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Alton Towers

Alton Towers

amusement park
Alton Towers
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Alton, Staffordshire, England, UK
Status Operating
Opened April 4, 1980
Owner Nick Leslau, leased to Merlin Entertainments
Area 324 hectares (800 acres)
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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 | edit source]

Present (10)[edit | edit source]

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 Infinity Coaster 2013 Operating
Spinball Whizzer Maurer AG Spinning 2004 Operating
Thirteen Intamin Sit-Down 2010 Operating
Wicker Man Great Coasters International Wooden 2018 Operating

Past (8)[edit | edit source]

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 Barry Island Pleasure Park
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 | edit source]