When can you go on the new Wicker Man ride at Alton Towers?
Alton Towers has launched its new Wicker Man rollercoaster inspired by the classic 1970s horror film.
In the movie, starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee and Britt Ekland, a policeman goes to a Scottish island to investigate the disappearance of a girl and is shocked to find locals have reverted to Celtic pagan beliefs.
An iconic scene involves a gigantic statue used in sacrificial rituals, after which the film is named.
And that's the basis for the new ride at Alton Towers.
The new wooden coaster will send riders hurtling through a flaming structure in the first ever ride of its kind.... read more
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