Do I get early access to the Theme Park?

As an Alton Towers Resort Hotel guest or a Merlin Annual Pass Holder can enter the Theme Park 30 minutes before opening to enjoy a selection of rides.

On certain dates early ride time is not available, please check with the Resort on arrival. If you are staying on Scarefest/ fireworks early ride time will not be available. 

Early ride time includes the following attractions (Please note these are subject to change)

Wicker Man – our brand new ride for 2018, Spinball Whizzer & selected rides in CBeebies Land; Postman Pat, Go Jetters, Justin's House, In The Night Garden Magical
Boat Ride, Something Special Sensory Garden & Numtums.

Please note that you must have valid theme park tickets to gain theme park entry.