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Alton Towers Haunted?

Alton Towers: The park was featured on a paranormal television show last week.

From Karin S
Posted January 15, 2008 at 4:37 PM
While video surfing the other night, I caught an episode of the program "Most Haunted". They were visiting Alton Towers and told of its rather turbulent history and investigated its reports of odd, paranormal activity. While I'm rather skeptical, I am curious. Has anyone ever encountered anything there?

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From Gareth H
Posted January 17, 2008 at 3:11 PM
I only ever encountered rain at Alton Towers, and really long lines in the summer. No Ghosts though. But I'm sure someone will tell us about the tree.......myth......blah blah blah...

From Mark Walker
Posted January 18, 2008 at 3:34 AM
I explained the ledgend in a different thread, though I forgot which one.

I occasionally whatch Most Haunted because people having the life scared out of them makes great TV. I've yet to experience paranormal activity in theme parks (though that would certainly be a different experience) but I probably wouldn't want to stay on my own at night in Alton Towers. Personally, I think that park is haunted.

From georgina ryder
Posted September 17, 2009 at 12:23 PM
OMG!! yeah I Have..I Heard Someone Whispering Something Into My Ear While I Was Walking Through The Park, But I Turned Round to see nothing, I Couldnt quite tell what it was saying but It certainly gave me the Chills!!

From Lucas urner
Posted July 24, 2010 at 6:51 AM
i think all this paranormal activity huntedness crap is a load of rubbish ALTON TOWERS IS NOT HAUNTED

From Jennie Lea
Posted July 26, 2010 at 9:27 AM
I've never experienced any paranormal activity at Alton Towers. To be honest if there was a ghost I think they would've moved somewhere else for a more peaceful after-life!

From Daniel Hirons
Posted August 6, 2010 at 12:12 AM
Well im going to alton towers in 3 days and ive been before and when waiting in line for the oblivion i say a figure move across the que. but when i go in 3 days i will replie to see if i encounted anything :) i carnt wait to go

From Rob P
Posted August 6, 2010 at 3:49 AM
I actually lived in a house for six years that was "haunted" ( for want of a better word ).
I experienced numerous unexplainable events and witnessed with my own eyes some frightening things. The whole area I lived in has always been a hotbed for such "hauntings" and I have shared many tales with neighbours and friends.
Doubters were convinced only when they too witnessed things. I would never try to convince people myself. I know , as a time honored sceptic myself before then, that I would have scoffed at suggestions of the paranormal.
So I wouldn't dismiss Alton Towers' claims off hand. But it does anger me when things like this are used as a marketing tool because it dilutes and devalues the very real experiences that people like myself have genuinely had.
My wife , who was my girlfriend back then, thought I was kidding around until she moved in and saw things, like doorhandles throwing themselves from the door and across the room, for herself.
Or watching as full length curtains ( drapes ) opening fully and closing again on their own. Scary stuff like that..... and more.
I could write a book believe me.

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