Alton Towers revealed aspects at the close of January about their new darkish ride which has changed Duel which shut at the beginning of September 2022. The Curse at Alton Manor opened on March 18 and is “a haunting dim ride, having you on a hair-raising journey as a result of the stunning twists and turns of the cursed manor.”
We ended up blessed to pay a visit to Alton Towers this 7 days and are psyched to report our findings about The Curse of Alton Manor. We will share our views and a variety of images of the attraction. SPOILER Notify!
Picture: Theme Park TouristWe were delighted to see that the entire location has been given a make around together with the shop, deal with stand and photo booth and there had been forged users dressed as two grave diggers with spades in hand wandering outside the house the attraction which certainly extra atmosphere. The grave of Emily Alton lies in front of the household.
Impression: Theme Park TouristImage: Theme Park TouristImage: Concept Park TouristImage: Theme Park TouristImage: Theme Park TouristImage: Concept Park TouristFirstly thanks to it staying a rainy day our wait around time was minutes, we pretty much just walked straight in. Even on the greater day it was only recording a highest of 15 minutes maximum through the day. The queue goes as a result of the normal grave yard in which you can appreciate looking at a entire host of stones with fascinating wording which sets the environment of what is to appear.
Graphic: Topic Park TouristImage: Concept Park TouristImage: Topic Park TouristImage: Topic Park TouristImage: Theme Park TouristImage: Theme Park TouristAfter winding your way all-around the grave yard you enter the principal household and the first area sets the scene for the attraction. A voice tells you that it is New Year’s Eve 1891 and they are holding a get together to welcome in 1892. There is a residence with projections in the downstairs and upstairs home. Emily Alton is sent upstairs to her bedroom, that night time there is a mysterious storm the place anyone perishes in the residence, apart from the young female.
In this space which you only wander by, there are a lot of iconic features together with the rocking horse which rocks in a menacing way with no person essentially on it.
Impression: Theme Park TouristYou then head to the experience, every single car has 3 seats throughout with two rows and you get started your adventure. There are several leap scares in the course of the attraction, many with disfigured dolls, spiders and Emily Alton tends to make a quantity of appearances which includes at the conclude in the coffin located in a hearse. Section of the attraction is themed as a disguise and look for recreation and the iconic tunnel remains with text this sort of as “Occur engage in with me, you will be mine”. There are also puppets and a jack in the box.
The sound and lights has been up to date and there are condition of the art projections in the course of the attraction. It is definitely every thing you would hope for from a haunted household.
Alton Towers released the formal Tv ad back again in March for The Curse of Alton Manor and as anticipated Emily Alton appears to attribute heavily. In the advertisement which can be viewed beneath, Emily Alton is primary a match of disguise and search for, “all set or not, listed here I arrive” and it finishes with the words and phrases “she just wants to perform”. It is certainly a amazing theme and we are really fired up to be visiting in April to bring you our account of this new practical experience.
We invite you to enjoy the formal Television advertisement for The Curse at Alton Manor, model new for 2023!Opening this Saturday, March 18th, locate out a lot more about this haunting dark trip and ebook now: pic.twitter.com/xq4UXt5J8G
— Alton Towers Resort (@altontowers) March 15, 2023
In mid-February, Alton Towers introduced that “The Curse at Alton Manor” would officially open on 18th March. Based on the poster advertising and marketing for this new attraction, it showed that visitors will board a vehicle just like in the authentic haunted residence and in Duel. A lady seems to be featured behind the haunted home with her eyes included which was rumoured as remaining Emily Alton who is again to choose around the assets!
Coming, completely ready or not! You greater have your wits about you…Dare you trip The Curse At Alton Manor?The countdown has begun… RT if you’re excited. pic.twitter.com/6RJHvwN4Ee
— Alton Towers Vacation resort (@altontowers) January 24, 2023
In accordance to the now retired CEO for Merlin, Mark Fisher, in an interview with Stoke on Trent Stay, the new dim trip will be taken back again to its roots as a haunted property but will have a completely new tale and we count on remarkable visible consequences to develop many scares together the way.
The Curse of Alton Manor will inform the story of Emily Alton:
“Remaining by itself in the attic, with very little but her doll’s house to hold this tranquil but curious woman amused. Emily results in being lonely and overlooked, with absolutely nothing but the sound of music and laughter of the events, hosted by her mom and dad to the significant of culture, echoing through the floors from the grand corridor under. Her hatred grew, fuelled by annoyance and bitterness. Dim forces commenced to encompass Emily, getting to be a vessel for the evil that has seeped into every single corner of the Manor.”
Graphic: Alton TowersIn October, partitions surrounded the previous Duel attraction with posters that browse, “Strictly no undesired website visitors. Because of to unnatural shows in the spot. For much more information and facts connect with 07436377346”.
It was outstanding to see these details becoming included and I appreciated calling the quantity to come across out much more! These modest touches are what would make the entertaining for adults and young children alike and to maintain the theming will make the attraction even far better when it reopens after its refurbishment.
Towers Occasions were at Scarefest and in a Fb post under captured Duel in a purple haze with specifics of even more posters declaring, “I want to enjoy”. Some fans are guessing this to be Emily Alton who is back again to just take around the house. There also appears to be peep holes to see some frightening goings on inside of. We will update you of more particulars when we have them listed here at Theme Park Vacationer. Are you fired up for the make more than of Duel?
At the starting of September there had been studies on-line that a mysterious concept had appeared in the queue line for Duel at Alton Towers which explained “06 + 09 = The Duel is over. This is my dwelling.” It was verified that Duel has closed at Alton Towers and it has presently been removed from the queue moments Application.
The formal web site site for Duel now basically reads, “House Repossessed, Strictly no unwanted readers. Because of to unnatural shows in the spot.” There is an electronic mail indication up to be stored up to day with further details when they are unveiled.
Graphic: Alton TowersDuel at first opened at Alton Towers in 1992 and was a regular haunted household and it was in 2003 that laser guns were additional and was refurbished to have a zombie concept. Alton Towers is remaining pretty secretive so much relating to the options for Duel but we are expecting that the laser guns will be eliminated and it is most likely to be adjusted back again to being a regular haunted residence but with a fashionable twist.
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