Alton Towers unveils new rollercoaster
Alton Towers has today unveiled its newest rollercoaster - fusing wood and fire for a unique experience.
Wicker Man will not only be the park’s first wooden rollercoaster but also the first wooden rollercoaster to open in the United Kingdom in 21 years, the last being Megafobia of Oakwood Theme Park in Pembrokeshire. Costing £16 million, and taking four years to develop, the ride is planned to be opened to the public in spring of 2018.
Th new ride is built around a 17-meter-tall Wicker Man structure, the equivalent of a six-storey building. The 2,028 foot long wooden track weaves in and out... read more
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