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Alton Towers theme park

Alton Towers Resort is one of the UK’s biggest theme parks, with more than 50 rides and attractions.

Thrill-seekers can experience adrenaline-pumping rides such as Galactica where you feel the exhilaration of being weightless, Oblivion where you can face your fears on the world’s first vertical-drop rollercoaster, and Wicker Man, which is the world’s first rollercoaster experience fusing wood and fire – the immersive ride unifies cutting-edge special effects with classic wooden coaster technology for the first time.

You can stay on-site in various accommodation options on offer, or visit for the day. Alton Towers is in Alton, Staffordshire in the West Midlands of England. Located between the M1 and the M6, it is easily accessible by road. The nearest rail stations are Stoke-on-Trent (1h28min approx. train journey time from London), Derby (1h25min from London) and Uttoxeter (1h40min from London) and then get a local bus.