Alton Towers celebrated their 30th birthday with an 80's concert held on 23 May 2010.
Alton Towers is one of the top tourist attractions in the UK and a popular destination for a fun-filled family day out.
Alton Towers has 12 featured park areas as well as the historic ruins and gardens. It is amazing the way they keep the old style and history but still add great rides.
It attracts around 2.7 million visitors per year making it the most visited theme park in the United Kingdom.
Alton Towers is often voted the most popular theme park in Britain, just above Blackpool Pleasure Beach, and is one of the country's leading attractions.
Alton Towers is also the 9th most visited theme park in Europe. It is well signposted from the major motorways and is easily accessible from the major cities in England.
Visitors who wish to overnight, can stay at one of the park's two hotels - The Alton Towers Hotel and the newer Splash Landings Hotel, which is also associated with a spectacular water park.