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Visit Britain’s Greatest Escape!

Prepare for an adrenaline-pumping, heart-stopping, thrill-a-second day out at the UK’s favourite theme park! Use your Alton Towers ticket to discover an amazing combination of world-class rollercoasters, attractions and shows making it perfect for thrill-seekers and young families alike. Book your Alton Towers ticket now and save up to a whopping 48% compared to the on the day price.

Our guide to Alton Towers Resort Tickets

Home to the UK’s favourite theme park, the Alton Towers Resort offers an amazing combination of ground-breaking world-class rollercoasters and family-friendly shows and attractions. A day at Alton Towers Theme Park is a perfect escape for friends, families and thrillseekers alike. 

Enjoy a fantastical year of fun and thrills at Britain’s Greatest Escape! Whether you're seeking exhilarating adrenaline-fueled adventures or creating memorable family moments, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

New for 2024! A fearsome creature, fury heightened and more uncontrollable than ever before… Nemesis Reborn! Do you have the courage to face the Resort's incredible selection of mind-bending, pulse-pounding rollercoasters such as Wicker Man, Oblivion, and The Smiler? Dare you take a thrilling ride deep into the Earth’s core aboard Nemesis Sub-Terra to discover the secretive research of The Phalanx? Or do you fancy a whirl on Gangsta Granny: The Ride? Not forgetting all our fantastic family favourites, like CBeebies Land where young families can explore amazing rides and attractions and meet some of your favourite CBeebies friends!

And the fun doesn’t stop there! Throughout 2024, the Resort invites you to a series of sensational celebrations throughout the year for the nation to enjoy! Including CBeebies Land 10 Years Celebration and an array of fantastical events! The season’s festivities begin with Alton After Dark (16th, 23rd and 30th of March) enjoy an after-hours adventure, as the theme park extends its hours until 8pm. Ride your favourite attractions in the dark! Oktoberfest (7th September - 6th October) is back, get ready for oomptastic family-friendly fun with a German twist this autumn! As the nights get longer, Scarefest beckons. On October’s spookiest dates, tiptoe into Alton Towers Resort for all sorts of creepy surprises as the award-winning Scarefest returns for 2024 (11th October - 3rd November); be prepared for spooktacular fun and thrills and brave your favourite rides in the dark! The Resort’s spectacular Fireworks (8th - 10th November) are dazzling enough to make your jaw drop and your eyes pop, watch our iconic, historic Towers brought to spectacular life with amazing effects and surprises! And finally, for fantastically festive celebrations and seasonal sensations, this Christmas (14th - 31st December), families can make magical memories at the Alton Towers Resort!

There is so much to see and do at Alton Towers resort...experience it all with a pre-purchased Alton Towers Ticket and save up to 46%. As Alton Towers Resort welcomes guests back to the UK's favourite theme park, only dated single-day Alton Towers tickets will initially be available to purchase in advance. 

Ticket Options

One-Day ticket - Select the date you would like to visit Alton Towers for a guaranteed entrance on that date.

Two-Day ticket - Enjoy 2 consecutive days of admission into Alton Towers from the date you select at the time of booking


Alton Towers Resort is located in Staffordshire between the M1 and the M6 and is well-signposted from both motorways. 

Season and Opening Hours

Alton Towers Theme Park opens for the 2024 season on 16 March 24 and will be open daily until 10th November 2024. Alton Towers opens at 10.00 am with closing times varying throughout the year. 


Our guide to Alton Towers Resort Tickets

Wicker Man Roller Coaster at Alton Towers Theme Park

Wicker Man

Minimum Height Required: 1.2m

Join the chosen ones on the world’s most immersive rollercoaster experience to date, unifying cutting edge special effects with classic wooden coaster technology for the first time! Wicker Man is the UK’s first new wooden coaster built in over 20 years, a globally unique experience that will reconnect riders with the primal essence of rollercoasters.

Smiler at Alton Towers

The Smiler

Minimum Height Required: 1.4m

The Smiler is the world's first 14 loop rollercoaster.  Its twisting track combines the world beating 14 loops with a speed of 85km/hr and a track length longer than Oblivion!  This will challenge your body and mind.

Alton Dungeon

The Alton Towers Dungeons*

Minimum Height Required: Not recommended for those aged 10 and under.

The Alton Towers Dungeon, a hilariously hideous journey through Staffordshire’s darkest history. You’ll be screaming with laughter whilst you encounter the most frightfully peculiar characters from the past. Take the stand to be sentenced by the dis-honourable Justice of the Peace, the Bishop of Stafford, before being condemned to a traitor’s boat ride down the Black River into the chambers of the Dungeon. Miss it and you’ll be GUTTED!

*Additional charges apply


Gangsta Granny: The Ride

Minimum Height Required: 0.9m (Children under 1.1m must be accompanied by an adult)

Climb into your royal carriage as Granny and Ben enlist your help to pull off the greatest jewel heist in history! Take a spin through the sewers on a 360° special effects-laden wild ride to break into the crown jewels vault! Can you grab the jewels and make an explosive escape? Careful, if the Feds catch you, you’ll be in a right royal mess! Can you pull off the greatest Jewel heist in history?

Oblivion at Alton Towers


Minimum Height Required: 1.4 m

The iconic Oblivion was the world's first vertical drop rollercoaster. Don't... look... down! Oblivion makes you face your fears... you know you shouldn't look, but you won't be able to stop yourself taking a peek at the colossal vertical 180 feet drop! Riders on Oblivion experience a maximum G force of 4.5.

Congo River Rapids Water Ride at Alton Towers Theme Park

Congo River Rapids

Minimum Height Required: 0.9m (Children under 1.1m must be accompanied by an adult)

This splash-tastic water adventure is ideal for all ages. Start by drifting gently along the Katanga Canyon then get ready for some stonkingly drenchy surprises as you start spinning along, bumping round corners and whirling through waterfalls. Staying dry is not an option!

Runaway Mine Train at Alton Towers Theme Park

Runaway Mine Train

Minimum Height Required: 0.9m (Children under 1.1m must be accompanied by an adult)

Deep underground, through the tunnels and around the turns of Katanga Canyon, the old mine train twists and shifts, getting faster and faster after an explosion caused it to break loose. Will it slow down? Can it stop? Nobody knows – so get ready for a knuckle-clenching escapade that’s ideal for all ages.

The Blade

The Blade

Minimum Height Required: 1.0 m under 1.30m must be accompanied by an adult

A huge shard of rusty metal from the Nemesis excavation, found by one of our workers, who crafted it into a swing blade that cuts through the Forbidden Valley. Dare you sit right at the back!



Minimum Height Required: 1.4m

Blast through an advanced launch portal to a dimension beyond your wildest imagination. Break free from Earth’s atmosphere and glide through the air on our iconic flying rollercoaster.

Thi3teen at Alton Towers


Minimum Height Required: 1.2 m (if 1.96 m or over you cannot ride)

The dark and mysterious TH13TEEN is the world's first vertical freefall drop rollercoaster. Speed round the track, enter the ancient crypt, and face the horror that lies within.. TH13TEEN has been dubbed a "psychoaster" as it creates a new level of psychological fear!

Rita at Alton Towers


Minimum Height Required: 1.4 m

Rita is the ultimate rollercoaster for speed freaks! From a standing start, hold onto your eyeballs as you're catapulted from 0 to 100km/ph in just two and a half seconds! Rita's maximum speed is 62.1 mph.

Spinball Whizzer at Alton Towers

Spinball Whizzer

Minimum Height Required: 1.2 m

Feel like a pin ball being catapulted along the 470 metre track at speeds of up to 60km per hour! Each car will spin 360 degrees whilst flying around the tracks.


Frequently Asked Questions for Alton Towers Resort Tickets

Opening Information

  • What are Alton Towers opening/closing times?

    Alton Towers opens  seasonally between March and November. Daily opening and closing times are subject to change throughout the year.

Fun Facts

  • How big is Alton Towers?

    Alton Towers is 910 acres making it the largest theme park in the UK.

Rides & Attractions

  • Is CBeebies land included with an Alton Towers ticket?

    Yes, CBeebies Land is located within Alton Towers and is admission to CBeebies Land is included with all our Alton Towers Tickets.

  • Are there good thrill rides in Alton Towers?

    Yes, Alton Towers offers lots of rides for all ages. Thrillseekers can use their Alton Towers tickets to enjoy rollercoasters such as Wicker Man, Rira, Galactica, Nemesis, Thi3teen, Oblivion and The Smiler.

  • What is Alton Towers Early Ride Time?

    Early ride time is for on-site guests allowing them to enter the park before it opens to the general public. This is subject to change at any time and so best to check with the hotel directly.

  • Why do Alton Towers close rides?

    Alton Towers closes rides to renovate them and keep them up to date. They may also need to close rides due to health and safety or general up keep throughout the year.

  • How can I get tickets for the Dungeons at Alton Towers?

    These can be purchased directly from Alton Towers in addition to your admission ticket.

  • What Halloween events are on at Alton Towers?

    Alton Towers has 'Scarefest' on selected nights in October where you can experience some of the most thrilling rides in the dark and see live entertainment for all ages.

General Information

  • What is Alton Towers?

    Alton Towers is one of the UKs most popular theme parks offering an awesome choice of head-spinning, heart-pounding, world-class rollercoasters, like Wicker Man, Nemesis, Oblivion and The Smiler and family favourite attractions including CBeebies Land where families can explore 14 CBeebies themed rides and attractions

  • Where can I get an Alton Towers map from?

    Before you visit Alton Towers, download the free Alton Towers app which includes a detailed map of the park as well as other useful tools including live queue times for the rides.

  • Is there Wifi within the Alton Tower parks?

    Yes, free Wi-fi is offered within the parks

  • Is Alton Towers suitable for younger children?

    Absolutely. Alton Towers Theme Park is home to the Cbeebies Land where younger children can learn, play and be inspired. Families can explore 14 CBeebies-themed rides and attractions and meet some of CBeebies’ most popular characters.

Ticket Information

  • What are Alton Towers Fast Track tickets?

    Alton Towers offer fast track tickets for the rides which are available to purchase in the theme park on the day of your visit. Alton Towers Fast Track Tickets are separate from your admission ticket and allow ticket holders to join a fast track queue for many of the park's most popular rides and attractions.

  • Are Alton Towers tickets refundable?

    Free cancellations for bookings cancelled with the operator up to 48 hours before your chosen activity date. No refunds are given for cancellations made within 48 hours.

  • What does Alton Towers ticket include?

    The general admission ticket will allow you access to over 50 rides and attractions within the park. The Dungeons and special events are excluded from this. The waterpark is also a separate ticket to this.

  • Can Alton Towers tickets be scanned from a phone?

    Absolutely! Our Alton Towers Tickets are mobile-friendly meaning you can download your tickets from your customer account straight to your smartphone and scan them at the turnstiles. If you do not have a smartphone, simply print your tickets in advance and scan the ticket printout instead. 

  • Can you enter Alton Towers Scarefest with normal ticket?

    No, this is a separate ticketed event so is not included in the general admission tickets.

  • Do babies or infants require a ticket to get into Alton Towers Theme Park?

    Infants under the age of 3 years can enter free of charge, but still require a ticket. Simply add an infant ticket(s) to your Alton Towers Booking when purchasing your Alton Towers Tickets.

Facilities & Amenities

  • Are there lockers available at Alton Towers Resort?

    Yes, there are lockers for any loose items as these cannot be taken on the rides. Small Lockers are from £1 per hour or £5 per day and large Lockers are from £2 per hour or £10 per day. You can revisit the locker throughout the day at no additional charge.


  • Do Alton Towers do disabled tickets?

    Alton Towers do offer concessions for carers when purchasing an admission ticket. Proof of disability will need to be shown at the Ticket Office

  • Is the park accessible for wheelchairs or guests with reduced mobility?

    Yes, although there are some steep inclines through the park where some assistance may be needed.


  • Where is Alton Towers?

    Alton Towers is based on Farley Lane, Alton, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 4DB in Staffordshire. You can travel by car, by the X41bus daily from Stafford & Uttoxeter or via train. The closest stations are Uttoxeter or Stoke-On-Trent although you will need to book a taxi from the station.

Food & Drink

  • Can I bring food/snacks into Alton Towers?

    Yes, there are picnic areas available to eat at. Alton Towers does offer a wide range of food options for purchase within the parks though and cater for dietary allergies and intolerances.

Alton Towers Resort Tickets Reviews

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  • 5 stars:

    We paid standard entry price for Alton Towers, yet had access to the extended opening hours offered for Scarefest.

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    Good value and simple transaction.

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