Alton Towers voted UK theme park of the year


The Alton Towers resort has been crowned UK theme park of the year in a vote by the public.
The resort also won another 13 additional awards including rollercoaster of the year which saw Wickerman receive the gold award and Nemesis come in with the silver award and saw CBeebies land claim gold in the best family area.

Over 150,000 votes were cast in the awards which were added to expert judges scores.

James Walker, Marketing Director at Alton Towers Resort, said: “We are thrilled to scoop so many awards, as voted for by the public, in such a wide cross-section of categories. This is a  huge boost for the Resort and our dedicated teams. It has been a challenging year for the theme park and leisure industry, so having an astonishing 14 Awards to celebrate is fantastic. We would like to thank everyone who voted for Alton Towers Resort and helped us achieve such amazing accolades.”