Alton Towers Resort Crowned TOP UK Theme Park And Ranked 8th In The World By Tripadvisor

Alton Towers Resort has, once again, proven its ‘metal’ in the theme park industry by being crowned the top UK theme park by visitors in the Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice ‘Best of the Best awards. The Staffordshire-based Resort Theme Park has also achieved global recognition, ranking 8th worldwide, surpassing iconic destinations, such as Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Japan. ‘Best of the Best’ winners are among the top 1% of listings around the world on Tripadvisor. It is the second consecutive year Alton Towers Resort has made the list.

Adding to this impressive accolade, accommodation at the Resort has also received outstanding recognition following reviews from guests. Alton Towers Resort’s CBeebies Land Hotel and Enchanted Village Woodland Lodges have been honoured with Traveller Choice Awards, placing them in the top 10% of Hotels and Accommodations globally.

Tripadvisor, the world’s leading travel guidance platform, holds unrivalled influence with travellers and diners. The Travelers’ Choice Award is based on genuine feedback from visitors who have shared authentic, first-hand reviews on Tripadvisor over the past 12 months, making it a highly esteemed and reliable designation of travellers’ top picks.

Over the past few years, Alton Towers Resort, part of Merlin Entertainments, has extended its existing line-up of world-class world class attractions, introducing the all-new The Curse at Alton Manor and launching the triumphant return of the UK’s most iconic coaster, Nemesis Reborn. These additions have solidified the Resort's reputation as a premier destination for adrenaline seekers and families alike. This year, the Resort is also celebrating the 10th anniversary of the UK’s only CBeebies Land with a host of additional activities and entertainment at selected times across the season.

“We feel incredibly privileged to have been recognised as the top UK theme park for the second year in a row, and to achieve an outstanding 8th place worldwide. This incredible achievement is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our Resort colleagues, who strive every day to provide unforgettable experience for our guests. We are deeply grateful to our guests for taking the time following their visit to share their reviews and experiences, which has played a crucial role in earning us this prestigious recognition.”

Bianca Sammut, Divisional Director at Alton Towers Resort