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Scarefest at Alton Towers: Spine-tingling terrors to return to popular theme park for 'most terrifying year yet'

A new maze will open for Halloween 2017

Scarefest is returning to Alton Towers Resort this Halloween and it promises to be one of the scariest yet.

According to the Staffordshire-based theme park, the horror-filled events will have "more spine-tingling terrors than ever before".

The three award-winning horror mazes will open their doors once again to thrill-seekers, who can even enjoy a brand new fourth maze, which has opened for 2017.

Throughout the Scarefest, Alton Towers will be open until 9pm so people can enjoy rides in the dark, alongside a travelling circus of characters roaming around the resort.

A spokesman for the theme park said this Scarefest promises to be the resort's "most terrifying year yet".

"Scarefest is back and has more spine-tingling terrors than ever before," the spokesman said.

Are you ready for Scarefest?

"Our three multi-award-winning scare mazes have been re-scarified for this year and we are adding another new maze.

"Dare you join us for our most terrifying year yet?", they continued.

For spooky young visitors, there are live shows and the resort's "famous freaky four" to meet, while older families can enjoy the House of Monsters maze and Freak Show scare zone.

Alton Towers say Scarefest 2017 will be its most terrifying yet

Starting from October 7 and 8, the park will host the Halloween event the following weekend on October 14 and 15.

On top of this, the freaky events will run from October 20 until October 31, with the park remaining open until 9pm.

For more information and to book tickets to Scarefest, go to the Alton Towers website .

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