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Winter Weekends 05/06

Park News
Tuesday, 2nd August 2005 By Dan Ketteringham

The dates and rides available for the 05/06 Winter Weekends have been released by Alton Towers.

At the moment you can only get access to the park during Winter Weekends if you are staying in one of the Hotels. We hope that the park will continue the tradition from previous years of also allowing Season Pass holders to access the park at this time.

The rides will only be open from 10:30am to 2:30pm, however the queues are always non-existent during winter weekends.

Here are the dates of the 05/06 Winter Weekends:


  • November
    • 12th, 19th, 26th
Rides Available:
  • Nemesis and Air


  • January
    • 7th, 14th 21st, 28th
  • February
    • 4th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 25th
  • March
    • 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
Rides Available:
  • Rita - Queen of Speed, Corkscrew, Ug Swinger, Hex, Frog Hopper, Vintage Cars, Bouncing Bugs, Gallopers Carousel and Cred Street Carousel
  • There will also be a Winter Spectacular Ice show during the January and February dates.
Terms and conditions can be found on the official Alton Towers website.

The park will reopen on 1st April 2006.

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Queue time boards are normally overexaggerated, so expect a shorter queue time.