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Alton Towers to Unveil ‘The Smiler’

Alton Towers to Unveil ‘The Smiler’

Alton Towers is set to unveil a new roller coaster this May – ‘The Smiler’, and to celebrate, Irish Ferries is promoting an early summer break to Britain’s top theme park. Alton Towers Smiler 2013

A three-night stay with breakfast in the nearby Holiday Inn Express Hotel is €448 for a family of two adults and two children under 12 years, inclusive of return car ferry crossing and one full day at Alton Towers, valid for travel until 27th May.

‘The Smiler’ will feature a 30-metre drop, a speed of 85km/hr and a ride time of 165 seconds coupled with a track length three times longer than the iconic attraction ‘Oblivion’.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

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