Alton Towers facts for kids

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Alton Towers is a theme park in Staffordshire, England. It is near the town Alton.

It has six large roller coasters and two smaller roller coasters.

Roller coasters

  • Air - riders fly under the track. First flying roller coaster built by Bolliger & Mabillard.
  • Nemesis - riders sit under the track.
  • Oblivion - first vertical drop roller coaster.
  • Rita - launched roller coaster.
  • The Smiler - first roller coaster that turns riders upside down 14 times.
  • Thirteen - riders travel forwards and backwards.

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