In 2003, plans to build a wooden coaster in Alton Towers were rejected. In 2013, John Wardley revealed a wooden coaster would’ve been perfect for the park. Airgates reporter Michael Mander explores the stigma surrounding wooden coasters, and asks if it would be good for Alton Towers.
With many guests now waiting over an hour just to get out the car park, Windsor’s residents and local council agree something needs to be done.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! It’s Woody Bear, the mascot of Pleasurewood Hills, descending from 13,000 feet to celebrate the park’s 30th birthday.