The Alton Towers Resort is a big place to explore with your little ones as. it has so many great attractions
to offer! If you are Hotel guests at The Alton towers Hotel
you'd be silly not to plan a cheeky trip to the jaw-dropping Alton Towers Splash Landings waterpark during your staycation
! Combine two days out in one or simply have a splashtacular time in the tropical pool waters of Staffordshire
at The Alton Towers
Things to do
You've got your ticket for your water park entry, you've whacked on your swimming gear and your toes are now touching the majestic pool waves. But What do you try out first?
The Alton Towers Waterpark has pretty much every trimming available, from the soothing sounds of the Bubbly Wubbly pool (our favourite name in the place) to the fully interactive water features in the Wacky Waterworks Treehouse. This huge attraction is packed full of water thrills from Outdoor Flume Adventures to baby pools like Little Leak.
Once up in the canopy, kids can pull ropes, shoot water cannons and whizz water wheels as fast as they’ll go. As well as loads of rides (check out the Master Blaster!) and space to play, the park also has a balmy indoor temperature so you could just as well be kicking back on a tropical island. Go wild on the Flash Floods Flume Ride for a heart pounding experience. Go wild, shoot a blast of water at your friends and race down the largest slides onsite (whether that's indoor or outdoors!).
Watch out for those crazy cannons and tipping buckets while you are on the ground. Watch out for the buckets of water - they fill up to gallons! Take an epic spin on the water coaster or race your siblings down the water slide! Had enough of all those wacky water attractions and indoor fun? Outdoor we go! With a heated outdoor pool to enjoy in the Summer months as well, you can enjoy a relaxing swim under the open skies! This impressive Water park is a must visit for all families.
There are multiple pools to choose from to suit whatever age and level of confidence your child is at. For toddlers, try the Little Leak pool! This shallow pool is full of colourful interactive play features and games. For more confident swimmers who prefer a gentle swim, grab your rubber ring and laze the day away in Calypso Creek.
With indoor and outdoor slides, a water rollercoaster, water jets, an indoor pool & outdoor pools you are sure to have a day out overflowing with loads of fun. Enrich your next family adventure
with a two-day at the Alton Towers Resort!
Food & Drink
Need to refuel? The Adventurer's Cave is right in the middle of the Waterpark. It serves snacks and refreshments, so you don't even have to get changed! Mermaids & mermen need a break too, you know? Enjoy lots of scrumptious food whether it's hot food or cold food. Sink your teeth into family favourites like jacket potatoes, burgers, hot dogs and kids meal deals (sandwich meal deals with fruit). There is no reservation for meal times as the Adventurer's Cave is more of a food kiosk that serves light bites.
Please do not bring your own food & drinks to the waterpark as picnics are not allowed.
If you are looking to explore the park's many restaurants, then feel free to check out our Alton Towers Restaurants
article. Find everything from Flambo's Exotic Feast Restaurant, delicious smoothies and burger kitchens to explorers pizza & pasta buffets and more! There's a great selection of food and lunches for guests at Alton Towers.
The Waterpark is based on the ground floor of Splash Landings Hotel with lift access from all floors so you won't have to worry about climbing multiple flights of stairs. Access to the Waterpark is through the main changing rooms, which has a fully accessible shower area and toilet facilities. The Attraction operates a strict adult to child regulation policy in order to comply with health and safety standards
Travelling & Parking For Visitors
Need help Planning your route? There are many different travel options to get to Alton Towers. Did you know they even have their very own monorail system as well to access different areas of the site? This is great especially for those with mobility issues.
Travelling by car...
Alton Towers Resort
Alton, Staffordshire, ST10 4DB
Alton Towers Resort is located between the M1 and the M6 and is well signposted from both motorways. Depending on your direction, the nearest motorway exits are:
M1 Northbound – Junction 23a
M1 Southbound – Junction 28
M6 Northbound – Junction 15
M6 Southbound – Junction 16
Some Sat Nav systems may take you down a local farm track (especially if you’re coming from the B5417). Please follow the road signs for the last few miles.
Travelling by Train
Visitors can travel to Alton Towers Resort by train, via several popular destinations. Visit thetrainline.com
to search for train times and prices.
Uttoxeter Train Station:
Uttoxeter station is the nearest train station to Alton Towers, just 10 miles from the resort. Uttoxeter station is just a 20 minute drive away from the resort or 30 minutes by bus.
Stoke on Trent Station:
Stoke on Trent rail station is 15 miles from Alton Towers Resort. A local taxi would take around 25 minutes to the resort.
Derby Train Station:
Derby train station is around 25 miles from Alton Towers. From there you will need to order a taxi or a car service to arrive at the resort in around 50 minutes to one hour.
Travelling by Bus
D&G Bus operate the X41 which runs between Stafford - Uttoxeter - Alton Towers Resort, and the 32X which operates between Hanley - Cheadle - Alton Towers Resort.
Notts & Derby buses operate the X52 service which runs between Nottingham, Derby and the Alton Towers Resort.
Open from 9am, the Monorail takes visitors from the car park to the Theme Park entrance. It is open each day the theme park is open and closes one hour after the advertised ride closes.
Alternatively, you can walk from the car park to the theme park entrance. It takes between 10 and 30 minutes, depending where you have parked your car.
Car Park walking times to Entrance:
A,B,C - 10-15 Minutes
D,E,F,G,H - 18-22 Minutes
J,M,N,O,P - 22-28 Minutes
Explore the rest of Alton Towers!
There really are so many things to do at Alton Towers
, whether it's exploring the Alton towers Theme Park itself, diving into splashtastic fun at the water park, resting up in the CBeebies Land Hotel or sampling the sweet delights of their magically-themed restaurants (most vegetarian friendly by the way)! Enrich your day out with a diverse selection of activities for your perfect family day out.
Curious about the rides? Check out some of our latest articles on theme park rides such as Hex
, The Smiler
and loads more!
If you are planning a few Alton Towers Holidays throughout the year, you should check out our Alton Towers Hotel
article and shake up your stay each time. Psst, the Alton Towers Waterpark Hotels are featured there too!
- Loads of fabulous water slides, flumes & a bubble pool
- Kids will love the Wacky Waterworks Treehouse with gallon sized water buckets and unlimited time with water cannons.
- A splashtastic time packed full of family fun