKE YOUR MARK ON THE PARK✨

We're excited to launch an incredible new personalised souvenir: your unique opportunity to make your mark on our Theme Park. The must-have for any Towers fan, on display at the entrance for all to see!

https://shop.altontowers.com/products/make-your-mark

Feb Half Term: Inside a shark's egg case!

Ever wondered what a baby shark looks like while still in the Egg Case? Just FOUR DAYS before Sharkbait Reef by SEA LIFE opens for guests on our Pirates & Princesses Takeover, we've spotted some movement! 🦈

Go on your own ocean exploration this Feb Half Term as part of a fantastical family stayover and enjoy access to our tropical Waterpark, swashbuckling entertainment, and a free round of Extraordinary Golf!

Book now: https://www.altontowers.com/activities/events/february-half-term/

Alton Towers Season Pass

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of our Alton Towers Season Passes - check your inbox, it could be you!

For just £55, you can pay for a day and come back for free all season, with Alton Towers Season Passes now available to purchase for the 2018 season. Be among the first to take on Wicker Man.🔥

https://www.altontowers.com/tickets/season-pass/

The Merlin Annual Pass sale ends soon! Passholders can putt their way around a zany array of holes, with 20% off Extraordinary Golf. A whole year of awesome from just £109 per person!

https://www.altontowers.com/tickets/annual-passes/

Andy Hine - Why Wood is Good

In our latest blog post, we chat to Andy Hine - chairman of The Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain - about why he's excited for the launch of Wicker Man in Spring this year! #wickermanride

Great news! Tomorrow is the first day that Season Passes can be collected from Splash Landings Hotel (10am to 4pm both days this weekend!) Pay for a day and come back for free all season.

To celebrate, we have an incredible TEN PAIRS of Season Passes to give away. For your chance to win, just comment below with who you'd bring for a year full of fun. Entries close at 23:59 on Sunday 4th Feb - good luck!

https://www.altontowers.com/tickets/season-pass/

Rush at Alton Towers Waterpark

NEW for 2018, choose from a range of fantastical light & sound shows on Rush at Alton Towers Waterpark. Here's a preview of "Walk The Plank".

Be among the first to ride this brand new experience this Feb Half Term, as part of a Pirates & Princesses Short Break. https://www.altontowers.com/activities/events/february-half-term/

Rush at Alton Towers Waterpark

We've been making some high-tech changes to Rush, one of the exhilarating slides in our tropical Waterpark. There's still space to join us for a Pirates & Princesses stayover this February Half Term, and be among the first to experience it!

LIKE this post if you'd like a sneak preview of our latest splashtastic experience. 🌊

https://www.altontowers.com/activities/events/february-half-term/

Early Booking Offer ends TOMORROW!

Our incredible Early Booking Offer ends tomorrow, don't miss out on up to 40% off a fantastical short break.

Guests who stay over with us can now enjoy 9 holes of Extraordinary Golf, included in their package, as well as early access to selected rides and attractions including Wicker Man: new for 2018!

https://www.altontowers.com/early-booking-offer/

Wicker Man: Lift your faces to the light

The time is nearly here. The story begins Spring 2018. Wicker Man: Lift your faces to the light
#WickerManRide
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February Half Term - Pirate and Princess Week

Enjoy swashbuckling live shows, travel under the sea, be among the first to experience the new additions to our tropical Waterpark and so much more, when you stay over this February Half Term.

Pirate and Princesses takeovers are available from 10th February!

https://www.altontowers.com/activities/events/february-half-term/

No pane no gain! Restoring the Grand Garden Conservatory

In our latest blog post Justine, our Resort Excellence Manager, focuses on an often-forgotten element of our Theme Park: our beautiful gardens. Specifically, the recent restoration of the spectacular Grand Garden Conservatory!

Alton Towers Resort Sponsored Jobs Fair

Dont miss the chance to join one of our fun-packed teams!

Our recruitment event at Best Western Plus Stoke-on-Trent Moat House is now underway until 1:00pm!

You can also attend our open auditions to join the Entertainments Team from 2pm at the Mitchell Arts Centre (Hanley)

We have a number of departments who will be there on the day, including Food and Beverage, Rides, Retail, Customer Services, Hotel Kitchens, Front Office (offering Reception and Nights positions), Conference and Events and Housekeeping.

When creating this spectacular Wicker Man poster for us, artist Kyle Lambert hid a secret message in the language of the Beornen... Comment below if you can spot it!

February Half Term - Pirate and Princess Week

Arggghhh! This February half term, Pirates & Princesses will be taking Alton Towers Resort by storm, for a swashbuckling overnight adventure for all the family! ⚓👸🏽

Wicker Man: What’s it all about? Creative lead Bradley Wynne explains

Wicker Man: What's it all about? In our latest blog post, creative lead Bradley Wynne gives an overview of the creative process behind our brand new attraction for 2018!

Careers at Alton Towers Resort

Don't forget: our Careers Fair opens at 10am today, at the Quality Hotel in Hanley!

If you're interested in bringing the fun to life every single day, we have vacancies available in a whole host of departments. We're here until 5pm - come and say hello.

http://www.altontowersjobs.com/

SALE NOW ON: Be one of the first to experience Wicker Man (and enjoy 12 months' entry to over thirty more wondrous worlds!) with a Merlin Annual Pass.

Find out more: https://www.altontowers.com/tickets/annual-passes/

A million apologies, our booking system is experiencing a mindboggling moment, and we're currently unable to make Hotel bookings.

Our technical wizards are working to have the system up and running as soon as possible - thanks for your patience!

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Alton Towers Season Pass

The brand new Alton Towers Season Pass 2018 is now available: just £55 per person. Pay for a day and come back all season for free!

Enjoy our incredible rides and attractions again and again, including Wicker Man - new for 2018.

Exclusion dates apply.

Kyle Lambert, known for his incredible Stranger Things artwork, has created this breathtaking poster to celebrate the reveal of Wicker Man.

Find out more about its creation in our latest blog post: https://www.altontowers.com/useful-info/blog/artist-kyle-lambert-helps-alton-towers-make-a-scene/

Wicker Man: How we'll keep our riders safe

Steve Woods, Health & Safety Director at Alton Towers Resort, explains how we've approached safety on Wicker Man.

Find out more about our approach to safety: https://www.altontowers.com/useful-info/blog/a-thrilling-balancing-act/

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Wicker Man: Bradley Wynne, Creative Lead

Bradley Wynne, Creative Lead for Alton Towers Resort, explains more about Wicker Man and how we came up with the idea for our latest thrill attraction!

http://www.altontowers.com/wickerman

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Wicker Man: New for 2018!

NEW FOR 2018: Wicker Man at Alton Towers Resort - the world's first rollercoaster experience fusing wood and fire.

http://www.altontowers.com/wickerman

#WickerManRide

Alton Towers's cover photo

NEW FOR 2018: Wicker Man - the world's first rollercoaster experience fusing wood and fire.

http://www.wickerman.com

#WickerManRide

SW8: Unearthed in 1 Day

SW8 is set to be the latest world-class experience to come from Alton Towers Resort’s ‘secret weapon’ programme! It’ll join our existing line-up of much-loved groundbreaking attractions including The Smiler, the world's first 14 looping rollercoaster. (SW7)

SW8 Unearthed - 8-1-18

http://www.thewelcoming.co.uk

SW8: Unearthed in 2 Days

SW8 is set to be the latest world-class experience to come from Alton Towers Resort’s ‘secret weapon’ programme! It’ll join our existing line-up of much-loved groundbreaking attractions including TH13TEEN, the world's first vertical freefall drop rollercoaster. (SW6)

SW8 Unearthed - 8-1-18

http://www.thewelcoming.co.uk

SW8: Unearthed in 3 Days

SW8 is set to be the latest world-class experience to come from Alton Towers Resort’s ‘secret weapon’ programme! It’ll join our existing line-up of much-loved groundbreaking attractions including Galactica, the world's first flying rollercoaster! (SW5)

SW8 Unearthed - 8-1-18

http://www.thewelcoming.co.uk

SW8: Unearthed in 4 Days

SW8 is set to be the latest world-class experience to come from Alton Towers Resort’s ‘secret weapon’ programme! It’ll join our existing line-up of much-loved groundbreaking attractions including Oblivion, the world's first vertical drop rollercoaster! (SW4)

SW8 Unearthed - 8-1-18

http://www.thewelcoming.co.uk

SW8: Unearthed in 5 Days

SW8 is set to be the latest world-class experience to come from Alton Towers Resort’s ‘secret weapon’ programme! It’ll join our existing line-up of much-loved groundbreaking attractions including Nemesis, Europe’s first inverted rollercoaster (SW3)

SW8 Unearthed - 8-1-18

http://www.thewelcoming.co.uk

SW8: Ignite Your Senses

The Beornen structure is now complete, towering above the treeline. Although dormant, an ominous drum beat can be heard from within, echoing through the woods of Alton. Ignite your senses and join the chosen few.

The awakening is nigh, unearthing 8-1-18. Be Chosen.

http://www.thewelcoming.co.uk/

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