Many people were waiting to ride The Smiler when the incident occurred. Read Lynne Skeel’s story here.
Alton Towers reopen The Smiler after yet another incident. Why does everything keep going wrong?!
What links a wandering deer, a blowing poncho and 16ft of missing track? Things that could go wrong at theme parks!
Rumours of a structural incident with The Smiler track are spreading on Twitter.
What links Edvard Grieg, King Ceolred of Mercia and 200 abandoned gnomes? Alton Towers of course!
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.
Is Britain really the theme park capital of the world?
With many guests eager to experience The Smiler, Alton Towers disappoints once again when the ride car stalls midway around the track.
A selection of Tweets about Alton Towers’ new ride: The Smiler.
Alton Towers’ latest coaster-creation is finally open to the public.
Through the Airgates returns for 2013, covering ‘All the A’s’ – namely Alton Towers and Adventure Island.
Details have been announced for Alton Towers’ new rollercoaster, set to open in May.
Social networking site Facebook have unveiled the UK’s most social destinations.
So we’re now officially into Halloween, with many theme parks and scare attractions holding festivals and one-night events to celebrate.
Alton Towers have published more information about their upcoming £18 million thrill attraction.
Quick tidbits from British theme parks and attractions – this week, featuring Alton Towers and Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
Alton Towers has stepped up viral marketing for their upcoming rollercoaster investment.
Scare attractions pop up across the UK in October for Halloween – but which will give you the most chills?