Tag: Alton Towers

Hold On Tight! A Joke too Far?

Airgates reporter Michael Mander investigates joking about ride safety. He speaks to the girl who thought her restraint was going to come undone, the Alton...

10 Things: That Could Go Wrong

What links a wandering deer, a blowing poncho and 16ft of missing track? Things that could go wrong at theme parks!...

10 Things: Alton Towers

What links Edvard Grieg, King Ceolred of Mercia and 200 abandoned gnomes? Alton Towers of course!...

The Smiler Leaves Many Frowning

With many guests eager to experience The Smiler, Alton Towers disappoints once again when the ride car stalls midway around the track. ...

Through the Airgates 28/01/13

Through the Airgates returns for 2013, covering 'All the A's' - namely Alton Towers and Adventure Island....

Through the Airgates 23/10

So we're now officially into Halloween, with many theme parks and scare attractions holding festivals and one-night events to celebrate. ...

Through the Airgates : 10/10/12

Quick tidbits from British theme parks and attractions - this week, featuring Alton Towers and Blackpool Pleasure Beach....