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  1. Matt N

    Alton Towers 19th/20th June 2022

    19th June 2022 (Alton Towers Day 1) Hi guys. After having started 2022 with some slightly more unusual (compared to what I usually visit, anyway) parks, I today returned to slightly more familiar turf; Alton Towers, my most visited theme park of all time! My mum found a very good deal on an...
  2. Matt N

    Could something be happening to Duel at Alton Towers for 2023?

    Hi guys. Within the past few weeks, some rumours have been swirling about Duel at Alton Towers, or more specifically about its future. Building upon this, Theme Park Worldwide today posted a video speculating on potential changes coming to Duel for 2023: Now I’m not just citing a YouTube video...
  3. Matt N

    Strongest roller coaster for airtime at Alton Towers?

    Hi guys. Airtime is becoming an increasingly "in" thing on roller coasters, and with this in mind, many enthusiasts feel that an airtime-focused ride is something that Alton Towers, the UK's largest and joint most coaster-heavy theme park, currently lacks from its coaster selection. But I'd be...
  4. Ian

    "Fantasmagorical Faff" - Alton Towers, 20th March 2022

    Where & When As the thread title says, Alton Towers on Sunday 20th March Where to meet The park is open 10am until 5pm. Please meet at 10:30 at Oblivion. Hopefully this'll give you enough time to get in and arrive at the coaster. First time and unsure who you're looking for? It's pretty easy...
  5. Matt N

    Alton Towers | Nemesis | B&M Retrack | TBC

    Hi guys. Alton Towers have today submitted a planning application "seeking to confirm the lawfulness of maintenance works to the "Nemesis" ride, an existing roller coaster at Alton Towers Resort", according to TowersTimes: Could this be for, or at least relating to, the heavily rumoured Nemesis...
  6. Matt N

    Alton Towers 12th/13th September 2021

    12th September 2021 (Day 1) Hi guys. Today, my parents and I went to Alton Towers for Oktoberfest. We’re actually spending 2 days on park this trip, so today’s report is the first of two! We actually didn’t arrive at the resort until just after 12pm today, so as the opening time crowds had...
  7. Matt N

    Alton Towers 28th June 2021

    Hi guys. We went to Alton Towers today for a bit of midweek fun, and let me tell you, it was certainly fun! We left home at just before 7am, so we were at the park by about 9:40am, and inside by just after 10am: For our first ride, we actually started differently to our last two trips, and went...
  8. Matt N

    Thirteen vs Wicker Man; Battle of Alton Towers’ 1.2m Secret Weapons

    Hi guys. When talking about the Alton Towers Secret Weapons, the first to come to mind for many enthusiasts are the extreme behemoths with 1.4m height restrictions, like Nemesis, Oblivion and The Smiler. But an often forgotten group of Alton Towers’ Secret Weapons are the “family thrill” Secret...
  9. Matt N

    Alton Towers 16th April 2021

    Hi guys. After a theme park hiatus of many months due to the various lockdowns and restrictions, my parents and I were finally able to get back to a theme park today! And it was only natural that we would go to the UK theme park that we always start with; our favourite UK park, Alton Towers! We...
  10. Thecoasterrus

    Alton Towers Recreation

    With the parks being closed during Lockdown 3 I decided to finally get round to making a recreation in Planet Coaster. In the days when RCT3 was king, I used to do almost nothing but real life parks, but for some reason or another I find them more difficult to do in planet coaster, whether it's...
  11. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Could Alton Towers Overhaul Nemesis?

    Just a rumour but here's an article on this! https://www.lifthillsandthrills.com/nemesis-at-alton-towers-set-for-a-major-overhaul/
  12. Matt N

    Alton Towers 3rd September 2020

    Hi guys. We returned to Alton Towers today, 2 months after our last visit in July. I was hoping to get back on the rides that we didn’t get on last time, so I was looking forward to it. Prior to visiting, I had a feeling that Wicker Man might be shut, and this sadly turned out to be the case...
  13. Matt N

    Do you find The Smiler at Alton Towers rough?

    Hi guys. Yesterday, I visited Alton Towers and took a ride on The Smiler. I was batched in the front row and sat in an inner seat, which is always widely considered the smoothest seat you can get on the ride, however I must admit that I personally found it very rough. Most of the elements seemed...
  14. Matt N

    Alton Towers 12th July 2020

    Hi guys. Today was an exciting day; it was the day of my first post-lockdown theme park visit! The lucky park was Alton Towers; it just had to be! The very first theme park I visited and my comfortable favourite within the UK seemed like a pretty good place to welcome me back to theme parks...
  15. Matt N

    Rank the Alton Towers coasters

    Hi guys. I'm in a ranking kind of mood tonight, and a park particularly near and dear to me is Alton Towers. I'm honestly staggered that we don't already have an Alton Towers coaster ranking thread given that CF is a UK forum and many members have been to Alton Towers (in fact, I even could have...
  16. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Chessington World Of Adventures Have Revealed Elmer's Flying Jumbos In 2020

    We have missed this since November apparently, but Chessington are giving a four year partnership with Elmer the elephant and retheming Flying Jumbos starting in 2020 https://ltw.media/news/events/first-elmer-ride-coming-to-chessington-next-spring/them
  17. CrashCoaster

    SW9 at Alton Towers

    I'm sure I created a topic on this when I first joined the site and it got locked, but since Wicker Man (SW8) is officially open, it can't possibly be too soon to start speculating as to what SW9 will be, and where it will go. Personally, I could see anything from a multi-launch coaster...
  18. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Alton Towers 2020

    Towerstimes and other sources have released this...whether it's just House of Monsters or CCL in general, but something is happening!
  19. astead04

    Does anyone else see this?

  20. astead04

    What theme park's entrance is your favourite?

    For me, the parks with the best entrances are: •Islands of Adventure ('The Adventure Begins/Lives On' ? Also the music is great) •Alton Towers (I absolutely love the entrance music here and Towers Street always gets me excited) •PortAventura World (Mediterranìa is a brilliant and beautiful...
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