Alton Towers Resort has opened for the 2010 season and celebrates it's 30th year with the launch of the Ultimate Rollercoaster: Th13teen
Escape to the Alton Towers Resort in 2010 and experience if you dare, TH13TEEN the amazing new rollercoaster, join Charlie on his amazing journey through Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory or plummet into Oblivion before splashing out in the water park, practising your swing at Extraordinary Golf and taking time out in the luxurious Spa – all in the name of fantastic family fun!
Push your luck on the latest exhilarating rollercoaster at Alton Towers Resort which joins a long line of world first attractions including Nemesis, Oblivion and Air.
Thirteen is based on the discovery of an unearthed ancient burial site in an area of unexplored woodland known as the Dark Forest.
Built on the site of the old Corkscrew rollercoaster, you will be invited to take a petrifying ride on Thirteen, venturing into the seemingly living and breathing Dark Forest. There you will face an unknown horror that has been unleashed from the ancient crypt.
Thirteen has been developed with the world's leading rollercoaster and thrill consultants to combine the ultimate elements of physical and psychological fear and promises to be the ultimate rollercoaster ride experience combining unique physical and terrifying psychological scares.
Experience the unexpected upon the latest exhilarating addition to the Resort, but you have been warned, nothing will prepare you for the intensity of this attraction!
Alton Towers Resort offers a great day out for families and kids of all ages
Alton Towers is of course well known for its rides that attract thrill-seekers from around the country. Probably less well known though is that that Alton Towers Resort has much to appeal to families with younger children.
Explore the hidden shipwreck of underwater fun, Sharkbait Reef by SEA LIFE located in the pirate-themed Mutiny Bay, and come face to face with creatures from the deepest depths of the World’s seas and oceans. Cloud Cuckoo Land, an area full of fantabulous fun is especially for Alton Towers Resort's younger guests, featuring live entertainment and characters, fantastic indoor soft play facilities and surprises at every turn
The fun never stops as children learn to drive at the Peugeot Driving School, ride the Congo River Rapids, enjoy thrills on the Spinball Whizzer and take an animal-tastic cruise on the Riverbank Eye Spy. Youngsters can also interact with the extraordinary animals and meet the incredible giant bunnies in Old MacDonald’s Farmyard before performing with Captain Black and his fellow pirates within the live Courtyard show in Mutiny Bay.
Plus, family fun is made easy with a fantastic scheme for parents. The Parent Q-Share Pass allows one adult to stand in the queue for a ride whilst freeing the other to wander around with smaller children. Once one adult has ridden, they swap parent care duties, hand over the Pass and the other can ride without having to queue.
And let's not forget that the Alton Towers Waterpark is also great family fun. Soak up some watery fun at the Caribbean themed water park where you can be blasted up and away by the fantastic Masterblaster wet rollercoaster or explore the Wacky Waterworks and Treehouse before relaxing in the Lazy River or Bubbly Wubbly pool! There’s plenty of adrenalin pumping water thrills for the whole family, including the Little Leak – a shallow area full of interactive play features and slides for tiny tots.
For the best value deals at Alton Towers Resort, book your adventure in advance at www.altontowers.com. Receive a 10% discount off your stay for booking online too (and of course you shouldn't forget to register for the IdeasForTheKids newsletter for additional news and exclusive offers).
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