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Alton Towers

Alton Towers
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Amusement park
Location
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Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK
Status Operating
Opened 4 April 1980
Owner Nick Leslau, leased to Merlin Entertainments
Area 800 acres (324 hectares)
Website http://www.altontowers.com/
Park map
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Alton Towers is a theme park located in Staffordshire, England. They opened as a permanent theme park in 1980 and have been building world-renowned rides, such as Nemesis and Smiler, ever since. The park also has a children's section called "CBeebies Land" with licensed BBC characters.

Roller coasters[edit]

Present (10)[edit]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Galactica Bolliger & Mabillard Flying 2002 Operating
Nemesis Bolliger & Mabillard Inverted 1994 Operating
Oblivion Bolliger & Mabillard Dive Coaster 1998 Operating
Octonauts Rollercoaster Adventure Zamperla Family 2015 Operating
Rita Intamin Launched 2005 Operating
Runaway Mine Train Mack Rides Powered 1992 Operating
Smiler Gerstlauer Sit-Down 2013 Operating
Spinball Whizzer Maurer AG Spinning 2004 Operating
SW8 Great Coasters International Wooden 2018 Under construction
Thirteen Intamin Sit-Down 2010 Operating

Past (8)[edit]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
4 Man Bob Zierer Sit-Down 1985 1990 Pleasure Island Family Theme Park
Alton Mouse Vekoma Wild Mouse 1988 1991 Idlewild & Soakzone
Beastie Pinfari Family 1983 2010 Travelling
Black Hole Schwarzkopf Enclosed 1983 2005 Furuvik
Corkscrew Vekoma Sit-Down 1980 2008 -
Mini Apple Pinfari Family 1982 1997 Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
New Beast Schwarzkopf Sit-Down 1992 1997 Divetido
Thunderlooper Schwarzkopf Shuttle 1990 1996 Hopi Hari

Photo Gallery[edit]