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Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:13 pm
by Liam.W
Scarefest is not on this week. It next runs from Friday 16th October to the 1st November

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:44 pm
by Hazard
Ahh in that case - How will the queue times look like if I were to go this Friday?

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:20 am
by Dan
Hazard wrote:
I am thinking of going to the park tomorrow or Wednesday to do the Scarefest thing hopefully before the schools break up.

With limited numbers what are the queue times like during Scarefest (this year), would there be any fast track passes available after 4pm? How much are they (heard about £10!).

In two minds whether to go for 2 days, one really long day or an evening? All depending on queue times and how busy it's likely to be? Presumably it won't be any busier than a really busy day in the current climate.


Today and tomorrow aren’t Scarefest days.

The event begins again this Friday, 16th October and runs until 1st November.

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:41 pm
by swfc96
So it seems season pass pre-book tickets over Scarefest are only available for 'twilight' entry and not the full day? I assume this applies to both standard and premium passes? Makes the 'perk' of free entry Scarefest for premium only seem redundant if so...

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:01 pm
by lewis97
swfc96 wrote:
So it seems season pass pre-book tickets over Scarefest are only available for 'twilight' entry and not the full day? I assume this applies to both standard and premium passes? Makes the 'perk' of free entry Scarefest for premium only seem redundant if so...

I believe it was initially possible to pre-book full day tickets, but the allocations of these tickets for Season and Annual passholders have since "sold-out". The 'Twilight' tickets are something Merlin have introduced across their parks to address this, but when there do often seem to be normal admission tickets still available on the same dates, it doesn't provide a complete solution.

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:25 pm
by Bexa
Is there any way to get the usual half-price entry discount this year? All my codes are for in-person tickets and obviously, that doesn't work this year

Edit: found out you can, but I have a new question: how do you book mazes in advance, can you book them on the day still?

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:59 pm
by stormeduke
Does anyone know if there any sort of groups for roller coaster phobia? Like a either where you all try and overcome rides or get lectured how to get the courage? I saw something about it on ScreweyLoops channel but not found anything more on it

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:15 am
by dalecooper
Hey everyone - do you know if there's a way to get tickets when they are sold out online for a certain date? Thanks!

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:16 am
by Dan
dalecooper wrote:
Hey everyone - do you know if there's a way to get tickets when they are sold out online for a certain date? Thanks!


Buying tickets through the Resort website is the only way to guarantee your entry for a specific day.

If you are a Passholder, there may be Twilight tickets available on the day you want to visit, these allow you entry from 4pm.

The best thing to do would be to regularly check the website, as it has been known for additional tickets to be made available close to the date if there’s enough room to move tickets from one allocation to another.

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:18 am
by dalecooper
Thanks Dan - super helpful :)

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:45 pm
by Bexa
Can you still book maze tickets in person or do you have to pre-book online?

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:44 pm
by ROYJESS
Bexa wrote:
Can you still book maze tickets in person or do you have to pre-book online?

I've not personally visited any parks this year due to covid, but I should imagine it would be best to pre-book in this current climate