What are the 10 roller coasters at Alton Towers?

Main Rides Checklist Wicker Man, Galactica, Nemesis, Oblivion, Rita, Thirteen and The Smiler. TOP TIP: Many guests are so excited to leap on board that they prioritise the rides closest to the entrance. However, if you head straight to the Forbidden Valley or Dark Forest, you’ll likely arrive before the queues!

What is the slowest ride at Alton Towers?

The Rita Rollercoaster Rita powers you straight to 100kph in just 2.5 seconds, putting your body through 4.7G. At lightning pace, Rita navigates every twist and turn of the track, as you break free from the clutches of the Dark Forest.

What is the most intense ride at Alton Towers?

Nemesis. Before The Smiler came along, Nemesis was the most intense ride at Alton Towers.

How many rides are there at Alton Towers?

40 rides
With over 40 rides and attractions at Alton Towers Theme Park there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

Is there a Harry Potter ride at Alton Towers?

Hagrid’s magical creatures was designed by Intamin, the same manufacturer that created Falcon’s Fury at Busch Gardens, Thirteen at Alton Towers and Universal’s own Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts.

How many roller coasters are there in Alton Towers?

ten roller coasters
It operates a total of ten roller coasters and offers a range of accommodation and lodging options alongside the theme park. Facilities include Alton Towers Waterpark, conference facilities, a crazy golf course, and a high ropes course.

What’s the oldest ride at Alton Towers?

the Runaway Mine Train
Rollercoaster rushes through Katanga Canyon Since opening in 1992, the Runaway Mine Train is now the oldest rollercoaster at Alton Towers resort.

Why is ride called Rita?

A number of people ask why did Alton Towers name their £8-million roller coaster RITA. The most likely reason for this name is based on the manufacturer and model of the ride, an Intamin Rocket Coaster. Note the initials when you combine Alton Towers with Intamin Rocket and reverse them, you get RITA.

Has there been any deaths at Alton Towers?

Two teenagers – Vicky Balch, then 19, and Leah Washington, then 17 – each lost a leg in the collision in June.

What is the newest ride at Alton Towers?

Gangsta Granny: The Ride
Gangsta Granny: The Ride | New at Alton Towers Theme Park.

What was Alton Towers first ever ride?

Corkscrew –
Corkscrew – The first rollercoaster in Alton Towers Resort.

What rides were removed from Alton Towers?

Remember The Beast? Theme park rides we’ve loved and lost

  • Thunder Looper (1990-1996) Thunder Looper (Image: TowersTimes.co.uk)
  • The Beast (1988-1997)
  • The Flume (1981-2015)
  • Energizer/Boneshaker (1995-2003)
  • Corkscrew (1980-2008)
  • The Beastie (1983-2010)
  • Submission (2001-2013)
  • And a couple from Drayton Manor…

What are the best rides at Alton Towers?

Rides & Attractions. 1 The Retro Squad. Guests (11+) are required to wear a suitable, secured face mask. 2 The Alton Towers Dungeon. 3 Peter Rabbit Hippity Hop. 4 Go Jetters Vroomster Zoom Ride. 5 Sharkbait Reef by SEA LIFE.

When did Alton Towers change its haunted house ride?

In 2002, Alton Towers opted to revamp its ageing Haunted House ride. Retaining the spooky exterior and the people-mover ride system, it added a new laser gun system and renamed the attraction as Duel: The Haunted House Strikes Back!.

How many themed lands are there at Alton Towers?

Alton Towers is made up of 11 themed lands, here’s an overview of each including the rides and attractions that you’ll find in them. There’s more information and photos available for many the best, just click on the highlighted names to discover more.

Are day passes available for Alton Towers?

2021 day passes now available! Have a Question? With over 40 rides and attractions at Alton Towers Theme Park there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Riding with an adult?