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Does anyone find that if rides and / or attractions are unavailable, that Alton Towers do not end up postng it on there website?e.g. When Nemesis was unavailable; That was not posted on the website as "Nemesis is currently unavailable".

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I think that's because, unlike Thorpe, breakdowns are relatively uncommon. Although saying that this year hasn't been great, especially compared to other years.

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I'm going in augest for the first time, I want to know whats better, staying on site or off sight. on sight is £300 more expensive whats your opinion?

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I would say that the hotels are great espically splash landings, but then I think you have to pay extra for dinner etc (from what I remember from when I went four years ago) but if you want to save money then just book cheap outside the towers......as long as you sleep, its the park thats important.

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Master Blaster is awesome, it's a bit rough though, and sometimes I wonder how on earth it passed a H&S test! :huh:

I completely agree about the H&S bit!

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I don't remember finding it rough, but very wild. :huh: Also when I was there, a couple of times I think people fell off there dinghy and they had to stop the slide for a bit. :P

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A question to anyone who has been to Alton Towers by train, id like to get a trip up there soonish and I'm looking at the prices on the train planner and its telling me the cheapest available fare is £102.50 and thats a single, which is ********* ridiculous! I dont believe anyone would pay that much! Did anyone else pay that much? Its from Euston to Stoke on Trent. Yeah just wondering how much any1 else paid cause thats a bloody joke! Maybe I should take a different train or something.

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You're doing something wrong on National Rails website.I've only ever been shown the price £54.70 for a return on there.

Lol nm I found a much cheaper price for the London Midland. Theres another question I have but il ask you on msn.

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It's about half an hour to 40 minutes on the bus. Last time I checked it was about £6 one way.

Gosh £6? quite expensive considering my Local bus is about £1.30, I was going to go up on the train, Master Iskander you are looking at the Anytime fares, the cheapest convienient return fare I can find from Reading to Stoke-On-Trent is £35.

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Gosh £6? quite expensive considering my Local bus is about £1.30, I was going to go up on the train, Master Iskander you are looking at the Anytime fares, the cheapest convienient return fare I can find from Reading to Stoke-On-Trent is £35.

Sorry, I meant £6 return.

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Oh right, so around the same as the Thorpe bus.

Yes. I worked out the other day that it would only cost £36 return from my house to Alton Towers (including train and bus) which is pretty good seeing as it costs £24 to get to Thorpe Park.

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Yes. I worked out the other day that it would only cost £36 return from my house to Alton Towers (including train and bus) which is pretty good seeing as it costs £24 to get to Thorpe Park.

Not bad, is that including the ticket?

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